The Complete Book of Breastfeeding (Paperback)

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    The Complete Book of Breastfeeding is a recognized classic in its field. Now it's been completely revised and updated in a new fourth edition—non-doctrinaire, informative, and friendly, it is the most accessible and authoritative book, as much required reading for expecting and new mothers as a pregnancy guide and baby name book.

    All healthy mothers should consider breastfeeding for the first year of a baby’s life, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics, and this is the book that will help women give their babies the healthiest start possible. Written by Sally Wendkos Olds and a new co-author, Laura Marks, M.D., The Complete Book of Breastfeeding, Fourth Edition offers a comprehensive introduction to breastfeeding—how to get ready before the baby arrives; how to involve fathers and siblings; and the best diet and foods for mom. There are sections on dealing with problems at the hospital; extensive information on exclusive pumping (EPing); the best systems for giving supplementary bottles to a breastfed baby; the safest sleep scenarios for babies; breastfeeding in public, including laws affecting breastfeeding mothers. New data about preterm infants is presented, and special situations—multiples, breast cancer, overweight and large-breasted women, breast surgery, tattoos and piercings—are also discussed in detail. An expanded chapter on weaning features sections on breastfeeding past infancy. Also new is an appendix of online resources.

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    ISBN 9780761151135
    Genre HEALTH & FITNESS / Breastfeeding
    Format Paperback
    Pages 427
    Publisher Date 2010-09-02 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Workman Pub Co
    Copyright Year 2010
    Height 9.25 in
    Wdth 6.0 in
    Thickness 1.0 in
    Unit weight 1.3 lb
    Language English
    Edition Number 4
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Olds, Sally Wendkos
    Country of Origin United States

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      This volume was a go-to for my wife back when she was feeding our daughters. She is delighted with the new edition and is looking forward to giving it to our daughter who just had her first child.

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