Breast Feeding: A Guide for Midwives / Edition 1by Dora Henschell, Royal College of Midwives, Sally Inch
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
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.
- Elsevier Health Sciences
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- Edition description:
- 1st ed
- 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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