Impact of Birthing Practices on Breastfeeding: Protecting the Mother and Baby Continuum

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2004 - Health & Fitness - 274 pages
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WINNER OF THE ACNM BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2003!This comprehensive text examines the bond between the human mother and her newborn from the perspective of labor, birth, and breastfeeding, and looks more closely at labor mechanics and interventions, and how these affect breastfeeding.
 

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Contents

EvidenceBased Practice in Perinatal Care
33
Laboring with a Support Person and Breastfeeding
51
Maternal Position in Labor Birth
67
Oral Fluids Food and IV Hydration in Labor
83
Labor Pain Medication and Breastfeeding
97
Physics Forces and Mechanical Effects of Birth
119
Episiotomy and Surgical Delivery
147
Fear and Stress in Childbirth and Breastfeeding
165
References
179
Maternal Bleeding Postpartum and Breastfeeding
211
Restoring the Continuum
221
Appendix A The Coalition for Improving Maternity Services
243
Childbirth Breastfeeding Foundation of Thailand
249
Lusaka WomanFriendly Services Project
255
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