Journal Club

  • 11/14/2016
  • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Access Wingra Clinic, 1102 S. Park Street, Madison, WI 53715

A Preemie Needs His Mother: First Steps to Breastfeeding Your Premature Baby

Film produced by Dr. Jane Morton


This film deals with helping premature infants and their families get breastfeeding established and transition to feeding at the breast. It is designed for pre term mothers, Lactation Consultants and neonatal staff.  Told mainly through the stories of mothers of premature babies, this two-part video is a comprehensive guide to learning:

• The benefits of breastmilk for the premature baby 

• Hand expression and new techniques of breast pumping to increase production

• Transitioning the baby from tube feeding to breastfeeding 

• Successful breastfeeding at home

For more information on this film, see

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