Dedicated to supporting nursing and expectant mothers, the internationally respected La Leche League has set the standard for educating and empowering mothers in this natural art for generations. Their classic bestselling guide has been retooled, refocused, and updated for today’s mothers and lifestyles. Working mothers, stay-at-home moms, single moms, and mothers of multiples will all benefit from the book’s range of nursing advice, stories, and information—from preparing for breastfeeding during pregnancy to feeding cues, from nursing positions to expressing and storing breast milk.
Nursing Mother’s Companion by Kathleen Huggins
The Nursing Mother’s Companion has been among the top two best-selling books on breastfeeding for more than 30 years, with more than one million copies sold. It is well loved by new parents for its encouraging and accessible style. Kathleen Huggins equips breastfeeding mothers with the information they need to overcome potential difficulties and nurse their babies successfully from the first week through whenever they choose to wean
Work Pump Repeat by Jessica Shortall
Jessica Shortall shares the nitty-gritty basics of surviving the working world as a breastfeeding mom, offering a road map for negotiating the pumping schedule with colleagues, navigating business travel, and problem-solving when forced to pump in less-than-desirable locales. Drawing on the war stories, hacks, and humor of working moms, and on her own stories from her demanding job and travel in developing countries, she gives women moral support for dealing with the stress and guilt that come with juggling working and breastfeeding. Work. Pump. Repeat. is the practical, relatable, and humorous guide to surviving the difficult, awkward, and rewarding job of being a breastfeeding, working mom
Breastfeeding Doesn’t Need to Suck: How to Nurture Your Baby and Your Mental Health by Dr. Kathleen Kendall-Tackett PhD
Breastfeeding Doesn’t Need to Suck provides information on common breastfeeding problems, such as nipple pain and low milk supply, while also keeping mothers’ mental health in mind. Dr. Kathleen Kendall-Tackett is both a psychologist and an International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant, with more than 30 years’ experience in both lactation and mental health. Breastfeeding Doesn’t Need to Suck is an evidence-based guide full of practical advice with the goal of helping mothers and babies navigate postpartum and come through it happy, healthy, and securely attached.
Lactivate! A User’s Guide to Breastfeeding by Jill Krause and Chrisie Rosenthal, IBCLC
Lactivate! is a judgment-free advice book with the latest knowledge of breastfeeding, supporting you to make the best decisions for yourself and your family. From solving everyday breastfeeding problems to clearing a plugged milk duct, this guide will help you create the ultimate biological synchronization between you and your child. Lactivate! provides a framework for breastfeeding that empowers you to feel confident and powerful in your breastfeeding journey!
Working and Breastfeeding Made Simple by Nancy Mohrbacher, IBCLC, FILCA
With its evidence-based insights, Working & Breastfeeding Made Simple takes the mystery out of pumping and milk production. Written by an international breastfeeding expert, it puts you in control of your experience with straightforward explanations of how milk is made and what you can do to reach your own best level. Whether your maternity leave is long, short, or in between, it includes what you need to know every step of the way. No matter what your work setting or whether you stay close to home or travel regularly, this book provides the essentials you need to reach your personal breastfeeding goals.
Making More Milk: The Breastfeeding Guide to Increasing Your Milk Production by Lisa Marasco, Diana West, IBCLC
Worried about making enough milk for your baby? Get the help you need with this practical guide from two lactation experts. Endorsed by La Leche League International and written by leading lactation consultants, Making More Milk offers effective strategies for both time-honored and innovative ways to make more milk, including new chapters on pregnancy and birth issues, foods and nutrition, and alternative therapies. A must read if you are concerned about the amount of milk you are producing.
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