The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding

The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding – 8th Edition

Diane Wiessinger, Diana West, and Teresa Pitman

La Leche League International’s classic bestselling guide providing a range of nursing advice, stories and information – from preparation during pregnancy to the world of weaning, from nursing positions to expressing and storing your milk. This ultimate support resource offers:

  • Real-mom wisdom on breastfeeding comfortably – from avoiding soreness to simply enjoying the connection with your baby.
  • Simplified insights into approaches for latching and attaching.
  • The ages and stages of a nursing relationship.
  • Reassuring information on nursing after a C-section or delivery complications.
  • Strategies for breastfeeding, for a few days to a few years.
  • Scientific data demonstrating the importance of breastfeeding to lifelong health.
  • Helpful tips for building your support network.
  • Nursing special-needs, premies, multiples, and adopted babies – and how to thrive no matter what curveball life throws.
  • Guidance on knowing if your baby is getting enough milk, increasing your supply, sleep, day care, solids, colic, food allergies, medications, and more.
  • “Tech support” help for sudden problems like engorgement, jaundice, plugged ducts, and much more.
  • Answers to the most-asked questions and to questions you didn’t know you had.

There is no better beginning for your baby than the Womanly Art of Breastfeeding.

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