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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

    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:

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

    New Review: Breastfeeding A-Z: Terminology and Telephone Triage, Second Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Feb 25, 2014 12:39:46 PM

    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."

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    Topics: breastfeeding, Doody's Review Service, lactation, Review, breastfeeding, Cindy Turner-Maffei, Karin Cadwell

    New eBook Options for Breastfeeding Management for the Clinician, Third Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Aug 23, 2013 11:15:43 AM

    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.

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    Topics: breastfeeding, lactation consultant, Google eBook, Marsha Walker, breastfeeding

    CDC Report: U.S. Breastfeeding Rates Rising

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Aug 13, 2013 4:55:57 PM

    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."

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    Topics: baby-friendly, lactation consultant, ten steps to successful breastfeeding, world health organization, breastfeeding, Breastfeeding Report Card, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    It's World Breastfeeding Week

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Aug 1, 2013 12:11:17 PM

    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.

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

    Marsha Walker's Trusted Compendium on Breastfeeding for the Practicing Clinician is Back

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jun 10, 2013 11:47:49 AM

    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.

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

    Recently Published: Breastfeeding A-Z, Second Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Feb 5, 2013 1:21:38 PM

    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.

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    Topics: New Edition, breastfeeding, lactation, lactation, breastfeeding, breastfeeding telephone triage, Cindy Turner-Maffei, Jones & Bartlett Learning. lactation consultan, Karin Cadwell

    Lactation Management for Your Pocket

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jan 14, 2013 2:23:19 PM

    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.

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    Topics: New Edition, breastfeeding, lactation, la leche league, lactation, breastfeeding, Cindy Turner-Maffei, Karin Cadwell, Recently Published, The Healthy Children Project

    Is Your Hospital Baby-Friendly Yet?

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Aug 27, 2012 1:39:18 PM

    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:

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    Topics: ceu, l-cerp, baby-friendly, breastfeeding, continuing education unit, lactation, lactation consultant, world health organization, lactation, breast feeding, breastfeeding, CME

    New Review: "a must-have for lactation care providers"

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Aug 10, 2012 1:33:57 PM

    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,

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    Topics: baby-friendly, breastfeeding, IBCLC, lactation, lactation consultant, Review, catherine watson genna, la leche league, lactation, breastfeeding, sucking skills, WIC

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