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Ina May's Guide to Breastfeeding From the Nation's Leading Midwife

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ISBN-10: 0553384295

ISBN-13: 9780553384291

Edition: 2009

Authors: Ina May Gaskin

List price: $22.00
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Everything you need to know to make breastfeeding a joyful, natural, and richly fulfilling experience for both you and your baby Drawing on her decades of experience in caring for pregnant women, mothers, and babies, Ina May Gaskin explores the health and psychological benefits of breastfeeding and gives you invaluable practical advice that will help you nurse your baby in the most fulfilling way possible. Inside you'll find answers to virtually every question you have on breastfeeding, including topics such as the benefits of breastfeeding nursing challenges pumps and other nursing products sleeping arrangements nursing and work medications nursing multiples weaning sick babies…    
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Book details

List price: $22.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 9/29/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Introduction: Breast Is Best
How Breastfeeding Works, and How It Relates to Mothering
Preparing for Nursing
How Birth Practices Affect Breastfeeding
Getting Started: The Basics
Your Baby's Needs-and Yours-During the First Week
Problem-Solving During the First Week
Sleeping Arrangements
If You Have a Job Outside Your Home
The First Three Months
As Your Baby Gets Older
Nursing Twins...and More
When Babies Get Sick or Need Hospitalization
Weaning
Shared Nursing, Wet-Nursing, and Forgotten Lore
Nipplephobia: What It Is and Why We Should Eradicate It
Creating a Breastfeeding Culture
Acknowledgments
Resources
Notes
Image Credits and Permissions
Index
Author Bio