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Breastfeeding and Human Lactation

Jan Riordan – Karen Wambach; 4th edition, Jones & Bartlett Publishers, 2010

This best-selling text continues to be the only reference to bring together in a single volume the latest clinical techniques and research findings that direct evidence-based clinical practice for lactation consultants and specialists. This text contains a clear clinical focus and over 2,000 research studies support the clinical recommendations in this book. The Fourth Edition has been completely revised and updated to reflect the worldwide expansion of the lactation specialist role. New content on obstetrical issues, especially the importance of skin-to-skin care has been added and important concepts discussed in chapters are summarized at the end of each chapter. Key features throughout include key concepts, internet resources, evidence-based tables and boxes. Accompanied by a CD-ROM and color insert, both of which accurately depict positioning, the normal breast, and breastfeeding problems!

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“I received my pre-ordered copy of the 4th edition a little over a month before I sat for the IBCLC exam for the first time in July 2009. I worked hard to read it cover to cover for the exam, generally reading one chapter per day. I loved it and I truly believe it was critical to my passing of the exam (84%). It includes about 150 additional pages over the 3rd edition. I also appreciated the fact that the evidence-based research was very recent, including information that came out in December 2008. Highly recommended!”

“Found this book to be an excellent resource for the most up-to-date information regarding breastfeeding. Very well organized and easily understood. Plenty of charts and helpful appendices for quick reference to important facts.”

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Breastfeeding, a Guide for the Medical Profession

R. A. Lawrence – R. M. Lawrence / Mosby, 2011

Breastfeeding is a comprehensive reference that provides basic science information as well as practical applications. Dr. Ruth Lawrence – a pioneer in the field of human lactation – covers the uses of certain drugs in lactating women, infectious diseases related to lactation, the latest Australian research on anatomy and physiology, and much more: in print and online.

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The Breastfeeding Atlas

Barbara Wilson-Clay; 4th edition / Lactnews Press, 2008 September

The Breastfeeding Atlas is a text book containing 418 color photos of conditions of the breastfeeding mother and baby. Evidence-based management suggestions and case studies accompany the pictures. The Breastfeeding Atlas is used all over the world to train health care workers and to prepare students sitting for the lactation consultant certifying exam.


“Very informative and in depth, along with at least one picture to cover each condition. Extremely easy to read without loads of medical jargon. A natural and gentle approach to babies in this book.”

Great for clinicians…this is full of pictures, and different interventions that would be helpful or required with unusual (and common) scenarios. It was quite helpful in studying for the IBCLC exam.

Core Curriculum for Lactation Consultant Practice (ILCA)

Rebecca Mannel – Patricia J. Martens – Marsha Walker; 3rd edition / Jones & Bartlett Publishers, 2012

Developed by the International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA), Core Curriculum for Lactation Consultant Practice, Third Edition is the essential guide to prepare for International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) certification and practice as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC). Based on the most current evidence base for practice, it includes four new chapters: * Normal Infant Behavior * Change Management * Developing and Managing a Hospital Lactation Service * Nutrition for the Breastfeeding Child New to this edition are figures of breast anatomy and infant suckling and sections on mentoring future lactation consultants, protecting against chronic disease for the lactating mother, and breastfeeding late preterm infants. Incorporated throughout is a new code of professional conduct for IBCLCs, updated photos, and references. Core Curriculum for Lactation Consultant Practice, Third Edition is the ultimate reference for the entire lactation professional’s career from IBLCE certification through clinical practice.

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Comprehensive Lactation Consultant Exam Review

Linda J. Smith; 3rd edition / Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2010

Consistent with the direction of the IBLCE exam board, the Third Edition of Linda Smith s highly successful Comprehensive Lactation Consultant Exam Review is now organized around the chronological stages of the mother-baby dyad’s development. With over 800 questions and over 30 new clinical pictures, the Third Edition encourages an in-depth exploration of each stage of the mother-baby dyad s development, and poses questions that are often unique to that particular stage. It contains two complete Practice Exams and presents thirteen actual Clinical Case Studies, each asking several questions about the case. This review guide is perfect for beginning lactation consultants and those re-certifying, as well as dietitians, childbirth educators, nurses, and breastfeeding counselors! New Key Features: Information organized by Chronological Stages; Over 100 additional questions and over 30 new clinical pictures; Practice Exams that follow the 2010 IBLCE exam format by having 175 multiple-choice questions, of which, 100 questions have clinical pictures

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Breastfeeding Answers Made Simple: A Guide for Helping Mothers

Nancy Mohrbacher / hale Publishing, 2010

Breastfeeding Answers Made Simple: A Guide for Helping Mothers is the latest must-have reference from Nancy Mohrbacher, IBCLC, FILCA, coauthor of The Breastfeeding Answer Book and Breastfeeding Made Simple. This comprehensive, research-based counseling guide provides the answers to virtually every breastfeeding question and is organized in an easy-to-use two-column format so you can find the answers quickly when helping mothers by phone. This book explains what you need to know about both cutting-edge and classic breastfeeding research to most effectively help mothers. The international studies described include those on birth practices and breastfeeding, skin-to-skin contact, laid-back breastfeeding, making milk, as well as on a wide range of unusual situations. Specific problem-solving strategies are included along with insights into the emotional dynamics at work. Written for all levels of expertise, from beginners to advanced practitioners, it is the ideal resource for all settings: hospitals, clinics, medical practices, public health offices, and communities. Every chapter has been reviewed by world-class experts in the field, so it can be used with confidence. This up-to-date and complete guide provides the information you need to help mothers achieve a satisfying breastfeeding relationship with their babies and empower them to meet their breastfeeding goals.

Impact of Birthing Practices on Breastfeeding: Protecting the Mother and Baby Continuum

Mary Kroeger – Linda J. Smith; 2nd edition / Jones & Bartlett Publishers, 2009

Impact of Birthing Practices on Breastfeeding, Second Edition examines the research and evidence connecting birth practices to breastfeeding outcomes. It takes an in-depth look at the post-birth experiences of the mother and baby, using the baby s ability to breastfeed as the vehicle, the mother s lactation capacity as a factor, and the intact mother-baby dyad as the model to address birth practices that affect breastfeeding. The Second Edition has been completely revised to include new information on infant outcomes, including epidural anesthesia and Cesarean surgery, clinical strategies for helping the mother and baby recover from birth injuries, medications and complications, and information on the World Health Organization s Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative with its Mother-Friendly Childbirth Module.

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Supporting Sucking Skills In Breastfeeding Infants

Catherine Watson Genna; 2nd edition / Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2012

Supporting Sucking Skills in Breastfeeding Infants, second edition is the essential resource for healthcare professionals working with new mothers and infants. Using a skills approach, it focuses on normal sucking function in addition to anatomical variations, developmental respiratory issues, prematurity, and mild neurological deficits. Completely updated and revised with new photos and images, this edition contains a new chapter, “hands in support of breastfeeding: manual therapy.” Written by an internationally renowned ibclc and deliberately multidisciplinary, it provides the entire team with both the research background and clinical strategies necessary to help infants with successful sucking and feeding.

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Breastfeeding the Newborn: Clinical Strategies for Nurses

Marie Biancuzzo; 2nd edition / Mosby, 2002

This practical resource provides the scientific basis and the “how-to” techniques to help the mother establish a milk supply and to confirm that the newborn is breastfeeding successfully before discharge. Promoting breastfeeding at the personal, interpersonal, and system levels, this second edition delivers evidence-based care across the health-illness continuum. Brief overviews of pathophysiology are included to enable readers to quickly develop physical assessment skills, make practical recommendations to the mother, and verify that the recommendations achieved the desired results. Clinical case scenarios help the reader think through realistic situations to generate possible management strategies.

Breastfeeding Management for the Clinician: Using the Evidence

Marsha Walker; 2nd edition / Jones & Bartlett Publishers, 2009

Breastfeeding Management for the Clinician: Using the Evidence, Second Edition is an evidence-based guide that provides current and relevant information on breastfeeding and lactation blended with clinical suggestions for best outcomes. This essential reference includes reviews of literature, and covers the incidence, etiology, risk factors, prevention, prognosis and implications, interventions, expected outcomes, care plans, clinical algorithms, and more, providing clinicians a research-based approach to breastfeeding care. The Second Edition has been completely revised and updated to include hundreds of new references and expanded resources at the end of each chapter. It also includes new information on the anatomy of the nipple, new concepts on breastfeeding management such as biologic nurturing and ventral positioning, the newest research on sucking mechanics of infants, and a section on the late pre-term baby.

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Counseling the Nursing Mother: A Lactation Consultant’s Guide

Judith Lauwers – Anna Swisher; 5th edition / Jones & Bartlett Publishers, 2010

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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The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding

Diane Wiessinger, Diana West, Teresa Pitman; 8th Revised and Updated Edition / Ballantine Books, 2010

It’s no secret that breastfeeding is the normal, healthy way to nourish and nurture your baby. Dedicated to supporting nursing and expectant mothers, the internationally respected La Leche League has set the standard for educating and empowering mothers in this natural art for generations.
Now their classic bestselling guide has been retooled, refocused, and updated for today’s mothers and lifestyles. Working mothers, stay-at-home moms, single moms, and mothers of multiples will all benefit from the book’s range of nursing advice, stories, and information—from preparing for breastfeeding during pregnancy to feeding cues, from nursing positions to expressing and storing breast milk. With all-new photos and illustrations, this ultimate support bible offers

  • real-mom wisdom on breastfeeding comfortably—from avoiding sore nipples to simply enjoying the amazing bonding experience
  • new insights into old approaches toward latching and attaching, ages and stages, and answers to the most-asked questions
  • strategies for moms who choose to breastfeed for a short time or who plan to nurse for a year or more
  • reassuring information on nursing after a C-section or delivery complications
  • recent scientific data that highlight the many lifelong health benefits of breastfeeding
  • helpful tips for building your support network—at home or when back at work
  • nursing special-needs infants, premies, multiples, and how to thrive no matter what curveball life throws
  • guidance on breast health issues, weight gain, day care, colic, postpartum depression, food allergies, and medications

Plus—Internet references for further information, including La Leche League support sites and groups.
Mothers bringing babies into a new world want sustainable, healthy, positive ways to help their children blossom and thrive. There is no better beginning for your baby than the womanly art of breastfeeding.

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The Breastfeeding Mother’s Guide to Making More Milk

Diana West, Lisa Marasco / McGraw-Hill, 2008

Separate fact from fiction with help from this comprehensive book about improving low milk supply. Written by two leading experts who have been there themselves and officially recommended by La Leche League International, The Breastfeeding Mother’s Guide to Making More Milk incorporates the latest research and discoveries about causes of low milk supply, the way your body makes milk, and how babies contribute to your milk production. Best of all, you’ll find valuable suggestions for both time-honored and innovative ways to make more milk.

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Mothering Your Nursing Toddler

Norma Jane Bumgarner; La Leche League International, 2000

Many a modern mother has felt as though she has embarked on uncharted waters as she continues to breastfeed a child into toddlerhood. The child’s need to nurse is clear-but mother has lots of questions. In Mothering Your Nursing Toddler, author Norma Jane Bumgarner puts the experience of nursing an older baby or child in perspective, within the context of the entire mother-child relationship. She cites biological, cultural, and historical evidence in support of extended breastfeeding and shares stories gleaned from thousands of families in which nursing and natural weaning have been the norm. With warm insight into the needs of both mothers and children, this book covers what parents need to know about nursing toddlers.

Mothering Multiples: Breastfeeding and Caring for Twins or More!

Karen Kerkhoff Gromada; 3rd edition / La Leche League International, 2007

A mother of multiple babies may find herself wondering if she can produce enough milk, how to coordinate feedings, and if breastfeeding is even an option for her. The simple answer: Yes! In the third revised edition of Mothering Multiples, author Karen Kerkhoff Gromada offers valuable information with an emphasis on breastfeeding and attachment-style parenting. All aspects of caring for multiple babies are addressed, including possible complications of pregnancy, preparing for a multiple birth, coping with newborns who might need to spend time in a NICU, establishing a milk supply for multiple babies, adjusting as a couple, and caring for toddler multiples.

Breastfeeding your Premature Baby

Gwen Gotsch / La Leche League International, 1999

Parents will learn how to give their baby something more than the latest in medical technology with brief, simple explanations of the economic, environmental, emotional and surprising health benefits of breast-feeding their especially fragile babies. Parents can quickly and easily employ Gotsch’s tips about pumping working with hospital staff, bringing baby home, getting baby started at the breast. Includes references and resources.

Breastfeeding an Adopted Baby and Relactation

Elizabeth Hormann; La Leche League International, 2007

Not many people are aware of the fact that induced lactation and relactation are possible. La Leche League International, the world’s foremost authority on breastfeeding information, is proud to introduce a book that provides information on these amazing biological processes. In Breastfeeding An Adopted Baby and Relactation, author and translator Elizabeth Hormann, IBCLC, discusses: myths about breastfeeding an adopted baby; how lactation works; preparation for adoptive breastfeeding; substances that stimulate milk production; beginning breastfeeding with an adopted baby; supplements; and support for parents. This book is a must-read for adoptive and relactating mothers, as well as for the health professionals who assist them.

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How Weaning Happens

Diane Bengson / La Leche League International, 2000

When counseling breastfeeding families who ask how weaning happens, author Diane Bengson says, “Gradually, with love.” She answers the many questions she’s seen hundreds of families bring up through her years as a La Leche League Leader and wrapped her own as well as their personal experiences into her book How Weaning Happens. She covers social and cultural differences among the breastfeeding families, pressures to wean, natural weaning and various other reasons to wean. She also writes about the physical and emotional changes of mother and child in a nursing relationship. How Weaning Happens is the first complete book on the topic from LLLI.

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