The Breastfeeding Book

Author: Martha Sears
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 031604752X
Release Date: 2008-11-16
Genre: Health & Fitness

A fully revised edition of the Dr. Sears guide to breastfeeding, a perennial favorite for parents for nearly two decades. From pediatric experts Martha Sears, R.N., and William Sears, M.D., a comprehensive, reassuring, authoritative information on: How to get started breastfeeding, with illustrated tips for latching on Increasing your milk supply Breastfeeding when working away from home Pumps and other technology associated with breastfeeding Making sure your nursing baby gets optimum nutrition, including the most recent information about the importance of omega-3 fatty acids and "milk-oriented microbiota" Nutrition and fitness for moms Nighttime breastfeeding Breastfeeding and fertility Toddler nursing and weaning Special circumstances And much more... Breastfeeding contributes to nurturing a smarter and healthier baby, and a healthier and more intuitive mommy. Isn't that what every child needs, and every parent wants?

Cesarean Section

Author: Michele C. Moore
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801881336
Release Date: 2004-12-01
Genre: Health & Fitness

We hope you find the information in this book useful and helpful in thinking about C-section, whether you have already had a Cesarean and want to understand the experience better, you wish to plan for another C-section birth, or you are expecting a baby and want to be informed about all the possibilities ahead, including this other normal way of bringing a baby into the world."—from the Introduction

Breastfeeding and Media

Author: Katherine A. Foss
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783319564425
Release Date: 2017-06-17
Genre: Social Science

This book centers on the role of media in shaping public perceptions of breastfeeding. Drawing from magazines, doctors’ office materials, parenting books, television, websites, and other media outlets, Katherine A. Foss explores how historical and contemporary media often undermine breastfeeding efforts with formula marketing and narrow portrayals of nursing women and their experiences. Foss argues that the media’s messages play an integral role in setting the standard of public knowledge and attitudes toward breastfeeding, as she traces shifting public perceptions of breastfeeding and their corresponding media constructions from the development of commercial formula through contemporary times. This analysis demonstrates how attributions of blame have negatively impacted public health approaches to breastfeeding, thus confronting the misperception that breastfeeding, and the failure to breastfeed, rests solely on the responsibility of an individual mother.

The Good Behaviour Book How to have a better behaved child from birth to age ten

Author: William Sears
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 9780007374304
Release Date: 2014-02-06
Genre: Family & Relationships

In THE GOOD BEHAVIOUR BOOK, Dr. William and Martha Sears, the paediatrics specialists whose books on birth, babies, and parenting have become widely praised best-sellers, provide a definitive guide to raising happy, well-adjusted, well-behaved children.

The Baby File

Author: Amanda Dobbins
Publisher: Running PressBook Pub
ISBN: 0762427353
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Family & Relationships

For the Big Tasks that Come with Little People

Little Black Breastfeeding Book

Author: Jacqueline Lois
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 9781469172873
Release Date: 2012-05-02
Genre: Family & Relationships

The Little Black Breastfeeding Book is a small reference book that arms women with the emotional tools they will need to nurse their babies through the first year of life. The title is a bit of a play on words as it is small in size and it is black in cover, but it also is directed toward black women as it shares the authors story as a black woman who has breastfed her children and who would like to see more black women do the same. The book in interactive fashion asks a series of questions that a midwife might use to assess readiness to breastfeed. The author intentionally hopes to create a dialogue in small groups of women that will garner support for nursing their babies and delaying weaning. The author sees breastfeeding as an extension of the bond formed between mother and baby during pregnancy. Clearly, prematurity; little or no breastfeeding, early weaning and early and frequent separations between mothers and babies are seen as related plagues on the community and perhaps more importantly as damaging to the health and well-being of the mother. The book also takes a departure from most how-to books targeted for women during pregnancy and uses an interactive format to list what she believes are the most common reasons why mothers fail to nurse their infants and what she believes are the keys to a successful maternal experience of breastfeeding. There will certainly be some controversy as she challenges commonly held beliefs about sleeping with your infant and advice on weaning and the importance of resolving spiritual and emotional issues in parenting. Some may also find the focus on intellectual and emotional issues a welcome departure from many baby books you may receive at your baby shower. The book lists the more common reasons black women dont breastfeed their infants as well as listing what she believes will allow women to succeed at nursing. In a clever way she invites the reader to look inward and to answer those same questions for herself.

Breastfeeding Sourcebook

Author: Jenni Lynn Colson
Publisher: Omnigraphics Incorporated
ISBN: 0780803329
Release Date: 2002-01-01
Genre: Medical

Basic Consumer Health Information about the Benefits of Breastmilk, Preparing to Breastfeed, Breastfeeding as a Baby Grows, Nutrition, and More, Including Information on Special Situations and Concerns Such as Mastitis, Illness, Medications, Allergies, Multiple Births, Prematurity, Special Needs, and Adoption Along with a Glossary and Resources for Additional Help and Information.

The Nursing Mother s Guide to Weaning Revised

Author: Kathleen Huggins
Publisher: Harvard Common Press
ISBN: 155832352X
Release Date: 2010-09-17
Genre: Family & Relationships

For many women, the most challenging part of nursing is bringing it to an end. Whether you are considering weaning or trying to wean, this book will help you understand the hygienic, nutritional, and emotional concerns that make weaning such an important transition in a child's life. This fully revised guide covers: Weaning a child who is a few weeks, several months, or several years old, Solving nursing difficulties so you can delay weaning if you choose, Introducing bottles, selecting formula, and preparing it safely. Book jacket.

Gentle Baby Care

Author: Elizabeth Pantley
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071504669
Release Date: 2003-10-06
Genre: Family & Relationships

From the bestselling author of The No-Cry Sleep Solution--everything parents need to know during their baby's first year Gentle Baby Care provides immediate answers to the daily questions that arise when caring for a baby. Written by bestselling author and parenting expert Elizabeth Pantley, this valuable guide includes information and practical tips to allow readers to choose the gentle, loving solutions that best suit their parenting style and their baby. Gentle Baby Care provides more than 1,000 practical tips and solutions to the everyday issues that arise during a child's first year, including: Colic Teething Colds Sleep Diaper rash Independent play Traveling with baby Developmental milestones

Breastfeeding the Newborn

Author: Marie Biancuzzo
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: 0323017452
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Family & Relationships

This practical resource provides the scientific basis and the "how-to" techniques to help the mother establish a milk supply and to confirm that the newborn is breastfeeding successfully before discharge. Promoting breastfeeding at the personal, interpersonal, and system levels, this second edition delivers evidence-based care across the health-illness continuum. Brief overviews of pathophysiology are included to enable readers to quickly develop physical assessment skills, make practical recommendations to the mother, and verify that the recommendations achieved the desired results. Clinical case scenarios help the reader think through realistic situations to generate possible management strategies. Easy-to-read content supports breastfeeding promotion during pregnancy and offers practical tips for breastfeeding management during the first month of life. Actual clinical scenarios are included to stimulate critical thinking and breastfeeding management strategies. Interviewing techniques and physical assessment guidelines are provided to enhance breastfeeding initiation and continuation. Strategies to support breastfeeding for multiple or preterm births are offered. Research Highlights discuss key studies related to the clinical area. A new chapter on Strategies for Breastfeeding the Preterm Newborn presents important issues and concerns related to this critical time in the newborn's life. Expanded information on Disease Implications and Risks-Benefits of Pharmacologic and Herbal Therapies stresses the importance of understanding therapeutic care alternatives and their implications for successful breastfeeding.

Preconception Improve Your Health and Enhance Fertility

Author: Penny Simkin
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781451671247
Release Date: 2016-03-29
Genre: Health & Fitness

Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn is one of the bestselling and most comprehensive books about pregnancy, childbirth, and newborn care on the market. Now completely updated, expanded, and redesigned, this authoritative book is the “bible” for expectant parents and childbirth educators. Here is a free sample chapter for you! In this chapter, "Preconception: Improve Your Health and Enhance Fertility", you’ll learn about: • Emotional wellness • Health • Health care • Hazards • Enhancing fertility and the odds of conception • Concerns about infertility • Planning ahead: maternity care choices If you like this sample chapter, look for Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn. The Award-Winning Resource Recommended by Experts & Loved by Parents Parents love this book because it puts them in control by explaining a wide range of options, information, and questions to ask, so parents can find what works best for their health situation, personal goals, and priorities. Experts love this book because it’s based on the latest medical research and recommendations from leading health organizations. It’s practical—rooted in the real-life experiences of new families. The five authors bring a combined total of 150 years of experience working with expectant and new families as educators, nurses, counselors, doulas, physical therapists, and lactation consultants. They have attended hundreds of births, heard thousands of birth stories, and assisted innumerable new parents in adapting to their new lives. Not only that, the authors have a combined total of 12 children and 12 grandchildren. All of this experience allows them to write with compassion, understanding, and wisdom based on what really works in the real-world of parenting. The companion website offers even more details on select subjects, including lists of all the best resources on each topic and worksheets to guide parents’ decision-making process. The website also includes a bonus chapter on pre-conception, which provides ways to improve your health and fertility before pregnancy begins.