Category Archives: Breastfeeding

World Breastfeeding Week Highlights Uniting for the Common Good

Join us in celebrating the 25th annual World Breastfeeding Week. Observed internationally from August 1-7, World Breastfeeding Week showcases the importance of protecting, promoting, and supporting breastfeeding around the world. This year’s theme is “Sustaining Breastfeeding Together.” Coordinated by the … Continue reading

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Pocket Guide for Lactation Management, Third Edition is “an excellent guide for any person working with nursing mothers”

Pocket Guide for Lactation Management, Third Edition by Karin Cadwell and Cindy Turner-Maffei just received a terrific review from Clinical Lactation. Angela D. Stokes, MA, writes that, “Overall, the book is an excellent guide for any person working with nursing … Continue reading

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Judith Lauwers’s Quick Reference for the Lactation Professional, Second Edition “is a wealth of knowledge”

Judith Lauwers’s Quick Reference for the Lactation Professional, Second Edition has received another rave review. Mechell R. Turner, MEd, CCH, CD, writes in Clinical Lactation that the portable size makes it easy to “fit into a large lab coat pocket … Continue reading

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Review: Breastfeeding Management for the Clinician, Fourth Edition by Marsha Walker is “an extensive volume of evidence-based information”

In a new review of Marsha Walker’s Breastfeeding Management for the Clinician: Using the Evidence, Fourth Edition for Clinical Lactation, Heather D. Leopold, RN, LMT, writes that, “In a world where mothers are often pitted against each other, lactation is particularly … Continue reading

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Catherine Watson Genna’s Supporting Sucking Skills in Breastfeeding Infants, Third Edition “should become part of the IBCLC preparatory canon”

Catherine Watson Genna’s highly regarded Supporting Sucking Skills in Breastfeeding Infants, Third Edition just received an outstanding new review in Clinical Lactation. According to Karen Meade, BS, MA, RN, IBCLC, LCCE, CPST, “This book offers a wealth of clearly written information … Continue reading

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Review: Marsha Walker’s Breastfeeding Management for the Clinician, Fourth Edition is “a good reference for detailed lactation and breastfeeding guidance”

The praise keeps on coming for Breastfeeding Management for the Clinician: Using the Evidence, Fourth Edition by Marsha Walker. Earlier this year, it was awarded Third Place in the 2016 AJN Book of the Year Awards in the Maternal-Child Health … Continue reading

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Review: Quick Reference for the Lactation Professional, Second Edition “provides excellent up-to-date information”

Great news to share– Quick Reference for the Lactation Professional, Second Edition by Judith Lauwers just received a 4-star review. According to Judy M. Comeaux, DNP, ARNP/PNP,CRNI, from the University of North Florida Brooks College of Health, writing for Doody’s … Continue reading

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5-Star Review for Breastfeeding and Human Lactation, Enhanced Fifth Edition

Busy lactation consultants rely on the latest clinical techniques and research findings in Breastfeeding and Human Lactation, Enhanced Fifth Edition by Karen Wambach and Jan Riordan. In a recent 5-star review, Judy M. Comeaux, DNP, ARNP/PNP, CRNI, from the University … Continue reading

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Quick Reference for the Lactation Professional, Second Edition Is Here

Have you been looking for a current, trusted, and accessible resource for working with breastfeeding women and their families? We just published Quick Reference for the Lactation Professional, Second Edition by Judith Lauwers. An invaluable tool for clinicians, educators, students, … Continue reading

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World Breastfeeding Week Celebrates Sustainable Development

Today begins the start of World Breastfeeding Week (WBW). Held annually since 1992 and recognized in more than 170 countries, World Breastfeeding Week highlights the global impact that breastfeeding has as “a key element in getting us to think about … Continue reading

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