Breastfeeding Made Simple: Seven Natural Laws for Nursing Mothers

Nancy Mohrbacher (Author) Kathleen Kendall-Tackett (Author)
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The Definitive Guide to Breastfeeding Your Baby

Breastfeeding may be natural, but it may also be more challenging than you expect. Some mothers encounter doubts and difficulties, from struggling with the first few feedings to finding a gentle and loving way to comfortably wean from the breast.

This second edition of Breastfeeding Made Simple is an essential guide to breastfeeding that every new and expectant mom should own-a comprehensive resource that takes the mystery out of basic breastfeeding dynamics. Understanding the seven natural laws of breastfeeding will help you avoid and overcome challenges such as low milk production, breast refusal, weaning difficulties, and every other obstacle that can keep you from enjoying breastfeeding your baby.

Breastfeeding Made Simple will help you to:

- Find comfortable, relaxing breastfeeding positions
- Establish ample milk production and a satisfying breastfeeding rhythm with your baby
- Overcome discomfort and mastitis
- Use a breast pump to express and store milk
- Easily transition to solid foods

Product Details

Price
$19.95  $18.35
Publisher
New Harbinger Publications
Publish Date
December 01, 2010
Pages
337
Dimensions
5.99 X 0.82 X 9.02 inches | 1.04 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781572248618
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About the Author

Nancy Mohrbacher, IBCLC, FILCA, is an international board-certified lactation consultant based in the Chicago, IL, area, who breastfed her three sons and has worked one-on-one with thousands of breastfeeding families since 1982. Her books on breastfeeding are widely used by both professionals and parents. In 2008, she was in the first group of sixteen lactation consultants whose lifetime achievements in breastfeeding were recognized with the designation Fellow of the International Lactation Consultant Association. She is a popular speaker at breastfeeding conferences for parents and professionals around the world.

Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, Ph.D., IBCLC, is a health psychologist and international board-certified lactation consultant based in Amarillo, TX, who breastfed her two sons and has been working with breastfeeding families since 1994. She is clinical associate professor of pediatrics at Texas Tech University School of Medicine, has authored or edited twenty books and is editor of the journal Clinical Lactation. She is a popular speaker at conferences for parents and professionals around the world.

Foreword writer Jack Newman, MD, is a pediatrician and author of The Ultimate Breastfeeding Book of Answers. He is a graduate of the University of Toronto medical school. He started the first hospital-based breastfeeding clinic in Canada in 1984 and has consulted with UNICEF for the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative in Africa. Newman has practiced as a physician in Canada, New Zealand, and South Africa.

Reviews

"I recommend this groundbreaking book to all my clients."
--Diane Wiessinger, MS, IBCLC


"I fell in love with this book; every page is a jewel. It simply 'delivers' what every mother needs--the natural laws to build a breastfeeding relationship. Understanding the first forty days has changed the way I talk to new parents and teach breastfeeding supporters. Finally, here is a book that talks about breastfeeding without all the rules. This book lives in my bag to share with everyone!"
--Carrie Finger, BFA, IBCLC, LCCE, lactation program director at Aviva Institute