40. Is the infant being breastfed at discharge?
Category: Newborn Information
BC # 58
Information on whether the infant was receiving breastmilk or colostrum during the period between birth and discharge from the hospital.
Breastfeeding refers to the establishment of breastmilk through the action of breastfeeding or pumping (expressing).
Include any attempt to establish breastmilk production during the period between birth and discharge from the hospital.
Include if the infant received formula in addition to being breastfed.
Does not include the intent to breastfeed.
|Instructions||Check “yes” if the infant was breastfed or received breast milk (including donor milk) at any time before being discharged from the hospital.
Check “no” if the infant was not breastfed or did not receive breast milk before being discharged from the hospital.
1st Labor and delivery summary record under – Infant data
2nd Maternal progress note
3rd Newborn flow record under – Feeding
4th Lactation consult
|Keywords and Abbreviations||
LATCH score (Latch on, Audible swallow, Type of nipple, Comfort, and Help – used to measure position and attachment of the baby on the breast)
Breast pump protocol
MM – Mother’s milk
FBM – Fresh breast milk
Attempt to breastfeed