Unity Through Diversity

A Report on the Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition, Communities of Color Leadership Roundtable

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Child health services

Page: 50

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Healthy Mother, Healthy Baby

The Complete Guide for New Mothers

Author: Aliza A. Lifshitz

Publisher: Thomas Nelson

ISBN: 1418554065

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 256

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From one of the most well respected doctors in medicine comes an important guide to pregnancy, helping mothers-to-be ensure the success of not only a healthy pregnancy for themselves, but a healthy newborn as well. Written in a friendly, experienced voice, the book is designed to give the new mother knowledge and comfort.
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Empty Cribs

The Impact of Smoking on Child Health

Author: Michael Dean

Publisher: Arts and Sciences Publishin

ISBN: 0978690702

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 160

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You know smoking is bad for your health and pregnant women should not smoke. But you probably don't know smoking is the most common preventable cause of infant death. This book must be read by every parent or future parent. Empty Cribs-The Impact of Smoking on Child Health describes the role of smoking on sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), low birth rate, and childhood lung disease. The book also presents information on other ways to prevent infant mortality. Empty Cribs provides a series of solutions for prospective parents and concerned readers including boycotting companies profiting from tobacco, reducing investments in tobacco-involved companies, and strategies to increase consumer awareness. An extensive appendix is included with resources on health, supporting organizations, and how to quit smoking. The book's message will resonate with parents, prospective parents, anti-tobacco advocates, and people of faith. Empty Cribs will be the first book to document the role of smoking on infant mortality and provide solutions to address the issue. The future of our children is in our hands.
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Maternal and Infant Assessment for Breastfeeding and Human Lactation: A Guide for the Practitioner

Author: Karin Cadwell,Cynthia Turner-Maffei,Barbara O'Connor

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9780763735777

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 147

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Maternal and Infant Assessment for Breastfeeding and Human Lactation: A Guide for the Practitioner, Second Edition explores the characteristics of breastfeeding problems that can be seen, heard, or observed, and allows the assessor to distinguish between breastfeeding problems and actual medical issues. This text is designed for healthcare professionals who are responsible for developing a process for determining the breastfeeding status of mothers and infants. While past experience can provide some direction for exploration, a thorough assessment demands detailed examination of the unique aspects of the new situation. Assessors must individually tailor their approach depending on the circumstances; this text offers appropriate solutions to various potential issues. The second edition of Maternal and Infant Assessment for Breastfeeding and Human Lactation includes extensive new colored pictures and diagrams, as well as additional key information on the challenges of breastfeeding a premature infant.
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