Itâ€™s no secret that breastfeeding is the normal, healthy way to nourish and nurture your baby. Dedicated to supporting nursing and expectant mothers, the internationally respected La Leche League has set the standard for educating and empowering mothers in this natural art for generations. Now their classic bestselling guide has been retooled, refocused, and updated for todayâ€™s mothers and lifestyles. Working mothers, stay-at-home moms, single moms, and mothers of multiples will all benefit from the bookâ€™s range of nursing advice, stories, and informationâ€”from preparing for breastfeeding during pregnancy to feeding cues, from nursing positions to expressing and storing breast milk. With all-new photos and illustrations, this ultimate support bible offersÂ â€˘ real-mom wisdom on breastfeeding comfortablyâ€”from avoiding sore nipples to simply enjoying the amazing bonding experienceâ€˘ new insights into old approaches toward latching and attaching, ages and stages, and answers to the most-asked questionsâ€˘ strategies for moms who choose to breastfeed for a short time or who plan to nurse for a year or moreÂ â€˘ reassuring information on nursing after a C-section or delivery complicationsâ€˘ recent scientific data that highlight the many lifelong health benefits of breastfeedingâ€˘ helpful tips for building your support networkâ€”at home or when back at workâ€˘ nursing special-needs infants, premies, multiples, and how to thrive no matter what curveball life throwsâ€˘ guidance on breast health issues, weight gain, day care, colic, postpartum depression, food allergies, and medications Â Plusâ€”Internet references for further information, including La Leche League support sites and groups.Â Mothers bringing babies into a new world want sustainable, healthy, positive ways to help their children blossom and thrive. There is no better beginning for your baby than the womanly art of breastfeeding.
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