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Breastfeeding Mother's Guide to Making More Milk: Foreword by Martha Sears, RN

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ISBN-10: 007159857X

ISBN-13: 9780071598576

Edition: 2009

Authors: Diana West, Lisa Marasco

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List price: $19.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 11/18/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Investigating Your Milk Supply
Understanding Your Milk Factory
Seasons of Breast Development: Growing a Milk Factory
Hormones and the Milk-Making Process
Milk Ejection: Nature's Delivery System
How Your Body Decides How Much Milk to Make
Baby Calls the Shots
The Resource-Efficient Breast
The Role of Storage Capacity
Does Milk Production Have an Upper Limit?
The Milk Supply Equation
Milk Production Is Designed to Succeed
What's Normal and What's Not
Commonly Misinterpreted Baby Behaviors
Commonly Misinterpreted Maternal Indicators
Do You Have Enough Milk?
How to Know If There Really Is a Problem
Determining If Your Baby Is Getting Enough Milk
Weight Gain to Gauge Milk Intake
Diaper Output to Gauge Milk Intake
Feeding Test Weights
Measuring Production by Pumping
The Final Results
Developing a Milk Management Strategy
Making the Most of What You Have
Supplementing Without Decreasing Your Milk Supply
When to Begin Supplementation
How Much to Supplement: A Starting Point
Choosing a Supplement
Supplementation Devices
Weaning from Supplements
Solids as Supplements
Getting Your Milk Supply Off to a Good Start
Get a Head Start: Expressing Milk Before Baby Is Born
Nurse in the First Hour
Keep Baby Skin to Skin as Much as Possible
Delay Bathing
Optimal Milk Production Depends on an Optimal Latch
Optimizing Milk Removal: Breast Massage and Compression
Proximity and Frequency
Avoid the Visitor Syndrome
Express Milk After Breastfeeding
Don't Skip Nighttime Feedings
Putting It All Together: The Essential Elements
Investigating Causes of Low Milk Production
Is It Something You're Doing?
Finding Causes of Low Milk Production
Latch Problems
When Milk Seems to Dry Up Overnight
Stealthy Saboteurs: Common Substances That Inhibit Milk Production
Pregnancy
Outside Interferences
Feeding Frequency and Duration
Your Need for Sleep
Unnecessary Supplementation
Nutrition
Hydration
Is It Something Your Baby Is Doing?
Suck Problems
Palatal Variations
Facial Abnormalities
Airway Problems
Cardiac Problems
Nervous System Issues
The Large, Small, or Early Baby
Infections
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Is It Something About Your Breasts?
Anatomical Variations
Breast Structure
Surgeries
Infections
Injuries
Is It Your Hormones?
Hormonal Issues: The Big Spider Web
Edema
Obesity
Diabetes
Hypertension
Anemia
Postpartum Hemorrhage and Sheehan's Syndrome
Placental Problems
Thyroid Dysfunction
Infertility
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
Luteal Phase Defect
Gestational Ovarian Theca Lutein Cysts
Menstruation
The Age Factor
What Do I Do Now?
Can Your Mind Affect Your Supply?
Mind over Milk or Milk over Mind?
Potential Inhibitors of Milk Ejection
Harnessing Your Mind to Make More Milk
Increasing Milk Production
Physical Techniques to Make More Milk
Breastfeed More Frequently
Breast Massage and Compressions
Warmth
Touch
Pumping
Alternative Therapies
Galactogogues: Foods, Herbs, and Medications That Stimulate Milk Production
Targeting: Choosing the Best Galactogogue for Your Needs
Pharmaceutical Galactogogues
Lactogenic Foods: Setting the Stage for a Good Milk Supply
Navigating the World of Herbal Galactogogues
Milk Ejection Aids
Homeopathic Galactogogues
When Do I Stop Taking a Galactogogue?
Making More Milk When You Return to Work or School
Maximizing Your Milk Production
Make Your Plan
How Milk Production Can Decrease
Increasing Your Supply While Working
Solids Take the Pressure Off
Making More Milk in Special Situations: Exclusive Pumping, Premies, Multiples, Relactation, and Induced Lactation
Exclusive Pumping
Premature Babies
Multiples
Relactation
Induced Lactation
Surviving the Present and Planning for the Future
Coping with Low Milk Supply
Making Peace with Your Milk Supply
Coping Techniques
What About Next Time?
A Proactive Approach
Hope Is on the Horizon
Thank You for Sharing Your Journey with Us
Galactogogue Tables
References
Index