Dr. Nancy Hurst is the Director of Women’s Support Services at Texas Children’s Hospital Pavilion for Women. She also oversees clinical, operational, and research activities for the lactation milk bank services and patient education program and is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Texas School of Nursing in Houston. Listen to this episode for more on the importance of receiving human milk, breastfeeding, and providing effective patient education in the NICU..

Listen and Learn:

  • Benefits of NICU babies receiving mother’s milk, even though it might not be at the breast
  • Barriers of using mother’s own milk in the NICU and how to overcome them
  • How staff training and shared initiatives can make a big difference
  • Helping parents understand the importance of pumping and getting support
  • Setting up the resource staff and materials needed to support feeding at the breast

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