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Nursing your baby in the NICU  
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/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2009, November 1, 2015
UWMC Availability:  Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
General Topics:  Pregnancy, Childbirth, & Infant Care; Hospital Stay
Specific Subject(s):  Preterm Births; Breastfeeding
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Women; Partner; Parent
Format: Brochure
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
Web Site Location:  http://healthonline.washington.edu/

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