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Top Breastfeeding Books

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These are some amazing books recommenved by TBS mamas for other mothers to read and reference to on breastfeeding. They are both educational and inspirational. The longer you can breastfeed the better off your baby is.

Ina May’s Guide to Breastfeeding

Ina May

Drawing on her decades of experience in caring for pregnant women, mothers, and babies, Ina May Gaskin explores the health and psychological benefits of breastfeeding and gives you invaluable practical advice that will help you nurse your baby in the most fulfilling way possible. Inside you’ll find answers to virtually every question you have on breastfeeding, including topics such as

  • the benefits of breastfeeding
  • nursing challenges
  • pumps and other nursing products
  • sleeping arrangements
  • nursing and work
  • medications
  • nursing multiples
  • weaning
  • sick babies
  • nipplephobia, and much more

Womanly Art of Breastfeeding

Diane Wiessinger from La Leche League International

Underscores the benefits of breastfeeding for babies and mothers and presents helpful information and counsel on procedures, special circumstances, nutrition, and weaning.

Dr. Jack Newman's Guide to Breastfeeding

Dr. Jack Newman

Every Mother’s Personal Lactation Consultant

Are you one of the all-too-many women who experiences unnecessarydifficulties with nursing your child? Although breastfeeding is the natural andhealthy way to nourish a baby, it’s not always easy Dr. Jack Newman’s Guideto Breastfeeding will help you overcome your fears, doubts, and practicalconcerns about breastfeeding. In this comprehensive guide, Dr. Jack Newman—aleading authority on infant care who has established breastfeeding clinicsthroughout the world—brings the most important facts about breastfeeding toyou. You’ll learn:

  • How to achieve a good "latch"—the essence of trouble-freebreastfeeding
  • What to do if your baby refuses the breast
  • How to deal with sore breasts, cracked nipples, or breast surgeries
  • Ways to ensure your baby gets enough milk
  • How to breastfeed premature and adopted babies
  • Ways to cope with the jaundiced or colicky baby

The Food of Love: The Easier Way to Breastfeed Your Baby

Kate Evans

Baby books don't have to be boring! "The Food of Love" is a fresh and funny look at motherhood. Acclaimed author, cartoonist, and mother Kate Evans explores all aspects of attachment parenting, breastfeeding, and babycare using the perfect mix of words, pictures, personal insights, and humor. She explains everything you'll need to know to breastfeed successfully, and a lot more . . . So, what's so special about breastmilk, anyway?
•    See step-by-step instructions for your first feeds.
•    Learn how often to feed your baby.
•    Breastfeed in your sleep.
•    Beat the baby blues.
•    Discover why babies cry.
•    Find help for breastfeeding complaints.

The politics of breastfeeding: when breasts are bad for business

Gabrielle Palmer

As revealing as Freakonomics, shocking as Fast Food Nation and thought provoking as No Logo, The Politics of Breastfeeding exposes infant feeding as one of the most important public health issues of our time.

Mothering Your Nursing Toddler

Norma Jane Bumgarner

Warmth, wisdom, and wit add to this classic LLLI bestseller about mothering and breast-feeding your child into toddlerhoodNorma Jane Bumgarner revisits the challenges of getting enough rest, dealing with criticism from family and friends, weaning, and more in her long-awaited, significant revision of this classic.

Breastfeeding Made Simple

Nancy Morbacher

In this second edition of Breastfeeding Made Simple, two breastfeeding specialists explain the seven natural laws of breastfeeding that can help new mothers breastfeed successfully and easily.

All book descriptions were from books.google.ca

What are some of your favorite breastfeeding books?

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