PROACTIVE BREASTFEEDING. DRIVEN BY DATA.
supports moms' breastfeeding journy
BREAST IMBALANCE AND BREAST STIMULATION
EARLY SIGNS OF RESTRICTED MILK FLOW, in line with pain and initiation of breast inflammation
EARLY SIGNS OF DELAYED DYNAMICS, in line with slow weight gain
POSITIVE REINFORCMENT IN GOOD BREASTFEEDING PROGRESS
System alerted breast imbalance, where the right breast was delayed. Mom was instructed by her lactation consultant to introduce more right breast stimulations by pumping, and mother managed to close the gap.
TRACK PERIOD: Day 3 after birth until day 45
STORY: Mom used the system for self-monitoring starting from day 3 after birth, and continued for the first 45 days postpartum. Initial latch difficulties resulting in left breast pumping and right breast direct breast feeding. The mother and lactation consultant focused on milk production from the left breast assuming right breastfeeding was good.
SYSTEM INSIGHT: Left breast advancing good while right breast is delayed, and specific insight regarding the need to increase right breast stimulation.
PROACTIVE: Successful Lactation consultant case management to stimulate right production by pumping and improving latch, following system results throughout until resolving the differences, and sustaining exclusive mother’s milk feeding.
FEEDBACK: Lactation consultant indicated that without this early tracking and management they probably would have needed to work much harder in order to sustain milk supply requirements.
RESTRICTED MILK FLOW
System alerted early signs of restricted milk flow, in-line with mother's reports of pain and initiation of breast inflammation. Condition was self-managed efficiently, at home.
TRACK PERIOD: from Day 3 after birth for over 1 month
STORY: Mom to a third child, with good breastfeeding history and Good breastfeeding establishment dynamics, use the system for self managment, from the third day after birth.
SYSTEM INSIGHT: On the 7th day after birth, system identified early trends of restricted milk flow in the right breast, in line with mother’s report of breast pain.
PROACTIVE: Mother reported that the system provided alert at the very first day of initiation of inflammation. The mother took action in the form of self-care and enhanced breast emptying to fully resolve the condition, and could see this resolution in her scans as well.
EARLY SIGNS OF DELAY
System identified early and persistent breastfeeding establishment delay in line with slow weight gain.
TRACK PERIOD: from Day 7 until day 33
STORY: Mother was equipped with the system by her lactation consultant, stated using the system at day 7 postpartum. Baby show slow weight gain.
SYSTEM INSIGHT: System identified early and persistent breastfeeding establishment delay in line with slow weight gain.
PROACTIVE: Lactation consultant guided the mother, and achieved some improvement that was in line with extensive pumping. Mother, continued to use the system for a month, while she is in close contact with her pediatrician and lactation consultant for case management and to keep her exclusive breastfeeding while closely monitoring baby’s weight gain and development.
Positive reinforcment for Good breastfeeding establishment dynamics
TRACK PERIOD: from Day 9 until 6 weeks postpartum
STORY: Mom used the system starting at day 9 postpartum, with already good breastfeeding progress. Scanned 20 separate days until 6 weeks postpartum, to track progress. Advanced breastfeeding dynamics was in line with good baby weight gain in exclusive breastfeeding throughout.
SYSTEM INSIGHT: The system provided positive reinforcement to the mother regarding her good progress, along the entire period. Both sides advanced well but have shown some difference.
PROACTIVE: The mother reported that her left side breastfeeding went better relative to right from the beginning, and that this was in line with a slightly improved dynamics in that side in the MyLee results as well and it helped her pay more attention to the feeds in that side.