Counseling the Nursing Mother

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Jul 13, 2015 - FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS - 810 pages
Written from a teaching perspective, Counseling the Nursing Mother: A Lactation Consultant’s Guide, Sixth Edition presents topics within a counseling framework with practical suggestions and evidence-based information interwoven throughout. Completely updated and revised, it includes new research on milk composition, the importance of the gut microbiome and skin-to-skin care, Affordable Care Act changes, and the latest guidelines from the World Health Organization for breastfeeding with HIV. Also explored and expanded are discussions on cultural competence, working effectively and sensitively with LGBTQ families, addressing disparities in health equity, milk banking issues, and social media trends for lactation information and support. Additionally, the Sixth Edition also serves as a significant teaching tool for students, interns, and other healthcare professionals.Important Notice:The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition
 

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Contents

PART II THE SCIENCE OF LACTATION
135
PART III PRENATAL THROUGH POSTPARTUM
253
PART IV SPECIAL CARE
447
PART V ROLE OF THE IBCLC
651
Baby Feeding Requirements
739
WHO Weight Charts
741
Spanish Breastfeeding Glossary
743
Glossary
747
Index
777
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