Breastfeeding Your Baby

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Alfred Knopf, 1998 - Family & Relationships - 168 pages
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A revised edition of the illustrated and informative guide to breastfeeding furnishes updated information on drugs and vitamins, nutritional recommendations, a question-and-answer section featuring frequently asked queries, and an expanded resource list. Original. 20,000 first printing.

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User Review  - KLSimpson - LibraryThing

What a beautiful, beautiful book! Freaked me out a little when I read it as a non-breastfeeding twenty year old (pictures of a mom breast-feeding an infant and her three year old at the same time ... Read full review


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Sheila Kitzinger was born Sheila Helena Elizabeth Webster in Taunton, Somerset, England on March 29, 1929. She studied social anthropology at Ruskin and St Hugh's Colleges at Oxford. As an anthropologist, she encouraged women around the world to reclaim from doctors their natural prerogative over pregnancy and childbirth. Her first book, The Experience of Childbirth, was published in 1962. Her other works included Birth over Thirty, Woman's Experience of Sex, Breastfeeding Your Baby, Ourselves as Mothers, Becoming a Grandmother, Birth Crisis, Birth and Sex: The Power and the Passion, and A Passion for Birth. She created a Birth Crisis Network in Britain, which offers reflective listening for women traumatized after delivery. She died after a short illness on April 11, 2015 at the age of 86.

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