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Your baby and you group 10


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Your baby and you group 10

  1. 1. Ellen Bachar<br />KatlynHafner<br />Lauren Kane<br />Matt Leslie<br />Kayleigh Ojeda<br />Your Baby and You:Achieving Successful Lactation in Africa<br />
  2. 2. Nestle Boycott<br />Led women to believe that infant formula is more nutritious than breast milk<br />Fake nurses giving limited free samples and false information<br />1977: International boycott against Nestle corporation<br />WHO’s resolution: breastfeeding until 6 months old<br />
  3. 3. Breast Milk:<br />Infant Formula:<br />Sterile<br />No preparation needed<br />Manually expressed <br />Can be stored if needed<br />Decreased infant allergies<br />No immune protection<br />Harder to digest<br />Contamination risk<br />Water<br />Bottles/nipples<br />Formula itself<br />Expensive<br />Improper dilution ratio<br />Breast Milk vs. Infant Formula<br />
  4. 4. Bad Alternatives<br />Cow or goats milk:<br />Lack adequate vitamins and minerals for the baby<br />High levels of indigestible protein<br />Avoid grain porridges:<br />Cassava<br />Rice<br />Maize<br />
  5. 5. Proper Breastfeeding Positions<br />Lying Down:<br />Great for night-time feedings, but make sure the baby’s head is parallel to the nipple. <br />Football Hold:<br />Great for mothers with large breasts, twins, have trouble with latching on, and/or small, premature babies.<br />Cradle Hold:<br />Most common position, universal for most moms and babies<br />
  6. 6. Breast Feeding Key Points<br />Begin right away after birth to ensure milk letdown and that your baby receives colostrum<br />Do NOT stop-continue as long as you can. <br />Cleanliness will decrease the chances of infections such as mastitis. <br />Supply vs. Demand: as your baby ages, continue breast feeding but also add in other supplements<br />
  7. 7. Iron and Calcium<br />Anemia: <br /> common during pregnancy<br />increases hemorrhage and prolonged labor<br />Reduces immunity<br />Weakness and fatigue<br />Hypocalcemia:<br />Increased pre-eclampsia<br />High blood pressure<br />Hypertension<br />
  8. 8. Vitamin Deficiencies<br />Multiple Deficiencies:<br />Low birth weight<br />Folate:<br />Neural tube defects<br />Iodine:<br />Fetal brain development<br />Vitamin A:<br />Reduced fetal stores<br />