The ABCs of Breastfeeding

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Format: Paperback

Vendor: AMACOM

Publication Date: February 27, 2008


ISBN: 0814480578

ISBN-13: 9780814480571

Number of Pages: 288

Dimensions: 9.00 × 6.00 (inches)

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La Leche League approves ABCs of Breastfeeing for their store! For the new mom and her baby, breastfeeding provides countless physical and emotional benefits. Breast milk provides proper nourishment, helps strengthen a baby's immune system, and deepens the mother-child bond. However, breastfeeding doesn't always happen as naturally as one might expect. As a Neonatal Practitioner and Board Certified Lactation Consultant (and mother of two), Stacey H. Rubin knows the difficulties new moms can experience. Now, in The ABCs of Breastfeeding, she offers a practical and reader-friendly guide that will help every new mother feel comfortable and confident about feeding her baby. From pregnancy to weaning, this helpful book will show nursing mothers how to: find a doctor who is breastfeeding-friendly * hold their baby comfortably after birth * recognize the signs that a baby wants to be fed * take necessary steps that will prevent breastfeeding difficulties * build a healthy milk supply * manage the right diet * continue breastfeeding immediately after returning to work * know when to stop breastfeeding Illustrated with real-life stories from the author's own private practice of women who have overcome common and not-so-common breastfeeding difficulties, The ABCs of Breastfeeding will help expectant and new mothers turn their nursing experiences into a joyful one-for themselves and their new babies.

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