Prenatal Lactation Assessment

Verity Livingstone

Journal SOGC 1994 November


Obstetricians and physicians play key roles in preparing pregnant women for breastfeeding. By performing a careful prenatal lactation assessment in the third trimester, maternal and infant risk factors for lactation and breastfeeding difficulties can be identified.

Anticipatory guidance and early intervention can help mothers to achive their breastfeeding goals and can help families to follow the recommended infant feeding guidelines. This article outlines a standardized prenatal assessment protocol that can be used by physicians in their offices.

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