A patient asks how often she can expect her baby to breastfeed over the next few days. How would you reply?
What suggestions would you offer to support the development of an adequate milk supply? The patient has been encouraged to attempt hand expression but is unsure as to how to do this. What teaching would you provide? Identify some breastfeeding positions and principles to keep in mind while supporting the patient in breastfeeding her baby boy. If you have concerns regarding the establishment of breastfeeding upon discharge, what are some resources/agencies you can refer the family to?