Information for Hospitals: Ensuring Safety for Breastfed Newborns

Among the leading causes of newborn extended and repeat hospitalizations are complications of insufficient feeding in exclusively or near-exclusively breastfed newborns. The most common reasons for insufficient feeding are due to insufficient colostrum/breast milk production and delayed onset of copious milk production. Insufficient feeding results in the complications of excessive weight loss, dehydration, hyperbilirubinemia, hypernatremia … Continue reading Information for Hospitals: Ensuring Safety for Breastfed Newborns