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Working Without Weaning A Working Mother's Guide to Breastfeeding

ISBN-10: 0977226867

ISBN-13: 9780977226863

Edition: 2006

Authors: Kirsten Berggren

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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Hale Publishing
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 299
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.012
Language: English

Kirsten Berggren has been a working and breastfeeding mother - twice. She has years of experience working with other mothers who breastfeed after they go back to work.

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Who am I to say?
Notes on language
Why combine work and breastfeeding?
Is it really going to be this hard?
Before Baby is Born
Getting ready for breastfeeding
Making plans with your employer
Choosing a child care provider
Breastfeeding Basics
Getting off to a good start
Troubleshooting breastfeeding problems the early days
Demand and Supply
Understanding the basics of how milk is made
Setting Goals
Choosing a plan that's realistic for you
Starting Pumping and Bottles
Choosing a pump
Pumping basics
Care and storage of expressed breastmilk
All about bottle-feeding
Solutions for bottle refusal
Your First Days Back at Work
Starting daycare
Getting your baby ready for daycare
Letting Go
Workday logistics
Your baby's feeding schedule
Your schedule: pumping
Sample schedules
Proper use of the freezer stash
Finding Support
Common Concerns in the First Six Months
Troubleshooting supply issues
Overfeeding at daycare
Pacifiers
Help! I forgot my...!
Nighttime parenting
Reverse cycling
I really need a drink! Can I still breastfeed if I...?
Breast refusal
The six month slump
Do I need to supplement?
Smart supplementing
All Kinds of Work Arrangements
Pumping for teachers
When work includes travel
Working and not pumping
Alternative work situations
Concerns Outside of Work
When your doctor recommends weaning or supplementing
Exercise, weight loss and milk supply
Getting the housework done
What's for dinner?
Maintaining your relationship with your partner
Common Concerns the Second Six Months
Troubleshooting later breastfeeding problems
Normal developmental issues in the first year
Starting solids
Growth spurts
Biting
Normal sleep patterns
The End of the Line
Deciding to quit or cut back
Weaning from the pump
Breastfeeding beyond a year
Appendix
The Baby Friendly Hospital (Ten Steps)
Feeding Log
Caring for Breastfed Babies
Index