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Breastfeeding Made Simple: Seven Natural Laws for Nursing Mothersby Nancy Mohrbacher
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The Definitive Guide to Breastfeeding Your Baby
Breastfeeding may be natural, but it may also be more challenging than you expect. Some mothers encounter doubts and difficulties, from struggling with the first few feedings to finding a gentle and loving way to comfortably wean from the breast.
This second edition of Breastfeeding Made Simple is an essential guide to breastfeeding that every new and expectant mom should own-a comprehensive resource that takes the mystery out of basic breastfeeding dynamics. Understanding the seven natural laws of breastfeeding will help you avoid and overcome challenges such as low milk production, breast refusal, weaning difficulties, and every other obstacle that can keep you from enjoying breastfeeding your baby.
Breastfeeding Made Simple will help you to:
In this second edition of Breastfeeding Made Simple, two breastfeeding specialists explain the seven natural laws of breastfeeding that can help new mothers breastfeed successfully and easily.
About the Author
Nancy Mohrbacher, IBCLC, FILCA, is the author and coauthor of several popular breastfeeding books, including Breastfeeding Made Simple, Breastfeeding Answers Made Simple, and The Breastfeeding Answer Book. She has helped thousands of breastfeeding families in the greater Chicago area, and in 2008 she was officially recognized by the International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA).
Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, PhD, IBCLC, is a health psychologist and international board-certified lactation consultant. She is research associate professor of psychology at the University of New Hampshire's Family Research Lab in Durham, NH, and a fellow of the American Psychological Association. She is a La Leche League leader, the La Leche League area professional liaison for Maine and New Hampshire, and chair of the New Hampshire Breastfeeding Taskforce. Kendall-Tackett is author or editor of ten books including The Hidden Feelings of Motherhood, The Well-Ordered Home, The Well-Ordered Office, and Depression in New Mothers.
She has received several awards including the Outstanding Research Study Award from the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children, and most recently, she was named 2003 Distinguished Alumna by the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences at California State University, Chico.
Jack Newman, MD, is a pediatrician and author of The Ultimate Breastfeeding Book of Answers. He is a graduate of the University of Toronto medical school. He started the first hospital-based breastfeeding clinic in Canada in 1984 and has consulted with UNICEF for the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative in Africa. Newman has practiced as a physician in Canada, New Zealand, and South Africa.
Table of Contents
Part I: The Laws
Chapter 1: Your Baby's Birth
Chapter 2: The Power of Touch: Why Holding Your Baby Matters
Chapter 3: Getting Comfortable: The Heart of Successful Breastfeeding
Chapter 4: The First Week of Breastfeeding
Chapter 5: How Your Baby Sets Your Milk Production
Chapter 6: Meeting Your Long-Term Breastfeeding Goals
Chapter 7: Weaning Comfortably and Happily
Chapter 8: What Interferes with the Laws
Part II: Applying the Laws
Chapter 9: Daily Life with Your Breastfeeding Baby
Chapter 10: Common Breastfeeding Challenges
Chapter 11: Special Situations: Physical or Health Issues
Epilogue: You're on Your Way
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