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If you are like most mothers, you want to give your baby everything they need to live a healthy, happy life. Youve probably read about how breastfeeding can not only provide basic nutrition, but can also protect babies against illness and obesity, help them develop stronger brains, and can even stop them from developing allergies. But even though you know about the benefits of breastfeeding, you may be experiencing difficulties. You arent alone. Breastfeeding can be a difficult process for many women, but fortunately, there are simple answers to many of these problems.
As a busy mom, you probably dont have time to read long-winded books and manuals. You want quick, practical solutions. Written by the coauthor of Breastfeeding Made Simple, Breastfeeding Solutions is the ultimate easy-to-read guide for mothers who are experiencing difficulty breastfeeding. The line drawings, bulleted lists, tables, charts, and other visual aids included in this book make it easy for you to quickly find the breastfeeding solutions you need without wading through hundreds of pages of text.
In the book, you will learn how to overcome challenges such as pain, lack of milk expression, pumping, and weaning, so that you can give your baby the best start in life possible. After all, breastfeeding is the most inexpensive gift you can give to help ensure your baby grows into a healthy, happy adult.
Breastfeeding Solutions is the perfect book for any new mother who wants fast solutions to common breastfeeding problems.
Numerous studies show that breast milk plays an important role in a baby's development and overall health, but for many women, breastfeeding can be difficult. In Breastfeeding Solutions, breastfeeding expert and bestselling coauthor of Breastfeeding Made Simple, Nancy Mohrbacher, provides mothers with the latest solutions to common breastfeeding challengesincluding pain, pumping, and weaningin a quick, easy-to-use format.
Even when mothers are highly motivated to breastfeed, when faced with obstacleslike pain, worries about milk production, and difficulty pumpingthey may begin to question their good intentions. In situations like these, is weaning the best answer? Or are there simple ways to overcome challenges and meet their breastfeeding goals?
Breastfeeding Solutions is the perfect book for any new mother who wants quick, practical solutions to common breastfeeding problems. The book includes illustrations, tables and charts, and other visual aids to make it easy to quickly find the answers without wading through hundreds of pages of text. Breastfeeding is one of the best things a mother can do. This book will help mothers overcome the hurdles so they can start cherishing this special time with their child.
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.
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:
- Find comfortable, relaxing breastfeeding positions
- Establish ample milk production and a satisfying breastfeeding rhythm with your baby
- Overcome discomfort and mastitis
- Use a breast pump to express and store milk
- Easily transition to solid foods
About the Author
Nancy Mohrbacher, IBCLC, FILCA
, is an international board-certified lactation consultant based in the Chicago, IL, area, who breastfed her three sons and has worked one-on-one with thousands of breastfeeding families since 1982. Her books on breastfeeding are widely used by both professionals and parents. In 2008, she was in the first group of sixteen lactation consultants whose lifetime achievements in breastfeeding were recognized with the designation Fellow of the International Lactation Consultant Association. She is a popular speaker at breastfeeding conferences for parents and professionals around the world.
Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, Ph.D., IBCLC, is a health psychologist and international board-certified lactation consultant based in Amarillo, TX, who breastfed her two sons and has been working with breastfeeding families since 1994. She is clinical associate professor of pediatrics at Texas Tech University School of Medicine, has authored or edited twenty books and is editor of the journal Clinical Lactation. She is a popular speaker at conferences for parents and professionals around the world.
Foreword writer 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.