This course will discuss the importance of breastfeeding for infants in NICU and other special needs populations. It will describe the role of the SLP in the area of lactation and how we can continue to educate and build a multidisciplinary team to help provide successful feeding opportunities for these infants.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify important reasons for breastfeeding, especially in preemie and special needs populations.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the process of lactation.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the SLP's role in lactation.
- After this course, participants will be able to list positions and techniques for breastfeeding within these populations.
|0-40 Minutes||Introduction and overview of reasons for importance of breastfeeding in this population|
|40-80 Minutes||SLPs role in lactation|
|80-100 Minutes||Positions and techniques for breastfeeding|
|100-115 Minutes||Other adversities against breastfeeding premature infants and special needs populations|
|115-120 Minutes||Conclusion; Q&A|
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