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    Supporting Sucking Skills in Breastfeeding Infants, Second Edition is "a must-have on the shelf"

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Mar 10, 2014 2:01:37 PM

    Supporting Sucking Skills in Breastfeeding Infants, Second EditionHave you been wondering what some of your peers think about Supporting Sucking Skills in Breastfeeding Infants, Second Edition by Catherine Watson Genna? We found out! Take a look at some of their feedback:

    “…one of the first lactation texts I know of that talks about body work and how it can positively impact breastfeeding.  Overall, I think this book has a depth of information that is vital to any provider working with breastfeeding babies and their families. A must-have on the shelf!” - Kristina Chamberlain, CNM, ARNP, IBCLC

    “I am very impressed with this text. Sucking skills are such an important part of a successful, prolonged breastfeeding experience.” - Barbara Morrison, PhD, APRN-CNM, Associate Professor in the Janice M. Riordan Distinguished Professorship in Maternal Child Health, Wichita State University, School of Nursing

    "[This book] is most often on my working table, sometimes on my bedside table.” - Françoise Coudray, IBCLC

    Supporting Sucking Skills in Breastfeeding Infants, Second Edition is an essential resource for healthcare 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, and mild neurological deficits. Find out more at our website.

    Topics: breastfeeding, lactation, catherine watson genna, lactation, breastfeeding

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