The Complete Book of Breastfeeding

The Complete Book of Breastfeeding

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The Complete Book of Breastfeeding is a recognized classic in its field. Now it's been completely revised and updated in a new fourth edition--non-doctrinaire, informative, and friendly, it is the most accessible and authoritative book, as much required reading for expecting and new mothers as a pregnancy guide and baby name book.

All healthy mothers should consider breastfeeding for the first year of a baby's life, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics, and this is the book that will help women give their babies the healthiest start possible. Written by Sally Wendkos Olds and a new co-author, Laura Marks, M.D., The Complete Book of Breastfeeding, Fourth Edition offers a comprehensive introduction to breastfeeding--how to get ready before the baby arrives; how to involve fathers and siblings; and the best diet and foods for mom. There are sections on dealing with problems at the hospital; extensive information on exclusive pumping (EPing); the best systems for giving supplementary bottles to a breastfed baby; the safest sleep scenarios for babies; breastfeeding in public, including laws affecting breastfeeding mothers. New data about preterm infants is presented, and special situations--multiples, breast cancer, overweight and large-breasted women, breast surgery, tattoos and piercings--are also discussed in detail. An expanded chapter on weaning features sections on breastfeeding past infancy. Also new is an appendix of online resources.
Publisher: New York : Workman Pub., c2010
Edition: 4th ed., completely rev
ISBN: 9780761151135
Branch Call Number: 649.33 O449c 2010
Characteristics: xix, 427 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Eiger, Marvin S.
Marks, Laura


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Aug 07, 2012

ok book if you like to READ ALot to get to the important parts.


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