Breastfeeding Your Baby: A Practical Guide for the New Mother

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Deborah Colgan, Susan Appel, Susan DeSantis
Penguin, 1989 - Health & Fitness - 122 pages
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Offers practical tips and sound advice for expectant and new mothers to prepare for breastfeeding and deal with common postpartum problems.
 

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Contents

Deciding to Breastfeed
1
The Breasts and Their Function During Lactation
7
Preparing for Breastfeeding
11
Beginning Breastfeeding Learning and Developing New Skills
23
Nursing and the Cesarean Birth
41
Special Situations
53
Nursing Begins The Early Weeks at Home
71
Nursing Continues The Ups and Downs
83
Starting Solid Foods and the Weaning Process
105
Support Systems Where Do You Go for Help?
109
Afterword
111
A Recommended Reading
113
B Sources for Breastfeeding Aids
115
Breastfeeding Support Organizations
117
Bibliography
119
Index
121

Working and Nursing
99

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