The new edition of this best selling handbook has been written to help midwives and other health professionals provide more effective advice and support for the breastfeeding women in their care.
It offers clear, research-based, and effective guidelines to answer such questions as:Why breastfeed?How does a baby breastfeed?How long and how often should feeds occur?What is the correct positioning and attachment of the baby?What factors are helpful or unhelpful in breastfeeding?What other antenatal and postnatal considerations are there?What if there are problems or special circumstances?The third edition of Successful Breastfeeding has been compiled by the breastfeeding working group at the Royal College of Midwives, which comprises Sally Inch, Chloe Fisher, Sally Garforth, Ellena Salariya and Michael Woolridge, with contributions by Jean Rowe and Margaret Kerr.Easy to access and easy to read a guide which gives immediate help and adviceUp to date with research and developments in this field a safe and helpful guide for health professionalsAuthoritative has the backing of the Royal College of Midwives and draws directly on the knowledge and understanding of the most experienced professionals in this field. Updated throughout with the latest research
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 178 pages, 38 ills.
- Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
- Publication Date: 20/01/2001
- Category: Pregnancy, birth & baby care
- ISBN: 9780443059674