“Antenatal Education to Increase Lactation Success”
The study will follow a prospective cohort of racially and economically diverse mothers of premature infants for 3 weeks following delivery to test whether antenatal education of the support person of mothers may decrease time to initiation of breast pumping, decrease time to lactogenesis stage II and increase breast milk production.
Behavioral - Prenatally Delivered Lactation Educational Program
The support person (SP) of mothers at risk for preterm birth will be educated on how to use a breast pump and instructions regarding breast milk expression and have a pump in their hospital room
Antenatal Education of Mothers at Risk for Preterm Delivery and Their Support Person to Enhance Lactation Success