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

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Feb 8, 2017 3:25:23 PM

    Breastfeeding and Human Lactation, Enhanced Fifth EditionBusy 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 of North Florida Brooks College of Health, writing for Doody's Review Service raves that it,

    “… presents up-to-date information…and is well written and organized, making it easy to read. The focus on evidence-based information and clinical practice supports current recommendations by the healthcare community.”

    Thoroughly updated and revised with current research, references, and photos, Breastfeeding and Human Lactation, Enhanced Fifth Edition contains a clear clinical focus with more than 2,000 research studies supporting the clinical recommendations found in the text.

    • Topics include placing breastfeeding in its historical context, workplace-related issues, anatomical and biological imperatives of lactation, the prenatal and perinatal periods and concerns during the postpartum period, the mother’s health, and sociocultural issues
    • Contributions from the foremost experts in the field
    • Excellent resource to prepare for certification and practice as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC)


    Visit our website to learn more and preview a sample chapter.

    Topics: Karen Wambach, breastfeeding, Doody's Review Service, Jan Riordan, Review

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