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Core Curriculum for Interdisciplinary Lactation Care

Author(s): Lactation Education Accreditation and Approval Review Committee
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  • ISBN-13: 9781284111163
  • Paperback    950 pages      © 2019
  • Will Publish: 4/2/2018
Price: $93.95 US List
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Core Curriculum for Interdisciplinary Lactation Care provides an essential foundation for lactation care. Published in partnership with the Lactation Education Accreditation and Approval Review Committee (LEAARC), it is an ideal text for preparing for certification, orienting staff, and planning continuing education programs. Reflecting the current state of practice, it also serves and an ideal resource for clinicians.

With contributions from leading experts in the field, it reflects an interdisciplinary approach to lactation care. Written to complement the LEAARC curriculum, the text includes clinical applications that move from theory to practice, including key learning points, clinical case studies, and real life stories from the mother and her healthcare team. Also included are perspectives from the breastfeeding family and links to policies and global protocols.  

Section  I  Science
  Chapter  1  Scientific Evidence Supporting Breastfeeding
  Chapter  2  Evidence-Based Lactation Care and Support
  Chapter  3  Infant Anatomy and Physiology
  Chapter  4  Normal Infant Behavior
  Chapter  5  Lactation Pharmacology
  Chapter  6  Breast Anatomy and Milk Production
  Chapter  7  Biochemistry of Human Milk and Infant Formulas
  Chapter  8  Nutrition During Lactation
  Chapter  9  Nutrition for the Breastfeeding Child
Section  II  Management
  Chapter  10  Breastfeeding and the Transition to Parenthood
  Chapter  11  Breastfeeding and Employment
  Chapter  12  Pregnancy, Labor and Birth Complications
  Chapter  13  Facilitating and Assessing Breastfeeding
  Chapter  14  Breastfeeding a Preterm Infant
  Chapter  15  Breastfeeding Multiple-Birth Infants/Toddlers
  Chapter  16  Infant Growth: Birth Through Weaning
  Chapter  17  Physical Health and Breastfeeding
  Chapter  18  Mental Health and Breastfeeding
  Chapter  19  Induced Lactation and Relactation
  Chapter  20  Breast Pathology
  Chapter  21  Newborn Challenges: Hyperbilirubinemia and Hypoglycemia
  Chapter  22  Low Milk Production and Infant Weight
  Chapter  23  Congenital Anomalies, Neurologic Involvement, and Birth Trauma
  Chapter  24  Breastfeeding Devices and Equipment
Section  III  Professional
  Chapter  25  Professional Standards
  Chapter  26  Counselling and Education
  Chapter  27  Problem Solving and Documentation
  Chapter  28  Cultural Humility
  Chapter  29  Initiatives to Promote, Protect, and Support Breastfeeding
  Chapter  30  Lactation Education for Health Professionals
  Chapter  31  Milk Expression and Human Milk Feeding
  Chapter  32  Interdisciplinary Lactation Services

Lactation Education Accreditation and Approval Review Committee