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What do mothers want professionals to know about contraception and breastfeeding

Last year I asked on my facebook page for experience of using contraception whilst breastfeeding using a googledoc survey. I had just under 80 responses in 24 hours and here I have tried to analyse the results. Five mothers reported that their supply was affected by the use of contraception. Many more were unhappy with the information that was given before prescription of the contraceptive. Food for thought

Please see https://www.breastfeedingnetwork.org.uk/contraception/ 

for information on the contraceptives and 

https://www.breastfeedingnetwork.org.uk/ehc/ 

on emergency hormonal contraception which I wrote for BfN.

Contraception and breastfeeding. What mothers want doctors to know analysis

what do mothers want healthcare professionals to know about breast and nipple pain in lactation

I asked for feedback on this question 12 months ago about pain during breastfeeding and finally time to write it up. Reading it again makes me sad. The pain of breastfeeding for some people cannot be ignored. I hope that this facilitates a discussion amongst professionals who see breastfeeding women. It’s important for mothers, for partners and for babies and time we stopped ignoring it.

This is the data that I extracted

what do mothers want healthcare professionals to know about breast and nipple pain in lactation

Some links that may help everyonehttps://www.breastfeedingnetwork.org.uk/if-breastfeeding-hurts-05-may-2015/embed/#?secret=xbxHk33i2Fhttps://www.breastfeedingnetwork.org.uk/thrush-detailed/embed/#?secret=PiSWCix58w

A Guide To Supporting Breastfeeding For The Medical Profession, Amy Brown and Wendy Jones

What would mothers like their healthcare team to know about IBD and breastfeeding?

The next and most personal blog about what what mothers want their professionals to know. Thank you to the members of the facebook page https://www.facebook.com/groups/BreastfeedingIBD for their views.

What would mothers like their healthcare team to know about IBD and breastfeeding?

See also: https://tinyurl.com/33emh32m facebook live video

Breastfeeding and Chronic Medical Conditions, Wendy Jones

What do women want healthcare professional to know about the needs of the perinatal mum with mental health challenges?

I have tried to get this paper published but have failed because I am not associated with a university, have any means of applying for ethics approval or can pay – so sharing it freely in the hope that the voice of the mothers are widely hear

what do mothers want professionals to know about the needs of the perinatal mum with mental health challenges

Breastfeeding and Chronic Medical Conditions, Wendy Jones

What would mothers like their healthcare team to know about IBD and breastfeeding?

The next and most personal blog about what what mothers want their professionals to know. Thank you to the members of the facebook page https://www.facebook.com/groups/BreastfeedingIBD for their views.

What would mothers like their healthcare team to know about IBD and breastfeeding?

See also:

https://breastfeeding-and-medication.co.uk/fact-sheet/inflammatory-bowel-disease-and-breastfeeding

How to advise women on the safe use of medicines while breastfeeding

This article was published in the Pharmaceutical Journal June 2021

https://pharmaceutical-journal.com/article/ld/how-to-advise-women-on-the-safe-use-of-medicines-while-breastfeeding

but I feel is too important not to be readily available for professionals. It should be part of the what mothers want professionals to know about breastfeeding series. So I have adapted it slightly to be in a pdf format so it can be used more easily

How to advise women on the safe use of medicines while breastfeeding article

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What do mothers want healthcare professionals to know about nipple/ breast pain during lactation?

I asked for feedback on this question 12 months ago about pain during breastfeeding and finally time to write it up. Reading it again makes me sad. The pain of breastfeeding for some people cannot be ignored. I hope that this facilitates a discussion amongst professionals who see breastfeeding women. It’s important for mothers, for partners and for babies and time we stopped ignoring it.

This is the data that I extracted

what do mothers want healthcare professionals to know about breast and nipple pain in lactation

Some links that may help everyone

What do mothers want professionals to know about Breastfeeding and Contraception?

A few weeks ago I asked on my facebook page for experience of using contraception whilst breastfeeding using a googledoc survey. I had just under 80 responses in 24 hours and here I have tried to analyse the results. Five mothers reported that their supply was affected by the use of contraception. Many more were unhappy with the information that was given before prescription of the contraceptive. Food for thought

Please see https://www.breastfeedingnetwork.org.uk/contraception/ for information on the contraceptives and https://www.breastfeedingnetwork.org.uk/ehc/ on emergency hormonal contraception which I wrote for BfN.

Contraception and breastfeeding. What mothers want doctors to know analysis