Counseling the Nursing Mother: A Lactation Consultant's Guide

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Oct 25, 2010 - Health & Fitness - 799 pages
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Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition. Counseling the Nursing Mother: A Lactation Consultant's Guide, Fifth Edition thoroughly covers how counseling styles and approaches can enhance interactions with mothers and stresses the importance of appropriate, effective communication techniques. The text presents topics within a counseling framework and includes practical suggestions for working with mothers. The reader will gain insight into applying knowledge and research into everyday practice, and how to meet counseling challenges. The Fifth Edition has been thoroughly revised and covers a variety of topics in the lactation consultation field, beginning with breastfeeding promotion in the modern world, and examining the professional role of the lactation consultant, as well as basic anatomy, physiology, nutritional needs, high-risk babies, and breastfeeding techniques

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Part 2 The Science of Lactation
Part 3 Prenatal Through Postpartum
Part 4 Special Care
Part 5 Role of the IBCLC
Code of Ethics for International Board Certified Lactation Consultants
Scope of Practice for International Board Certified Lactation Consultants IBCLCs
Standards of Practice for International Board Certified Lactation Consultants
Clinical Competencies for IBCLC Practice
Baby Feeding Requirements
WHO Weight Charts
Spanish Breastfeeding Glossary
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