Belly Beads – Visualization Educational Tool
These belly beads help mothers and fathers reinforce frequent, small feeding for newborns. They are a lactation education tool that helps families visualize how small a newborn’s stomach is. This helps educators reinforce that baby needs small frequent feedings.
Small bead represents newborn stomach capacity and colostrum production of 5-7 ml, Medium bead represents 3-10 day old capacity of 22-27 ml.
Includes a belly beads user tip card.
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- WIC Agencies
- Non-profit family service
- Health Departments
- Social Service Agencies
- Community action agencies
- Head start
- Home visitation services
- Early Head start
- Family Advocacies Programs at Military Institutions
- Native American Public Health Department