The Nursing Mother's Quick Reference Guide and Planner

Essential Breastfeeding Information for Mothers with New Babies

The Nursing Mother's Quick Reference Guide and Planner
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Format: Paperback / softback, 192 Pages
ISBN: 9781558329799
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Description

This is a shorter version of the best-selling book on breastfeeding, The Nursing Mother's Companion by Kathleen Huggins. This concise, easy-to-use-on-the-fly version of that classic book is ideal for busy, time-pressed new moms (and their helpers and partners). It also includes planner pages to help keep track of nursing and pumping sessions and other important details.

Breastfeeding is natural, but it is not always instinctive for either mothers or babies. Kathleen Huggins's The Nursing Mother's Companion has been a top-selling book on breastfeeding for more than 7 editions over 30 years, with more than 1.1 million copies sold. It is respected and recommended by professionals, including The International Lactation Consultant Association, Dr. T. Berry Brazelton, and The American Academy of Pediatrics, and it is well loved by new parents for its encouraging and accessible style.

Now, in this shorter quick-reference version, moms and their partners can get the answers they need in a flash,without sacrificing the breadth and accuracy of the original book. Plus, this edition adds a planner component, for scheduling nursing sessions, pump rentals and pumping sessions, weight and wellness checks, anticipated dates for weaning, and more.

Kathleen Huggins equips breastfeeding mothers with all the information they need to overcome potential difficulties and nurse their babies successfully. This up-to-date book covers:
  • Expressing, storing, and feeding breast milk
  • How to cope with breastfeeding obstacles and challenges
  • Managing pumping and nursing when you return to work
  • New-mom care for the postpartum period
  • Introducing solid foods
  • How to choose a breast pump
  • Deciding when to wean—and how to do it

The author

Kathleen Huggins is a registered nurse and board-certified lactation consultant who is widely recognized as one of the pioneers in establishing the lactation consultant discipline as a core component of maternal-child health care in US hospitals. She established this reputation by creating and running a model breastfeeding clinic at San Luis Obispo General Hospital in California; by lecturing widely to professional peers and hospital administrators; and through her book The Nursing Mother's Companion. She has also co-authored The Nursing Mother's Guide to Weaning and Nursing Mother, Working Mother. She lives in San Luis Obispo, where she currently runs a new mothers' store, Simply MaMa. She continues to lecture widely in the health care and lactation-consultant arenas.

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Specs

Format: Paperback / softback, 192 Pages
ISBN: 9781558329799
Illustrations: 20 b-w illustrations
Size: 5 in x 8 in / 127 mm x 203.2 mm
Published:

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