The Impact of Birth Practices on Breastfeeding – UK focus

Lactation Consultants of Great BritainSession Content 2015

Linda J. Smith MPH FACCE IBCLC FILCA

Explain the origin of birth moving from home to hospitals related to current outcomes. Discuss risks of induction of labor to mother and baby. Discuss outcomes of Cesarean surgery to the breastfeeding mother and baby. Discuss risks of chemical pain relief methods including epidurals on breastfeeding. Discuss strategies to help breastfeeding dyads recover from birth interventions.