Pocket Guide for Lactation Management is an evidence-based guide for all healthcare providers. This easy-to-use guide is the perfect planning resource and a key reference for the variety of situations commonly encountered by those working with breastfeeding mothers and their babies. Conveniently organised by the issue that the healthcare provider might meet, this guide helps to quickly resolve key challenges. Quick reference charts, algorithms and diagrams assist in determining whether the situation has been assessed correctly.
Designed for use by an interdisciplinary array of caregivers in practice settings, Pocket Guide for Lactation Management, contains updated references, new evidence-based strategies for problem resolution, and a user-friendly appendix.
Completely updated and revised, the Third Edition includes new metric charts, updated growth expectations, new guidelines, the latest research, and an expanded glossary.
About the Authors
Karin Cadwell PhD RN FAAN ANCL CLC IBCLC is a nationally and internationally recognized speaker, researcher and educator. She is a member of the faculty of Healthy Children Project Inc and convened Baby-Friendly USA, the organization implementing the UNICEF Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative in the United States. Dr Cadwell counsels breastfeeding mothers at the Center for Breastfeeding, a community-based lactation clinic on Cape Cod. She is a delegate to the US National Breastfeeding Committee. She is the author of numerous other books and articles including Breastfeeding A – Z: Terminology and Telephone Triage, Case Studies in Breastfeeding, Maternal and Infant Assessment for Breastfeeding and Human lactation and Reclaiming Breastfeeding for the United States. She has led delegations focusing on Breastfeeding and Human Lactation to China, Sweden, Denmark, Russia, Romania, Latvia, Cuba, Egypt, and Israel.
USA 3rd edition July 2016