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    Quick Reference for the Lactation Professional, Second Edition Is Here

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 19, 2016 11:01:45 AM

    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, and interns, each chapter includes clinical management strategies, key clinical competencies, and tutorials that test comprehension and clinical application with short answer questions and counselling scenarios.

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    Topics: New Edition, breastfeeding, Judith Lauwers, lactation, world health organization, lactation, breastfeeding

    World Breastfeeding Week Celebrates Sustainable Development

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Aug 1, 2016 1:49:59 PM

    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 how to value our wellbeing from the start of life, how to respect each other, and care for the world we share.” The theme is “Breastfeeding: A Key to Sustainable Development.”

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    Topics: breastfeeding, lactation, nursing, Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), UN, WABA, WBW, World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action, World Breastfeeding Week, breastfeeding, Women's Health

    Catherine Watson Genna's Supporting Sucking Skills in Breastfeeding Infants Returns with a New Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jun 21, 2016 5:15:14 PM

    Are you a healthcare professional looking for an essential resource to help you work with new mothers and infants? We just published Supporting Sucking Skills in Breastfeeding Infants, Third Edition by Catherine Watson Genna.

    Using a multidisciplinary approach, it incorporates the latest research on infant sucking and clinical strategies to assistant infants with breastfeeding. With an emphasis on skills, the Third Edition focuses on normal sucking function in addition to difficulties based in anatomical, cardiorespiratory, neurological, or prematurity issues.

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    Topics: New Edition, breastfeeding, nursing, catherine watson genna, breastfeeding

    New Edition: Breastfeeding Management for the Clinician

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jun 10, 2016 12:17:20 PM

    If you're a busy clinician you know that integrating the latest research into everyday practice can be a challenge. The recently published Breastfeeding Management for the Clinician: Using the Evidence, Fourth Edition by Marsha Walker can help. Using a research-based and problem-solving approach, it includes literature reviews while covering incidence, etiology, risk factors, prevention, prognosis and implications, interventions, expected outcomes, care plans, and clinical algorithms.

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    Topics: New Edition, breastfeeding, lactation, Marsha Walker, breastfeeding

    Linda J. Smith's Classic Comprehensive Lactation Consultant Exam Review Returns with a New Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Mar 16, 2016 12:12:32 PM

    Studying for the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) certification examination just got easier with the recently published Comprehensive Lactation Consultant Exam Review, Fourth Edition by Linda J. Smith.

    Comprehensive Lactation Consultant Exam Review, Fourth Edition is an ideal reference for beginning lactation consultants and those re-certifying, as well as dietitians, childbirth educators, nurses, and breastfeeding counselors. Organized around the mother-baby dyad’s development, it poses questions unique to each particular stage.

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    Topics: New Edition, breastfeeding, IBCLC, IBLCE, lactation consultant, Linda J. Smith, Navigate, nursing, breastfeeding

    Jones & Bartlett Learning Wins 2015 AJN Book of the Year Award

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jan 6, 2016 3:50:14 PM

    We are so proud to announce that Counseling the Nursing Mother: A Lactation Consultant’s Guide, Sixth Edition by Judith Lauwers and Anna Swisher was just awarded second place in the 2015 AJN Book of the Year Awards Maternal-Child Nursing/Childbirthing category. For more than 40 years, the American Journal of Nursing has released an annual list of the best in nursing publishing. Encompassing a wide-range of categories, the 2015 AJN Book of the Year Awards recognize the most valuable texts published between August 2014 and August 2015.

    “Jones & Bartlett Learning is truly honored to accept this 2015 AJN Book of the Year Award. To be granted this distinction within the Maternal-Child Nursing/Childbirthing category is especially meaningful given our longstanding and devoted work in the areas of women's health, midwifery, breastfeeding, and lactation. We applaud the dedication of our authors in maintaining this seminal work through its six editions and we extend our congratulations to both the authors and our publishing team.” - Amanda Martin, Executive Editor, Jones & Bartlett Learning

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    Topics: AJN, Award, American Journal of Nursing, Anna Swisher, breastfeeding, Judith Lauwers, lactation, Navigate, nursing, lactation, breastfeeding

    Happy World Breastfeeding Week

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Aug 4, 2015 4:53:22 PM

    It's World Breastfeeding Week! Coordinated by the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) and celebrated in more than 176 countries, World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) recognizes the importance of promoting breastfeeding worldwide. This year's theme is “Breastfeeding and Work: Let’s Make It Work!”

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    Topics: baby-friendly, breastfeeding, lactation, lactation consultant, nursing, WBW, World Breastfeeding Week, world health organization, lactation, breastfeeding

    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: 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.

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

    Updated Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding Online Course Now Live

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jul 14, 2015 2:36:45 PM

    Our Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding online course just keeps getting better. Created specifically to support the implementation of the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative, it is an essential resource for educating your staff to reach Baby-Friendly status.

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    Topics: New Edition, baby-friendly, breastfeeding, lactation consultant, nursing, ten steps to successful breastfeeding, UNICEF Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative, world health organization, breastfeeding, Recently Published, Women's Health

    New Edition: Breastfeeding and Human Lactation

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Dec 8, 2014 4:36:55 PM

    The wait is over-- Breastfeeding and Human Lactation, Fifth Edition by Karen Wambach and Jan Riordan is here!

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    Topics: Karen Wambach, New Edition, breastfeeding, Jan Riordan, lactation, breastfeeding, breastfeeding and human lactation

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