Afterbirth Lecture - -Always sterile-Always ready to drink...

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Afterbirth March 20, 2008 Six Week Check Up For Mom: Physical Contraception – will not use hormonal methods Sex Weight – should be back to pre-pregnancy weight Skin Menstrual Periods – will have period after 6 week. Breastfeeding colostrums – white stuff inside mom’s breasts Dolly Parton – the swelling of breast because there’s plenty of milk Drink at least 8 oz after breastfeeding Sore nipples “breast is best” - Antibodies protect babies from infections - Fewer illnesses - Less colic (no tummy ache) - Less spitting up - Fewer ear and digestive infections - Less likely to die of SIDS - Mom recovers her figure contraception – LAM - Lactational - Amenorrhea - Method Breast Milk is - Always handy - Always the right temperature
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Unformatted text preview: -Always sterile-Always ready to drink Breastfed babies are less likely to e overweight Babies smell better Spit-up doesnt stain Dirty Diapers dont stink Better eye development Successful Breastfeeding plenty of fluids eat well Prenatal Vitamins Rest 6 months Afterbirth March 20, 2008 When you quit breastfeeding taper off give bottles of formula Discomfort Supply and demand the more milk the baby needs, the harder he/she will suck, the more milk you will produce Quitting before baby is one year old-switch to formula-no cows milk switch to WHOLE cows milk...
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