Lactation Simulation Model Case 1.6

Now that you’ve watched Parts 1 through 5, you are an expert in postpartum breast exams, breast massage techniques for engorgement, latching a baby asymmetrically for a deeper latch, and hand expression of colostrum.

We close out this case with a summary of what was covered to ensure that the patient understands the next steps in management.

View Case 2: “Not Enough Milk”

Additional Resources for Case 1:
Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine (ABM) Engorgement Protocol #20

Physiology and Endocrine Changes Underlying Human Lactogenesis II – Margaret Neville & Jane Morton, The Journal of Nutrition