Breastfeeding: A Guide for the Medical Profession
Breastfeeding is a comprehensive reference that provides basic science information as well as practical applications. Dr. Ruth Lawrence-a pioneer in the field of human lactation-covers the uses of certain drugs in lactating women, infectious diseases related to lactation, the latest Australian research on anatomy and physiology, and much more.in print and online.
Provide thoughtful guidance to the breastfeeding mother according to her circumstances, problems, and lifestyle from integrated coverage of evidence-based data and practical experience.
Make appropriate drug recommendations, including approved medications, over-the-counter medications, and herbal remedies.
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Treat conditions associated with breastfeeding-such as sore nipples, burning pain, or hives-using extensive evidence-based information.
Apply the latest understanding of anatomy and physiology through coverage of recent Australian CT and MR studies of the breast and its function.
Stay current on new research on infectious diseases germane to lactation and new antibiotics, antivirals, and immunizations available for use during lactation.
Effectively manage the use of medications during lactation thanks to an updated discussion of this difficult subject.
The latest research on breastfeeding and evidence-based solutions for treating associated medical problems from the authority in the field, Dr. Ruth Lawrence
CHAPTER 1 Breastfeeding in Modern Medicine
CHAPTER 2 Anatomy of the Breast
CHAPTER 3 Physiology of Lactation
CHAPTER 4 Biochemistry of Human Milk
CHAPTER 5 HostResistance Factors and Immunologic Significance of Human Milk
CHAPTER 6 Psychological Impact of Breastfeeding
CHAPTER 7 Facilitating an Informed Decision About Breastfeeding
CHAPTER 8 Practical Management of the MotherInfant Nursing Couple
CHAPTER 14 Breastfeeding Infants With Problems
CHAPTER 15 Premature Infants and Breastfeeding
CHAPTER 16 Medical Complications of Mothers
CHAPTER 17 Human Milk as a Prophylaxis
CHAPTER 18 Employment and Away From Home Activities While Breastfeeding
CHAPTER 19 Induced Lactation and Relactation Including Nursing an Adopted Baby and CrossNursing
CHAPTER 20 Reproductive Function During Lactation
CHAPTER 21 The Collection and Storage of Human Milk and Human Milk Banking
CHAPTER 9 Maternal Nutrition and Supplements for Mother and Infant
Timing and Techniques
CHAPTER 11 Normal Growth Failure to Thrive and Obesity in Breastfed Infants
CHAPTER 12 Medications Herbal Preparations and Natural Products in Breast Milk
CHAPTER 13 Transmission of Infectious Diseases Through Breast Milk and Breastfeeding