Have 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:
In a recent Doody's Review Service review, Michele R. Davidson, PhD, CNM, CFN, from George Mason University College of Health and Human Services calls Breastfeeding A-Z: Terminology and Telephone Triage, Second Edition by Karin Cadwell and Cindy Turner-Maffei "a must-have resource."
Marsha Walker's trusted compendium on breastfeeding for the practicing clinician is even more accessible now that we've made Breastfeeding Management for the Clinician: Using the Evidence, Third Edition available on CourseSmart and Google eBook.
The just released Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Breastfeeding Report Card shows that breastfeeding rates in the U.S. are increasing. From 2000 to 2010, the number of babies who started breastfeeding increased from 71% to 77%. In fact, the report shows that among "infants born in 2010, 49% were breastfeeding at 6 months, up from 35% in 2000. The breastfeeding rate at 12 months increased from 16% to 27% during that same time period."
Today marks the beginning of the 21st annual World Breastfeeding Week. Celebrated in more than 170 countries, World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) recognizes the essential work of breastfeeding advocates, educators, and lactation consultants who protect, promote, and support breastfeeding worldwide. This year’s theme is "Breastfeeding Support: Close to Mothers," highlighting breastfeeding peer counseling.
Now in its third edition, Breastfeeding Management for the Clinician: Using the Evidence by Marsha Walker offers both the problem-solving approach busy clinicians need to resolve issues encountered in everyday practice and an evidence-based foundation. As a result, it helps clinicians impact positive change in the workplace.
The trusted A-Z guide to breastfeeding telephone triage is back with a new edition. Breastfeeding A-Z: Terminology and Telephone Triage, Second Edition by Karin Cadwell and Cindy Turner-Maffei provides lactation consultants, nurses, physicians, and nutritionists with evidence-based information on breastfeeding issues that may present as telephone calls. Completely updated and revised with new health policy information, this new edition covers the triage guides for common problems such as breast pain, engorgement, and concerns about milk supply.
Jones & Bartlett Learning recently published Pocket Guide for Lactation Management, Second Edition by Karin Cadwell and Cindy Turner-Maffei. This new edition is the perfect resource for the variety of situations commonly encountered by those working with lactating and breastfeeding mothers and their babies. Conveniently organized by the issue that the healthcare provider will meet, it helps caregivers quickly resolve key challenges, such as babies who aren’t gaining weight fast enough, mothers with sore nipples, and basic sucking problems. Quick reference charts, algorithms, and diagrams assist the caregiver in quickly determining whether they have assessed the situation correctly.
Did you know that we just updated our Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding online course? Created specifically to support the implementation of the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative in the United States, it is an essential course for educating your staff to promote successful breastfeeding. Watch a short preview video:
Are you a healthcare professional working with new mothers and infants? Take a look at this new review we've received for Supporting Sucking Skills in Breastfeeding Infants, Second Edition by Catherine Watson Genna. According to Anna Swisher, MBA, IBCLC,