Breastfeeding and Human Lactation continues as the leading reference for the latest clinical techniques and research findings that direct evidence-based clinical practice for lactation consultants and specialists. Thoroughly updated and revised with current research, references, and photos, it contains a clear clinical focus with more than 2,000 research studies supporting the clinical recommendations found in the text.
Topics include placing breastfeeding in its historical context, workplace-related issues, anatomical and biological imperatives of lactation, the prenatal and perinatal periods and concerns during the postpartum period, the mother’s health, and sociocultural issues.
Completely updated and revised, the new edition includes new case studies, expanded cultural content, new regulations and guidelines, more information on alternative medicine, and gender inclusive language.
With contributions from the foremost experts in the field, Breastfeeding and Human Lactation, is also an excellent resource to prepare for certification and practice as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC).
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6th edition, October 2019.
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