Supporting Sucking Skills in Breastfeeding Infants

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2008 - Medical - 355 pages
A resource for any health care professional working with new mothers and infants, Supporting Sucking Skills in Breastfeeding Infants provides information and strategies needed to assist normal infant feeding. Taking a deliberately multidisciplinary approach, the author draws on varied clinical experiences and empirical evidence to help consolidate information in a complete, usable framework for breastfeeding evaluation and support. This books provides instructors with an advanced, broad knowledge of breastfeeding - knowledge required for selecting the right level of intervention for supporting and improving sucking skills in healthy infants and those with anatomical variations, developmental respiratory issues, pre-maturity, and mild neurological deficits.

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