January 20, 2020
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The First Week after Hospital Discharge First Office Follow-Up Visit
The first office visit postpartum often requires extra time to allow for breastfeeding questions, counseling about infant feeding patterns, cues and signs of feeding adequacy, and to troubleshoot issues such as sore nipples and engorgement.
- Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine Protocol Committee. ABM Clinical Protocol #2: Guidelines for Hospital Discharge of the Breastfeeding Term Newborn and Mother: “The Going Home Protocol” Revised 2018 Breastfeeding Med 13(4) 2018 p. 230- 236
- Flaherman VJ, Schaefer EW, Kuzniewicz MD et al Early Weight Loss Nomograms for Exclusively Breastfed Newborns Pediatrics 2015; 135: e16-23