Deciding When & How Often to Express Human Milk in the Immediate Postpartum Period - Darlene Silver, MSN, RN, IBCLC

August 17 Live Webinar - Registration Now Open!

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We will discuss maternal-neonatal risk factors where expression of human milk should be implemented in the first 3 days of life to support an optimal milk supply. Discussion on the development of a decision-making tree or algorithm designed to support members of the healthcare team when a Lactation Consultant may not be readily available.

This program has been approved for 1.0 Contact Hours; provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #13692
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  • Nursing - 1.0 Contact Hour


- Identify dyads where initiation of expression would be beneficial within the first hour of life.

- Identity dyads where initiation of expression would be beneficial in the first 1-3 days postpartum.

- Identify questions members of the healthcare team should consider when deciding to recommend expression in the first few days postpartum.

- Apply risk factors and targeted questions to develop a user-friendly decision tree healthcare providers and professionals can utilize in their practice setting.


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