Breastfeeding is natural, but it is not entirely instinctive for either mothers or babies. The Nursing Mother's Companion has been among the best-selling books on breastfeeding for 25 years, and is respected and recommended by professionals and well loved by new parents for its encouraging and accessible style. Kathleen Huggins equips breastfeeding mothers with all the information they need to overcome potential difficulties and nurse their babies successfully from the first week through the toddler years, or somewhere in between.This fully updated and extensively revised edition provides new information on topics such as: ? Nursing after a cesarean ? How to resume breastfeeding after weaning (relactation) ? Nursing a "near-term? (3?to?5 weeks premature) baby ? Treating postpartum headaches and nausea ? Nutritional supplements to alleviate postpartum depression ? Sharing a baby with baby (co-sleeping) and the risk of SIDS ? Introducing solid foods ? Expressing, storing, and feeding breast milk ? Reviews of breast pumpsReaders will also find Huggins's indispensable 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 the safety of various drugs during breast-feeding. Now more than ever, The Nursing Mother's Companion is the go-to guide every new mother should have at hand.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
PRAISE for THE NURSING MOTHER'S COMPANION
“A delightful, beautifully illustrated, and thoroughly practical book.” – Sheila Kitzinger, author of The Complete Book of Pregnancy and Childbirth “A complete, practical, and easy-to-us guide which will help mothers prevent or solve the usual and not-so-usual breastfeeding problems. Huggins’s expertise and warmth shine through every page.” – Penny Simkin, co-author of Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn “With a unique format that is easy to follow, The Nursing Mother’s Companion is a welcome addition to the growing wealth of information available to nursing mothers today.” – Marian Tompson, co-founder of La Leche League “I loved The Nursing Mother’s Companion. Helpful, complete, and readable, it’s ideal for every nursing mother.” – Michelle Harrison, M.D., author of Women in Residence “Health care providers seeking a single book to which they can refer nursing mothers need look no further. The Nursing Mother’s Companion will fill the bill.” – Kathleen Auerbach, Ph.D., professional lactation consultant
Kathleen Huggins, a registered nurse and board-certified lactation consultant, directed the breastfeeding clinic at San Luis Obispo General Hospital for more than twenty years. During that time she became a central figure in the evolution of the field of professional lactation consultants, who now are found in any hospital of significant size that has a birthing center. She has authored or co-authored six books, including The Nursing Mother's Guide to Weaning; Nursing Mother, Working Mother; and The Expectant Parents' Companion, all published by the Harvard Common Press. She currently owns Simply MaMa, a maternity and nursing boutique in San Luis Obispo. She lives in San Luis Obispo with her husband and youngest child.
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Harvard Common Press 2010-01-01, 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Paperback. Publisher overstock, may contain remainder mark on edge. Bookseller Inventory # 9781558327207B
Book Description Harvard Common Press, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 6th. New with remainder mark. Bookseller Inventory # 1311270001
Book Description Harvard Common Press, 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 1558327207. Bookseller Inventory # IM153115
Book Description Harvard Common Press, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1558327207
Book Description Harvard Common Press, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111558327207