- Author : Kathleen Huggins
- Publisher : Unknown
- Release Date : 2017-07-15
- Genre : Family & Relationships
- Pages : 448
- ISBN : 9781558328822
"Completely revised and updated"--Cover.
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"Completely revised and updated"--Cover.
The 5th edition of this best-selling, widely acclaimed guide for nursing mothers has been completely revised and updated to reflect the needs of today's nursing moms. Dressed up with a new 2-color interior, this reassuring, accessible, and comprehensive book has been helping new mothers nurture their babies for a generation. Still here are Kathleen Huggins's indispensable ''Survival Guide'' sections to help troubleshoot each stage of breastfeeding - now set off by colored bands on the pages, making them an even quicker and easier reference for nursing mothers. Updated and expanded topics in this edition include nursing older babies, feeding babies only pumped milk, correcting a low milk supply (for women working away from home), inducing lactation, and bed sharing with babies. The sections on breast pump models, environmental pollutants (such as mercury), and resources for nursing women are fully updated. There is also all-new information on vitamin D supplementation in breast-fed babies and the effects of Reynaud's Syndrome on breastfeeding. The special appendix on drugs and their effects on lactation and on breast-fed babies, a unique resource among breastfeeding books, has also been completely revised and updated.
Breastfeeding is natural, but it is not entirely instinctive for neither mothers or babies. The Nursing Mother's Companion has been among the top two 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 the information they need to overcome potential difficulties and nurse their babies successfully from the first week through the toddler years--or wherever in between they choose to wean. This fully updated and revised edition provides information on topics such as: - Benefits of breastfeeding - How to cope with breastfeeding obstacles and challenges - Incorporating a nursing routine into a working life - Treating postpartum headaches and nausea - Sharing a bed with baby (co-sleeping) and the risk of SIDS - Introducing solid foods - Expressing, storing, and feeding breast milk - Reviews of breast pumps and details on how to choose and use them Nursing Mother's Companion comes complete with "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 breastfeeding. You will also find an insightful Forward by Jessica Martin-Weber, creator of the popular website The Leaky Boob, and a 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.
With more than 500,000 copies sold in earlier editions, The Nursing Mother's Companion is the most widely recommended resource for breastfeeding women. 40 photos. 60 line drawings.
A guide to preventing and solving breast-feeding problems; includes information on premature babies, babies at risk for underfeeding, and breast pumps, and an appendix on the safety of individual drugs.
Breastfeeding is natural, but it is not entirely instinctive for either mothers or babies. The Nursing Mother’s Companion has been among the best-selling books on breastfeeding for over 30 years, with over 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 breastfeeding • How to cope with breastfeeding obstacles and challenges • Incorporating a nursing routine into working life • Treating postpartum headaches and nausea • Nutritional supplements to alleviate postpartum depression • Sharing a baby with baby (co-sleeping) and the risk of SIDS • Introducing solid foods • Expressing, storing, and feeding breast milk • Reviews of breast pumps Readers 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. In addition, 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. Now more than ever, The Nursing Mother’s Companion is the go-to guide every new mother should have at hand.
This is a shorter version of the best-selling book on breastfeeding, The Nursing Mother's Companion by Kathleen Huggins. This concise, easy-to-use-on-the-fly version of that classic book is ideal for busy, time-pressed new moms (and their helpers and partners). It also includes planner pages to help keep track of nursing and pumping sessions and other important details. Breastfeeding is natural, but it is not always instinctive for either mothers or babies. Kathleen Huggins's The Nursing Mother's Companion has been a top-selling book on breastfeeding for more than 7 editions over 30 years, with more than 1.1 million copies sold. It is respected and recommended by professionals, including The International Lactation Consultant Association, Dr. T. Berry Brazelton, and The American Academy of Pediatrics, and it is well loved by new parents for its encouraging and accessible style. Now, in this shorter quick-reference version, moms and their partners can get the answers they need in a flash,without sacrificing the breadth and accuracy of the original book. Plus, this edition adds a planner component, for scheduling nursing sessions, pump rentals and pumping sessions, weight and wellness checks, anticipated dates for weaning, and more. Kathleen Huggins equips breastfeeding mothers with all the information they need to overcome potential difficulties and nurse their babies successfully. This up-to-date book covers: Expressing, storing, and feeding breast milk How to cope with breastfeeding obstacles and challenges Managing pumping and nursing when you return to work New-mom care for the postpartum period Introducing solid foods How to choose a breast pump Deciding when to wean—and how to do it
A daily log that enables nursing mothers to easily keep track of feeding times as well as naps and diaper changes; lovely design with inspirational quotes throughout. If you're like most mothers, you'll gain a sense of security in tracking your newborn's feeding and diapers, The Nursing Mother's Companion Breastfeeding Diary will help you make sure your baby is getting enough milk, know which breast to start the next feeding on, and record any pumpings or supplemental feedings. For every day of your baby's first two months, you'll also find an inspiring quote and timely, practical advice from two long-time lactation specialists. You'll have space each day, too, for writing down thoughts on motherhood, memories, milestones, or questions and concerns to share with the baby's doctor. More than a log book, The Nursing Mother's Companion Breastfeeding Diary can become a keepsake of your first precious weeks with your baby.
Expert, practical advice makes this an indispensable resource for mothers of the 1990s. The authors fully explain the latest methods, equipment, and theories involving breastfeeding. Includes drawings and 20 charts. Original.
Everything a nursing mother needs to know about weaning by breastfeeding expert, Kathleen Huggins.
The number of '' must - have'' baby products has exploded in recent years, spawning a whole category of baby - gear guides targeting new parents. The Expectant Parents' Companion goes beyond these product guides and helps moms - and dads - to - be prioritize all of the practical things they need to do to prepare for baby's arrival and decide for themselves which baby products will help make their first year with a new baby easier and simpler. In her trademark reassuring tone that emphasizes simplicity and practicality, Kathleen Huggins offers advice on which items to buy, which to borrow, and which are not worth getting, plus guidance on what parents can do to create a safe and comfortable environment for baby. There are chapters on preparing for the baby's birth (including choosing a childbirth class, creating a birth plan, preparing for labor, and choosing a pediatrician), feeding, nurseries and sleeping arrangements, clothing, diapering, daytime gear, traveling with baby, baby proofing the home, and other safety measures. The book also provides guidance on choosing a day care provider, plus checklists for pregnancy and the early months with baby, a recommended reading list for new parents, and more. With 25 years of experience working with pregnant women, new moms, and newborns, Huggins is uniquely qualified to guide expectant parents through these often confusing and sometimes overwhelming decisions. The Expectant Parents' Companion will affirm many parents' instincts that they do not need as many baby products as marketers (or even well - meaning friends and relatives) suggest. It's the only book parents - to - be will need to navigate the dizzying array of products and choices available!
By the author of bestselling Nursing Mother's Companion, this is the first book on weaning your baby.
A concise, simple guide with all of the essential information about breastfeeding in an attractive, easy-to-read format.
Presents advice for working mothers who want to continue to breastfeed, covering such topics as selecting a breast pump, integrating pumping sessions into daily work routines, and maintaining a milk supply.
For the World Health Organization, the introduction of complementary foods to milk should not take place before the sixth month, and various international companies and agencies are placed on the same line. The European Society of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Pediatric Nutrition (ESPHGAN) and the European Food Safety Agency (EFSA), for example, recognize the six months as an ideal time for the introduction of other foods besides milk, suggesting however of stay in a window between four and six months . And even for the American Paediatricians Association the child should only drink milk for the first four to six months. But be careful: these general indications cannot disregard the characteristics of the individual child. Pediatricians agree that to start weaning it is good to wait for the child himself to be interested in food on the one hand (which can happen early, between the fourth and fifth month of life) and on the other hand ready from a neuromotor point of view. Your stand the chance to gain the following in this book: Weaning: when and how to start The 15 things to know about Weaning The answers to the most common questions Weaning: should it be gradual or not? And lot's more To learn more about laudable weaning tips for your baby, get a copy of this book now. About the Author Avdotya Connor Ph.D., a health care practitioner, mother, wife, and philanthropist who loves to see young mothers raise healthy and smart kids. She has counseled several successful mothers and parents in raising smart kids. She tries to reach out to parents through her books that are highly educating and fun to read.
A humoristic collection of anecdotes as happened to the author throughout his career as IT consultant and auditor. Laughter and smiles welcome as well as the one or other eye-opener...
The Best Breastfeeding Log: "The Nursing Mom's Companion" was created for new moms by moms that know the importance of keeping track of your baby's progress. This easy-to-use log is divided into 4 sections: Breastfeeding, Sleep, Baby Stats and Notes. All pages include a "Special Notes" area to jot down any milestones, "firsts" or other details that you want to remember. Keep track of your baby's development and memorable events in one simple log. Having important data in one place is essential for pediatrician visits. Also available in baby blue, pink and yellow!
"Discover the positive prescription for curing sleepless nights and fussy babies. Recommended by doctors across the country." - Back cover.