ULO 7- Role of midwife in promoting an environment to facilitate maternal/infant interaction Flashcards Preview

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Flashcards in ULO 7- Role of midwife in promoting an environment to facilitate maternal/infant interaction Deck (3)
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1

What environmental factors does a woman need in labour and birth that promotes optimal conditions

- Feel safe
- Comfortable
- Supported (support person/midwife)
- Privacy

2

How long after birth should mother and baby be left alone skin to skin to faciliate bonding and breastfeeding

at least 1 hour post birth

3

How can a midwife facilitate mother/infant bonding post birth

- Place infant skin to skin
- Leave mother and baby undisturbed for at least an hour
- Keep environment quiet
- Leave mother, partner and baby to bond
- Encourage breastfeeding through skin to skin