Lactation is a demand-led process and is maintained through infant suckling. Discuss the difficulties that women in westernized countries encounter with establishing and maintaining lactation. How could breastfeeding rates be improved?
2000 WORDS REFERENCES JOURNALS AND ESTABLISHED WEBSITES I.E [url removed, login to view] ONLY.
mark scheme is as follows:
Evidence of reading in preparation for essay: 20% (show use of a broad range of sources, incorporation of material from beyond lecture material).
Presentation: 30% (organisation of logical argument, standard of spelling/grammar, clarity of expression).
Content: 40% (focused, clear and sensible argument, use of factual material, coverage of subject in depth).
Referencing: 10% (use of a consistent style, appropriate referencing of key statements and all non-original material in essay) JOURNALS (ONLINE) AND ESTABLISHED WEBSITES I.E [url removed, login to view] ONLY.
Hand -in date: 2nd March 2011, 3pm.
Contribution to final module mark: 20%.
NOTE :THE WORD COUNT DOES NOT INCLUDE THE REFERENCE LIST.
Assignment must include the following:
INTRODUCTION – STATISTICS ON BREASTFEEDING
BENEFITS OF BREASTFEEDING
BARRIERS TO BREASTFEEDING
FACTORS AFFECTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF LACTATION
WAYS TO IMPROVE BREASTFEEDING RATES
BARRIERS IN MAINTAINING BREAST FEEDING
48 hours to complete