A side: The back of A side lines

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The back of A side lines
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BABY’S AGE
AVG. FEEDING SIZE
Day 1
Day 3
1 week
2 weeks
1 month
5-7 mls
1oz. (30ml)
1.5oz. (45ml)
2-2.5oz. (60-75ml)
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3-4oz. (90ml)
Day 1
Day 3
2 weeks
B/C
WEIGHT GAIN PATTERN:
First few days lose less than 7 percent of BW
No more wt loss after day 3
Gaining about 1 ounce/day or 28gm/day
Regain BW by 10 days to 2 weeks
4-6 months gaining 4-5 ounces/week or 113-142 gm/week
6-12 months gaining 2-4 ounces/week or 57-113 gm/week
SORE NIPPLES? CORRECT THE LATCH.
Signs of Poor Latch:
Wedge-shaped nipples: Shallow latch, tongue is pressing
nipple against the hard palate - odd shape, like new tube of lipstick
Compression Stripe: Shallow latch, feeding after feeding,
that leads to cracked and bleeding nipples
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Decreases incidence/severity:
Gastrointestinal illness,
Respiratory illness
Urinary tract infections
Ear infection
Allergies especially Eczema
Asthma
Diabetes
Crohn’s disease
Colitis
Bacterial Infection: Bacteremia, Meningitis
Obesity
Childhood cancer
Hospital visits
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Less stress & calming for baby
Benefits both preterm & term infants
Infections or duration &
intensity of illness reduced
Optimum jaw, teeth and speech development
Increase visual acuity
Supports cognitive development;
higher IQ
Colostrum- ”First immunization”
Potentiates vaccinations
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• Kills pathogenic organisms or modifies
their growth
• Lines the intestinal mucosa with a barrier
Easier weight loss
Helps child spacing: Supports family planning
Mother is forced to get rest while breastfeeding
Relaxing through oxytocin release: Calming effect
Less stressful once established & gets accustomed to
Economical advantages- savings in health care costs
No need for formula & bottle costs
Pride: Knowing providing best for baby
Empowerment
Helps with bonding between mother & baby
infa n t
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Breastmilk offers babies
protection by:
Helps stabilize maternal endometriosis
Reduce insulin requirements for diabetic mothers
Helps with Uterine Contractions, tones uterus:
Prevents hemorrhaging
Helps with emotional health:
Decreasing incidence of postpartum depression
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COMMUNITY RESOURCES:
Health Units *see Blue pages for Health Authorities for Health units not listed
Tri-cities 604-949-7200 • Port-Coquitlam 604-777-8700 • Vancouver 604-736-2033
Doula Services for Birth and Postpartum 604-515-5588
BC Nurse line (Registered Nurse available 24 hours/day; Pharmacist 5-9pm everyday)
604-215-4700 or 1-866-215-4700; Deaf/hearing impaired 1-866-889-4700
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Safe Start Program at BC Children’s hospital 604-875-3273
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BREASTFEEDING RESOURCES:
La Leche League- breastfeeding support/meetings in your area www.lllc.ca
Dial-a-Dietician 604-732-9191 (M-F 9am- 4pm)
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www.bcchildrens.ca/KidsTeensFam/ChildSafety/SafeStart/default.htm
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www.breastfeedingmadesimple.com
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www.drjacknewman.com
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Bonyata, K. , (2004). “Growth Spurts” Kelly Mom Website. Revised: May 2006; Retrieved on April 18, 2008 from
www.kellymom.com/bf/normal/growth-spurt.html
Bonyata, K. ,(1998). “Increasing Low Milk Supply” Kelly Mom Website (2008). Revised: May, 2007. Retrieved on April 18, 2008 from
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Douglas College Breast Feeding course for Health Care Providers: Student Notes, spring, (2008) class. September, 1994; Revised February 2008
Health Canada, (2004). “Exclusive Breastfeeding Duration -2004 Health Canada Recommendation” Health Canada Website (2008). Revised:
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Newman, J. , (1995). “How Breast milk Protects Newborns,” Scientific American, December, 1995; 273(6), p. 76-79. Retrieved on May 8, 2008 from
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Newman, J. , (2003). “Is my Baby Getting Enough Milk” Breastfeeding Online website (2008). Revised: Jan. 2003. Retrieved on April 18, 2008 from
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Newman, J. , (2005). “Sore Nipples” Kelly Mom Website (2008). Revised: January, 2005. Retrieved on April 18, 2008 from
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