Counseling the Nursing Mother: A Lactation Consultant’s Guide 7th Edition

Written from a teaching perspective, Counseling the Nursing Mother: A Lactation Consultant’s Guide, Seventh Edition presents practical suggestions and evidence-based information for the lactation consultant to provide the nursing mother. Thoughtfully updated, it includes new information on social media trends, blood sugar protocols, changes in Baby-Friendly NICU and the Ten Steps, donor milk in the healthy newborn nursery and effects on exclusivity, and more timely and relevant topics. Expanded discussions on dominant culture, implicit bias, cultural humility, and health equity, as well as additional case studies and a more global focus of human lactation, make this new edition an invaluable resource for all lactation consultants. Additionally, this unique book also serves as a significant teaching tool for students, interns, and other healthcare professionals. With an extensive glossary and bulleted lists at the end of each chapter, it is an ideal study guide for International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) certification and practice.

 

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