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Breastfeeding and Human Lactation, Enhanced Fifth Edition Includes Navigate 2 Preferred Access

Author(s): Karen Wambach, PhD, RN, IBCLC, FILCA, University of Kansas School of Nursing
Jan Riordan, EdD, RN, IBCLC, FAAN, Wichita State University College of Nursing, Wichita, Kansas
  • ISBN-13: 9781284093957
  • Navigate 2 Preferred Access     966 pages      © 2016
Price: $181.95 US List
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Breastfeeding and Human Lactation, Enhanced Fifth Edition continues as the leading reference for the latest clinical techniques and research findings that direct evidence-based clinical practice for lactation consultants and specialists. Thoroughly updated and revised with current research, references, and photos, it contains a clear clinical focus with more than 2,000 research studies supporting the clinical recommendations found in the text.

Topics include placing breastfeeding in its historical context, workplace-related issues, anatomical and biological imperatives of lactation, the prenatal and perinatal periods and concerns during the postpartum period, the mother’s health, and sociocultural issues.

With contributions from the foremost experts in the field, Breastfeeding and Human Lactation, Fifth Edition is also an excellent resource to prepare for certification and practice as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC).

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Human Lactation, Breastfeeding: Practice and Research in the WHNP program, Advanced Postpartum/Newborn

Section One  Historical And Work Perspectives
1  The Lactation Specialist
2  Tides in Breastfeeding Practice
Section 2  Anatomical And Biological Imperatives
3  Anatomy and Physiology
4  Biological Specificity of Breastmilk
5  Drugs and Breastfeeding
6  Viruses in Human Milk
Section Three  Prenatal, Perinatal and Postnatal Periods
7  Perinatal and Intrapartum Care
8  Postpartum Care
9  Breast-Related Problems
10  Slow Weight Gain
11  Jaundice
12  Breast Pumps and Technologies
13  Breastfeeding the Preterm Infant
14  Milk Banking
Section Four  Beyond Postpartum
15  Women’s Health & Breastfeeding
16  Maternal Employment and Breastfeeding
17  Child Health
18  The Ill Child: Breastfeeding Implications
19  Infant Assessment
Section Five  Sociocultural Issues
20  Research
21  Breastfeeding Education
22  Cultural Context of Breastfeeding
23  The Familial and Social Context of Breastfeeding

Karen Wambach, PhD, RN, IBCLC, FILCA-University of Kansas School of Nursing

Jan Riordan, EdD, RN, IBCLC, FAAN-Wichita State University College of Nursing, Wichita, Kansas

Jan Riordan, author, lecturer, researcher, and consultant on breastfeeding is a Professor of Nursing at Wichita State University. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, a La Leche League Leader, and a practicing IBLCE certified lactation consultant. A member of La Leche League, International Health Advisory Council, Dr. Riordan has served on International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners and as a Chair of the Research Committee for the International Lactation Consultant Association. 

  • “… presents up-to-date information…and is well written and organized, making it easy to read. The focus on evidence-based information and clinical practice supports current recommendations by the healthcare community.” - Judy M. Comeaux, DNP, ARNP/PNP, CRNI, University of North Florida Brooks College of Health, for Doody's Review Service, Rating: 5 Stars

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