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Oct 10, 2017
| ISBN 9780399181986
Oct 10, 2017
| ISBN 9781101966075
Jul 26, 2011
| ISBN 9780553908237
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| ISBN 9780307481115
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Oct 10, 2017 | ISBN 9780399181986
Oct 10, 2017 | ISBN 9781101966075
Jul 26, 2011 | ISBN 9780553908237
Jan 16, 2009 | ISBN 9780307481115
THE BREASTFEEDING BOOK YOUR DOCTOR RECOMMENDS Why is breastfeeding the optimal choice? What happens when my maternity leave is over? What’s the safest way to store pumped milk? The American Academy of Pediatrics answers these questions and many more in this invaluable resource to help you and your baby get the healthiest possible start. With everything new mothers need to know about breastfeeding, this fully revised and updated edition covers the very latest in research, including • information for mothers preparing for the first feeding and adjusting to home, family, and work as a nursing mother • the latest on rooming-in with your baby to strengthen the parent-child bond • new recommendations to reduce the risk of SIDS • reassuring guidance on pumping and milk storage • expanded coverage of proper nutrition for nursing mothers • ideal ways to establish a nursing routine and what to do when returning to work • the father’s role and creating a postpartum support network • solutions to common breastfeeding challenges Nursing mothers everywhere will find this book an indispensable guide to maximizing the lifelong benefits of breastfeeding that only the American Academy of Pediatrics can provide.
The Breastfeeding Book Your Doctor RecommendsWhy is breastfeeding best for my baby? Will I like it? What if it hurts? What happens when my maternity leave is over? Will I be able to use a breast pump? How can I make this work?The American Academy of Pediatrics, the organization that represents the nation’s finest pediatricians, answers these questions and many more in this invaluable resource to help you and your baby get the healthiest possible start. The benefits of breastfeeding will last a lifetime, for both you and your baby. Here is everything new mothers need to know about breastfeeding. From preparing for the first feeding to adjusting to home, family, and work life as a nursing mother, this comprehensive resource covers: • Preparing for breastfeeding before your baby is born• Breastfeeding benefits for mothers and babies, including the most recent neurological, psychological, and immunological research showing why breastfeeding enhances your infant’s immune system and protects against many common illnesses • Establishing a nursing routine and what to do when you return to work• The father’s role and creating a postpartum support network • Handling special situations, from C-sections to premature births• Breastfeeding beyond infancy• Weaning your baby• Solutions to common breastfeeding challenges• And much moreMothers everywhere will find this book an indispensable guide to one of life’s most important decisions.
The American Academy of Pediatrics is an organization of 66,000 primary-care pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists, and pediatric surgical specialists dedicated… More about American Academy Of Pediatrics
Joan Younger Meek, MD, MS, RD, FAAP, IBCLC, is a board-certified pediatrician, registered dietician, and international board-certified lactation consultant. She… More about Joan Younger Meek, M.D.
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