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The womanly art of breastfeeding.

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Corporate Author: La Leche League International.
Other Authors: Torgus, Judy., Gotsch, Gwen.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Plume, 2004.
Edition:7th rev. ed., 1st Plume prtg. /
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245 0 4 |a The womanly art of breastfeeding. 
250 |a 7th rev. ed., 1st Plume prtg. /  |b [revised and edited by Judy Torgus and Gwen Gotsch]. 
260 |a New York :  |b Plume,  |c 2004. 
300 |a xiv, 463 p. :  |b ill. ;  |c 23 cm. 
500 |a Simultaneously published: Schaumburg, Ill. : La Leche League International, 2004. 
500 |a "La Leche League International"--Cover. 
505 0 |a pt. 1. Planning to breastfeed -- 1. Why choose breastfeeding? -- A special journey -- Best for baby : best for you -- The key to good mothering -- 2. Plans are underway -- Plans for the baby's birth -- Health professionals who care -- Preparing to breastfeed -- What to wear : nursing fashions -- 3. Your network of support -- La Leche League meetings -- Why do you need support? -- How do I find La Leche League? -- pt. 2. The early months -- 4. Your baby arrives -- Baby's first feeding -- Breastfeeding in slow motion -- Other breastfeeding positions -- Engorgement : when the milk "comes in" -- How long to nurse? -- Hospital routines -- Breastfeeding products -- Leaving the hospital -- 5. At home with your baby -- Babies are to love -- How many times do I feed the baby? -- Is baby getting enough? -- Caring for your baby -- Taking care of mother -- Going out? : take baby along -- 6. A time to learn -- Why is my baby crying? -- Babies who are colicky -- Growth spurts -- Nighttime needs -- Sharing sleep -- Babies, beds, and sex -- 7. Common concerns -- Avoiding and treating sore nipples -- Moist wound healing -- Sore nipples in later months -- Pumping and storing your milk -- Breast problems : sore breasts, plugged ducts, and mastitis -- Breast lumps and breast surgery -- Is your baby getting enough milk? -- The baby who is pleasingly plump -- Did you ever hear of a nursing strike? -- 
505 0 |a pt. 3. Going back to work -- 8. Breastfeeding and working -- Benefits of breastfeeding -- Proceed slowly -- Some practical hints -- Feeding tips for the sitter -- Establish a routine -- Who will take care of the baby? -- 9. Making a choice -- The mother-child relationship -- Take one step at a time -- Choosing to stay home -- pt. 4. Life as a family -- 10. The manly art of fathering -- Fathers get involved -- Fathers and breastfeeding -- What can fathers do? -- Husband and wife : a parenting team -- 11. Meeting family needs -- Housework and a new baby -- Time for the other little ones -- Developing a parenting style -- 12. Nutritional know-how -- The basic approach -- How to eat well -- Special hints for nursing mothers -- Weight loss and exercise -- 
505 0 |a pt. 5. As your baby grows -- 13. Ready for solids -- Go slowly at first -- What foods to choose -- 14. Weaning gradually, with love -- More than milk -- What if I want to wean my baby? -- Toddler nursing -- Pregnant and nursing? -- Tandem nursing -- 15. Discipline is loving guidance -- Setting the stage -- Discipline and punishment -- Normal toddler traits -- A look ahead -- pt. 6. Special situations -- 16. Problems at the beginning -- Breastfeeding after a cesarean birth -- What if your baby is jaundiced? -- Hypoglycemia in newborns -- If your baby is premature -- A baby with special needs -- The baby with Down syndrome -- A baby with a cleft lip or palate -- Cystic fibrosis and other metabolic conditions -- When a baby dies -- 17. When extra care is needed -- Multiple births : multiple blessings -- Relactation and induced lactation -- If your baby get sick -- Slow weight gain -- What if mother is ill? -- Medications and other substances -- Mothers with special problems -- 
505 0 |a pt. 7. Why breast is best -- 18. Human milk for human babies -- How your baby grows -- Unique milk for a unique species -- Human milk : an arsenal against illness -- Nature's vaccine for the newborn -- Avoiding allergies -- More reasons to breastfeed -- 19. How breastfeeding affects a mother -- How the breast gives milk -- Guaranteed high-quality milk -- Breastfeeding and your reproductive cycle -- pt. 8. Mothers helping mothers -- 20. About La Leche League -- How it all began -- How LLL can help you -- About this book and its authors -- La Leche League's influence -- A final word : from the founders -- Appendix -- Books that we publish -- Other helpful books -- Breast pumps and other products -- Organizations that offer support -- Web sites that are helpful -- Marmet technique of manual expression -- Selected references -- Photo credits. 
650 0 |a Breastfeeding. 
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700 1 |a Gotsch, Gwen. 
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