The Learning to Breastfeed DVD seeks to help parents understand breastfeeding and feel more confident about breastfeeding by clearly showing how breastfeeding works and how to have the best breastfeeding experience. It focuses on the initiiation of breastfeeding, so is ideal for antenatal education.
Topics covered include:
- Skin to skin and the importance of close contact
- Feeding cues
- A range of breastfeeding positions (upright, reclining, side-lying, the football hold)
- Graphics showing physiology, attachment and positioning, as well as the physiology of milk transfer
Written by Marion Copeland RM ADM IBCLC. Programme consultants: Sally Inch & Dr. Mike Woolridge.
16 mins (main film). PAL format DVD. UK 2009.
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