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Appropriate for Phase 1 (beginning clinical) and beyond
This short workshop focuses on skills such as initiating and supporting breastfeeding and breast care for midwifery clients, including human milk expression, handling and storage. Skills listed below will be taught, practiced and evaluated in the workshop. Students who show competency in the skills can have them “signed off” by the instructor in the PSGM if desired.
Breast Exam and Assessment for Breastfeeding-one method required
Physical exam (including clinical breast exam)
Assistance with Breastfeeding Techniques
Support (uninterrupted) breastfeeding
Teach how to express, handle and store breastmilk
Positioning for breastfeeding initiation
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