Breastfeeding and Human Lactation

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, Oct 1, 2019 - Health & Fitness - 820 pages
Breastfeeding and Human Lactation, Sixth Edition is the ultimate reference for the latest clinical techniques and research findings that direct evidence-based clinical practice for lactation consultants and specialists. It contains everything a nurse, lactation consultant, midwife, women's health nurse practitioner, physician assistant, or Ob/Gyn needs to know about the subject. Topics include placing breastfeeding in its historical context, workplace-related issues, anatomical and biological imperatives of lactation, the prenatal and perinatal periods and concerns during the postpartum period, the mother's health, sociocultural issues, and more vital information.
 

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Contents

SECTION ONE Historical and Work Perspectives
1
SECTION TWO Anatomic and Biological Imperatives
47
SECTION THREE Prenatal Perinatal and Postnatal Periods
175
SECTION FOUR Beyond Postpartum
469
SECTION FIVE Sociocultural and Research Issues
675
Index
787
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Texas Woman's University, Dallas, Texas

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