Understanding Postpartum Health & Baby Care Curriculum
SIMPLIFY AND STANDARDIZE POSTPARTUM HEALTH EDUCATION
Covering the first few weeks postpartum, InJoy’s Understanding Postpartum Health & Baby Care (formerly called Understanding Mother & Baby Care) postbirth discharge patient education curriculum makes it easy for you to teach new parents as they transition from hospital to home. Research-based content and how-to videos concisely present postpartum recovery care, baby care basics, and warning signs, in a way that’s engaging and effective.
This complete postpartum health curriculum allows you to standardize postpartum education across your organization with consistent content and a variety of teaching formats. Available in Book + Web App, stand-alone Web App, eClass, and Video Program (available on DVD, USB, and digital delivery for your patient education system).
POSTPARTUM HEALTH EDUCATION MATERIALS INCLUDE:
Postpartum care and warning signs: Lochia, afterpains, perineal healing tips, constipation, hemorrhoids, getting rest, cesarean recovery, signs of infection.
Baby blues and postpartum mood & anxiety disorders: Tips for simplifying life during the first few weeks, signs of PPD, partner’s emotions, getting support.
Baby care and warning signs: Umbilical cord and circumcision care, diapering, stools, jaundice, dehydration, signs of illness, bathing tips, playing with baby.
Crying and safety: Responding to cries, abusive head trauma (shaken baby syndrome), SUID, car seats, other safety tips
Breastfeeding basics: Skin-to-skin contact, hunger signs, feeding guidelines, positioning and latch, engorgement, signs of mastitis, sore nipples, avoiding artificial nipples, signs of poor feeding.
Formula feeding: Formula preparation, feeding guidelines, feeding position, propped bottle warning (Formula Feeding information is not included in version created for Baby-Friendly® hospitals.).
INJOY’S POSTPARTUM HEALTH MATERIALS AND CURRICULUM ARE PERFECT FOR: