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Midwifery Essentials: Infant feeding. Volume 5

  • ID: 4226640
  • Book
  • 182 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
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New addition to the popular Midwifery Essentials series which continues to help readers understand and master a range of core issues safely and with confidence!

Written by leading midwifery academics, each book in the series provides a user-friendly source of information which has been fully updated throughout to reflect the latest evidence-base for current practice. Now with an improved design to make learning as easy as possible, each paperback in the series focuses on the importance of communication and contemporary women-centred care and presents helpful 'scenarios' to encourage debate and reflection.

The Midwifery Essentials series is ideal for all midwives - whether qualified or in training - and is also helpful to nurses and HCAs working in the maternity environment.

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Chapter 1 Introduction

Chapter 2 Relationship building between mother and baby

Chapter 3 Anatomy and physiology

Chapter 4 Skin to skin contact after birth

Chapter 5 Skills to support infant feeding

Chapter 6 The social context of infant feeding

Chapter 7 Birthing practices and breastfeeding

Chapter 8 Managing baby related feeding challenges

Chapter 9 Formula feeding

Chapter 10 Managing common maternal related breastfeeding challenges

Chapter 11 Breastfeeding premature babies

Chapter 12 Breastfeeding mothers their family, community and the wider societal context

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Marshall, Joyce Senior Lecturer, Department of Health Sciences, University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, Huddersfield, UK.

Baston, Helen Consultant Midwife Public Health, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust; Honorary Researcher / Lecturer, University of Sheffield; Honorary Lecturer Sheffield Hallam University, UK..

Hall, Jennifer Independent Midwifery Educator and Researcher, Bristol, UK.

EdD RM ADM MSc (Reproduction & Health) PGDip(HE)
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