Breastfeeding: A Holistic Handbook

Breastfeeding: A Holistic Handbook

by Eve Adamson, Maureen Kays
     
 

One of the greatest joys of motherhood is found in creating a welcoming environment for a new baby. Pediatricians emphasize that breastfeeding is a healthy, natural way to do just that. In addition to providing nutrients and antibodies to fight disease, it enables healthy mental and emotional development. In this first holistic guide to breastfeeding, you find

Overview

One of the greatest joys of motherhood is found in creating a welcoming environment for a new baby. Pediatricians emphasize that breastfeeding is a healthy, natural way to do just that. In addition to providing nutrients and antibodies to fight disease, it enables healthy mental and emotional development. In this first holistic guide to breastfeeding, you find hints, tips and suggestions covering everything from diet, to a nursing wardrobe, to tips for dad, to teething, and finally, to knowing when to wean. Includes:

* Deciding to breastfeed
* Introducing the baby to your home
* The family bed
* Breastfeeding techniques
* Nutritional needs
* The ten commandments of new mother care
* How to use supplements
* Food charts
* Recipes for mother and baby
* Treating illnesses
* Handling allergies
* Stress reduction techniques
* Tips for the new father
* Work schedules
* Weaning

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780425163160
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
01/01/1999
Edition description:
BERKLEY TR
Pages:
277
Product dimensions:
5.06(w) x 7.92(h) x 0.76(d)

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