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Title Breastfeeding handbook for physicians / editor in chief, Richard J. Schanler ; illustrations by Anthony Alex LeTourneau.
Imprint Elk Grove Village, Illinois ; Washington, District of Columbia : American Academy of Pediatrics : The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, 2014.
Edition Second edition.

Subject Breastfeeding -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Breastfeeding -- Health aspects -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Breast Feeding.
Alt Name Schanler, Richard J.,
LeTourneau, Anthony Alex,
American Academy of Pediatrics,
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists,
Description 1 online resource (xv, 320 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Edition Second edition.
Note "Policy of the American Academy of Pediatrics"--Cover.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index.
Contents The scope of breastfeeding -- Rationale for breastfeeding: benefits to infants, mothers, and society -- Composition of human milk -- Anatomy and physiology of lactation -- Breastfeeding: management before and after conception -- Peripartum care: the transition to lactation -- Breastfeeding in the hospital: the postpartum period -- Maintenance of breastfeeding-the infant -- Maintenance of breastfeeding-the mother -- Supporting breastfeeding during mother-infant separation -- Lactation support technology -- Medications and breastfeeding -- Contraception and the breastfeeding mother -- Breastfeeding and human milk for preterm infants -- Breastfeeding in special circumstances -- Who can and who cannot breastfeed? -- The breastfeeding-friendly medical office -- Breastfeeding issues during disasters.
Summary The Breastfeeding Handbook for Physicians was envisioned as the complete and concise reference and teaching aid on breastfeeding and human lactation. Written primarily for physicians of all specialties, the handbook can also be a useful resource for all individuals involved with the care of mother and infant, including nurse practitioners, dieticians, and lactation specialists. This handbook represents the collaborative efforts of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), with additional critical review by the American.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781581108057 (electronic bk.)
1581108052 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 880459033
Additional Format Print version: Breastfeeding handbook for physicians. Second edition. Elk Grove Village, Illinois ; Washington, District of Columbia : American Academy of Pediatrics : The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, 2014 9781581108057 (DLC) 2013949402 (OCoLC)850179999

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