Nursing Mother, Working Mother: The Essential Guide for Breastfeeding and Staying Close to Your Baby After You Return to Work

Front Cover
Harvard Common Press, 1997 - Family & Relationships - 184 pages
21 Reviews
Pregnant women making plans for baby, mothers on maternity leave, or moms already back at work will discover in this book why many working women find breastfeeding the easiest way to feed their babies. Pryor covers everything a working mother needs to know about: the basics of breastfeeding, including nursing positions, milk supply, and feeding schedules; choosing and using a breast pump; ways to store and transport milk safely; how to get support from co-workers and child-care helpers; how to go on a business trip without having to wean; and much more.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
4
4 stars
8
3 stars
9
2 stars
0
1 star
0

Review: Nursing Mother, Working Mother - Revised: The Essential Guide to Breastfeeding Your Baby Before and After Your Return to Work

User Review  - Tasha - Goodreads

I thought this book was a well-balanced mix of practical advice and encouragement for mothers to trust their instincts. Read full review

Review: Nursing Mother, Working Mother: The Essential Guide for Breastfeeding and Staying Close to Your Baby After You Return to Work

User Review  - Marisa Renteria - Goodreads

It is for sure a good book, full of great ideas and how to blend in motherhood and career through breastfeeding. I think it is wise to keep in mind all babies and mothers are different, different ... Read full review

Common terms and phrases

About the author (1997)

Gale Pryor is a freelance writer and regular contributor to On Point for WBUR, Boston public radio. She's the author of Nursing Mother, Working Mother and lives in Belmont, Massachusetts with her husband and three sons.

Bibliographic information