Flashcards in 16 - Obs - The Puerperium - Lactation Deck (5):
Advantages of BFing
-? against ? in neonate
-Protection against ? (mother)
-cannot give ? ?
protection against infection
Dependent on ? and ?. Prolactin from ? ? stim milk ?, levels high at ?, but rapid decline in ? and ? after birth causes milk to be secreted – as prolactin ? by these.
Oxytocin from ? ? stim ?
response to nipple ?– also stims prolactin ? and more milk ?
oestrogen and prog
Up to ? of milk/d can be produced. As oxytocin release controlled by ?, lactation can be inhib by emotional/physical ?. ?, yellow fluid cont: fat-laden cells, ? (IgA) and minerals, passed for first ? before milk.
? encourage BFeeding when ? is ready. Early feeding on demand.
Restful, ? env to reduce ?. ? ? given to reduce ? disease of the newborn.