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    Module #5 – Birth Practices and Breastfeeding

    Overview:

    Module #5 will provide an overview of birth practices and breastfeeding. It will cover labor and birth practices to support early breastfeeding and strategies to help initiate breastfeeding. Additionally, Module #5 will provide details on how to support breastfeeding after a Cesarean birth.

    Objectives:

    • Identify labor and birth practices that support breastfeeding.
    • Recognize birth practices that can interfere with breastfeeding.
    • Discuss the importance of early skin-to-skin contact.
    • Discuss ways to foster early initiation of breastfeeding.
    • Identify ways to support breastfeeding after a Cesarean birth.

    Content:

    Be sure to complete the pre-test prior to watching the module and the post-test after completion to document that you have completed the training.