Counseling the Nursing Mother Book, 7th Edition
A comprehensive resource, the seventh edition of this essential guide for lactation consultants features full-color clinical photos, figures and tables to summarize information, and a glossary with more than 900 terms used in lactation practice. Written from a teaching perspective, the guide focuses on counseling and communication skills while providing practical breastfeeding suggestions and evidence-based information. Embracing the rich diversity of breastfeeding families, the guide also includes expanded discussions on issues such as dominant culture, implicit bias, cultural humility, health equity, and more. The 30 chapter topics are mapped to the core competencies for lactation consultants with bulleted lists at the end of each chapter for review. Appendices cover baby feeding requirements, WHO weight charts, and a Spanish breastfeeding glossary.
A must-have guide for lactation consultants, the book is also a great resource for students and healthcare professionals as well as an ideal study guide for IBCLC certification and practice. The guide comes with access to the Navigate Companion Website, which features photos from the text, a detailed study guide, and open-ended questions that can be assigned for class learning or for certification exam preparation. Paperback. 900 pages. ©2021