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The Ultimate Breastfeeding Book of Answers: The Most Comprehensive Problem-Solution Guide to Breastfeeding from the Foremost Expert in North America

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Every Mother's Personal Lactation Consultant

Are you one of the all-too-many women who experiences unnecessary difficulties with nursing your child? Although breastfeeding is the natural and healthy way to nourish a baby, it's not always easy. The Ultimate Breastfeeding Book of Answers will help you overcome your fears, doubts, and practical concerns about breastfeeding. In this comprehensive guide, Dr. Jack Newmana leading authority on infant care who has established breastfeeding clinics throughout the worldbrings the most important facts about breastfeeding to you. You'll learn:

·How to achieve a good "latch"the essence of trouble-free breastfeeding

·What to do if your baby refuses the breast

·How to deal with sore breasts, cracked nipples, or breast surgeries

·Ways to ensure your baby gets enough milk

·How to breastfeed premature and adopted babies

·Ways to cope with the jaundiced or colicky baby

·And more

Whether this is your first baby or your fourth; if you're pregnant, breastfeeding your newborn, or wondering about weaning your toddler, this book is for you.

"Valuable clinical insight into handling breastfeeding problems by the most experienced clinician in this field." Thomas W. Hale, PH.D., associate professor of pediatrics, Texas Tech University School of Medicine

"Every woman needs this book. The authors tackle the many myths that get women off to a bad start or undermine their confidence." Kathleen G. Auerbach, PH.D. International Board Certified Lactation Consultant

Synopsis:

An Amazing Resource for Nursing Moms

Although breastfeeding is the natural and healthy way to nourish your baby, its not always easy. Many new mothers are scared away from nursing because of difficulty getting started and lack of information about what to do when things dont go as planned. In this fully revised and updated edition of The Ultimate Breastfeeding Book of Answers, two of todays foremost lactation experts help new mothers overcome their fears, doubts, and practical concerns about one of the most special ways a mother can bond with her baby.

In this comprehensive guide, Dr. Jack Newman, a leading authority on infant care, and Teresa Pitman, a La Leche League leader for more than twenty years, give you the facts about breastfeeding and provide solutions for the common problems that arise. Filled with the same practical advice that made the first edition a must-have for nursing moms, the new edition features updates on:

• Achieving a good latch

• What to do if your baby refuses the breast

• Avoiding sore nipples

• Ensuring your baby gets enough milk

• Feeding a colicky baby

• Breastfeeding premature and special-needs babies

About the Author

Jack Newman, M.D., the leading researcher in the field of breastfeeding, is a popular speaker at breastfeeding conferences across North America. A father of three, he lives in Toronto.

Teresa Pitman is the author or coauthor of nine other books on parenting. She is a mother of four and lives in Ontario.

Table of Contents

Contents

AcknowledgmentsIntroduction

Part I: The Normal Way to Feed a Baby

l. Why Breastfeeding Is Important2. Finding Good Breastfeeding Help3. The Sale and Promotion of Infant Formula4. Getting Off to the Best Start

Part II: Common Problems and Solutions

5. Not Enough Milk6. Sore Nipples7. Sore Breasts8. Jaundice9. Colicl0. When the Baby Refuses the Breastll. Breastfeeding While on Medicationl2. Maternal Illness and Breastfeeding13. Sick Babies, Premature Babies, Special Babies14. Special Situations: Adoption, Breast Surgeries, Relactation

Part III: You and Your Breastfed Baby

15. Breastfeeding and Other Foods16. Sleep: Yours and Your Baby's17. Breastfeeding and Family Relationships18. Breastfeeding and Mother-Baby Separation19. Breastfeeding the Toddler20. Quick Questions and Answers

Resources for Good Breastfeeding HelpIndexAbout the Authors

Product Details

ISBN:
9780761529965
Subtitle:
The Most Comprehensive Problem-Solving Guide to Breastfeeding from the Foremost Expert in North America
Author:
Newman, Jack
Author:
Jack Newman, M.D.
Author:
Newman, Jack MD
Author:
Pitman, Teresa
Publisher:
Three Rivers Press
Location:
Roseville, Calif.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Breastfeeding
Subject:
Nutrition
Subject:
Infants
Subject:
Infants (newborn)
Subject:
Lactation
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
106-156
Publication Date:
20061128
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
65 BandW PHOTOS
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
9.13x7.44x1.09 in. 1.67 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , An Amazing Resource for Nursing Moms

Although breastfeeding is the natural and healthy way to nourish your baby, its not always easy. Many new mothers are scared away from nursing because of difficulty getting started and lack of information about what to do when things dont go as planned. In this fully revised and updated edition of The Ultimate Breastfeeding Book of Answers, two of todays foremost lactation experts help new mothers overcome their fears, doubts, and practical concerns about one of the most special ways a mother can bond with her baby.

In this comprehensive guide, Dr. Jack Newman, a leading authority on infant care, and Teresa Pitman, a La Leche League leader for more than twenty years, give you the facts about breastfeeding and provide solutions for the common problems that arise. Filled with the same practical advice that made the first edition a must-have for nursing moms, the new edition features updates on:

• Achieving a good latch

• What to do if your baby refuses the breast

• Avoiding sore nipples

• Ensuring your baby gets enough milk

• Feeding a colicky baby

• Breastfeeding premature and special-needs babies

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