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Breastfeeding Management for the ClinicianAuthor: Marsha Walker
Awarded Third Place in the 2016 AJN Book of the Year Awards in the Maternal-Child Health Category!
Breastfeeding Management for the Clinician: Using the Evidence, Fourth Edition is an essential and practical reference guide for clinicians. Using a research-based approach, it includes literature reviews while covering incidence, etiology, risk factors, prevention, prognosis and implications, interventions, expected outcomes, care plans, and clinical algorithms. With a focus on the practical application of evidence-based knowledge, this reference offers a problem-solving approach to help busy clinicians integrate the latest research into everyday clinical practice.
Completely updated and revised, the Fourth Edition includes a new discussion of the vitally important newborn gut microbiome. In addition, it features new and more effective techniques for addressing breastfeeding barriers, new research, and the latest guidelines.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Part I The Context of Lactation and Breastfeeding
Chapter 1 Influence of the Biospecificity of Human Milk
Chapter 2 Influence of the Maternal Anatomy and Physiology on Lactation
Chapter 3 Influence of the Infant’s Anatomy and Physiology
Chapter 4 Influence of Peripartum factors, Birthing Practices, and Early Caretaking Behaviors
Part II Infant-Related Challenges to Breastfeeding
Chapter 5 First 24-48 Hours: Common Challenges
Chapter 6 Beyond the Initial 48-72 Hours: Infant Challenges
Chapter 7 Physical, Medical, and Environmental Problems and Issues
Part III Maternal-Related Challenges to Breastfeeding
Chapter 8 Maternal Pathology: Breast and Nipple Issues
Chapter 9 Physical, Medical, Emotional, and Environmental Challenges to the Breastfeeding Mother