The Latch Book: And Other Keys to Breastfeeding Success

The Latch Book: And Other Keys to Breastfeeding Success

by Jack Newman, Teresa Pitman
     
 

Why do most moms end up weaning before their babies are more than a few weeks old? How do you help a mom have a successful breastfeeding experience? What is the benefit of skin-to-skin contact for newborns and how will it help breastfeeding be more successful? What about the baby who is gaining well for the first four monts, then starts acting hungry after

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Why do most moms end up weaning before their babies are more than a few weeks old? How do you help a mom have a successful breastfeeding experience? What is the benefit of skin-to-skin contact for newborns and how will it help breastfeeding be more successful? What about the baby who is gaining well for the first four monts, then starts acting hungry after breastfeeding? What is going on and how do you fix it? Can a baby with a cleft lip or palate breastfeed successfully? Dr. Jack Newman and Teresa Pitman have seen thousands of breastfeeding moms and babies with all kinds of problems. In this helpful, informative book, they share their insights and techniques to help moms and babies overcome their problems and breastfeed successfully. These techniques have worked many times over the years, sometimes with dramatic results. They are convinced these techniques will work for almost every mom in just about every situation. This book is a must for every health provider who helps breastfeeding moms and babies. It includes protocols, assessment guides, and many pictures to help moms get the latch right. Plus, it includes extensive references if you want to do further research on any of the topics.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780977226856
Publisher:
Hale Publishing
Publication date:
06/01/2006
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.50(d)

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