Flashcards in Baby Friendly Intiative & Introduction to Breastfeeding Deck (14):
Which organisations are behind the Baby Friendly Intiative
Unicef and the WHO
When was the Baby Friendly Initiative introduced?
How many steps are in the Baby Friendly Initiative?
How many points are in the Baby Friendly Initiative plan?
How long do the WHO recommend that babies should be exclusively breastfed?
Name EIGHT benefits of breast milk for the baby
-Reduced incidence of gastrointestinal and respiratory infections
-Reduced incidence of otitis media
-Reduced onset of juvenile onset diabetes
-Lower blood pressure in later childhood
-Reduced incidence of wheeze in during childhood
-Reduced incidence of obesity, both in childhood and as an adult
-Reduced incidence of urinary tract infection
-Improved response to immunisation
Name TWO benefits of breast milk for pre term babies
-Better brain development
-Reduced incidence of necrotising enterocolitos
Name THREE benefits of breast feeding for the mother
-Reduction in the incidence of pre-menopausal breast cancer and some types of ovarian cancer
-A lower incidence of hip fractures in women over the age of 65
-A delay in the return of fertility
In effective attachment, how should the baby's lower lip be positioned?
Should be covering the areola and turned outwards
What type of sucking does baby do at the start of a breast feed?
Short, rapid sucks
What type of sucking does baby do during the breast feed (called Active feeding)?
Long, slow rhythmic sucking and swallowing, with pauses
What type of sucking does baby do at the end of a breast feed?
"flutter sucking" with occasional swallows
Name EIGHT| potential results of ineffective feeding
-Breasts may become engorged
-Sore or cracked nipples
-Baby may be unsatisfied
-Baby may cry a lot and want to feed often or for a long time
-Failure to gain weight
-Failure to thrive
-Reduction in milk production