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Breastfeeding Special Care Babies

by Sandra Lang

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This is a comprehensive and practical guide to all aspects of breastfeeding babies with special care needs. The language is clear and direct and the references up to date. The author covers the basics of breastfeeding and lactation, positioning and attachment, milk supply, the impact of common drugs, as well as breast conditions and problems and their resolution. Particular attention is paid to feeding the vulnerable baby and to alternative methods of feeding. Crystal clear and practical in writing and approach Full coverage of a topic which is poorly covered elsewhere Simple and explanatory with helpful up-to-date drawings, tables and photographs New material and expanded/updated current chapters Tackles issues which all midwives and neonatal intensive care nurses have to face at some point This revised edition includes new material on: the instinctive nature of breastfeeding at birth skin-to-skin contact and care many new concepts relating to positioning and attachment how long it takes to acquire these skills non-nutritive sucking breast conditions, especially sore and cracked nipples areolar massage breastfeeeding and HIV… (more)
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This is a comprehensive and practical guide to all aspects of breastfeeding babies with special care needs. The language is clear and direct and the references up to date. The author covers the basics of breastfeeding and lactation, positioning and attachment, milk supply, the impact of common drugs, as well as breast conditions and problems and their resolution. Particular attention is paid to feeding the vulnerable baby and to alternative methods of feeding. Crystal clear and practical in writing and approach Full coverage of a topic which is poorly covered elsewhere Simple and explanatory with helpful up-to-date drawings, tables and photographs New material and expanded/updated current chapters Tackles issues which all midwives and neonatal intensive care nurses have to face at some point This revised edition includes new material on: the instinctive nature of breastfeeding at birth skin-to-skin contact and care many new concepts relating to positioning and attachment how long it takes to acquire these skills non-nutritive sucking breast conditions, especially sore and cracked nipples areolar massage breastfeeeding and HIV

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