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Breastfeeding Handbook for Physicians, 2nd Edition

By American Academy of Pediatrics and American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Edited by Richard J. Schanler, MD, FAAP, FABM, Nancy F. Krebs, MD, MS, FAAP and Sharon B. Mass, MD, FACOG, FABM

The new Breastfeeding Handbook for Physicians, 2nd Edition is an essential one-stop guide to the latest and best in breastfeeding management, support, education, and advocacy. Jointly developed by 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), it features contributions from distinguished experts.

Health professionals across your practice will use this convenient resource again and again as a quick-access clinical problem-solver and an efficient teaching and learning aid.

The 2nd edition is replete with practice-focused advice based on frontline clinical experience and current research.

Topics include:

Anatomy and lactation physiology

Breastfeeding benefits

Management and support how-to's

Breastfeeding techniques

Lactation-support technology

Risk factors and contraindications

Feeding patterns

Relactation

Complementary feeding

Medication issues

Contraception issues

Nursing refusal

Insufficient milk syndrome

Weaning

Counseling recommendations

Breastfeeding resources

And more!

New in the 2nd Edition

All-new chapters: The unique benefits of breastmilk for preterm infants; breastfeeding issues during disasters

Expanded how-to's for a breastfeeding-friendly office environment

The latest AAP and ACOG policies

Revised preventive healthcare checklists

Coverage of recent national initiatives: 2011 Surgeon General's Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding; Updated Healthy People 2020 targets for breastfeeding; provisions of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act that promote and support breastfeeding

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