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Quick Reference for the Lactation Professional, Second Edition

Author(s): Judith Lauwers, BA, IBCLC, FILCA
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  • ISBN-13: 9781284111972
  • Paperback    262 pages      © 2018
Price: $52.95 US List
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Quick Reference for the Lactation Professional, Second Edition is an easy-to-use resource for healthcare professionals working with breastfeeding women and their families. An invaluable tool for clinicians, educators, students, and interns, each chapter includes clinical management strategies, key clinical competencies, and tutorials that test comprehension and clinical application with short answer questions and counselling scenarios.

Completely updated and revised, the Second Edition incorporates inclusive language throughout to provide an equal and diverse approach to assisting breastfeeding families.

1  Insights into Mothers and Families
2  Communication and Training
3  Multidisciplinary Lactation Care
4  Clinical Practice
5  Science of Lactation
6  Assessment
7  Facilitating Breastfeeding
8  High-risk infants
9  Problem Solving
10  Techniques and Devices
11  Special Situations
12  Supporting Extended Breastfeeding
Appendix A: SUMMARY OF THE INTERNATIONAL CODE OF MARKETING OF BREASTMILK SUBSTITUTES
Appendix B: TEN STEPS TO SUCCESSFUL BREASTFEEDING
Appendix C: DOCUMENTATION FORMS
Appendix D: WHO GROWTH CHARTS
Appendix E: 7 PERCENT WEIGHT LOSS—IN POUNDS AND OUNCES
Appendix F: ENGLISH—FRENCH—SPANISH GLOSSARY

Judith Lauwers, BA, IBCLC, FILCA

Judith Lauwers, BA, IBCLC, FILCA, is a founding member of the International Lactation Consultant Association and served on the Panel of Experts for the first exam offered by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners. She has been ILCA’s Education Coordinator since 2005 and held previous positions in ILCA as conference planner in 1989-1990 and on the board of directors in 1995-1996 and 2002-2004. Judi was cofounder and Executive Director of Breastfeeding Support Consultants from 1981 to 2004.

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  • “This book is well written, easy to read, and organized. [It] provides excellent up-to-date information related to breastfeeding and lactation support, not only for the novice but also for the expert.” - Judy M. Comeaux, DNP, ARNP/PNP,CRNI, University of North Florida Brooks College of Health, for Doody’s Review Service, Rating: 4 Stars

  • “…useful for a busy practitioner. [It] comes in handy for dealing with difficult and advanced issues that require an interdisciplinary team effort. Lauwers defines good management, describes what makes a good consult, and outlines how to carry out the newborn and maternal assessments. Text boxes give effective tips, communications dos and don’ts, and use inclusive language for care providers and clients. The back of the book is a wealth of knowledge that makes [it] worth the money and the read. It includes a summary of the International Code of Marketing Breastmilk Substitutes; the World Health Organization growth charts; Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding, documentation forms; 7% and 10% weight loss charts; and an English, French, and Spanish glossary.” - Mechell R. Turner, MEd, CCH, CD, Clinical Lactation