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    New Edition: Counseling the Nursing Mother: A Lactation Consultant’s Guide

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jul 20, 2015 1:18:53 PM

    Counseling the Nursing Mother, Sixth EditionCounseling the Nursing Mother: A Lactation Consultant’s Guide, Sixth Edition by Judith Lauwers and Anna Swisher is here. Written from a teaching perspective, it presents topics within a counseling framework with practical suggestions and evidence-based information interwoven throughout.

    Completely updated and revised, it includes new research on milk composition, the importance of the gut microbiome and skin-to-skin care, Affordable Care Act changes, and the latest guidelines from the World Health Organization for breastfeeding with HIV.

    Also explored and expanded are discussions on:

    • Cultural competence
    • Working effectively and sensitively with LGBTQ families
    • Addressing disparities in health equity
    • Milk banking issues
    • Social media trends for lactation information and support

    Additionally, the Sixth Edition serves as a significant teaching tool for students, interns, and other healthcare professionals. With an extensive glossary and bulleted lists at the end of each chapter, it is an ideal study guide for International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) certification and practice.

    Each new print copy also includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook.

    Can't wait to learn more? Visit our website.

    Topics: New Edition, Anna Swisher, breastfeeding, IBCLC, Judith Lauwers, lactation consultant, Navigate, nursing, lactation, breastfeeding, Recently Published

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