Do hospitals practice evidence based medicine when it comes to newborn babies and breastfeeding?

And what happens during your hospital stay have an impact on your overall breastfeeding?

Tune in this week and find out what to watch for and how to navigate the early days.

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Things we talked about:

Hospitals are for profit and protocol driven [4:55]

Rooming In [11:20]

Clusterfeeding [16:08]

Having the knowledge of what to expect before baby is born [21:04]

Weight loss [22:09]

Blood sugar levels [26:35]

Antenatal hand expression [28:29]

Medicated deliveries [33:57]

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Certain hospital procedures have an impact on how you get started with breastfeeding, but you can work through it to successfully breastfeed.

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