Breastfeeding: A Guide for the Medical Profession – 9/ed Due 1 June 2021

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Written and edited by leading physicians, Breastfeeding: A Guide for the Medical Profession, 9th Edition, offers comprehensive, dependable information and guidance in this multifaceted field. Award-winning author and co-founder of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine, Dr. Ruth Lawrence, and her son, Dr. Rob Lawrence, ensure that you’re brought fully up to date on everything from basic data on the anatomical, physiological, biochemical, nutritional, immunological, and psychological aspects of human lactation, to the problems of clinical management of breastfeeding—all in a highly readable, easily accessible desk reference.

Paperback.

9th edition, USA 2022 (June 2021)

Click here for our complete list of recommended books for studying for the IBLCE Exam.

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Written and edited by leading physicians, Breastfeeding: A Guide for the Medical Profession, 9th Edition, offers comprehensive, dependable information and guidance in this multifaceted field. Award-winning author and co-founder of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine, Dr. Ruth Lawrence, and her son, Dr. Rob Lawrence, ensure that you’re brought fully up to date on everything from basic data on the anatomical, physiological, biochemical, nutritional, immunological, and psychological aspects of human lactation, to the problems of clinical management of breastfeeding—all in a highly readable, easily accessible desk reference.

Table of Contents

Breastfeeding in a New Era

2. Anatomy of the Breast

3. Physiology of Lactation

4. Biochemistry of Human Milk

5. Host-Resistance Factors and Immunologic Significance of Human Milk

6. Population Health and Informed Feeding Decisions

7. Practical Management of the Nursing “Dyad”

8. Maternal Nutrition and Supplements for Mother and Infant

9. Weaning

10. Normal Growth, Growth Faltering, and Obesity in Breastfed Infants

11. Medications, Herbal Preparations and Natural Products in Breast Milk

12. Transmission of Infectious Disease Through Breast Milk and Breastfeeding

13. Breastfeeding Infants with Problems

14. Premature Infants and Breastfeeding

15. Medical Complications of Mothers

16. Breast Conditions in the Breastfeeding Mother

17. Human Milk and Atopic Disease

18. Breastfeeding and Return to Work or School

19. Induced Lactation and Relactation (Including Nursing an Adopted Baby) and Cross-Nursing

20. Chestfeeding and Lactation Care for LGBTQ+ Families

21. Reproductive Function During Lactation

22. The Collection and Storage of Human Milk and Human Milk Banking

23. Infant Feeding After a Disasters

24. Establishing a Breastfeeding Medicine Practice or Academic Department

25. Breastfeeding Support Groups and Community Resources

26. Educating and Training the Medical Profession

Paperback.

9th edition, USA 2022 (June 2021)

Click here for our complete list of recommended books for studying for the IBLCE Exam.

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