Lactation objectives

Lactation objectives - Lactation Objectives(Chapters 6 and...

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Lactation Objectives (Chapters 6 and 7) Define key words: colostrum, immunoglobulin A, mammary gland, alveoli, oxytocin, prolactin, lactogenesis, leukocytes, meconium, fore milk, hind milk, mastitis Identify the optimal duration of breastfeeding recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Surgeon General . List the benefits of breastfeeding for mothers and infants. Identify the demographic profile of a woman who is most / least likely to breastfeed in the US. (ethnicity, income, age) Describe the anatomy of the mammary gland. Describe the physiological changes that occur during Lactogenisis I, II and III (hormone changes, milk changes, and control / regulation changes). Refer to e-Medicine article under Supplement on Blackboard Describe the nutrient composition (proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, vitamins and minerals) and immunologic factors present in breast milk. List nutrients that are in low concentration in breast milk. Describe the physiologic functions of oxytocin and prolactin in lactation,
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