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    The New York City Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) interpretation of Section 206-c increases the difficulty in which a workplace must provide accommodation for a nursing woman. The Development of lactation legislation Prior to the early 2000’s, employers…

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    Lactation Consultant

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    Lactation Consultants Improve Infant Health Intro Many people are unware of how lactation consultants impact the health of an infant. Because of this lack of knowledge, this has caused me to question exactly how these nurses impact infant health. Therefore, with this paper I am trying to answer how lactation consultants’ role positively impact neonatal health. It is important to understand how these nurses are helping infants because their nutrition will shape their physical, psychological, and…

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    men to learn how to take care of new born babies, support time management, and ways to take turns to feed them at night. Men, who are also having difficulty taking care of new born babies, should be offered programs for extra support. These programs would help support men with new born babies and advocate them with what they can do to help support their wives and new born babies during the first few months. Describe the role of the lactation consultant. The lactation consultant is a…

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    Importance Of Food Taboos

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    PERVASIVENESS OF FOOD TABOOS AMONG INDIAN MOTHERS DURING REPRODUCTIVE PERIOD V. Punithavathi, M.Sc.,M.Phil. Project Associate, Department and Centre for Women’s Studies, Mother Teresa Women’s University. ABSTRACT All society has its own traditional beliefs and practices related to health care in general and regarding harmful as well as beneficial effects of foods for women during pregnancy. A cross - sectional study conducted on rural Indian mothers of Madurai District Tamil Nadu. Purpose of…

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    shrinks the uterus after birth • Bonding Oxytocin hormone is released during lactation and the skin to skin contact enables the mother and child to bond and build a relationship. This also reduces the risk of postpartum depression.…

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    Education can play an important role in addressing any issues of positioning and latching (Pollard, 2011). Jades symptoms got progressively worse and the midwife referred her to the lactation consultant at the hospital. A comprehensive lactation history was obtained and a complete breastfeed was observed, assessing baby 's position, attachment, sucking pattern, and to exclude anomalies such as tongue-tie. This is in accordance with UNICEF UK Baby Friendly Initiative [BFI] and best practice…

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    The institution must have a lactation specialist that will make time to teach the mothers the proper way of doing it and ways of storing it. In a research study “Healthcare providers’ perceptions of breastfeeding peer counselors in the neonatal intensive care unit” by Rossman, Engstrom and Meier that focused on whether peer counselor interventions contribute to increased breastfeeding rates in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) department. Mothers of infants hospitalized in the neonatal…

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    After giving birth to a baby, the main and most important concern of a women is about her milk supply to nourish her new born. Some mothers stop breastfeeding after some days worrying about their weak/low milk supply. And let their infants rely on unnatural bottled milk. Breastfeeding is not only good for your infant but it also strengthen the immune system of the mother and reduces the risk of breast cancer. Home remedies are always the best natural ways to prevent many problems one of which…

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    general population understood the importance of breastfeeding and its benefits perhaps public opinion would change. Specifically the United States “has one of the lowest rates of breastfeeding in the industrialized world, and one of the highest rates of infant mortality.” (NRDC, n.d.). When put in these terms, there should be an increased outpouring of support for public breastfeeding. What about those mothers who are not comfortable with breastfeeding in public. An alternative to…

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    on the market such as, lactose- free, soy formula, hypoallergenic, and Hydrolyzed baby formula; as well as provide them information about other alternative such as breast milk bank (Office of Women's Health, 2014). Last, it is the moment for the mom to choose and make her decision. Breastfeeding is an individual and very personal choice. We as nurses should be able to support the mother decision which ever it is and provide them with all the resources available for her to alleviate her stress…

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