Breastfeeding Management for the Clinician

Breastfeeding Management for the Clinician – 4th edition

Marsha Walker

$169.95

With Breastfeeding Management for the Clinician: Using the Evidence, the author, Marsha Walker, says her aim is ‘to provide current and relevant information on breastfeeding and lactation, blended with clinical suggestions for best outcomes in the mothers and babies entrusted to our care’.

The book is presented in a convenient evidence-based guide for managing breastfeeding and breastfeeding problems. It provides a review of the literature, covering the incidence, aetiology, risk factors, prevention, prognosis and implications, interventions, expected outcomes, care plans, clinical algorithms, and more, providing clinicians a research-based approach to breastfeeding care.

4th edition USA June 2016

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With Breastfeeding Management for the Clinician: Using the Evidence, the author, Marsha Walker, says her aim is ‘to provide current and relevant information on breastfeeding and lactation, blended with clinical suggestions for best outcomes in the mothers and babies entrusted to our care’.

The book is presented in a convenient evidence-based guide for managing breastfeeding and breastfeeding problems. It provides a review of the literature, covering the incidence, aetiology, risk factors, prevention, prognosis and implications, interventions, expected outcomes, care plans, clinical algorithms, and more, providing clinicians a research-based approach to breastfeeding care.

Completely updated and revised, the Fourth Edition includes a new discussion of the vitally important newborn gut microbiome. In addition, it features new and more effective techniques for addressing breastfeeding barriers, new research, and the latest guidelines.

About the Author

The author, Marsha Walker RN IBCLC is a registered nurse and international board certified lactation consultant. She has been assisting breastfeeding families in hospital, clinic, and home settings since 1976. Marsha is the executive director of the National Alliance for Breastfeeding Advocacy: Research, Education, and Legal Branch (NABA REAL). As such, she advocates for breastfeeding at the state and federal levels. She served as a vice president of the International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA) from 1990-1994 and in 1999 as president of ILCA. She is a board member of the Massachusetts Breastfeeding Coalition, the US Lactation Consultant Association, and Baby Friendly USA, USLCA’s representative to the USDA’s Breastfeeding Promotion Consortium, and NABA REAL’s representative to the US Breastfeeding Committee. Marsha is an international speaker, and an author of numerous publications including ones on the hazards of infant formula use, Code issues in the US and breastfeeding management.

4th edition. USA June 2016

Part  I  The Context of Lactation and Breastfeeding
Chapter  1  Influence of the Biospecificity of Human Milk
Chapter  2  Influence of the Maternal Anatomy and Physiology on Lactation
Chapter  3  Influence of the Infant’s Anatomy and Physiology
Chapter  4  Influence of Peripartum Factors, Birthing Practices, and Early Caretaking Behaviors
Part  II  Infant-Related Challenges to Breastfeeding
Chapter  5  First 24–48 Hours: Common Challenges
Chapter  6  Beyond the Initial 48–72 Hours: Infant Challenges
Chapter  7  Physical,Medical, and Environmental Problems and Issues
Part  III  Maternal-Related Challenges to Breastfeeding
Chapter  8  Maternal Pathology: Breast and Nipple Issues
Chapter  9  Physical,Medical, Emotional, and Environmental Challenges to the Breastfeeding Mother

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