Successful Breastfeeding , 3rd Edition

By Royal College of Midwives
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  • Easy to access and easy to read a guide which gives immediate help and advice
  • Up to date with research and developments in this field a safe and helpful guide for health professionals
  • Authoritative has the backing of the Royal College of Midwives and draws directly on the knowledge and understanding of the most experienced professionals in this field.
  • A fully revised and updated edition of this successful guide to breastfeeding. A short, succinct authoritative, pocket book guide to the how and why of breastfeeding. Written by a group of experts in infant feeding brought together by the Royal College of Midwives. This is an invaluable source of information for midwives, health visitors and others supporting breastfeeding mothers as well as the mothers themselves.
    ISBN 9780443059674
    Author Informaiton By Royal College of Midwives
    Table of Content Preface. Introduction. The background. Why breastfeed? Understanding how a baby breastfeeds. Duration and frequency of feeds. Correct positioning and attachment of the baby at the breast. Factors that have been shown to help. Factors that have been shown to be unhelpful. Protecting breastfeeding. Antenatal and postnatal considerations. Notes on less common problems. Breastfeeding under special circumstances. Appendix 1: The Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding. Appendix 2: Voluntary organisations. Appendix 3: Breastfeeding initiatives in the UK. Appendix 4: Further reading. Appendix 5: Health benefits of breastfeeding. Index.
    Publication Date 05-11-2001
    Pages 178
    Trim 216x138mm
    Stock Status In Stock
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