• Home
  • Breastfeeding and Human Lactation Book

Breastfeeding and Human Lactation Book

ITEM: 50825
$169.00

Overview

Now in its enhanced fifth edition, this award-winning resource brings together the latest clinical techniques and research findings for evidence-based clinical practice in lactation. The 966-page book features more than 2,000 research studies supporting the provided clinical recommendations. The enhanced fifth edition also includes Navigate 2 Preferred Access that opens an interactive eBook and test preparation. Perfect for lactation consultants and other specialists, as well as for certification and practice as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC).

Details

A leading reference for lactation consultants and other specialists, the enhanced fifth edition of this best-selling text brings together the latest clinical techniques and research findings for evidence-based clinical practice in lactation. With its clinical focus, the book features updated research and references, photos, and more than 2,000 research studies supporting the provided clinical recommendations.


The 23 chapters are divided into five sections, including:


  • Historical and Work Perspectives
  • Anatomical and Biological Imperatives
  • Prenatal, Perinatal, and Postnatal Periods
  • Beyond Postpartum
  • Sociocultural Issues

Also an excellent resource for certification and practice as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), the enhanced fifth edition additionally includes Navigate 2 Preferred Access that opens an interactive eBook and test preparation. 966 pages ©2016