Counseling the Nursing Mother

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, Oct 25, 2010 - Health & Fitness - 799 pages
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Counseling the Nursing Mother: A Lactation Consultant's Guide, Fifth Edition thoroughly covers how counseling styles and approaches can enhance interactions with mothers and stresses the importance of appropriate, effective communication techniques. The text presents topics within a counseling framework and includes practical suggestions for working with mothers. The reader will gain insight into applying knowledge and research into everyday practice, and how to meet counseling challenges. The Fifth Edition has been thoroughly revised and covers a variety of topics in the lactation consultation field, beginning with breastfeeding promotion in the modern world, and examining the professional role of the lactation consultant, as well as basic anatomy, physiology, nutritional needs, high-risk babies, and breastfeeding techniques
 

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Contents

Part 2 The Science of Lactation
139
Part 3 Prenatal Through Postpartum
243
Part 4 Special Care
449
Part 5 Role of the IBCLC
635
Code of Ethics for International Board Certified Lactation Consultants
749
Scope of Practice for International Board Certified Lactation Consultants IBCLCs
751
Standards of Practice for International Board Certified Lactation Consultants
753
Clinical Competencies for IBCLC Practice
755
Baby Feeding Requirements
759
WHO Weight Charts
761
Spanish Breastfeeding Glossary
765
Professional Resources
769
Index
775
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