What is in this session? Breastfeeding plays a crucial role in the health, growth and development of babies and has benefits for the mother too. Women may need some help to successfully feed their babies. They need support and reassurance as they learn this skill. This session focuses on the initiation of breastfeeding following birth and when and how to refer women who are experiencing difficulties.
What am I going to learn?
- Communicate the advantages and benefits of breastfeeding for both mother and baby.
- Demonstrate how to breastfeed a baby, including positioning and attachment.
- Assess actual and potential difficulties and how to work with women on ways to overcome them.
- Explain the opportunities for HIV-infected mothers to breastfeed and improve the HIV-free survival of their baby.
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