Reference Guides

  • Weight

    Worrying About Weight?

    When weight loss is an issue this refernce guide may help you in your practise, or within some of the environments in which you work. It contains an easy-to-follow measurement tool to ensure that you can guide the women and babies within your care to safety.

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    29th July 2015

  • Protecting & Prolonging Breastfeeding

    This guide has been developed as a quick tool for you to use to help highlight when and how conversations about expressing milk or using a bottle might be useful to women, and how they might be responded to, in the best interests of mother and baby, and also in terms of midwives’ often-limited capacity to spend long hours addressing breastfeeding problems, whilst still protecting breastfeeding.

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    29th July 2015

  • Engorgement, Blocked Ducts and Mastitis

    Download this guide on engorgement, blocked ducts and mastitis designed to help you by giving you quick reference and reminders to be alert to in your care of women and babies.

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    29th July 2015

  • Breastmilk Storage

    Women in your care may be expressing for a number of reasons, and if baby is in hospital, or if she is expressing for a milk bank, there will be specific guidance which you should follow. Download this guide for your reference.

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    29th July 2015

  • Antenatal Education - Discussing Feeding

    This quick reference will give you a framework for discussion of infant feeding, the benefits of breastfeeding, and a framework for ensuring levels of support are in place for it to be successful.

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    10th July 2015