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Using "Baby Behavior" to Support Informed Early Infant Feeding Decisions Part 1: An Overview

Originally presented on March 14, 2016

M. Jane Heinig, PhD, IBCLC
Executive Director UC Davis Human Lactation Center

Many parents have unrealistic expectations about their babies’ behavior, even during the first few days postpartum. This two-part training will include a summary of the UC Davis Baby Behavior research, an overview of normal newborn development and behavior (specifically early cues, crying and sleep patterns), and will provide attendees with research-based counseling techniques to promote informed infant feeding decisions during the postpartum hospital stay.

  • Background and overview of formative research and infant development and behavior

Learning Outcome
As a result of this activity, the learner will be able to enhance their knowledge and competence on the formative research on infant development and behavior.

Learning Objectives
After watching these programs participants will be able to:

  • List 2 barriers to compliance with infant feeding guidelines
  • Describe baby behavior basics

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