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Bosom buddies

23 February 2010

Nursing Standard

Clinical digest

Exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months gives babies the best possible start in life, but only 2 per cent of UK women achieve this goal.

Managing mastitis in the emergency department

10 October 2011

Emergency Nurse

Feature

Mastitis is a common clinical condition and, although not exclusive to lactating mothers, most patients with the condition seen by clinical staff fall into this...

Open AccessOC20 – Skin-to-skin contact in the first hour of life

09 May 2016

Nursing Children and Young People

Supplement

Theme: Child protection and managing risk. Background: Skin-to-skin contact in the first hour of life has benefits for the mother and the newborn, as well as a major...

Early childhood pacifier use in relation to breastfeeding, SIDS, infection and dental malocclusion

06 June 2006

Nursing Standard

Art & science

This information on best practice is based on a systematic review (Callaghan et al 2005) conducted by the Institute Nurses' Network (Telethon Institute of Child...

Treatment of rhinitis in pregnancy

22 October 2014

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Rhinitis, a condition involving inflammation and irritation of the nasal membranes, is a common condition that can be allergic or non-allergic in origin....

Early childhood pacifier use in relation to breastfeeding, SIDS, infection and dental malocclusion

31 May 2006

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This information on best practice is based on a systematic review (Callaghan et al 2005) conducted by the Institute Nurses’ Network (Telethon Institute of Child...

Breastfeeding in the neonatal unit: a case review

01 November 2004

Paediatric Nursing

Clinical

Supporting breastfeeding has traditionally been regarded as exclusive to midwifery. But children’s nurses working in neonatal units also need to develop a sound...

Does antenatal home visiting by health visitors influence breastfeeding rates?

01 March 2007

Primary Health Care

General

Breastfeeding is recognised as the superior form of nutrition for infants, and exclusive breastfeeding is recommended for the first six months of life (Department of...

Global challenges in protecting and promoting breastfeeding

01 February 2008

Primary Health Care

CPD

Breastmilk is the ideal food for healthy growth and development of infants and young children but there are challenges in protecting, promoting and supporting...

Migraine in primary care: myths, management and medication overuse

07 August 2018

Primary Health Care

headache

This article is aimed at primary care nurses and covers the presentation of migraine across the whole lifespan. It reminds the reader that migraine is a genetic...