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Breastfeeding Residency Curriculum

- PRACTICE BASED LEARNING AND IMPROVEMENT:   Goal A Goal A
Residents will educate themselves, medical students, and others regarding breastfeeding.

- Learner Objective

  1. Participate in the development of educational materials on breastfeeding.

- Activities and Evaluation Strategies

Essential

  1. Deliver a presentation of the 2-3 most common reasons given by mothers for discontinuing breastfeeding within the first month, and strategies for minimizing these outcomes:
    • Insufficient milk production
    • Problems with attachment (milk transfer and latch)
    • Lack of maternal confidence
    Portions of the Management of Common Breastfeeding Situations Presentation PPT Slideshow can be used for this lecture.
    Teaching evaluation of lecture given.

Additional

  1. Choose 1 piece of breastfeeding educational material that is provided by the hospital or clinic for the patient population. Critically evaluate the material for cultural competency and accuracy and provide suggested revisions, if necessary.
    Grade the quality of the revisions to the educational material evaluated by the resident.
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