Breast Feeding: A Guide for Midwives / Edition 1

Breast Feeding: A Guide for Midwives / Edition 1

by Dora Henschell, Royal College of Midwives, Sally Inch
     
 

ISBN-10: 1898507120

ISBN-13: 9781898507123

Pub. Date: 01/29/1996

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

A comprehensive, illustrated guide for all those involved in helping women to breastfeed, covering both the practical and theoretical aspects of the subject. Common problems are identified and solutions suggested.  See more details below

Overview

A comprehensive, illustrated guide for all those involved in helping women to breastfeed, covering both the practical and theoretical aspects of the subject. Common problems are identified and solutions suggested.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781898507123
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
01/29/1996
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
136
Product dimensions:
6.84(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

Human breastmilk - A species-specific food; The value of breastmilk for health; The disadvantages of artificial feeding; The anatomy of the human breasts; Looking after the breasts in pregnancy[; The physiology of lactation; The nature of suckling; Starting breastfeeding; The skill of breastfeeding; Care practices which influence breastfeeding; Recognition of the healthy baby; Helping to overcome breastfeeding problems; The milk supply; Painful breastfeeding; Breastfeeding 'on demand' and hypoglycaemia; Jaundice and breastfeeding; Breastfeeding initiatives in the united kingdom; References; Appendices; Index.

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