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The Breastfeeding Book

Everything You Need to Know about Nursing Your Child from Birth Through Weaning

By Martha Sears, William Sears

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Format: Paperback, 272 pages
Other Information: Illustrated
Published In: United Kingdom, 01 March 2000
A fully updated version of the Dr. Sears guide to breastfeeding, a perennial parents' favorite for nearly two decades.In recent years there has been a resurgence of interest in breastfeeding. Yet first-time mothers often lack the support and the knowledge they need. Many of the available books fail to address the practical challenges that confront many women (especially women who work outside the home) when they choose to breastfeed. For these women, The Breastfeeding Book is a godsend -- with comprehensive, reassuring, authoritative information on: how to get started, including tips for latching onincreasing your milk supplybreastfeeding in absentiapumps and the new technology associated with breastfeedingmaking sure your nursing baby gets the nutrition it needs nighttime breastfeedingbreastfeeding and fertilitytoddler nursing and natural weeningand much moreTaking a realistic, contemporary approach, the Searses bring an age-old practice completely up to date. Their encyclopedic guide to the art and science of breastfeeding enables all women to experience and enjoy one of nature's most rewarding relationships.

About the Author

Martha Sears, RN and William Sears MD are the pediatrics experts to whom American parents turn for advice and information on all aspects of pregnancy, birth, childcare, and family nutrition. Martha Sears is a registered nurse, certified childbirth educator, and breastfeeding consultant. Dr. Sears was trained at Harvard Medical School's Children's Hospital and Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children, the largest children's hospital in the world. He has practiced pediatrics for nearly 50 years. Together, the Searses have authored more than 40 pediatrics books.

EAN: 9780316779241
ISBN: 0316779245
Publisher: Little Brown and Company
Dimensions: 23.5 x 18.87 x 1.91 centimetres (0.45 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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i have always had a phobia of breast feeding. my husband wanted to help me so he gave me this book as a gift to help me face my fears. i must admit, i'm still hesetant when it comes to breastfeeding but the level of improvement is just wonderful. i couldn't be happier with my progress.
jessica on
 
Informative, interesting and an eye opener are 3 statements which sum up this handy book. when my mother first suggested i breast feed my first born i was horrified at the thought so she gave me this book. it helped me so much and convinced me that breast feeding is the best way to nourish my baby. i now have 3 happy and healthy toddlers whom i have all breast feed.

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