What is the Evidence for The Joint Commission's Core Perinatal Measure on Exclusive Breastfeeding During The Maternity Hospitalization

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Description

Description

Produced by Paula P. Meier, RN, PhD. FAAN, this 1.5 hour class provides the evidence supporting The Joint Commission’s Core Perinatal Measure for exclusive breast milk feeding in the hospital. Topics will focus on arming clinicians with research-based updates on the protective qualities of colostrum, the physiology of establishing adequate maternal milk volumes, uniquely human infant sucking patterns, risks of supplementation with formula and risks associated with pacifier usage.
 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe evidence-based outcomes regarding exclusive human milk feedings for term infants.
  2. Discuss benefit of colostrum as the first food for term infants.
  3. Identify factors that may interfere with the establishment of adequate breast milk volumes.
  4. Incorporate effective ‘talking points’ with families to help them in understanding the importance of exclusive human milk feeding during the maternity hospitalization.
Duration
1 Hour 30 Minutes
Course ID
1315006G

Credit Hours

  • Nursing - 1.5 Contact Hours
  • Dietitian - 1.5 CPE Credits

Outline

Topics:

  • Benefit of exclusivity of human milk feedings
  • Human milk, formula and the risk of obesity
  • Evidence for colostrum
  • Maternal milk volumes: The first two weeks post-birth
  • Human infant sucking patterns
  • Endocrine and autocrine control of continued lactation
  • Evidence for avoiding pacifiers

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