The American Academy Of Pediatrics New Mother S Guide To Breastfeeding Revised Edition

Author : American Academy Of Pediatrics
ISBN : 9781101966075
Genre : Health & Fitness
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THE BREASTFEEDING BOOK YOUR DOCTOR RECOMMENDS Why is breastfeeding the optimal choice? What happens when my maternity leave is over? What’s the safest way to store pumped milk? The American Academy of Pediatrics answers these questions and many more in this invaluable resource to help you and your baby get the healthiest possible start. With everything new mothers need to know about breastfeeding, this fully revised and updated edition covers the very latest in research, including • information for mothers preparing for the first feeding and adjusting to home, family, and work as a nursing mother • the latest on rooming-in with your baby to strengthen the parent-child bond • new recommendations to reduce the risk of SIDS • reassuring guidance on pumping and milk storage • expanded coverage of proper nutrition for nursing mothers • ideal ways to establish a nursing routine and what to do when returning to work • the father’s role and creating a postpartum support network • solutions to common breastfeeding challenges Nursing mothers everywhere will find this book an indispensable guide to maximizing the lifelong benefits of breastfeeding that only the American Academy of Pediatrics can provide.
Category: Health & Fitness

The American Academy Of Pediatrics Guide To Toilet Training

Author : American Academy Of Pediatrics
ISBN : 9780425285817
Genre : Family & Relationships
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The Toilet-Training Book Your Pediatrician Recommends How will I know when my child is ready? How can I handle bedwetting and other accidents? What’s the best way to make this a positive experience for both of us? Helping your child through the toilet-training process may be one of your greatest challenges as a parent. And when it comes to this important developmental stage, every child is unique. If you’ve been confused by conflicting information from friends, relatives—even other books—here is expert advice from the American Academy of Pediatrics, the organization representing the nation’s finest pediatricians. Gathering invaluable input and suggestions from a wide range of parents on their experiences with toilet training their children, this revised and updated edition answers parents’ most frequently asked questions and concerns including: • Finding the right developmental moment to start toilet training your child • Handling the inevitable accidents in positive ways • Dealing with bedwetting, resistance, and constipation • Choosing the techniques that will work best for your child • Addressing the challenges children with special needs face • Tailoring your training for boys, girls, even twins • Determining if medication is needed—and the latest on prescription options The American Academy of Pediatrics Guide to Toilet Training is an essential resource for parents who want the best advice for themselves and the best experience for their children. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Category: Family & Relationships

The Intrepid Parent S Field Guide To The Baby Kingdom

Author : Jennifer Byrne
ISBN : 9781440554490
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 36.37 MB
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Welcome to the jungle! Caring for your baby can be scary. He smells weird, he squirms, he burps, he cries... and cries... and cries. She runs amok through your lovely family nest and shows you who the leader of the pack really is. The Intrepid Parent's Field Guide to the Baby Kingdom understands the tumultuous terrain you're currently facing. Sometimes handling your infant feels like you're encountering a new species--an adorable little creature that should be approached with caution. Inside this book, you'll find all the valuable information you need to get out of this brave new world in one piece, including the meaning behind each yelp, growl, and step, and how to handle close encounters. With these critical observations and instructions, you'll be able to nurture the mysterious little being that has taken up residence in your home--and allow peace to once again reign throughout the kingdom.
Category: Family & Relationships

Maternal Child Nursing Care Optimizing Outcomes For Mothers Children Families

Author : Susan Ward
ISBN : 9780803644908
Genre : Medical
File Size : 31.20 MB
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It offers the perfect balance of maternal and child nursing care with the right depth and breadth of coverage for students in today’s maternity/pediatric courses. A unique emphasis on optimizing outcomes, evidence-based practice, and research supports the goal of caring for women, families and children, not only in traditional hospital settings, but also wherever they live, work, study, or play. Clear, concise, and easy to follow, the content is organized around four major themes, holistic care, critical thinking, validating practice, and tools for care that help students to learn and apply the material.
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The Happiest Baby On The Block Fully Revised And Updated Second Edition

Author : Harvey Karp, M.D.
ISBN : 9780804179973
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 82.2 MB
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NEVER AGAIN WILL YOU HAVE TO STAND BY HELPLESSLY WHILE YOUR LITTLE BABY CRIES AND CRIES. THERE IS A WAY TO CALM MOST CRYING BABIES . . . USUALLY IN MINUTES! Thousands of parents, from regular moms and dads to Hollywood superstars, have come to baby expert Dr. Harvey Karp to learn his remarkable techniques for soothing babies and increasing sleep. Now his landmark book—fully revised and updated with the latest insights into infant sleep, bedsharing, breastfeeding, swaddling, and SIDS risk—can teach you too! Dr. Karp’s highly successful method is based on four revolutionary concepts: 1. The Fourth Trimester: Why babies still yearn for a womblike atmosphere . . . even after birth 2. The Calming Reflex: An “off switch” all babies are born with 3. The 5 S’s: Five easy steps to turn on your baby’s amazing calming reflex 4. The Cuddle Cure: How to combine the 5 S’s to calm even colicky babies With Dr. Karp’s sensible advice, parents and grandparents, nurses and nannies, will be able to transform even the fussiest infant into the happiest baby on the block! Praise for The Happiest Baby on the Block “Dr. Karp’s book is fascinating and will guide new parents for years to come.”—Julius Richmond, M.D., Harvard Medical School, former Surgeon General of the United States “The Happiest Baby on the Block is fun and convincing. I highly recommend it.”—Elisabeth Bing, co-founder of Lamaze International “Will fascinate anyone who wants to know how babies experience the world, and wants to answer their cries lovingly and effectively.”—The San Diego Union-Tribune
Category: Family & Relationships

Counseling The Nursing Mother

Author : Judith Lauwers
ISBN : 9781284052640
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 39.44 MB
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Written from a teaching perspective, Counseling the Nursing Mother: A Lactation Consultant’s Guide, Sixth Edition presents topics within a counseling framework with practical suggestions and evidence-based information interwoven throughout. Completely updated and revised, it includes new research on milk composition, the importance of the gut microbiome and skin-to-skin care, Affordable Care Act changes, and the latest guidelines from the World Health Organization for breastfeeding with HIV. Also explored and expanded are discussions on cultural competence, working effectively and sensitively with LGBTQ families, addressing disparities in health equity, milk banking issues, and social media trends for lactation information and support. Additionally, the Sixth Edition also serves as a significant teaching tool for students, interns, and other healthcare professionals.Important Notice:The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition
Category: Health & Fitness

Obstetric Evidence Based Guidelines Second Edition

Author : Vincenzo Berghella
ISBN : 9781841848259
Genre : Medical
File Size : 75.91 MB
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This book, as well as complementary volume Maternal-Fetal Evidence Based Guidelines, aims to present the reader with the right information, with appropriate use of proven interventions and avoidance of ineffectual or harmful ones. It also rates the evidential base of the key references. The information is presented in an easy-to-access format by summarizing evidence succinctly and clearly in tables and algorithms. This volume reviews the evidence for best practice in obstetrics. New to this edition: New chapters on Jehovah's Witness patients and preconception care New references that have been assessed and graded in terms of their evidence base Management of all common procedures are included: Ultrasound and screening Caesarean delivery First trimester pregnancy loss Preterm birth Induced labour
Category: Medical

Breastfeeding Handbook For Physicians 2nd Edition

Author : American Academy of Pediatrics
ISBN : 1581108044
Genre : Medical
File Size : 88.2 MB
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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 Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP).Topics include the benefits of breastfeeding for both mother and infant, the anatomy and physiology of breastfeeding, clinical management before and after conception, and maintenance and support of breastfeeding, as well as lactation support technology and the issues of medication and contraception in relation to breastfeeding.This second edition features expanded or new chapters on the unique benefits of breastmilk for the premature infant, breastfeeding during a disaster, and the breastfeeding friendly office practice, as well as recently revised and published AAP/ACOG policies. Also, there have been many recent national initiatives concerning breastfeeding all of which have been addressed in this edition, including the "2011 Surgeon General's Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding," updated Healthy People 2020 targets for breastfeeding, the Maternal and Child Health Bureau's "Business Case for Breastfeeding," and the provisions of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act which promote and support breastfeeding.
Category: Medical

Pediatric Clinical Practice Guidelines Policies

Author : American Academy of Pediatrics
ISBN : 1581103425
Genre : Medical
File Size : 62.2 MB
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The latest pediatric clinical practice guidelines and policy statements issued and endorsed by the American Academy of Pediatrics. More than 30 clinical practice guidelines and more than 400 policy statements, clinical reports and technical reports have been combined into this 9th edition book, CD-ROM and PDA, giving you even easier access to important clinical and policy information.
Category: Medical