Breastfeeding For Dummies
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Gain confidence and enjoy breastfeeding. Get physically and mentally ready to breastfeed your baby. This easy-to-follow guide, written by two maternal/child health experts, provides practical, reassuring advice on everything from making preparations at home and starting to breastfeed at the hospital to breastfeeding while working and weaning. This title features: the dummies way explanations in plain English; 'get in, get out' information; icons and other navigational aids; tear-out cheat sheet; top ten lists; and, a dash of humor and fun. This title helps to discover how to: tell if your baby is getting enough milk; care for your breasts and nipples; solve breastfeeding problems; nurse two children at a time; and, breastfeed outside the home.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 360 pages
  • 154.94 x 231.14 x 22.86mm | 544.31g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Hoboken, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 0764544810
  • 9780764544811
  • 793,987

Review quote

"...will guide you from first latch-on through weaning..." (Shape Fit Pregnancy, October 2004)show more

About S. Perkins

Sharon Perkins, RN, coauthor of Fertility For Dummies, has more than two decades of experience in maternal/child health. Carol Vannais, RN, educates parents-to-be in the benefits of breastfeeding.show more

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Gain confidence and enjoy breastfeeding Get physically and mentally ready to breastfeed your baby This easy-to-follow guide, written by two maternal/ child health experts, provides practical, reassuring advice on everything from making preparations at home and starting to breastfeed at the hospital to breastfeeding while working and weaning. The Dummies Way Explanations in plain English "Get in, get out" information Icons and other navigational aids Tear-out cheat sheet Top ten lists A dash of humor and fun Discover how to: Tell if your baby is getting enough milk Care for your breasts and nipples Solve breastfeeding problems Nurse two children at a time Breastfeed outside the homeshow more

Table of contents

Introduction.Part I: Getting Ready to Breastfeed.Chapter 1: Deciding to Breastfeed.Chapter 2: The Advantages of Breastfeeding.Chapter 3: Is Breastfeeding Always Best?Chapter 4: Preparing Physically and Mentally for Breastfeeding.Chapter 5: Setting Up and Stocking Your Breastfeeding Space.Part II: Putting Breastfeeding into Action.Chapter 6: At the Hospital: Beginning to Breastfeed.Chapter 7: At Home: Establishing the Breastfeeding Habit.Chapter 8: Coping with Early Breastfeeding Problems.Chapter 9: Breastfeeding in Special Circumstances.Part III: Growing with Your Baby.Chapter 10: Breastfeeding Through Different Ages and Stages.Chapter 11: You and Your Spouse: Being a Breastfeeding Couple.Chapter 12: Weaning the Baby.Part IV: Breastfeeding in the Real World.Chapter 13: Breastfeeding and the Working Mom.Chapter 14: Balancing Breastfeeding and the Rest of Your Life.Chapter 15: Upholding Your Legal Right to Breastfeed.Chapter 16: Breastfeeding and Your Next Pregnancy.Part V: The Part of Tens.Chapter 17: (Almost) Ten Little Things That Make Breastfeeding More Fun.Chapter 18: Ten Resources for Breastfeeding.Chapter 19: Ten Breastfeeding Wives' Tales.Index.show more