Breastfeeding for Beginners

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Thorsons in collaboration with National Childbirth Trust Publishing, 2002 - Breastfeeding - 135 pages

This is an all-new title for new mothers who need support through the often trying and painful times of breastfeeding a new baby. This book gives them all the practical help they need.

Current research shows that breast is definitely best, so where mothers can breastfeed, it is crucial that they are given the right advice and support. The NCT has over 40 years' experience of helping new mothers breastfeed successfully and this brand new edition gives mothers all the information they might need. Topics covered include:

Why breast is best
* Positioning your baby
* How much and how often
* Overcoming possible problems, such as soreness or colic
* Returning to work and expressing milk
* Special cases: twins and premature babies
* Introducing solids and when to stop breastfeeding

This is a practical and easy-to-use guide will make breastfeeding a rewarding and painless experience.

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About the author (2002)

Caroline Deacon is a psychologist, author, freelance journalist and health writer. She writes for a wide variety of magazines and websites and is a qualified tutor for the National Childbirth Trust.

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