The Breastfeeding Atlas, 7th edition, has new photos and has been substantially re-written to reflect the most current research and best, evidence-based clinical practices. It also reflects the practical experience of Barbara Wilson-Clay, and Kay Hoover, both Fellows of the International Lactation Consultant Association, who have each been assisting mothers and babies for more than 30 years. A must-have text for students, candidates for the IBLCE (International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners) exam, and practitioners working in maternal-child health fields. Spiral binding permits book to open flat for easy study.
The Breastfeeding Atlas is a comprehensive visual resource that is invaluable for those sitting the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) exam, and lactation consultants and other health professionals working with breastfeeding women. The authors have encountered thousands of babies and here, their stories are told as case studies with 400+ colour photographs and suggested clinical solutions. Carefully referenced, the book has space after most chapters for note-taking.
About the Authors
Barbara Wilson-Clay and Kay Hoover have over 50 years of combined expertise as lactation consultants, educators and photographers. The Breastfeeding Atlas taps into their broad experience as clinical practitioners. Barbara Wilson-Clay became certified as an IBCLC in 1987, and was recognized as a Fellow of the International Lactation Consultant Association in 2008. Barbara maintains a private practice in Austin, Texas, and is a member of numerous local, national, and international boards and coalitions to promote breastfeeding. Kay Hoover is employed as the lactation consultant for Riddle Memorial Hospital in Media, Pennsylvania. She became an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant in 1985. During her career she has been a lactation consultant for 3 different hospitals, the Philadelphia Department of Public Health in the Division of Maternal, Child and Family Health, the Center for Childhood Obesity Research at The Pennsylvania State University, and maintained a private practice for over 20 years. Kay has a national reputation as a lecturer and author.
Spiral bound. 7th edition USA May 2022