Breastfeeding Special Care Babies - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780702025440

Breastfeeding Special Care Babies

2nd Edition

Authors: Sandra Lang
Paperback ISBN: 9780702025440
Imprint: Bailièrre Tindall
Published Date: 27th March 2002
Page Count: 256

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This is a comprehensive and practical guide to all aspects of breastfeeding babies with special care needs. The language is clear and direct and references up-to-date. The author covers the basics of breastfeeding and lactation, positioning and attachment, milk supply, the impact of common drugs, as well as breast conditions and problems and their resolution. Particular attention is paid to feeding the vulnerable baby and to alternative methods of feeding.

Table of Contents

The basics of breastfeeding. The position and attachment of the baby at the breast. The expression of breastmilk. Breast conditions. The milk supply. Breastfeeding the vulnerable baby. Alternative methods of feeding and breastfeeding. Breastfeeding and common drugs. Recommendations for the support of breastfeeding.
Appendix - Breastfeeding support. Index.


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27th March 2002
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About the Author

Sandra Lang

Affiliations and Expertise

Independent Breastfeeding Advisor and Teacher, Lancashire, UK