Supporting Sucking Skills

Supporting Sucking Skills in Breastfeeding Infants – 3rd edition

Catherine Watson Genna

$105.00

Supporting Sucking Skills in Breastfeeding Infants is a resource for any health care professional working with new mothers and infants, containing valuable information and strategies needed to assist normal infant feeding. The book is edited by Catherine Watson Genna with contributions from experts in this field.

Supporting Sucking Skills draws on clinical experience and empirical evidence across a range of disciplines, and condenses the information to a usable framework for breastfeeding support and appropriate interventions to improve sucking skills in both healthy infants and those with anatomical variations, developmental respiratory issues, pre-maturity, and mild neurological deficits.

USA 3rd edition. July 2016.

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Supporting Sucking Skills in Breastfeeding Infants is a resource for any health care professional working with new mothers and infants. It contains valuable information and strategies needed to assist normal infant feeding. The book is edited by Catherine Watson Genna with contributions from experts in this field.

Supporting Sucking Skills draws on clinical experience and empirical evidence across a range of disciplines. It condenses the information to a usable framework for breastfeeding support and appropriate interventions to improve sucking skills in both healthy infants and those with anatomical variations, developmental respiratory issues, pre-maturity, and mild neurological deficits.

The second edition is completely updated and revised with new photos and images, and contains a new chapter, Hands in Support of Breastfeeding – Manual Therapy.

Catherine Watson Genna has been an IBCLC in private practice in New York City since 1992. She has a special interest in the anatomical, genetic and neurological influences on infant sucking skills, and writes and speaks on these topics. She is co-researcher in a study utilizing ultrasound to examine tongue movements during breastfeeding in infants with ankyloglossia and other sucking problems. Her clinical photographs have been published in both lay and scholarly venues.

3rd edition. USA July 2016

Chapter  1  Breastfeeding: Normal Sucking and Swallowing
Chapter  2  Breastfeeding and Perinatal Neuroscience
Chapter  3  Why Johnny Can’t Suck: Impact of Birth Practices on Infant Suck
Chapter  4  How Infants Learn to Feed: A Neurobehavioral Model
Chapter  5  They Can Do It, You Can Help: Building Breastfeeding Skill and Confidence in Mother and Helper
Chapter  6  The Goldilocks Problem: Milk Flow That Is Not Too Fast, Not Too Slow, but Just Right Or, Why Milk Flow Matters and What to Do About
Chapter  7  Breastfeeding preterm infants
Chapter  8  The Influence of Anatomic and Structural Issues on Sucking Skills
Chapter  9  Minimally Invasive Treatment for Posterior ­Tongue-­Tie (The Hidden ­Tongue-­Tie)
Chapter  10  Hands in Support of Breastfeeding – Manual Therapy
Chapter  11  Sensory Integration and Breastfeeding
Chapter  12  Neurological Issues and Breastfeeding
Chapter  13  Therapeutic Positioning for Breastfeeding
Chapter  14  Counseling Mothers of Infants with Feeding Difficulties

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