The Nursing Mother's Companion - 6th Edition

Author: Kathleen Huggins

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 1558327770

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 368

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Breastfeeding is natural, but it is not entirely instinctive for either mothers or babies. The Nursing Mother’s Companion has been among the best-selling books on breastfeeding for 25 years, and is respected and recommended by professionals and well loved by new parents for its encouraging and accessible style. Kathleen Huggins equips breastfeeding mothers with all the information they need to overcome potential difficulties and nurse their babies successfully from the first week through the toddler years, or somewhere in between. This fully updated and extensively revised edition provides new information on topics such as: • Nursing after a cesarean • How to resume breastfeeding after weaning (relactation) • Nursing a “near-term” (3–to–5 weeks premature) baby • Treating postpartum headaches and nausea • Nutritional supplements to alleviate postpartum depression • Sharing a baby with baby (co-sleeping) and the risk of SIDS • Introducing solid foods • Expressing, storing, and feeding breast milk • Reviews of breast pumps Readers will also find Huggins’s indispensable problem-solving “survival guides,” set off by colored bands on the pages for quick reference, as well as appendices on determining baby’s milk needs in the first six weeks and the safety of various drugs during breast-feeding. Now more than ever, The Nursing Mother’s Companion is the go-to guide every new mother should have at hand.
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The Nursing Mother's Companion - 6th Edition

Author: Kathleen Huggins

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 1558327770

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 368

View: 9207

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Breastfeeding is natural, but it is not entirely instinctive for either mothers or babies. The Nursing Mother’s Companion has been among the best-selling books on breastfeeding for 25 years, and is respected and recommended by professionals and well loved by new parents for its encouraging and accessible style. Kathleen Huggins equips breastfeeding mothers with all the information they need to overcome potential difficulties and nurse their babies successfully from the first week through the toddler years, or somewhere in between. This fully updated and extensively revised edition provides new information on topics such as: • Nursing after a cesarean • How to resume breastfeeding after weaning (relactation) • Nursing a “near-term” (3–to–5 weeks premature) baby • Treating postpartum headaches and nausea • Nutritional supplements to alleviate postpartum depression • Sharing a baby with baby (co-sleeping) and the risk of SIDS • Introducing solid foods • Expressing, storing, and feeding breast milk • Reviews of breast pumps Readers will also find Huggins’s indispensable problem-solving “survival guides,” set off by colored bands on the pages for quick reference, as well as appendices on determining baby’s milk needs in the first six weeks and the safety of various drugs during breast-feeding. Now more than ever, The Nursing Mother’s Companion is the go-to guide every new mother should have at hand.
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The Nursing Mothers Companion

Author: Kathleen Huggins

Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com

ISBN: 1458768759

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 596

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The 5th edition of this best-selling, widely acclaimed guide for nursing mothers has been completely revised and updated to reflect the needs of today's nursing moms. Dressed up with a new 2-color interior, this reassuring, accessible, and comprehensive book has been helping new mothers nurture their babies for a generation. Still here are Kathleen Huggins's indispensable ''Survival Guide'' sections to help troubleshoot each stage of breastfeeding - now set off by colored bands on the pages, making them an even quicker and easier reference for nursing mothers. Updated and expanded topics in this edition include nursing older babies, feeding babies only pumped milk, correcting a low milk supply (for women working away from home), inducing lactation, and bed sharing with babies. The sections on breast pump models, environmental pollutants (such as mercury), and resources for nursing women are fully updated. There is also all-new information on vitamin D supplementation in breast-fed babies and the effects of Reynaud's Syndrome on breastfeeding. The special appendix on drugs and their effects on lactation and on breast-fed babies, a unique resource among breastfeeding books, has also been completely revised and updated.
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The Nursing Mother's Companion

Author: Kathleen Huggins

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 1558327207

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 358

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A guide to preventing and solving breast-feeding problems; includes information on premature babies, babies at risk for underfeeding, and breast pumps, and an appendix on the safety of individual drugs.
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The Birth Partner

A Complete Guide to Childbirth for Dads, Doulas, and All Other Labor Companions

Author: Penny Simkin

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 1558328807

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 416

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Since the original publication of The Birth Partner, new mothers' partners, friends, and relatives and doulas (professional birth assistants) have relied on Penny Simkin's guidance in caring for the new mother from the last few weeks of pregnancy through the early postpartum period. Fully revised in its fourth edition, The Birth Partner remains the definitive guide for preparing to help a woman through childbirth and the essential manual to have at hand during the event. This completely updated edition includes thorough information on:Preparing for labor and knowing when it has begun; Normal labor and how to help the woman every step of the way; Epidurals and other medications for labor; Non-drug techniques for easing labor pain; Cesarean birth and complications that may require it; Breastfeeding and newborn care; And much more.For the partner who wishes to be truly helpful in the birthing room, this book is indispensable.
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Nutrition in Pediatrics

Basic Science, Clinical Applications

Author: Christopher Duggan, MD, MPH,John B. Watkins, MD,Berthold Koletzko, MD, PhD,W. Allan Walker, MD

Publisher: PMPH USA, Ltd

ISBN: 1607951800

Category: Medical

Page: 1280

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Pharmacology Companion for Introductory Nursing Care of Adults, Second Edition

Author: Adrianne Dill Linton,Judith A. Harris

Publisher: W B Saunders Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 284

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This unique resource makes it easy to gain the pharmacology knowledge needed by the LPN/LVN nurse. Readers will learn about the many varieties of drugs in use today...how to perform dosage calculations...the effects of medication on the elderly...patient and family teaching...legal responsibilities with regard to pharmacology...and much more. A drug prototype approach makes it easy to learn the key characteristics of every drug family by studying a single representative of each family.
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Breastfeeding

a special experience

Author: Colleen Fischer

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781884153174

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 116

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Maternal-child Nursing

Author: Emily Slone McKinney

Publisher: W B Saunders Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 1682

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This text brings together the information needed for both the maternity and pediatrics portions of the RN curriculum. Designed for programs that teach this content in an abbreviated time period, and authored by expert educators in both arenas, this text provides a consistent level of depth and a well-illustrated, highly visual presentation. (Includes a FREE online Study Guide and SIMON website at:www.harcourthealth.com/SIMON/McKinney/mat-ch/)
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