Even though Baby C. is nursing well at each feeding, Ms. P. is anxious about her ability to successfully breastfeed . She asks how will she know whether Baby C. is getting enough breast milk and whether she should supplement with formula, juice or cereal. How should the nurse answer?
Ms. C. confides in her nurse that she feels ugly and unattractive, and she refuses to look at her incision following a Modified Radical Mastectomy. Review approaches by the nurse that may assist Ms. C.
How should the nurse respond to Ms.P. if she expresses concern about her dietary practices and their effect on her baby? What suggestions can the nurse give her to ensure that her diet is adequate to support the pregnancy?