The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding

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Plume, 2004 - Health & Fitness - 463 pages
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All parents want the best for their babies, and there’s no doubt about the fact that human milk is the ideal food for human babies. What’s the secret of successful breastfeeding? For almost fifty years mothers who have been in touch with La Leche League have found the kind of information and support they needed to breastfeed their babies.

In this newly revised edition of The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding, you will learn:

• How human milk offers lifetime benefits for your baby
• How to prepare for breastfeeding during pregnancy
• How to exercise and lose weight safely while nursing
• How to find time for yourself while meeting baby’s needs
• How to increase your milk supply by using herbs and medications
• How to be sure your baby is getting enough to eat

The Womanly Art of Breastfeedingwas the first book of its kind, written for mothers by mothers. Over the years, more than two million mothers have turned to it for information and inspiration.

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Good information with lots of helpful advice! - Goodreads
Excellent reference book. - Goodreads
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It's incredibly helpful and easy to read. - Goodreads
Good reference book for breastfeeding mom. - Goodreads
... seriously though- gives good advice and reads well. - Goodreads
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I learned SO much from this book even though I have already nursed Lachlan and had already started nursing the twins. I found an answer to a problem I was having and found out how to contact a local ... Read full review

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Contents

A Special Journey Best for BabyBest for You The Key to Good
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Plans for the Babys Birth Health Professionals Who Care Preparing
29
PART TWO THE EARLY MONTHS
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Copyright

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Since 1955 when La LEche League started with seven women in the Chicago suburbs, it has grown into the leading breastfeeding advocacy organization in the world, with more than three thousand groups in fifty countries. La Leche League International regularly holds seminars and workshops for health care professionals and parents, and publishes more than twenty books on child care.

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