Breastfeeding Preterm Twins: A Case Report


  • Marie Biancuzzo RN, C, MS

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    1. Marie Biancuzzo is a clinical nurse specialist and the breastfeeding coordinator at the Uniuersity of Rochester Medical Center. She has a joint appointment to the University of Rochester School of Nursing, Rochester, New York.
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ABSTRACT: This case report describes a primipara who successfully breastfed 35-week-gestation twins for over six months. Positive interactions, research-based management strategies, and innovative problem solving helped her avoid the individual, interpersonal, and system factors that can injuence lactation failure. (BIRTH 21:2, June 1994)