Breastfeeding: a guide for the medical profession

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Mosby, 1994 - Health & Fitness - 878 pages
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Breastfeeding is a comprehensive clinical resource providing the information necessary to manage a nursing mother and child from conception through complete weaning. It will empower clinicians to provide thoughtful counseling and guidance to the breastfeeding family, stressing the importance of delivering care that is customized to each family's individual needs. The new fifth edition incorporates the latest information on infection, drugs in human breast milk, and human lactation. By utilizing scientific, evidence-based data, Breastfeeding is an indispensable reference for anyone whose patients include breastfeeding women.

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Contents

Breastfeeding in modern medicine i
3
Anatomy of the human breast
37
Physiology of lactation
59
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Lawrence is affiliated with the University of Rochester.

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