Antenatal Education to Increase Lactation Success

Antenatal Education to Increase Lactation Success

The study will follow a prospective cohort of racially and economically diverse mothers of premature infants for 3 weeks following delivery to test whether antenatal education of the support person of mothers may decrease time to initiation of breast pumping, decrease time to lactogenesis stage II and increase breast milk production.

No pharmaceutical medication involved
Patients and healthy individuals accepted

Behavioral - Prenatally Delivered Lactation Educational Program

The support person (SP) of mothers at risk for preterm birth will be educated on how to use a breast pump and instructions regarding breast milk expression and have a pump in their hospital room

Antenatal Education of Mothers at Risk for Preterm Delivery and Their Support Person to Enhance Lactation Success