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Breastfeeding, 7th Edition

A Guide for the Medical Professional (Expert Consult - Online and Print)


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PDF eBook $108.00   $75.60
(With Adobe DRM, readable with Adobe Digital Editions for PCs and Macs, and on most mobile devices except Kindle)

Breastfeeding is a comprehensive reference that provides basic science information as well as practical applications. Dr. Ruth Lawrence-a pioneer in the field of human lactation-covers the uses of certain drugs in lactating women, infectious diseases related to lactation, the latest Australian research on anatomy and physiology, and much more…in print and online.

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    • Access the fully searchable text online at
    • Treat conditions associated with breastfeeding-such as sore nipples, burning pain, or hives-using extensive evidence-based information.
    • Apply the latest understanding of anatomy and physiology through coverage of recent Australian CT and MR studies of the breast and its function.
    • Stay current on new research on infectious diseases germane to lactation and new antibiotics, antivirals, and immunizations available for use during lactation.
    • Effectively manage the use of medications during lactation thanks to an updated discussion of this difficult subject.

Key Features

    • Provide thoughtful guidance to the breastfeeding mother according to her circumstances, problems, and lifestyle from integrated coverage of evidence-based data and practical experience.
    • Make appropriate drug recommendations, including approved medications, over-the-counter medications, and herbal remedies.

Published Reviews

    "This is the most complete guide to breastfeeding available. It is comprehensive, easy to read, and covers all pertinent aspects. The book is a strong advocate for breastfeeding, which is a laudable objective. It should be part of every perinatal clinician's library, where it will be referred to often. As a clinician, I have found the appendixes and protocols, which make up the last third of the book, the most helpful aspects of this book." - Jay P. Goldsmith, MD(Tulane University School of Medicine), Excerpts from Doody’s review service, Rating - 5 Stars!

Author Information

    By Ruth A. Lawrence, MD, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY

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Breastfeeding, 7th Edition
30% off
  • Expert Consult
  • Reference
  • 1128 Pages
  • Trim Size: 7 1/2 X 10 7/16 in
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • ISBN: 978-1-4377-0788-5
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  • Copyright: 2011