Postnatal Care of the Mother and Her Baby - SWCH9031

Faculty: Faculty of Medicine

School: School of Women's and Children's Health

Course Outline:

Campus: Sydney

Career: Postgraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 0

Enrolment Requirements:

Women's Health Medicine program only (7014 & 9014)

CSS Contribution Charge: 3 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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This course will cover postnatal care of mother and her baby, newborn assessment, breastfeeding, maternal substance abuse and sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).

The following topics will be covered during this course:
  • Postnatal care of the mother
  • Routine Care and Common Problems in the First Six Weeks
  • Newborn Screening and Preventative Health
  • Lactation & Breast Feeding
  • Substance Abuse and Drug Use in Pregnancy
  • SIDS and Sleep
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