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Tables of Contents for Bestfeeding
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Acknowledgments
viii
 
About This book
1
1
What This Book Contains
1
1
What This Book Will Do for You
2
1
Who This Book is For
3
2
Why Women Want to Breastfeed
5
16
Best for Babies
5
2
Best for Women
7
1
Best for Families
8
1
Best for Women and Babies with Special Needs
8
1
Balancing the Benefits and Problems
9
4
HIV and AIDS
13
3
Choosing to Breastfeed
16
5
Starting to Breastfeed: Getting the Basics Right
21
8
Before You Begin---Finding Helpers
21
8
How Breastfeeding Really Works: The Basics
29
56
Breastfeeding Your Baby for the First time
32
3
Position Matters
35
27
One Mother's Experience of Learning to Breastfeed Well: The First Two Weeks
62
5
A Note for Helpers
65
2
About Milk Supply and Milk Release
67
4
Milk and Milk Composition
71
4
Making Sure You've Got It Right: A Checklist
75
10
Things You Might Need to Know
85
22
Low Blood Sugar?
85
1
Some Practical Hints on Milk Expression
86
2
Learning to Hand Express
88
3
Storage of Breast Milk
91
1
Inverted Nipples and Nipples that Do Not Stand Out (Flat)
91
1
A Word About Your Diet
92
2
If You Also Have Other Children to Care For
94
1
If You Are Ill
95
1
If Your Baby Has Special Needs
96
2
If Your Baby Is in the Special Care or Intensive Care Nursery
98
2
When You Cannot Feed Your Baby from Your Breast
100
2
Breastfeeding an Adopted Baby
102
1
Relactating: Starting to Breastfeed After Having Stopped
103
1
What About Weaning?
103
4
Problems: Their Causes and Solutions
107
34
Home Remedies
108
2
A Word About Blame
110
4
How to Tell If There are Problems: A List of Signs and Symptoms
114
1
Problems with Milk Flow: Description, Causes, Prevention, and Solutions
115
5
Painful, Swollen Breasts (Engorgement) / Red, Inflamed Breasts (Mastitis) / Blocked Ducts / White Spots / Breast Abscess
116
4
Problems That Cause Sore Nipples: Description, Causes, Prevention, and Solutions
120
5
Problems of Milk and Milk Supply: Description, Causes, Prevention, and Solutions
125
5
Babies Who Cry A Lot: Causes, Prevention, and Remedies
130
6
Other Problems: Description, Causes, Prevention, and Solutions
136
5
Why Women Have Problems With Breastfeeding
141
10
The Invention of Bottles and Artificial Milks
141
2
Modern Interventions in Birth and Infant Care
143
2
The Separation of Women and Babies from Each Other and from Social Contact
145
1
Working Away from Your Baby
146
1
The Acceptance of Bottles as the Normal Way of Feeding
146
1
A Lost Confidence in Breastfeeding
147
1
The Problems for Health Workers
147
1
Mixed Messages
148
3
Things You Will Hear that aren't True: Modern Myths
151
12
Women's Breastfeeding Stories: Case Studies
163
24
Becky's Story: A Sleepy Baby Who Was Losing Weight
163
2
Meili's Story: Sore Nipples, Early Supplementing, and Return to Work with a Very Young Baby
165
4
Judy's Story: Too Much Milk
169
2
Karen's Story: Constant Feeding but a Slow-Gaining Baby, Mastitis, and a Diagnosis, of Milk Intolerance
171
3
Jenny's Story: Getting It Right with the Third Baby but Facing a New Challenge---Breastfeeding a Critically Ill Baby
174
2
Juanita's Story: Twins
176
3
Kathy's Story: Inverted Nipple, Large Breasts
179
2
Nada's Story: Several Episodes of Mastitis
181
1
Simone's Story: Possible ``Breast Rejection''
182
1
Lin's Story: Early Breasts Refusal or ``Fighting at the Breast''
183
1
Shenaz's Story: ``Colic''
184
3
The Ten Basic Steps: A Storyboard
187
35
A Final Word
197
25
About the Authors, Photographer, and Illustrator
197
6
Where to Find Help
203
1
Groups that Assist Parents of Babies with Special Needs
204
15
Books You Might Find Helpful
219
3
Glossary
222
2
Bibliography
224
3
Index of Commonly Asked Questions
227
1
Index of Words and Phrases
228