Essential guide to breastfeeding and the early years of parenthood. Not just a "how to" about nursing, this book covers many topics related to parenting an infant and toddler, including nutrition, discipline/guidance, sleep issues for baby and toddler, the marital relationship, sibling issues, and more. An asset to the whole family.
This brand-new deiton of The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding commemorates the 35th anniversary of the founding of La Leche League International, the world's foremost authority on breastfeeding. Revised to include the latest information and research on breastfeeding and to consider the needs of fathers and working mothers, this fully illustrated, total guide to infant and child care explains: How to establish a network of support during your pregnancy to assure a good start in breastfeeding, How to make sure you have an ample milk supply, Breastfeeding premature babies, How to recognize and overcome common breastfeeding problems, How to breastfeed even if you return to work, How to express and store breastmilk, How and when to introduce solid foods, and Why breastfeeding gives your baby the best start. This book was a lifesaver for me and ensured that I was successful at breastfeeding with my last baby! A++++
I would reccomend this book to anyone who is or plans to or is just interested in breastfeeding. And to everyone else as well. This was a constant read during the first few weeks of my baby's life, I kept it right next to the chair I nursed in.