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    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

    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 Review: Breastfeeding Management for the Clinician, Third Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jan 3, 2014 9:09:19 AM

    Doody's Review Service recently reviewed Breastfeeding Management for the Clinician: Using the Evidence, Third Edition by Marsha Walker. According to reviewer, Candace C. Knight, Ph.D., BSN, from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, it "contains a multitude of helpful resources for establishing and maintaining breastfeeding."

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    Topics: breastfeeding, Doody's Review Service, lactation, lactation consultant, Review, Marsha Walker

    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

    Happy IBCLC Day!

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Mar 6, 2013 2:52:14 PM

    Today is IBCLC day! Jones & Bartlett Learning is joining the International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA) in celebrating IBCLC Day on March 6th, 2013. This year's theme “Connect with IBCLCs, the Experts in Breastfeeding Care,” highlights the expertise of International Board Certified Lactation Consultants in providing breastfeeding care.

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    Topics: breastfeeding, IBCLC, lactation, lactation consultant, IBCLC Day, Liz Brooks

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