The American Academy of Pediatrics New Mother's Guide to Breastfeeding

The American Academy of Pediatrics New Mother's Guide to Breastfeeding

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The Breastfeeding Book Your Doctor Recommends Why is breastfeeding best for my baby? Will I like it? What if it hurts? What happens when my maternity leave is over? Will I be able to use a breast pump? How can I make this work? The American Academy of Pediatrics, the organization that represents the nationa€™s finest pediatricians, answers these questions and many more in this invaluable resource to help you and your baby get the healthiest possible start. The benefits of breastfeeding will last a lifetime, for both you and your baby. Here is everything new mothers need to know about breastfeeding. From preparing for the first feeding to adjusting to home, family, and work life as a nursing mother, this comprehensive resource covers: a€c Preparing for breastfeeding before your baby is born a€c Breastfeeding benefits for mothers and babies, including the most recent neurological, psychological, and immunological research showing why breastfeeding enhances your infanta€™s immune system and protects against many common illnesses a€c Establishing a nursing routine and what to do when you return to work a€c The fathera€™s role and creating a postpartum support network a€c Handling special situations, from C-sections to premature births a€c Breastfeeding beyond infancy a€c Weaning your baby a€c Solutions to common breastfeeding challenges a€c And much more Mothers everywhere will find this book an indispensable guide to one of lifea€™s most important decisions.If your baby is older than three months and has recently stopped gaining or has even lost weight, consult your pediatrician, ... or other device to soothe your baby when shea#39;s fretful, try offering your breast instead-a€”thus increasing her number of ... less, make her feeding sessions shorter but more frequent, and give her a one-piece teething ring after each feeding. ... few months of your babya#39;s life (a younger baby should always be breastfed on cue), you may start to wonder if your plumpanbsp;...

Title:The American Academy of Pediatrics New Mother's Guide to Breastfeeding
Author:American Academy Of Pediatrics, Joan Younger Meek, M.D., Winnie Yu
Publisher:Bantam - 2009-01-16


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