Lactation Care Plans

BFS has generated over 30 topic-specific, patient-focused Lactation Care Plans that are appropriate for use by all types of Providers.  Lactation Care Plans are routinely reviewed and updated to reflect recent clinical developments, updated professional guidelines, and best practices.

Lactation Care Plans are not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

Completed care plans include:

Things that make breastfeeding challenging/Solutions:

  • Positioning
  • Treating Sore Nipples
  • Yeast
  • Blebs
  • Plugged Ducts/Mastitis
  • Engorgement
  • High Lipase milk
  • Breastmilk Collection and Storage Guidelines
  • 24 hour pre and post feed weight checks
  • Postpartum Mood disorders

Things that impact milk production

  • Hormone Testing
  • Triple-Feeding
  • Paced Bottle-Feeding
  • Finish at The Breast
  • Hand Expression
  • Hands-on Pumping
  • Nipple Shield
  • Lip tie
  • Tongue tie
  • Suck Training
  • Re-lactation and Induced Lactation
  • Prenatal Hand Expression
  • Power Pumping
  • Contraceptives and breastfeeding
  • Breast pump and Flange Sizing

General Baby Info

  • Return to Work
  • Soothing Techniques
  • Expected Weight Gain for Breastfed Baby
  • Baby Wearing
  • Safe Formula Prep

Contact us to request a care plan you do not see listed.