The Complete Book of Breastfeeding (Google eBook)

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Workman Publishing, Feb 18, 2010 - Health & Fitness - 427 pages
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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.
  

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Review: The Complete Book of Breastfeeding

User Review  - Bad Penny - Goodreads

I read the older version (1987) and I know which info is still current and what is incorrect, but I should probably read the latest. I certainly hope some of the language has changed and there isn't ... Read full review

Review: The Complete Book of Breastfeeding

User Review  - Emily - Goodreads

Of the 2 or 3 breastfeeding books I looked at, this one was my favorite. It covered the most topics and was most down-to-Earth. It also goes into good details and logistics, something that I ... Read full review

Contents

Will You or Wont You?
1
Questions You May Have About Breastfeeding
29
The Miracle of Lactation
44
Before Your Baby Comes
63
Your Baby Is Here
89
Breastfeeding Begins
103
You Are a Nursing Family
138
Diet Exercise and Your Health
172
Breastfeeding A Sexual Passage
275
Especially for Dad or Partner
297
Preventing and Treating NursingRelated Problems
310
Special Situations
335
Beyond Breastfeeding
365
BREASTFEEDING AND THE LAW
385
RESOURCE APPENDIX HELPFUL ORGANIZATIONS AND SOURCES OF INFORMATION
389
WEBSITE APPENDIX
401

Confident Comfortable Nursing at Home and Away
203
Drugs and the Nursing Mother
217
Pumping Expressing and Storing Breast Milk
235
The Working Nursing Mother
253
A COMPARISON OF COWS MILK AND HUMAN MILK
405
INDEX
408
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About the author (2010)

Marvin S. Eiger, M.D., is a nationally known pediatrician who practiced in New York City for 30 years.

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