Test weighing of breastfeeding premature and medically complex infants: State of the science, barriers, and facilitators of the technique
This webinar discusses the state of the science of test weighing to measure breast milk intake for premature and medically complex infants. It also covers barriers and facilitators of the use of test weighing in the high-risk nursery setting to support breastfeeding at the breast.
Wednesday, 16 June 2021
From our initial publication on the development of an accurate test weighing technique, this webinar also reviews our experiences with use of the technique and recommendations for clinical practice.
- Review the current state of the science on the test weighing technique for premature and medically complex infants
- Discuss barriers and facilitators of the use of test weighing in the hospital setting
- Review clinical pearls and suggestions regarding test weighing
Date 16 June 2021
Duration 1 hour
Time 20:00 – 21:00 Central European Time (13:00 – 14:00 Central Daylight Time)
This webinar is free of charge.
Barbara Haase PhD, MSN, CPNP-PC, IBCLC
Dr Barbara Haase is an Assistant Professor of Nursing at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in the College of Nursing. She has practiced extensively as a certified paediatric nurse practitioner, international board-certified lactation consultant and clinical researcher with a focus on lactation and breastfeeding support of women and their families with premature and medically complex infants. She has published on the topics of test weighing hospitalized breastfeeding infants, human milk feedings in the NICU, colostrum collection techniques for breastfeeding women in the early postpartum period, treatment of insufficient breast milk supply, and the efficacy of the IBCLC role.