Nursing Your Baby 4e

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Harper Collins, Oct 13, 2009 - Health & Fitness - 480 pages
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For more than 40 years, mothers have depended on the wisdomand warmth of Nursing Your Baby. Now authors Karen Pryor and her daughter Gale Pryor have revised and updated their classic guide for today's generation of women. New information includes:

  • Up-to-date studies on health benefits for breastfed infantsand breastfeeding mothers
  • Tips for getting the best start on breastfeeding during thefirst hours, weeks, and months after birth
  • Breastfeeding advice for working mothers
  • Legal rights as a nursing mother
  • Choosing and using a breast pump
  • How fathers and families can support new nursing mothers

With its unique blend of support, science, and research, this classic guide will continue to encourage mothers to nurse their babies as long as they both desire.

 

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User Review  - MarinaSurette - LibraryThing

Excellent, thorough resource. Explains the pitfalls of giving babies cow's milk. Read full review

Review: Nursing Your Baby: Revised

User Review  - Jamie - Goodreads

I really liked this book. It was all about the wonderful bonding between mother and baby. The tips were good. Some of it is outdated, but if one can get past that, it is a wonderful, helpful book on breast feeding. Read full review

Contents

How the Breasts Function
21
Human Milk
64
The Body
121
Behavior
145
The Innate Behavior
171
How Breastfeeding
192
Preparing to Breastfeed
217
In the Hospital
245
The Learning Period
275
The Reward Period Begins
316
Nursing Your Older Baby
391
References
407
Sources of Breastfeeding
437
Index
443
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About the author (2009)

Karen Pryor wrote the first edition of Nursing Your Baby in 1963. A biologist by training, she currently writes and lectures on the art of positive reinforcement training.

Science writer Gale Pryor is the author of Nursing Mother, Working Mother.

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