Breastfeeding management for the clinician : using the evidence / Marsha Walker.Publisher: Burlington, Massachusetts : Jones & Bartlett Learning, Edition: Fifth editionDescription: 641 pages : 30 cm. ; ill. [Paperback]Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781284225488Subject(s): Breast Feeding | Lactation -- physiology | Evidence-Based MedicineDDC classification: 613.2/69 LOC classification: RJ216
Includes bibliographical references and index.
The Political and Social Landscape of Breastfeeding -- The Composition and Biospecificity of Human Milk -- Maternal Anatomy and Physiology of Lactation -- Infant Anatomy and Physiology of Breastfeeding -- Peripartum Factors, Birthing Practices, and Early Caretaking Behaviors -- The First 48 Hours : Care and Challenges -- Beyond the Initial 48-72 Hours : Infant Challenges -- Infant Challenges to Breastfeeding -- Breast and Nipple Pathology -- Physical, Medical, Emotional, and Environmental Challenges to the Breastfeeding Mother.
"Breastfeeding Management for the Clinician: Using the Evidence is the perfect tool for busy clinicians who need a quick, accurate, and current reference. It focuses on the essentials of breastfeeding management without the lengthy, overly detailed explanations found in other large texts. Marsha Walker sought to create a useful and practical reference guide for lactation consultants to quickly find information to help assist their patients and infants through the various challenges (and rewards!) of breastfeeding and lactation"--