Lactation Management: Strategies For Working With African-american Moms

June 16, 2017|
Lactation Management: Strategies For Working With African-american Moms by Katherine Barber
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Do you need help promoting breastfeeding to your African-American clients? Katherine Barber, founder of the African American Breastfeeding Alliance and author of The Black Woman''s Guide to Breastfeeding, shares her experience and knowledge with you in Lactation Management: Strategies for Working with African-American Moms. Designed for health professionals, Barber discusses: The lower rate of breastfeeding and how prevalent diseases in the African-American community could be impacted by increased breastfeeding rates. The history of African women brought to America and how slavery has impacted breastfeeding in this population. The barriers to breastfeeding for the African-American mother. She then describes how to: Successfully communicate with and counsel your African-American clients. Help African-American mothers return to work and continue to breastfeed. Reach out to the African-American community to get their help in supporting breastfeeding mothers. This book is a must-read for everyone working with African-American pregnant and breastfeeding mothers.
While successfully nursing her son in the late 1990''s, Kathi Barber became intrigued with breastfeeding. She began to read about breastfeeding and came across the startling statistics about breastfeeding in the Black community. Kathi took training courses with La Leche League and other groups, which led her to become immersed in the b...
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Title:Lactation Management: Strategies For Working With African-american Moms
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:8.75 X 6.35 X 0.68 in
Shipping dimensions:8.75 X 6.35 X 0.68 in
Published:June 16, 2017
Publisher:Praeclarus Press, LLC
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781939807915

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