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Counseling The Nursing Mother Book

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$146.00

Overview

Unique in its attention to the importance of appropriate and effective communication techniques, this award-winning book comprehensively covers how counseling styles and approaches can enhance interactions with breastfeeding mothers. Presents topics within a counseling framework and includes practical suggestions for working with mothers. Also includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that opens an interactive, comprehensive eBook. 810 pages. ©2016

Details

Great for lactation consultants as well as students and other healthcare professionals, this book is ideal both for working with breastfeeding mothers and as a study guide for IBCLC certification and practice. Provides up-to-date research on breastmilk composition, the importance of the gut microbiome, skin-to-skin care, and more, as well as the latest World Health Organization guidelines for breastfeeding with HIV. Includes an extensive glossary and bulleted lists at the end of each chapter.


Sections include:


  • Promotion and Support
  • The Science of Lactation
  • Prenatal through Postpartum
  • Special Care
  • Role of the IBCLC

Also features Navigate 2 Advantage Access that opens an interactive, comprehensive eBook. 810 pages. ©2016