Written assessment and roleplay option 4: Colostrum and lactogenesis 1
Eva asks you about colostrum, what is it, why is it important and how long will it last? Eva is also wondering when and how will the colostrum become milk?
Day 3 Postnatal assessment
Eva is tearful, has tender nipples, no grazes, slightly red.
Breasts soft, no redness, non-tender.
PV loss, lochia minimal.
Uterus below umbilicus, non-tender.
Baby Noah weighs 2924g unsettled when off breast.
Breastfeeding assessment; long drawing sucks, no audible swallow.
PU, urates present, BO watery green transitional stools.
Colour, slight jaundice.