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    NEWBORN CARE
    NewBorn Care
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    Goals of family-centered care during the postpartum period.
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    Physical needs and endowments of the newborn.
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    Infant's needs for stimulation of the senses in relationship to
    proper growth and development.
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    How infants demonstrate individual differences from birth.
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    Identifying Situations that may cause an Infant to Signal Discomfort or Distress.
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    Purpose, composition, care, and possible complications of The Umbilical Cord.
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    Principles and procedures for an infant sponge bath.
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    Principles and procedures for an infant tub bath.
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    Procedures and rationale for the care of circumcision.
    Feeding the NewBorn
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    Types of infant formula, their preparation, and proper use.
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    Sterilization of bottles and water.
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    Purpose, equipment, and procedure for infant bottle feeding.
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    The importance of breastfeeding.
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    Common breastfeeding techniques.
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    Positions that may assist the mother to relax while breastfeeding.
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    Variations of the normal newborn that Parents may note.
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    The normal newborn's pattern for elimination..
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