The Nursing Mother's Companion, 7th Edition, With New Illustrations: The Breastfeeding Book Mothers Trust, From Pregnancy Through Weaning

byKathleen Huggins

Paperback | July 15, 2017

The Nursing Mother's Companion, 7th Edition, With New Illustrations: The Breastfeeding Book Mothers Trust, From Pregnancy Through Weaning by Kathleen Huggins
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â??Respected for over 30 years as the definitive guide, now more than ever,The Nursing Mother's Companionis the go-to guide every new mother should have at hand.

Breastfeeding is natural, but it isnot always instinctivefor eithermothersorbabies.The Nursing Mother's Companionhas been among the best-selling books on breastfeedingfor more than 30 years, with more than 1 million copies sold. It is respected andrecommended by professionals, including The International Lactation Consultant Association, T. Berry Brazelton and The American Academy of Pediatrics, and is well loved by new parents for its encouraging and accessible style.

Kathleen Hugginsequips breastfeeding mothers with all the information they needto overcome potential difficulties and nurse their babies successfully from the first week through the toddler years, or somewhere in between.

Thisfully updated and revised editionprovides information on topics such as:

  • Benefits of breastfeeding
  • How to cope with breastfeeding obstacles and challenges
  • Incorporating a nursing routine into working life
  • Treating postpartum headaches and nausea
  • Nutritional supplements to alleviate postpartum depression
  • Sharing a bed with baby (co-sleeping) and the risk of SIDS
  • Introducing solid foods
  • Expressing, storing, and feeding breast milk
  • Reviews of breast pumps

You will also find Huggins'sindispensable problem-solving "survival guides"set off by colored bands on the pages for quick reference, as well as appendices on determining baby's milk needs in the first six weeks and thesafety of various drugs during breast-feeding.

Plus, this edition opens with a new Foreword byJessica Martin-Weber, creator of the very popular websiteThe Leaky Booband a new Preface byKelly Bonata, creator of the go-to siteKellyMom. These two much-loved authorities speak to the importance of owning an authoritative breastfeeding book thatcuts through the jumble of opinions,informationandmisinformationon the web.

Kathleen Hugginsis a registered nurse and board-certified lactation consultant who is widely recognized as one of the pioneers in establishing the lactation consultant discipline as a core component of maternal-child health care in US hospitals. She established this reputation by creating and running a model breastfeeding clinic at San...
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Title:The Nursing Mother's Companion, 7th Edition, With New Illustrations: The Breastfeeding Book Mothers...Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:448 pages, 9.12 X 6.12 X 1.38 inShipping dimensions:448 pages, 9.12 X 6.12 X 1.38 inPublished:July 15, 2017Publisher:Harvard Common PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1558328823

ISBN - 13:9781558328822

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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