Human Milk In The NICU: Policy Into Practice

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This unique text covers the use of banked, or stored, human milk in the hospital for premature and sick infants, and discusses the advantages of human milk feedings and the elements of hazard or risk introduced by the use of formulas, including rationales for the use of both mother’s own milk and donor human milk in the NICU.

This reference also highlights domestic health policies that impact the use of human milk for sick and fragile infants, international models and policies ...

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Overview

This unique text covers the use of banked, or stored, human milk in the hospital for premature and sick infants, and discusses the advantages of human milk feedings and the elements of hazard or risk introduced by the use of formulas, including rationales for the use of both mother’s own milk and donor human milk in the NICU.

This reference also highlights domestic health policies that impact the use of human milk for sick and fragile infants, international models and policies for milk banking, the history of donor milk banking and how it came into being and ethical issues surrounding the delivery of milk banking services and donor human milk in the NICU.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780763761332
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Publication date: 9/17/2009
  • Edition description: 1E
  • Pages: 490
  • Sales rank: 824,773
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. I Setting the Stage

Ch. 1 Introduction

Pt. II The Rationale for Using Human Milk in the NICU for Preterm and Sick Infants

Ch. 2 Establishing the need: Why Human Milk is important to a Nation's Public Health

Pt. III Policies to Improve Human Milk Use in the NICU: A Ten Step Framework

Ch. 3 Implementing NICU Breastfeeding Support: Policies and Procedures: Step 1

Ch. 4 Step 2: Training for Improved Skills and Competency in Assisting Breatfeeding Mothers

Ch. 5 Step 3: Informing Mothers of Preterm Infants About the Need for Their Milk

Ch. 6 Step 4: Helping Preterm Mothers Mother Through Increased Mother-Infant Contact

Ch. 7 Step 5: Establishing and Maintaining a Milk Supply for the NICU Infant

Ch. 8 Step 6: Give Preterm and/or Compromised Infants Only Human Milk Unless Medically Contraindicated

Ch. 9 Step 7: Implementing Kangroo Mother Care and Skin-to-skin contact in the NICU as Routine Care

Ch. 10 Step 8: Transitioning the Baby to Full Breastfeeding

Ch. 11 Step 9: Addressing Issues of Conflict of Interest

Ch. 12 Step 10: The Role of the NICU in Providing Breastfeeding Support

Pt. IV The Case for Banked Donor Human Milk in the NICU

Ch. 13 Use of Banked Donor Milk as an Alternative to Formula

Ch. 14 U.S. Milk Banking: A Century of Safety

Ch. 15 International Practices and Policies in Donor Human Milk Banking

Ch. 16 The Ten Steps for a Baby-Friendly Milk Bank

Pt. V The Ethics of Human Milk Use in the NICU

Ch. 17 Human Milk in the NICU and the Right to Ethics Care

Index

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