Help women with large breasts find comfortable feeding positions
Find a position that supports both your breast and your baby so your hands are free to hold the end of your breast into the baby’s mouth.
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Kay Hoover reviews the latest, evidence-based research from the journals.
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Teaching Paced Bottle Feeding – Video
The video demonstrates an LC teaching external pacing techniques to the mother of preterm twin who has not gained weight adequately in the previous week. External pacing techniques adapt to any form of alternative feeding; here the mother learns, with return demonstration, a safer method of bottle feeding.
2 Ways to Apply a Nipple Shield – Video
Nipple shields have been clinically demonstrated to solve several specific types of breastfeeding problem. Mothers often struggle, however, to apply nipple shields securely to the breast. In this video, an IBCLC teaches a mother (with return demonstration) 2 effective ways to apply a nipple shield.
Radio-Contrast Materials and Breastfeeding Handout
Kay Hoover has designed a poster for health care professionals to provide a quick reference for the use of radio-contrast materials and breastfeeding. Fully referenced, the poster also contains the phone number for the Infant Risk Center at Texas Tech University, School of Medicine, where health care providers can get more information on medications and mothers milk.
Download Handout Front & Back (PDF file)
High Risk Reporting Form
Created by Barbara Wilson-Clay and originally published in Current Research in Clinical Lactation 2002, this High Risk Reporting Form may be freely copied. Use it to help ensure community-based follow-up when a mother and baby are being discharged from the hospital before breastfeeding has been well-established.
High Risk Reporting Form (PDF file)
Example Photo Consent Form
Below is a link to a sample photo consent form. Feel free to reuse the text in this form to create your own consent form when photographing and using photos of your clients.
Download Sample Photo Consent Form (PDF File)