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Nursing Your Baby - Gale Pryor

Paperback Published: 28th June 2005
ISBN: 9780060560690
Number Of Pages: 480

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For more than 40 years, mothers have depended on the wisdom and warmth of Nursing Your Baby. Now authors Karen Pryor and her daughter Gale Pryor have revised and updated their classic guide for today's generation of women. New information includes: Up-to-date studies on health benefits for breastfed infants and breastfeeding mothers Tips for getting the best start on breastfeeding during the first hours, weeks, and months after birth Breastfeeding advice for working mothers Legal rights as a nursing mother Choosing and using a breast pump How fathers and families can support new nursing mothers

With its unique blend of support, science, and research, this classic guide will continue to encourage mothers to nurse their babies as long as they both desire.

Preface to the Fourth Editionp. xiii
The Science and History of Breastfeedingp. 1
The Nursing Couplep. 3
How the Breasts Functionp. 21
Human Milkp. 64
How the Baby Functions: The Bodyp. 121
How the Baby Functions: Behaviorp. 145
A Parent Is Born: The Innate Behavior of Caretakingp. 171
Helpers and Hinderers: How Breastfeeding Was Saved, and Why the Job Is Not Yet Donep. 192
The Art of Breastfeedingp. 215
Before the Baby Comes: Preparing to Breastfeedp. 217
In the Hospitalp. 245
One to Six Weeks: The Learning Periodp. 275
The Reward Period Beginsp. 316
The Working Mother: How Breastfeeding Can Helpp. 362
Nursing Your Older Babyp. 391
Referencesp. 407
Resources: Sources of Breastfeeding Information and Suppliesp. 437
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ISBN: 9780060560690
ISBN-10: 006056069X
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 480
Published: 28th June 2005
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.3 x 14.8  x 2.9
Weight (kg): 0.37
Edition Number: 4
Edition Type: Revised

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