Mama Aroha Breastfeeding Essentials toolkit is the full comprehensive package and includes the key principles to
breastfeeding along with how to troubleshoot for the most common breastfeeding conditions.
This toolkit is designed to be visual and informative making it an easy to follow tool while learning the art of breastfeeding. This Essentials version provides mothers and health professionals with the most essential information and principles to better understand breastfeeding.
They say a picture paints a thousand words, so you will find the images do all the talking. This application puts evidence based information into a format that is user friendly and simple to understand. The information is appealing, informative and simple, innovative and motivating.
It is designed to be used by both mothers and families but also for Health professionals working with breastfeeding mothers to use as a visual tool.
The content within this application has been approved by the New Zealand Ministry of Health and is also endorsed by NZBA. Created by Amy Wray , a board-certified Lactation Consultant and author whose breastfeeding resources are used worldwide by parents and professionals.
This is the full version of the Mama Aroha Breastfeeding toolkit and includes the following topics:
PRINCIPLES: -The importance of Breastfeeding-Mum & Baby -Risks of Formula -Anatomy -Support for Breastfeeding -Colostrum/Mature milk -Breast milk composition -Preparing for Breastfeeding -Labor and Birth-effects on Breastfeeding -The Breast Crawl -Why Skin to skin? -The First Week -What to expect -Letdowns -Milk Storage Capacity -Supply and demand -Cluster Feeding -Low Fat/High Fat -Feeding Cues -Latching and positioning -Signs of a good Feed -Postnatal Depression -Coping Strategies -Sleeping -Hand expressing and milk storage -Alcohol and breastfeeding -Smoking and breastfeeding.
TROUBLESHOOTING -Engorgement -Oedema -Sore Nipples -Thrush -Milk Blebs -Plugged Ducts -Mastitis -Abscess -The Sleepy Baby -Red Flags -Low Milk Supply -Slow/Poor Weight -Over supply/Forceful Letdowns -Flat/Inverted Nipples.
The Breastfeeding Essentials toolkit will continue to be updated and modified with more features to be added in the near future including video's and more topics as well as other languages.