Eat to Feed: 80 Nourishing Recipes for Breastfeeding Moms

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This book will become available on July 16, 2019. You will not be charged until it is released.

A beautiful full-color cookbook addressing a hot topic for new moms, with creative meals, snacks, and drinks created to support breast milk supply and overall health

For breastfeeding moms, "eating for two" continues long after the baby arrives. But eating well can be hard enough before there's a newborn in the house, and moms who experience low milk supply or milk slumps face additional challenges. In their debut cookbook, the founders of Oat Mama share 80 simple, delicious recipes for breakfasts, lunches, dinners, desserts, snacks, and beverages, featuring nutrient-dense whole foods and naturally lactogenic (milk-boosting) ingredients such as oats, almonds, barley, fenugreek, and papaya. Alongside the recipes, readers will find helpful breastfeeding tips and advice on easy meal prep, building a healthy pantry, and sourcing ingredients. Fully illustrated with more than 75 beautiful photographs, this is a warm, supportive, and inspiring resource for new mothers and mothers-to-be.
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About the author

Eliza Larson and Kristy Kohler are the co-founders and recipe developers behind Oat Mama, an up-and-coming lactation foods brand. In the four short years since they launched Oat Mama, they have turned it into a million-dollar brand, featuring both lactation granola bars and teas. This is their first book. They live in Tucson, Arizona, with their families.
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Publisher
Da Capo Lifelong Books
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Published on
Jul 16, 2019
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Pages
224
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ISBN
9780738284866
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Language
English
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Genres
Cooking / Health & Healing / General
Health & Fitness / Breastfeeding
Health & Fitness / Diet & Nutrition / Nutrition
Health & Fitness / Women's Health
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This content is DRM protected.
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Dedicated to supporting nursing and expectant mothers, the internationally respected La Leche League has set the standard for educating and empowering women in the natural art of breastfeeding for generations. Now this two-volume eBook bundle provides a comprehensive one-stop guide for all your nourishing needs, from pregnancy to breastfeeding through weaning and beyond.
 
THE WOMANLY ART OF BREASTFEEDING
From pregnancy to weaning, the one book every nursing mother needs by her side
 
This classic bestselling guide has been recently retooled, reorganized, and updated for today’s mothers and lifestyles. Working mothers, stay-at-home moms, single mom, and mother’s of multiples will all benefit from the range of nursing advice stories and information—from preparation during pregnancy to the world of weaning, from nursing positions to expressing and storing your milk. The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding provides answers to the most-asked questions—and to questions you didn’t even know you had. There is no better beginning for your baby than this ultimate support resource.
 
FEED YOURSELF, FEED YOUR FAMILY
Good Nutrition and Healthy Cooking for New Moms and Growing Families
 
Featuring more than seventy-five easy-to-make and delicious recipes, sanity-saving, mom-tested advice, and vital information about your nutritional needs when pregnant, nursing, or weaning, Feed Yourself, Feed Your Family helps you set your family on a course for a lifetime of healthy eating. You’ll find tips on stocking your fridge and pantry for simple meals in minutes, fun ways to get children involved in the kitchen, info for safely shedding pounds while breastfeeding, and candid, affirming stories from mothers just like you.
The long-awaited revised edition!
 
It’s no secret that breastfeeding is the normal, healthy way to nourish and nurture your baby. Dedicated to supporting nursing and expectant mothers, the internationally respected La Leche League has set the standard for educating and empowering mothers in this natural art for generations. Now their classic bestselling guide has been retooled, refocused, and updated for today’s mothers and lifestyles. Working mothers, stay-at-home moms, single moms, and mothers of multiples will all benefit from the book’s range of nursing advice, stories, and information—from preparing for breastfeeding during pregnancy to feeding cues, from nursing positions to expressing and storing breast milk. With all-new photos and illustrations, this ultimate support bible offers
 
• real-mom wisdom on breastfeeding comfortably—from avoiding sore nipples to simply enjoying the amazing bonding experience
• new insights into old approaches toward latching and attaching, ages and stages, and answers to the most-asked questions
• strategies for moms who choose to breastfeed for a short time or who plan to nurse for a year or more 
• reassuring information on nursing after a C-section or delivery complications
• recent scientific data that highlight the many lifelong health benefits of breastfeeding
• helpful tips for building your support network—at home or when back at work
• nursing special-needs infants, premies, multiples, and how to thrive no matter what curveball life throws
• guidance on breast health issues, weight gain, day care, colic, postpartum depression, food allergies, and medications
 
Plus—Internet references for further information, including La Leche League support sites and groups.
 
Mothers bringing babies into a new world want sustainable, healthy, positive ways to help their children blossom and thrive. There is no better beginning for your baby than the womanly art of breastfeeding.
Sweet Sleep is the first and most complete book on nights and naps for breastfeeding families. It’s mother-wisdom, reassurance, and a how-to guide for making sane and safe decisions on how and where your family sleeps, backed by the latest research.
 
It’s 4 A.M. You’ve nursed your baby five times throughout the night. You’re beyond exhausted. But where can you breastfeed safely when you might fall asleep? You’ve heard that your bed is dangerous for babies. Or is it? Is there a way to reduce the risk? Does life really have to be this hard? No, it doesn’t. Sweet Sleep is within reach. This invaluable resource will help you
 
• sleep better tonight in under ten minutes with the Quick Start guide—and sleep safer every night with the Safe Sleep Seven checklist
• sort out the facts and fictions of bedsharing and SIDS
• learn about normal sleep at every age and stage, from newborn to new parent
• direct your baby toward longer sleep when he’s ready
• tailor your approach to your baby’s temperament
• uncover the hidden costs of sleep training and “cry it out” techniques
• navigate naps at home and daycare
• handle concerns from family, friends, and physicians
• enjoy stories and tips from mothers like you
• make the soundest sleep decisions for your family and your life

Advance praise for Sweet Sleep
 
“Chock-full of advice and information . . . The editors smartly break the information into digestible bits organized by topics and age ranges. And for any parent desperate for an uninterrupted few hours of sleep, the advice is worth the read. Sweet Sleep includes extensive information on creating a safe sleep space, helping children learn to sleep on their own and defusing criticism of your family’s choices. . . . This book is nothing but supportive of whatever your choices are about nursing and sleeping.”—BookPage

“An essential guide for parents . . . detailed, practical advice on bed sharing and breast-feeding, with basic guidelines for safe bed sharing outlined in seven steps.”—Publishers Weekly
†‹Respected for over 30 years as the definitive guide, now more than ever, The Nursing Mother's Companion is the go-to guide every new mother should have at hand.

Breastfeeding is natural, but it is not always instinctive for either mothers or babies. The Nursing Mother's Companion has been among the best-selling books on breastfeeding for more than 30 years, with more than 1 million copies sold. It is respected and recommended by professionals, including The International Lactation Consultant Association, T. Berry Brazelton and The American Academy of Pediatrics, and is well loved by new parents for its encouraging and accessible style.

Kathleen Huggins equips breastfeeding mothers with all the information they need to overcome potential difficulties and nurse their babies successfully from the first week through the toddler years, or somewhere in between.

This fully updated and revised edition provides information on topics such as:

Benefits of breastfeedingHow to cope with breastfeeding obstacles and challengesIncorporating a nursing routine into working lifeTreating postpartum headaches and nauseaNutritional supplements to alleviate postpartum depressionSharing a bed with baby (co-sleeping) and the risk of SIDSIntroducing solid foodsExpressing, storing, and feeding breast milkReviews of breast pumps

You will also find Huggins's indispensable problem-solving "survival guides" set off by colored bands on the pages for quick reference, as well as appendices on determining baby's milk needs in the first six weeks and the safety of various drugs during breast-feeding.

Plus, this edition opens with a new Foreword by Jessica Martin-Weber, creator of the very popular website The Leaky Boob and a new Preface by Kelly Bonata, creator of the go-to site KellyMom. These two much-loved authorities speak to the importance of owning an authoritative breastfeeding book that cuts through the jumble of opinions, information and misinformation on the web.

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