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1

Which organisations are behind the Baby Friendly Intiative

Unicef and the WHO

2

When was the Baby Friendly Initiative introduced?

1994

3

How many steps are in the Baby Friendly Initiative?

Ten

4

How many points are in the Baby Friendly Initiative plan?

Seven

5

How long do the WHO recommend that babies should be exclusively breastfed?

6 months

6

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

7

Name TWO benefits of breast milk for pre term babies

-Better brain development
-Reduced incidence of necrotising enterocolitos

8

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

9

In effective attachment, how should the baby's lower lip be positioned?

Should be covering the areola and turned outwards

10

What type of sucking does baby do at the start of a breast feed?

Short, rapid sucks

11

What type of sucking does baby do during the breast feed (called Active feeding)?

Long, slow rhythmic sucking and swallowing, with pauses

12

What type of sucking does baby do at the end of a breast feed?

"flutter sucking" with occasional swallows

13

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
-Breast refusal
-Failure to thrive
-Reduction in milk production

14

Name FOUR principles of positioning for breast feeding

-The baby's head and body should be in a straight line with the baby free to tilt its head back
-The mother should hold the baby's body close to hers
-Baby should face the breast with its nose opposite the nipple
-The position should be sustainable for both mother and baby