Nursing Diagnosis – Code 00106 Readiness for enhanced breastfeeding (1990, 2010, 2013; LOE 2.2)

Domain 2. Nutrition Class 1. Ingestion

Readiness for enhanced breastfeeding

Definition A pattern of providing milk to an infant or young child directly from the breasts, which may be strengthened.

Defining Characteristics

■ Mother expresses desire to enhance ability to provide breast milk for child’s nutritional needs
■ Mother expresses desire to enhance ability to exclusively breastfeed