Dr. Jack Newman's Guide to Breastfeeding

Dr. Jack Newman's Guide to Breastfeeding

by Jack Newman, Teresa Pitman

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781780662305
Publisher: Pinter & Martin Ltd
Publication date: 08/07/2015
Edition description: Revised edition
Pages: 403
Sales rank: 601,505
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Dr. Jack Newman is a Toronto pediatrician who has practiced medicine since 1970. In 1984 he established the first hospital-based breastfeeding clinic in Canada, at Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children. He is co-founder of the International Breastfeeding Centre located in Toronto, Ontario. He is the father of three children, all breastfed, and the grandfather of two boys, also breastfed.

Teresa Pitman was the executive director of La Leche League Canada for three years, and she has been helping mothers with breastfeeding for more than 30 years. Her articles on parenting and other topics have appeared in Today's Parent, Pregnancy, Baby and Toddler, More, Mothering, Chatelaine and other magazines.

Teresa is the author or coauthor of 12 other books on parenting topics, including, most recently, the eighth edition of The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding. She is the mother of four breastfed children, and the grandmother of six breastfed children.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
Introduction xi
PART ONE: The Normal Way to Feed a Baby
Why Breastfeeding Is Important
3(12)
Finding Good Breastfeeding Help
15(11)
The Sale and Promotion of Infant Formula
26(20)
Getting Off to the Best Start
46(23)
PART TWO: Common Problems and Solutions
Not Enough Milk
69(53)
Sore Nipples
122(28)
Sore Breasts
150(16)
Jaundice
166(9)
Colic
175(25)
When the Baby Refuses the Breast
200(28)
Breastfeeding While on Medication
228(44)
Maternal Illness and Breastfeeding
272(20)
Sick Babies, Premature Babies, Special Babies
292(42)
Special Situations: adoption, Breast Surgeries, Relactation
334(23)
PART THREE: You and Your Breastfed Baby
Breastfeeding and Other Foods
357(17)
Sleep : Yours and Your Baby's
374(11)
Breastfeeding and Family Relationships
385(8)
Breastfeeding and Mother-Baby Separation
393(14)
Breastfeeding the Toddler
407(18)
Quick Questions and Answers
425(4)
Resources for Good Breastfeeding Help 429(4)
Index 433(10)
About the Authors 443

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