Care of Small Babies: Breastfeeding the Small Baby

Video summary

Most small babies take many weeks to develop the skills and strength to effectively breastfeed. This video shows ways to support and guide a mother to meet the special challenges of breastfeeding her small baby.

This related video provides guidance specifically for mothers on how to breastfeed their small baby.

Global Health Media Project’s Small Baby Series includes 27 teaching videos, providing in-depth coverage on best-practice care of babies born too small or too soon. See summary info here for more information. 

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