Breastfeeding Made Simple: Seven Natural Laws for Nursing Mothers

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New Harbinger Publications, 2005 - Health & Fitness - 276 pages
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Breastfeeding is natural, but it's not always easy. It is the biological norm, but it is not the cultural norm. By learning the seven basic principles in this book, mothers can dramatically increase their likelihood of success and make breastfeeding the enjoyable experience it should be. The seven laws taught in Breast Feeding Made Simple are easy for mothers to understand and are sure to help them avoid some of the pitfalls that they might otherwise face.

  • The seven principles include:
  • Babies Have the Urge to Self-Attach
  • Use the Power of Skin-to-Skin: A Baby's Natural Habitat
  • Breastfeed Ad Lib
  • Reach for the Comfort Zone
  • Expect Cluster Nursing
  • More Milk Out = More Milk Made
  • Babies Outgrow Breastfeeding

The book also addresses how to solve common problems and deal with special situations such as breast reductions and babies with special needs. The authors describe some of the social, psychological, and cultural reasons why breastfeeding is not currently the norm, and what this implies for mothers. In all, this is an easy-to-use breastfeeding resource for new mothers, which includes all the latest research and techniques used by those in the lactation field.

  

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Easy to read and understanding. - Goodreads
Excellent advice on breastfeeding. - Goodreads
Easy to read, informative, and straight-forward. - Goodreads
This is the one I reference Time and time again. - Goodreads

Review: Breastfeeding Made Simple: Seven Natural Laws for Nursing Mothers

User Review  - Carla Karp - Goodreads

Good info and I will use it as a reference, though I felt quietly judged by the author while reading it and my baby isn't even here yet. Guess that's to be expected from a breastfeeding book. Read full review

Review: Breastfeeding Made Simple: Seven Natural Laws for Nursing Mothers

User Review  - Lu - Goodreads

I liked the instructional tips but I was put off by the judgmental comments about formula feeding. I think at one point the author implied that formula will kill your baby - what?! I sought out this ... Read full review

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Nancy Mohrbacher, IBCLC, (Illinois) has been an accredited La Leche League leader for over 20 years. Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, PhD, IBCLC, (New Hampshire) is research associate professor of psychology at the University of New Hampshire's Family Research Lab. Jack Newman, MD, (Toronto) is a pediatrician.

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