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Breastfeeding and Diseases: A Reference Guide
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Publisher Hale Pub L P
Publication date August 30, 2009
Pages 137
Binding Paperback
Edition 1
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780981525716
ISBN-10 0981525717
Dimensions 0.50 by 5.50 by 8.50 in.
Weight 0.45 lbs.
Original list price $24.95
Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: Mothers you work with may ask if they can breastfeed if they have diabetes or if their babies have PKU? Breastfeeding and Diseases was written to help you answer questions like this. This book describes 53 common diseases that mothers and babies may have, discusses how the disease is usually treated, explains how breastfeeding may help the disease or if it is contraindicated, and gives a summary recommendation. Written by E. Stephen Buescher, a leading pediatrician and researcher, and Susan W. Hatcher, a nurse and experienced lactation consultant, Breastfeeding and Diseases is a resource you will go to often. This reference guide includes: a description of each disease; common treatments for the disease; the impact of breastfeeding on the disease; The disease's impact on breastfeeding; and a summary that states whether or not breastfeeding is recommended if mother or child has the disease and what precautions the mother needs to take when breastfeeding.

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9780981525716 | details & prices | 137 pages | 5.50 × 8.50 × 0.50 in. | 0.45 lbs | List price $24.95
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