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Evidence-based care for breastfeeding mothers [electronic resource] : a resource for midwives and allied healthcare professionals / Maria Pollard.

Pollard, Maria, 1965- (Author). ProQuest (Firm) (Added Author).
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Subject: Breastfeeding promotion.
Breastfeeding > Health aspects.
Evidence-based medicine.
Allied health personnel.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • Physical Description: xvi, 256 p. : ill.
  • Publisher: Abingdon [England] : Routledge, 2012, c2011.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Putting breastfeeding into context -- Anatomy and physiology of lactation -- Essential skills for practice -- Good practice to promote, initiate, and support breastfeeding -- Management of common problems -- Supporting mothers with special needs -- Infants with special needs -- Alternative methods of infant feeding when breastfeeding is not possible -- Introducing solid foods -- Ongoing support for breastfeeding mothers -- Developing knowledge and skills to support breastfeeding mothers.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.

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