The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding

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New American Library, 1981 - Breastfeeding - 368 pages
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All parents want the best for their babies, and there's no doubt about the fact that human milk is the ideal food for human babies. What's the secret of successful breastfeeding? For almost fifty years mothers who have been in touch with La Leche League have found the kind of information and support they needed to breastfeed their babies. In this newly revised edition of "The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding," you will learn: How human milk offers lifetime benefits for your baby How to prepare for breastfeeding during pregnancy How to exercise and lose weight safely while nursing How to find time for yourself while meeting baby's needs How to increase your milk supply by using herbs and medications How to be sure your baby is getting enough to eat "The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding" was the first book of its kind, written for mothers by mothers. Over the years, more than two million mothers have turned to it for information and inspiration.

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Excellent tips and advice in here. - Goodreads
This book had some good advice and some bad advice. - Goodreads
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This book has a lot of helpful information about breastfeeding and I found it very useful. But it will make you feel terrible if you had a medicated birth, give your child any formula or plan on returning to work. Read full review

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User Review  - Rachel - Goodreads

Wow, if you want a sure-fire guilt trip full of the best kinds of mommy guilt imaginable, please read this book from start to finish! If you're good wth picking through and only reading the chapters ... Read full review

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Contents

CHAPTER
3
PLANNING FOR YOUR BABY
11
ARE YOU THINKING OF GOING BACK TO WORK?
55
Copyright

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Since 1955 when La LEche League started with seven women in the Chicago suburbs, it has grown into the leading breastfeeding advocacy organization in the world, with more than three thousand groups in fifty countries. La Leche League International regularly holds seminars and workshops for health care professionals and parents, and publishes more than twenty books on child care.

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