Visit our Christmas Gift Finder
Click & Collect from 2 Hours*
Free Delivery to UK Shops
Free UK Standard Delivery On all orders £20 and over Free Delivery to UK Shops Local shops and expert booksellers nationwide Free Click & Collect to UK shops From 2 hours of your order*
Evidence-based Care for Breastfeeding Mothers: A Resource for Midwives and Allied Healthcare Professionals (Paperback)
  • Evidence-based Care for Breastfeeding Mothers: A Resource for Midwives and Allied Healthcare Professionals (Paperback)
zoom

Evidence-based Care for Breastfeeding Mothers: A Resource for Midwives and Allied Healthcare Professionals (Paperback)

(author)
£30.99
Paperback 266 Pages / Published: 08/08/2017
  • In stock online
  • Free UK delivery

Usually dispatched within 24 hours

  • This item has been added to your basket
Your local Waterstones may have stock of this item. Please check by using Click & Collect

Breastfeeding is a major public health issue. Breastmilk provides all the nutrients a baby needs for their first six months. Research studies also show that breastfeeding doesn't just help to protect infants from infection, but has other benefits such as reducing obesity and can help protect mothers from some diseases in later life.

Although initiation of breastfeeding is improving, the numbers who continue drop rapidly in the first few weeks highlighting that women need the support of their midwives and health visitors when beginning breastfeeding and throughout their child's infancy. Based on the UNICEF UK BFI University learning outcomes, this newly updated textbook addresses the outcomes to ensure that students are equipped with the essential knowledge and skills to effectively promote and support breastfeeding mothers, including:

* anatomy and physiology;

* building relationships;

* essential skills and good practice guidance;

* dealing with common problems;

* public health considerations;

* babies and mothers with special needs;

* complementary feeding.

Suitable for both undergraduate students and practitioners undertaking continuing professional development, Evidence-based Care for Breastfeeding Mothers is designed to aid learning. Each chapter begins with specific learning outcomes linked to the Baby Friendly outcomes, key fact boxes, clinical scenarios and activities.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9781138650831
Number of pages: 266
Weight: 476 g
Dimensions: 248 x 171 mm
Edition: 2nd New edition

You may also be interested in...

Twelve Babies on a Bike
Added to basket
Call The Midwife
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
Birth and Breastfeeding
Added to basket
The Light in the Window
Added to basket
Shadows Of The Workhouse
Added to basket
Tales of a Midwife
Added to basket
Labour Midwifery Skills
Added to basket
Counseling The Nursing Mother
Added to basket
Bread, Jam and a Borrowed Pram
Added to basket
The Midwife's Pocket Formulary
Added to basket
Bedside Guide for Neonatal Care
Added to basket
Shadows Of The Workhouse
Added to basket
The Midwifery Testbook
Added to basket
Farewell To The East End
Added to basket
Antenatal Midwifery Skills
Added to basket

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.