This module provides information for breastfeeding and non- breastfeeding postpartum women.
After completing this module the Nutrition Assistant will be able to:
Ø Describe the general nutritional needs of postpartum women.
Ø Describe common postpartum problems and identify solutions to these problems.
Ø Identify indicators of nutritional need and specify conditions for a postpartum woman’s WIC eligibility.
Ø Discuss family planning.
Ø In a case study situation, assess a postpartum woman’s anthropometric, biochemical, clinical, and dietary status.
Ø In a role-play situation, interview and provide individual education to a postpartum woman.