Maternal and Infant Assessment for Breastfeeding and Human Lactation: A Guide for the Practitioner, Second Edition explores the characteristics of breastfeeding problems that can be seen, heard, or observed, and allows the assessor to distinguish between breastfeeding problems and actual medical issues. This text is designed for healthcare professionals who are responsible for developing a process for determining the breastfeeding status of mothers and infants. While past experience can provide some direction for exploration, a thorough assessment demands detailed examination of the unique aspects of the new situation. Assessors must individually tailor their approach depending on the circumstances; this text offers appropriate solutions to various potential issues. The second edition of Maternal and Infant Assessment for Breastfeeding and Human Lactation includes extensive new colored pictures and diagrams, as well as additional key information on the challenges of breastfeeding a premature infant.
This text is an evidence-based, comprehensive approach to the many questions women have when they are thinking about breastfeeding and during the time they are breastfeeding their baby. 100 Questions & Answers About Breastfeeding gives you authoritative, practical answers to your questions. Written by three prominent breastfeeding experts, Karin Cadwell, Cindy Turner-Maffei and Anna Blair, with insider advice from actual mothers, this book is an invaluable resource!
Pocket Guide for Lactation Management, Third Edition is an essential resource for new and experienced lactation care providers. Convenient and easy-to-use, it offers problem solving and counseling strategies for the wide-variety of situations commonly encountered by those working with child-bearing families. Topics include breastfeeding and public health, the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding for hospitals and birth centers, normal breastfeeding, and addressing challenges from both the mother’s and baby’s perspective. Completely updated and revised, the Third Edition includes new metric charts, updated growth expectations, new guidelines, the latest research, and an expanded glossary.
Implementing Continuity of Care in Breast Feeding emphasizes quality and continuity of care; management issues; and policies and procedures that support breastfeeding in the hospital setting whether in the inpatient maternity, NICU, or ambulatory care.
The Fourth Edition has been completely revised and updated to reflect the worldwide expansion of the lactation specialist role. New content on obstetrical issues, especially the importance of skin-to-skin care has been added and important concepts discussed in chapters are summarized at the end of each chapter. Key features throughout include key concepts, internet resources, evidence-based tables and boxes.
Breastfeeding A-Z: Terminology and Telephone Triage, Second Edition provides lactation consultants, nurses, physicians, and nutritionists with evidence-based information on breastfeeding issues that may present as telephone calls. Completely updated and revised with new health policy information, this new edition covers the triage guides for common problems such as breast pain, engorgement, and concerns about milk supply. Also included is an encyclopedia of terms relevant to breastfeeding in both plain language and in medical terminology. Important words direct further questions and help readers clarify the situation and decide the appropriate urgency and disposition of the case. Breastfeeding A-Z: Terminology and Telephone Triage, Second Edition is ideal for new and experienced clinicians.
Evidence-based guide that provides relevant information on breastfeeding and lactation blended with clinical suggestions for best outcomes. This includes reviews of literature, and covers the incidence, etiology, risk factors, prevention, prognosis and implications, interventions, expected outcomes, care plans, clinical algorithms, and more, providing clinicians a research-based approach to breastfeeding care.
The Second Edition Of Linda J. Smith's Highly Successful Comprehensive Lactation Consultant Exam Review Contains Two Complete Exams With Over 700 Unique Practice Questions To Help Students Prepare For The IBLCE Exam. The Text Parallels The 13 Content Areas Of The IBLCE Examination, And Is Perfect For Beginning Lactation Consultants And Those Re-Certifying, As Well As Dietitians, Childbirth Educators, Nurses, And Breastfeeding Counselors!
Now in its Third Edition, this text has been updated to reflect new knowledge in the physiology of breastfeeding, milk supply, positioning, the management of breastfeeding, and the role of the lactation consultant. The text is divided into 5 sections that cover the sociocultural context of infant feeding; anatomy and biological imperatives; the prenatal; perinatal and postnatal periods; beyond postpartum; and contemporary issues.
Breastfeeding and Human Lactation, Fifth Edition continues as the leading reference for the latest clinical techniques and research findings that direct evidence-based clinical practice for lactation consultants and specialists. Now in its Fifth Edition, it contains a clear clinical focus with more than 2,000 research studies supporting the clinical recommendations found in the text. This new edition has been thoroughly updated and revised with current research, references, and photos. To make studying and learning easier, each chapter includes key concepts, Internet resources, and evidence-based tables and boxes. Breastfeeding and Human Lactation, Fifth Edition is also an excellent resource to prepare for certification and practice as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC).