Dr. Jack Newman's Guide To Breastfeeding, Revised Edition: Revised Edition

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Harper Collins, Jun 3, 2014 - Health & Fitness - 400 pages

Breastfeeding is the natural and healthy way to nourish your baby, yet it’s not always easy. New mothers need practical information about getting off to a good start and solving breastfeeding challenges. Health professionals need this information too, because it is rarely taught in medical school. Dr. Jack Newman’s Guide to Breastfeeding covers the most common problems and questions that mothers encounter:

  • How do I help my baby to get a good latch
  • How can I know if my baby is getting enough milk
  • How can I help him get more?
  • Can I avoid sore nipples?
  • Will my medication affect my baby?
  • How do I fit breastfeeding into my life when I’m so busy?

The answers are here. Dr. Jack Newman and Teresa Pitman are two of the foremost lactation experts in Canada and have helped tens of thousands of new mothers find solutions that work. In this comprehensive guide, they share the most current information about breastfeeding and provide new, effective strategies and solutions to make breastfeeding work for you.


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Common Problems and Solutions
You and Your Breastfed Baby
Resources for GoodBreastfeeding Help Acknowledgements

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About the author (2014)

DR. JACK NEWMAN is a Toronto pediatrician who has practised medicine since 1970. In 1984 he established the first hospital-based breastfeeding clinic in Canada, at Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children, and today runs a breastfeeding clinic

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