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Better Breastfeeding: A Guide for Teen Parents

Improve teen breastfeeding rates.

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It's a fact, only 36 percent of teen moms breastfeed their babies! Now, you can help change that statistic by giving young mothers the information they need to succeed. This concise program features an all-teen cast of confident moms demonstrating good positioning and the asymmetrical latch. By showing how breastfeeding works, dispelling myths, and addressing common problems, you can encourage teens to stick with it.

Content Includes:

  • How Breastfeeding Works – breast anatomy, milk supply, AAP recommendations, ILCA guidelines, health benefits for mom and baby
  • Latching On and Positioning – skin-to-skin contact, rooming-in, lactation consultants, 3D animation of asymmetrical latch, breastfeeding holds
  • When to Feed Your Baby – hunger and satiation cues, feeding guidelines and patterns, how to feed a sleepy baby
  • How Much is Enough? – growth spurts, counting diapers, proper weight gain, keeping a feeding log
  • Breast Care – nipple care, hand expression and pumping milk, breast massage, warning signs
  • Breastfeeding Lifestyle – getting support, feeding in public, rest, nutrition, returning to work

This product is suitable for Baby-Friendly hospitals.

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and has not been endorsed by or affiliated with UNICEF or Baby-Friendly USA, Inc.

Additional Information

Language(s) Available in English and Spanish
Closed Captioned English Only
Release Year 2008
Program Length 25 min.
Ages 13-21
Number of Volumes Single Volume
Price $159.95

Testimonials

"This well-paced video does an outstanding job of synthesizing a lot of information into digestible bites, perfect for its target audience."
- Jody Scanlon, GENESIS Program Coordinator

Awards

Platinum Award
Best in Show - Aurora Awards

Merit Award
  National Health & Medical Media Awards

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