description of the procurement:The framework agreement will look to include the following range of products: milks prepared feed, powdered milk, breast milk fortifier, drinks, distilled water, fruit juice and meals, baby meal from 4 months, baby meal from 7 months, baby snacks, baby desserts, baby breakfast, baby bottles, disposable, reusable, feeding cups, teats latex, latex free, specialist, soothers latex, latex free, specialist, sterilisers, breast pumps and accessories, breast pump, nipple shields
, breast pads, breast creams, breast pump sets, protective membrane.
While most mothers do not need this, these are wonderful alternatives to, without the side effects of, nipple shields
that are so commonly handed to new mothers in the first few days ultimately reducing milk supply and causing, for many moms, nipple pain and decreased breastfeeding duration.
Intong said normal vaginal delivery (no forceps or vacuum assistance) is generally safe, that C-section should be considered in severe cases to reduce birth trauma, that nonadhesive tapes and dressings should be used on mothers with EB, and that mothers with EB should get counseling about proper care during breastfeeding, such as the use of nipple shields
to help prevent blistering.