Supporting Sucking Skills in Breastfeeding Infants – 3rd edition

$172.95

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.

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

See our list of books recommended for the IBLCE Examination by clicking here.

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