The Complete Book of Breastfeeding

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Workman Pub., 1987 - Health & Fitness - 318 pages
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The bible of breastfeeding has been completely revised and updated, especially for today's working women. Every aspect of breastfeeding is discussed from breast care to sexuality to fathers.

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Review: The Complete Book of Breastfeeding: Third Edition

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, 4th edition: The Classic Guide

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



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

Sally Wendkos Olds has written extensively about relationships, health, and personal growth. She has won national awards for her writing, including the Career Achievement Award of the American Society of Journalists and Authors, of which she is a member and a past president. Ms. Olds college textbooks on child and adult development, co-authored with psychologist Diane E. Papalia, Ph.D., have been read by more than two million students and are the leading texts in their fields. She is also the author of Super Granny: Great Stuff to Do with Your Grandkids, The Working Parents Survival Guide, and The Eternal Garden: Seasons of Our Sexuality, and the coauthor of Helping Your Child Find Values to Live By and Raising a Hyperactive Child.

A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, Ms. Olds is a member of La Leche League International, International Childbirth Education Association, the Authors Guild, and other professional and civic organizations. She nursed her three daughters and is the proud grandmother of five breastfed children. Visit her at her website:

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