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25 Item(s) found for:  Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center 

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Benefits of breastfeeding   English Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This handout lists the many benefits of breastfeeding, for both the baby and the mother. This document is a chapter in the birth book "Pregnancy and Giving Birth."
Author: Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
UWMC Dept: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Revised Date: 4/2017
Breast care: After the loss of your baby   English
Abstract: This handout explains breast care after the loss of a baby. Included are reassurances about the grieving process, suggestions to help with breast engorgement, signs that require a call to the doctor, quotes from other bereaved mothers, and a list of helpful resources.
Author: Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2008
UWMC Dept: Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
Revised Date: 3/2012
Breast-pumping record   English
Abstract: This form is included in the manual "Breastfeeding Your Hospitalized Baby." It is to be used by breastfeeding mothers to keep track of how often and how much milk they pump over a 24-hour period.
Author: Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
Revised Date: 11/2015
Breastfeeding for the mother having surgery   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout explains how to manage breastfeeding if having surgery. It discusses how to minimize interruption of breastfeeding, about medicines and anesthesia, and what to do on the day of surgery.
Author: Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
Revised Date: 4/2012
Breastfeeding resources: Breastfeeding Your Hospitalized Baby   English
Abstract: This handout is part of the manual "Breastfeeding Your Hospitalized Baby." It lists websites and phone numbers for organizations that can support a mother as she breastfeeds her new baby.
Author: Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
Revised Date: 11/2015
Breastfeeding resources: Websites and phone numbers   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout lists resources where nursing mothers can buy breast pumps and supplies. It also includes contact information and websites for breastfeeding organizations, support groups, books, medicines, milk banks, and general information about preterm babies and breastfeeding. This document is a chapter in two birth books: "Pregnancy and Giving Birth" and "Caring for Yourself and Your New Baby."
Author: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Revised Date: 4/2017
Breastfeeding your hospitalized baby: A manual for new mothers   English Somalian Spanish
Abstract: This document contains all sections of the manual "Breastfeeding Your Preterm Baby." Included are chapters on expressing milk, nursing, low milk production, preparing for discharge and going home, and breastfeeding resources. A breast-pumping record is also included for the mother to track how much milk they are pumping and when.
Author: Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
Revised Date: 11/2015
Common concerns about breastfeeding   English Korean Russian Somalian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This brochure covers many common questions and concerns about breastfeeding. Many helpful tips are offered. This document is a chapter in the birth book "Caring for Yourself and Your New Baby."
Author: Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
UWMC Dept: Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
Revised Date: 9/2016
Congratulations on the birth of your baby!   English
Abstract: This handout is part of the manual "Breastfeeding Your Hospitalized Baby." It explains why breast milk is important for a baby's health, and gives basic information about what steps will be taken to help the mother supply milk to her baby while in the hospital.
Author: Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
Revised Date: 11/2015
Domperidone (Motilium)   English
Abstract: This handout is Section 8 of the manual "Breastfeeding Your Preterm Baby." It gives information about Domperidone (Motilium), a prescription drug that increases prolactin, the hormone responsible for milk production. Dosage and possible side effects are included.
Author: Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
Revised Date: 8/2009
Donor human milk program   English
Abstract: This handout explains the donor human milk program, why some mothers use donor human milk, safety concerns and risks, and where to learn more. It includes contact information for Lacation Services at two UW Medicine facilities: University of Washington Medical Center and Valley Medical Center.
Author: Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
Revised Date: 3/2014
Expressing breast milk for your hospitalized baby   English
Abstract: This handout is part of the manual "Breastfeeding Your Hospitalized Baby." It covers how to create and maintain a milk supply, using a breast pump, hand expression, kangaroo care, milk let-down, keeping breast milk safe for the baby, milk fortifiers, and answers to questions about colostrum, foremilk, and hindmilk.
Author: Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
Revised Date: 11/2015
Feeding infant formula to newborn babies: Getting started   English
Abstract: This handout explains the 3 basic types of infant formula -- ready-to-feed, liquid concentrate, and powder -- and how to prepare them. It includes feeding tips and what to do with leftover formula.
Author: Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
Revised Date: 9/2013
Herbs and foods to increase your breast milk supply   English
Abstract: This handout gives helpful information about foods and herbs called galactogogues, which can help increase a mother's supply of breast milk.
Author: Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
Revised Date: 10/2016
How is breastfeeding going?   English Russian Somalian Spanish
Abstract: This handout gives questions for new mothers to ask themselves to help them know if their infant is breastfeeding sucessfully. It provides the Lactation Services phone number to call in case of problems. This document is a chapter in the birth book "Caring for Yourself and Your New Baby."
Author: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1993
UWMC Dept: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Revised Date: 9/2016
How to breastfeed: Latching on: Follow these 10 steps   English
Abstract: This handout offers step-by-step guidelines for a mother to follow when helping her baby latch on to her breast for breastfeeding.
Author: Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
Revised Date: 1/2012
Is this safe to take while I'm breastfeeding?   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout explains what medicines, drugs, and other substances a mother should avoid while breastfeeding. It talks about alcohol, anesthesia, contraceptives (birth control), caffeine, cocaine, cold medicines, dental anesthetics, marijuana, methadone, pain medicines, tobacco, and dyes used in some ultrasound and X-ray tests. This document is a chapter in the birth book "Caring for Yourself and Your New Baby."
Author: Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2006
UWMC Dept: Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
Revised Date: 9/2016
Low milk production: Causes, treatment, and prevention   English
Abstract: This handout is part of the manual "Breastfeeding Your Hospitalized Baby." It gives common causes for low milk production: hormonal or other physical conditions of the mother, medicines or drugs, and infant conditions. A variety of tips to help milk production are included, such as expressing milk 8 or more times a day, kangaroo care, breast massage, acupuncture, fenugreek, and other special foods.
Author: Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
Revised Date: 11/2015
Nursing your baby in the NICU   English
Abstract: This handout is part of the manual "Breastfeeding Your Hospitalized Baby." It covers how to know when the baby is ready to breastfeed, positions such as the football hold and the cross-cradle hold, how to help the baby latch, nipple shields, and test weights.
Author: Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
Revised Date: 11/2015
Oxytocin nasal spray   English
Abstract: This handout is Section 9 of the manual "Breastfeeding Your Preterm Baby." It gives information about oxytocin, the hormone released during breastfeeding, and explains how to use oxtocin nasal spray to help milk let-down when breasts are engorged and do not respond to nursing, massage, warmth, or pumping.
Author: Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
Revised Date: 8/2009
Position and latch for breastfeeding: Laid-back, cross-cradle, football, and side-lying positions   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout describes three positions for breastfeeding -- cross-cradle, football hold, and side-lying. Illustrations of the positions are provided. This document is a chapter in the birth book "Caring for Yourself and Your New Baby."
Author: Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
UWMC Dept: Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
Revised Date: 9/2016
Preparing for discharge and going home: Leaving the hospital   English
Abstract: This handout is part of the manual "Breastfeeding Your Hospitalized Baby." It explains what will happen at discharge, test weights, renting a pump, and what to expect at home.
Author: Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
Revised Date: 11/2015
Pumping and storing breastmilk   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout for breastfeeding mothers explains the benefits of using a breast pump, what to expect when pumping, how often to pump, and how to choose a breast pump. This document is a chapter in the birth book "Caring for Yourself and Your New Baby."
Author: Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
UWMC Dept: Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
Revised Date: 9/2016
Reglan (Metoclopramide)   English
Abstract: This handout is Section 7 of the manual "Breastfeeding Your Preterm Baby." It gives information about Reglan (Metroclopramide), a prescription drug that increases prolactin, the hormone responsible for milk production. Dosage and possible side effects are included.
Author: Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
Revised Date: 8/2009
Renting a hospital-grade breast pump: Tips for new mothers   English
Abstract: This handout gives helpful information for new parents who need to rent a hospital-grade breast pump.
Author: Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2016
UWMC Dept: Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
Revised Date: 1/2016
 
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