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Unformatted text preview: NUFS 106A Exam 2 Study Guide Lactation: Describe at least 8 reasons why breastfeeding is an excellent plan for baby and mom. Who should not breastfeed? In what way is breastfeeding a benefit to society? Describe the benefits of colostrum. Name at least 5 components of breast milk that are different than cow’s milk that indicate breast milk a better choice for baby. Familiarize yourself with the macro and micronutrient make up of breast milk; specifically lipid, protein, CHO, vitamins A, D, E, K & B 12 , iron and zinc. Why is breast feeding a challenge for so many women? At which points along pregnancy and postpartum could effective breast feeding promotion occur? What are maternal DRIs for breast feeding for kcals and fluid? Describe healthy behaviors that mom can do to return to pre-pregnancy weight. Describe a healthy lactation diet; specifically, how does it differ from a healthy diet? How could you alleviate mom’s concerns that she isn’t “making enough milk”? Name barriers to breast feeding and how to address them when a first time mom expresses concern. Infant: What is infant mortality and what are some of the causes and factors contributing to infant mortality?...
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