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    Just Published: New Edition of Supporting Sucking Skills in Breastfeeding Infants

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Feb 23, 2012 3:44:28 PM

    Jones & Bartlett Learning is pleased to announce the recent publication of:

    Supporting Sucking Skills in Breastfeeding Infants, Second Edition

    Catherine Watson Genna, BS, IBCLC

    ISBN-13: 978-1-4496-4736-0 | Paperback | 432 pages | © 2013

    Supporting Sucking Skills in Breastfeeding Infants, Second Edition is the essential resource for health care professionals working with new mothers and infants. Using a skills approach, it focuses on normal sucking function in addition to anatomical variations, developmental respiratory issues, prematurity, or mild neurological deficits.

    • Completely updated and revised
    • New photos and images
    • New chapter, “Hands in Support of Breastfeeding - Manual Therapy”

    Written by an internationally-renowned IBCLC and deliberately multidisciplinary, it provides the entire team with both the research background and clinical strategies necessary to help infants with successful sucking and feeding.

    Table of Contents
    Chapter 1: Breastfeeding: Normal Sucking and Swallowing
    Chapter 2: Breastfeeding and Perinatal Neuroscience
    Chapter 3: Why Johnny Can’t Suck: Impact of Birth Practices on Infant Suck
    Chapter 4: How Infants Learn to Feed: A Neurobehavioral Model
    Chapter 5: They Can Do It, You Can Help: Building Breastfeeding Skill and Confidence in Mother and Helper
    Chapter 6: The Goldilocks Problem: Milk Flow That Is Not Too Fast, Not Too Slow, but Just Right Or, Why Milk Flow Matters and What to Do About
    Chapter 7: Breastfeeding preterm infants
    Chapter 8: The Influence of Anatomic and Structural Issues on Sucking Skills
    Chapter 9: Minimally Invasive Treatment for Posterior ­Tongue-­Tie (The Hidden ­Tongue-­Tie)
    Chapter 10: Hands in Support of Breastfeeding - Manual Therapy
    Chapter 11: Sensory Integration and Breastfeeding
    Chapter 12: Neurological Issues and Breastfeeding
    Chapter 13: Therapeutic Positioning for Breastfeeding
    Chapter 14: Counseling Mothers of Infants with Feeding Difficulties

    About the Author:
    Catherine Watson Genna has been an IBCLC in private practice in NYC since 1992. She has a special interest in the anatomical, genetic and neurological influences on infant sucking skills, and writes and speaks on these topics. She is co-researcher in a study utilizing ultrasound to examine tongue movements during breastfeeding in infants with ankyloglossia and other sucking problems. Her clinical photographs have been published in both lay and scholarly venues.

    Topics: New Edition, baby-friendly, breastfeeding, IBCLC, lactation, lactation consultant, catherine watson genna, la leche league, lactation, NICU, breastfeeding, midwife, Recently Published, sucking skills, WIC

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