Brilliant Breastfeeding takes the stress out of all parts of breastfeeding your baby, from the vital skin-to-skin first feed, to returning to work.
It is more than a manual to arm breastfeeding mothers with the most up-to-date information and strategies for every possible scenario—it is a non-judgemental friend to help you to sit back and enjoy a unique time of loving and bonding.
Jo Gilpin’s extensive experience as a midwife and lactation consultant, along with her friendly, readable tone, make this a unique and comprehensive book.
"Brilliant Breastfeeding is much more than a book on breastfeeding—it hits all the right points about the important issues in the early months with the new baby." Dr Howard Chilton, Neonatal Paediatrician.
In Breastfeeding Made Easy renowned paediatrician and father-of-three Carlos González, author of Kiss Me! How to raise your children with love and My Child Won't Eat!, brings his warmth and positivity to a subject close to his heart and his clinical practice: breastfeeding. In his characteristic friendly style, and by tackling the real-life questions mothers have about breastfeeding head-on, he explains:how breastfeeding works, and why most mothers, with support, can do it if they want tohow myths and misinformation can derail mothers, and how to avoid thishow to manage introducing solid foods, weaning from the breast and going back to workthe proven health benefits of breastfeeding, for babies and their mothershow treating illness, in mother and baby, needn't mean the end of breastfeedinghow breastfeeding can succeed even in difficult circumstancesthe importance of good breastfeeding support, and how to access it
Dr González's extensive experience of supporting breastfeeding mothers and their babies, coupled with his scientific understanding of human lactation and his skill in explaining this to a non-medical audience, are combined here in a book that is an accessible, confidence-inspiring companion for every breastfeeding mother.
Breastfeeding may be natural, but it may also be more challenging than you expect. Some mothers encounter doubts and difficulties, from struggling with the first few feedings to finding a gentle and loving way to comfortably wean from the breast.
This second edition of Breastfeeding Made Simple is an essential guide to breastfeeding that every new and expectant mom should own-a comprehensive resource that takes the mystery out of basic breastfeeding dynamics. Understanding the seven natural laws of breastfeeding will help you avoid and overcome challenges such as low milk production, breast refusal, weaning difficulties, and every other obstacle that can keep you from enjoying breastfeeding your baby.
Breastfeeding Made Simple will help you to:• Find comfortable, relaxing breastfeeding positions
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:
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.