Counseling the Nursing Mother

Counseling the Nursing Mother

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Written from a teaching perspective, Counseling the Nursing Mother: A Lactation Consultanta€™s Guide, Sixth Edition presents topics within a counseling framework with practical suggestions and evidence-based information interwoven throughout. Completely updated and revised, it includes new research on milk composition, the importance of the gut microbiome and skin-to-skin care, Affordable Care Act changes, and the latest guidelines from the World Health Organization for breastfeeding with HIV. Also explored and expanded are discussions on cultural competence, working effectively and sensitively with LGBTQ families, addressing disparities in health equity, milk banking issues, and social media trends for lactation information and support. Additionally, the Sixth Edition also serves as a significant teaching tool for students, interns, and other healthcare professionals.Important Notice:The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical editionA baby who consistently sucks his or her tongue may have been doing so in utero for months. Have the ... Because babies suck differently on an artificial nipple than they do on the breast, it is important to avoid using a rubber/silicone nipple as much as possible. The long, firm ... For other mothers, use of these devices may make feeding a chore for the mother and a difficult procedure for the baby. Ask theanbsp;...

Title:Counseling the Nursing Mother
Author:Judith Lauwers, Anna Swisher
Publisher:Jones & Bartlett Publishers - 2015-07-13


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