The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding: Completely Revised and Updated 8th Edition

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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.
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Since 1955, when La Leche League started in the Chicago suburbs with seven women intent on spreading information about the benefits of breastfeeding, it has grown into the leading breastfeeding advocacy organization in the world. La Leche League International regularly holds seminars and workshops for health-care professionals and parents, and publishes more than twenty books on child care.
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Ballantine Books
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Published on
Jul 13, 2010
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Pages
576
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ISBN
9780345518453
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Language
English
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Genres
Family & Relationships / Parenting / General
Health & Fitness / Breastfeeding
Health & Fitness / Pregnancy & Childbirth
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A BLUEPRINT FOR A LIFETIME OF HEALTHY MEALS

From pregnancy to breastfeeding through weaning and beyond, the comprehensive one-stop nutrition and cooking guide for mothers eager to nourish the whole growing family with healthy and delicious meals
 
Your approach to eating changes when you become pregnant, give birth, and become responsible for feeding an infant, toddler, or growing child. 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. Focusing on the five basic nutritional stages between birth and the time when your baby takes a seat at the family table, and with an emphasis on organic, unprocessed foods, this invaluable resource offers
 
• nutrition-packed, kid-pleasing recipes—including make-ahead, no-cook, one-handed (while nursing), on the run, or sit down meals—many of which are all-time La Leche League International member favorites
• facts on how a mother’s diet affects her milk (and baby’s tastes)
• perfect energizing foods to support busy new parents learning a new way of life
• pantry- and fridge-stocking suggestions for simple meals in minutes
• the best organic and shortcut foods in every grocery aisle, from fresh to frozen
• tips and nutritional information for safely shedding pounds while breastfeeding
• fun ways to get children involved in the kitchen and invested in the food they eat
• candid, reassuring stories from mothers like you
 
La Leche League International is the most trusted name in breastfeeding information, support, and advocacy. Founded in 1956 by seven intrepid women, the League now has more than 7,000 accredited leaders in sixty-eight countries, and offers phone, online, and in-person consultation to breastfeeding mothers. Visit www.llli.org for more information.


From the Trade Paperback edition.
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.
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