Breastfeeding Your Baby

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Alfred Knopf, 1998 - Family & Relationships - 168 pages
A book whose combination of practical information and encouragement has helped thousands of women feed their babies naturally is now updated with the latest information on drugs and vitamins, breastfeeding working mothers, an expanded resource list, and more. 45 color and 65 b&w photos.

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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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Thanks for the revised edition - I found this a wonderful source of comfort hope and practical support - so much so that I successfully fed all four of my children including Twins . Once you know what’s going wrong and how to put it right there’s no going back . I’ve lent this book to dozens of friends and now their children are getting to borrow it . It’s simply wonderful .  



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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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