Women's Health - Lactation

Practice Guidance Toolkit

Nutrition Diagnosis


Sample PES Statements (problem, etiology, signs and symptoms using some NCP terminology)
These statements are provided as examples only, and will not apply to all individuals:
  • breastfeeding difficulty due to the perception of inadequate milk supply as evidenced by the mother expressing breastmilk instead of feeding the infant directly from breast to determine how much breastmilk the infant is consuming
  • breastfeeding difficulty due to difficulty latching on as evidenced by the infant’s poor weight
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Last Updated: 2019-09-19