About MOM and why it is important for NICU infants
Explore a collection of evidence-based informational and training resources by topic. From the protective and developmental benefits of MOM and lactation to the safe storage of different types of expressed MOM, these learning materials are appropriate for NICU staff and distribution by NICU staff to families.
The power of breastfeeding or pumping for mothers
An overview of how lactation protects mothers against infection and bleeding after birth, breast cancer, ovarian cancer, osteoporosis, metabolic diseases like diabetes and high blood pressure – and the list is growing as more research is conducted.
DISCLAIMER: PROVIDE – A Training Compendium on Providing Mothers’ Own Milk in NICU Settings is intended for use by health professionals in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). All parts of this package are primarily for training purposes and for additional information to be given to parents by NICU health professionals. The PROVIDE Training Compendium, provided by Rush University Medical Center, is not intended for use by parents or private persons without medical education and we do not raise any claim to completeness of the resources. Under no circumstances should they be regarded as a substitute for professional advice or treatment or for any independent medical judgment of a healthcare professional regarding specific patient diagnoses or treatment plans. Healthcare providers should exercise their own independent medical judgment, and decisions as to any diagnosis and treatment plans are the sole responsibility of such healthcare provider.
The content within The PROVIDE Training Compendium cannot and shall not be used to make independent diagnoses or begin treatment. The information is not personally related to you. For non-medical professionals we recommend that you visit recognised healthcare professionals to get specific advice for any medical problems.
PROVIDE – A Training Compendium on Providing Mothers’ Own Milk in NICU Settings was published on www.LactaHub.org on 4 August 2020.
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