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Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) occurs as a result of maternal substance abuse during pregnancy. This Video Learning Activity (VLA) describes the signs and symptoms of this syndrome as well as the midwifery and nursing management of infants born to mothers who are dependent on drugs of addiction.

Topics include:

  • Epidemiology
  • Signs and symptoms
  • Assessment and management
  • Support for parents and families

Target audience:

This VLA will be of interest to midwives and neonatal nurses caring for infants born to mothers who have abused substances during pregnancy.






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Perinatal asphyxia is a major cause of mortality and neurodevelopmental disability in infants.
This Video Learning Activity (VLA) will assist you to provide best practice care of infants both with and at risk of developing this serious medical condition.

Topics include:

  • Identifying babies at risk of perinatal asphyxia
  • Resuscitation and the asphyxiated neonate
  • Hypoxic Ischaemic Encephalopathy versus Neonatal Encephalopathy
  • Recognition of neonatal seizures
  • Therapeutic hypothermia
  • Support for parents and families

Target audience:

This VLA will be of interest to midwives and nurses caring for newborn babies and their families. 






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Midwifery

Feeding Babies



This Video Learning Activity (VLA) will address four aspects of feeding success in babies under 6 months old, and look at how successful infant feeding is not just dependent on how much the baby drinks, but also how the feeding relationship and environment contribute to success or struggle.


Topics include:

  • Establishment of infant feeding
  • Common problems with feeding
  • Assessing a feed
  • Development of a management plan

 

Target audience

This VLA is designed for midwives and nurses working with young babies, including those working in paediatric or neonatal settings, as well as maternal and child health nurses.






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This Video Learning Activity (VLA) is designed for midwives, nurses and other health professionals working with women throughout their reproductive years, and will provide an overview of the impact a high BMI has upon community health, pregnancy, labour, birth and breastfeeding.

Topics include:

  • Definition of BMI
  • Link between high BMI, insulin resistance, androgenisation and PCOS
  • Effects of high BMI on efficient labour
  • Engaging the high BMI woman in education and interventions

Target audience:

This VLA will be of interest to all midwives, nurses and lactation consultants working with women in their reproductive years.






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