Using 24-hour Milk Production Profile in Clinical Practice

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24-hour Milk Production Profiles were originally used in the research setting to accurately measure a mother’s milk production over a 24-hour period. This simple easy-to-use tool is extremely useful also to the lactation consultant and other health professionals in the clinical setting. Recent research has shown that the 24-hour milk profile increases maternal breastfeeding confidence; this allays previous concerns to the contrary.

This presentation illustrates how this tool helps with diagnosing, treating, managing and monitoring a number of breastfeeding difficulties, also how to perform and interpret the 24-hour milk production profile.

Cathy Garbin