Breastfeeding Management for the Clinician: Using the Evidence

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Sep 15, 2010 - Health & Fitness - 708 pages
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Breastfeeding Management for the Clinician: Using the Evidence, Second Edition is an evidence-based guide that provides current and relevant information on breastfeeding and lactation blended with clinical suggestions for best outcomes. This essential reference includes reviews of literature, and covers the incidence, etiology, risk factors, prevention, prognosis and implications, interventions, expected outcomes, care plans, clinical algorithms, and more, providing clinicians a research-based approach to breastfeeding care. The Second Edition has been completely revised and updated to include hundreds of new references and expanded resources at the end of each chapter. It also includes new information on the anatomy of the nipple, new concepts on breastfeeding management such as biologic nurturing and ventral positioning, the newest research on sucking mechanics of infants, and a section on the late pre-term baby.
 

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Contents

Biospecificity of Breastmilk
69
Influence of the Maternal Anatomy and Physiology
75
Maternal Anatomy and Physiology of Lactation
131
Influence of Peripartum Factors Birthing Practices
191
Factors Birthing Practices and Early Caretaking Behaviors
257
Common Challenges
263
Infant Challenges
347
Breastfeeding Techniques Useful in Slow
427
MaternalRelated Challenges to Breastfeeding
519
and Observation
579
Index
659
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