Breastfeeding Answers Made Simple
The must-have reference from Nancy Mohrbacher, IBCLC, FILCA, co-author of The Breastfeeding Answer Book and Breastfeeding Made Simple. This comprehensive, research-based counselling guide provides the answers to virtually every breastfeeding question and is organized in an easy-to-use two-column format so you can find the answers quickly when helping mothers by phone.
This book explains what you need to know about both cutting-edge and classic breastfeeding research to most effectively help mothers. The international studies described include those on birth practices and breastfeeding, skin-to-skin contact, laid-back breastfeeding, making milk, as well as on a wide range of unusual situations. Specific problem-solving strategies are included along with insights into the emotional dynamics at work.
Written for all levels of expertise, from beginners to advanced practitioners, it is the ideal resource for all settings: hospitals, clinics, medical practices, public health offices, and communities. Every chapter has been reviewed by world-class experts in the field, so it can be used with confidence. This up-to-date and complete guide provides the information you need to help mothers achieve a satisfying breastfeeding relationship with their babies and empower them to meet their breastfeeding goals.
Author: Nancy Mohrbacher, IBCLC, FILCA
Total Pages: 1000
"This truly is the go-to reference for anyone who supports breastfeeding mothers. It is a complete update to Mohrbacher's 2003 "Breastfeeding Answer Book", and now includes current information about tongue-tie, MRSA, Group B strep, breastfeeding after gastric by-pass surgery, current medications, laid back positioning, breast anatomy and milk production ... all heavily referenced and with a decent index. Worth the price and the space on the bookshelf!"