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The Importance of Breastfeeding for You and Your Child with Special Health Care Needs

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0:00 Introductions
2:48 Importance
4:46 Benefits to women
5:24 Goals for breastfeeding
6:24 Strategies for support
7:40 What should families focus on?
7:58 Strategies for families
9:09 How dads and partners can make a difference
11:09 Breastfeeding surprises
12:13 Breast tenderness
12:57 Latching/sucking
14:18 How to get a baby to latch
15:05 Different positions for breastfeeding
16:36 How much breastmilk does an infant need?
17:55 When is a baby hungry? Feeding cues
22:10 Where should a baby sleep?
23:10 Is the baby getting enough milk?
24:40 When to call a healthcare provider
25:58 Solid foods
27:17 Good diet
29:28 Fluids
31:01 Breastfeeding and the working mother
33:28 Pumping
34:41 Safely storing breastmilk
37:07 Breastfeeding in public
38:15 If you must smoke...
42:00 Medication and breastfeeding
43:25 Recreational drugs
43:40 Babies with cleft lips and palates
45:20 If you are unable to breastfeed
46:30 Online resources


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