Understanding Breastfeeding: PowerPoint Class

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This evidence-based presentation includes all the current information found in our bestselling Understanding Breastfeeding DVD, including easy-to-customize slides, engaging discussion questions, and a wide variety of breastfeeding images. Now available in two versions—one with video clips and one without.


  • Updated, consistent content that works seamlessly with our Understanding Breastfeeding See What You Read® Parent Guide
  • Laid-back breastfeeding, skin-to-skin contact, and hand expression
  • New 3D animation imagery based on the latest research comparing deep and shallow latches, and the process of healthy milk production
  • Emphasis on how parents can improve their chances for breastfeeding success

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Content Includes:

  • How Breastfeeding Works – breast anatomy and milk production, how breastmilk changes, why breastfeeding is important to mothers and babies
  • Latch and Positioning – getting the best start, skin-to-skin contact, rooming-in, breastfeeding positions, baby-led breastfeeding, effective and ineffective latch comparison, pacifier recommendations
  • When to Feed Your Baby – hunger and satiation cues, feeding patterns and guidelines, how to feed a sleepy baby
  • Getting Enough Milk – signs of milk transfer, stool and urine guidelines, weight gain, getting help
  • Breast Care – normal breast fullness, hand expression, engorgement, nipple care and types, mastitis and other warning signs
  • Breastfeeding Lifestyle – partner support and involvement, self-care, substances to avoid, support groups, pumping and storing your milk, returning to work, and breastfeeding duration recommendations

Additional Information

Language(s) Available in English Only
Closed Captioned English Only
Release Year 2014
Ages 13 - Adult
Additional Information: Powerpoint with video includes: 50 slides and 30 video clips :: Powerpoint without video includes: 50 slides :: Compatible with Windows Computers
Number of Volumes Single Volume

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