Breastfeeding and human lactation / edited by Jan Riordan, Karen Wambach.

4th ed.
Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, c2010.
xxiii, 912 p. : ill. ; 27 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)


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"This best-selling text continues to be the only reference to bring together the latest clinical techniques and research findings that direct evidence-based clinical practice for lactation consultants and specialists. It contains a clear clinical focus and over 2,000 research studies support the clinical recommendations in this book." "The Fourth Edition has been completely revised and updated to reflect the worldwide expansion of the lactation specialist role. New content on obstetrical issues, especially the importance of skin-to-skin care, has been added and important concepts discussed in chapters are summarized at the end of each chapter. Key features throughout include key concepts, Internet resources, and boxes highlighting evidence-based practice."--BOOK JACKET.
Breastfeeding weight loss table inserted.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Ch. 1. The lactation specialist : roles and responsibilities -- Ch. 2. Tides in breastfeeding practice -- Ch. 3. Anatomy and physiology of lactation -- Ch. 4. The biological specificity of breastmilk -- Ch. 5. Drug therapy and breastfeeding -- Ch. 6. Viruses and breastfeeding -- Ch. 7. Perinatal and intrapartum care -- Ch. 8. Postpartum care -- Ch. 9. Breast-related problems -- Ch. 10. Low intake in the breastfed infant : maternal and infant considerations -- Ch. 11. Jaundice and the breastfed baby -- Ch. 12. Breast pumps and other technologies -- Ch. 13. Breastfeeding the preterm infant -- Ch. 14. Donor human milk banking -- Ch. 15. Maternal nutrition during lactation -- Ch. 16. Women's health and breastfeeding -- Ch. 17. Maternal employment and breastfeeding -- Ch. 18. Child health -- Ch. 19. The ill child : breastfeeding implications -- Ch. 20. Infant assessment -- Ch. 21. Fertility, sexuality, and contraception during lactation -- Ch. 22. Research, theory, and lactation -- Ch. 23. Breastfeeding education -- Ch. 24. The cultural context of breastfeeding -- Ch. 25. The familial and social context of breastfeeding -- App. A. Clinical competencies for IBCLC practice -- App. B. Scope of practice for international board certified lactation consultants -- App. C. International Lactation Consultant Association standards for practice for IBCLCs -- App. D. International Board of Lactation consultant examiners candidate information -- App. E. International Board of Lactation Consultants examiners code of ethics for international board certified lactation consultants -- App. F. Tables of equivalencies and methods of conversion -- App. G. Infant weight conversion table -- App. H. Breastfeeding weight loss table -- App. I. Nursing best practice guidelines.
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