Breastfeeding and Human Lactation

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Karen Wambach, Jan Riordan
Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2016 - Breastfeeding - 966 pages
"Breastfeeding and Human Lactation, Fifth Edition continues as the leading reference for the latest clinical techniques and research findings that direct evidence-based clinical practice for lactation consultants and specialists. Thoroughly updated and revised with current research, refences, and photos, it contains a clear clinical focus with more than 2,000 research studies supporting the clinical recommendations found in the text. Topics include placing breastfeeding in its historical context, workplace-related issues, anatomical and biological imperatives of lactation, the prenatal and perinatal periods, and concerns during the postpartum period, the mother's health, and sociocultural issues. With contributions from the foremost experts in the field, Breastfeeding and Human Lactation, Fifth Edition is also an excellent resource to prepare for certification and practice as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC). Included with each new print book is an Access Code for a Navigate companion Website containing a key image review."--Back cover.

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Introduction about lactation


SECTION I Historical and Work Perspectives
SECTION II Anatomic and Biological Imperatives
SECTION III Prenatal Perinatal and Postnatal Periods
SECTION IV Beyond Postpartum
SECTION V Sociocultural and Research Issues

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