Nursing Your Baby 4e (Google eBook)

Front Cover
HarperCollins, Oct 13, 2009 - Health & Fitness - 480 pages
17 Reviews

For more than 40 years, mothers have depended on the wisdomand warmth of Nursing Your Baby. Now authors Karen Pryor and her daughter Gale Pryor have revised and updated their classic guide for today's generation of women. New information includes:

  • Up-to-date studies on health benefits for breastfed infantsand breastfeeding mothers
  • Tips for getting the best start on breastfeeding during thefirst hours, weeks, and months after birth
  • Breastfeeding advice for working mothers
  • Legal rights as a nursing mother
  • Choosing and using a breast pump
  • How fathers and families can support new nursing mothers

With its unique blend of support, science, and research, this classic guide will continue to encourage mothers to nurse their babies as long as they both desire.

  

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
6
4 stars
7
3 stars
2
2 stars
2
1 star
0

Review: Nursing Your Baby: Revised

User Review  - Leslie Lamb - Goodreads

I read the updated 2005 version for the 2nd time. If anyone is wondering about whether they should breast feed, it's a wonderful book and shows you all the benefits to your baby and yourself. I read it again since my second baby is coming soon! Read full review

Review: Nursing Your Baby: Revised

User Review  - Asho - Goodreads

My mother recommended this book to me as it was what she used as her advice manual to successfully breastfeed me and my two siblings in the 1980s. The book was originally written in the 1960s and the ... Read full review

Contents

How the Breasts Function
21
Human Milk
64
The Body
121
Behavior
145
The Innate Behavior
171
How Breastfeeding
192
Preparing to Breastfeed
217
In the Hospital
245
The Learning Period
275
The Reward Period Begins
316
Nursing Your Older Baby
391
References
407
Sources of Breastfeeding
437
Index
443
Copyright

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2009)

Karen Pryor wrote the first edition of Nursing Your Baby in 1963. A biologist by training, she currently writes and lectures on the art of positive reinforcement training.

Science writer Gale Pryor is the author of Nursing Mother, Working Mother.

Bibliographic information