Core Curriculum for Lactation Consultant Practice

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Based on the IBLCE exam blueprint, this new resource allows aspiring and established lactation consultants to assess their knowledge, experience, and expertise in developing an effective study plan for certification. Those who contributed to this text bring a wealth of knowledge and experience into a forum designed to ultimately benefit the mothers, babies, and families to whom lactation consultants are responsible.
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Based on the IBLCE exam blueprint, this new resource allows aspiring and established lactation consultants to assess their knowledge, experience, and expertise in developing an effective study plan for certification. Those who contributed to this text bring a wealth of knowledge and experience into a forum designed to ultimately benefit the mothers, babies, and families to whom lactation consultants are responsible.
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Primarily a study guide for the international board certified lactation consultant (IBCLE) exam. Topics of the 39 chapters include physiology of the breast during pregnancy and lactation, allergenic protection and defense agents in human milk, insufficient milk supply, congenital anomalies, counseling skills, ethical and legal issues, and breastfeeding devices and equipment. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780763710385
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
  • Publication date: 6/26/2001
  • Series: Breastfeeding Ser.
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 660
  • Product dimensions: 6.82 (w) x 9.02 (h) x 1.19 (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. I Maternal and Infant Anatomy 1
1 Maternal Breastfeeding Anatomy 1
2 Infant Anatomy for Feeding 12
Pt. II Normal Physiology and Endocrinology 27
3 Physiology of the Breast during Pregnancy and Lactation 27
4 Physiology of the Infant 35
Pt. III Normal Nutrition and Biochemistry 47
5 The Biochemistry of Human Milk 47
6 Nutrition for Lactating Women 61
7 Guidelines for Infant Breastfeedings 84
8 Artificial Baby Milks (Infant Formula) 95
Pt. IV Immunology and Infectious Disease 118
9 Allergenic Protection and Defense Agents and Systems in Human Milk 118
10 Protection Against Chronic Disease 156
Pt. V Maternal and Infant Pathology 166
11 Pregnancy, Labor, and Birth Complications 166
12 Breast Pathology 175
13 Maternal Acute and Chronic Illness 209
14 Insufficent Milk Supply 219
15 Induced Lactation and Relactation 230
16 Maternal Physical Impairments 247
17 Preterm Infants 260
18 Hyperbilirubinemia and Hypoglycemia 285
19 Congenital Anomalies, Neurological Involvement, and Birth Trauma 303
20 Oral Pathology: Clinical Assessment of the Breastfeeding Infant 313
21 Slow Weight Gain/Failure to Thrive 332
22 Breastfeeding Twins and Higher-Order Multiples 345
Pt. VI Pharmacology and Toxicology 356
23 Lactational Pharmacology 356
24 Environmental Chemicals, Recreational Drugs of Abuse, and Drugs that Affect Milk Production 382
Pt. VII Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology 392
25 Counseling Skills 392
26 The Parenting Role 404
27 Adoptive Mothers and Breastfeeding 416
28 Breastfeeding and Working Women: The Role of the Lactation Consultant 422
Pt. VIII Growth Parameters and Developmental Milestones 441
29 Growing and Breastfeedings 441
Pt. IX Interpretation of Research 452
30 Interpretation of Research 452
Pt. X Ethical and Legal Issues 465
31 A Legal Primer for Lactation Consultants 465
32 The Code of Ethics for International Board-Certified Lactation Consultants: Ethical Practice 517
Pt. XI Breastfeeding Equipment and Technology 528
33 Breastfeeding Devices and Equipment 528
34 Donor Human Milk Banking 552
Pt. XII Techniques 558
35 Skills and Technology 558
36 Expressing/Pumping Breast Milk 582
Pt. XIII Public Health and Advocacy 607
37 International Statements and Documents to Promote, Protect, and Support Breastfeeding 607
38 Educating and Change 618
39 Caring for Vulnerable Populations 624
Appendix A 632
Appendix B 636
Appendix C 639
Index 643
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