Now in its 16th Edition, Medications and Mothers' Milk, is the worldwide best selling drug reference on the use of medications in breastfeeding mothers. This book provides you with the most current, complete, and evidence-based information on using medications in breastfeeding mothers. Addendum/Errata
Through the ages, certain foods and herbs have been promoted to new mothers to increase their milk supplies. These foods and herbs, called galactogogues, likely increase milk production by increasing prolactin or oxytocin to initiate the breastmilk letdown reflex and aid in breastmilk ejection.
Are you working with a breastfed baby that needs to be supplemented? If you supplement with infant formula, what impact will the formula have on the baby, the mother, and the breastfeeding relationship? Does the baby really need to be supplemented with formula or are there better alternatives?
“Doulas’ Guide to Birthing Your Way contains a wealth of information for pregnant women and their partners.” From the foreward written by Dr. John M. Kennell, Pediatrician and co-author of Bonding and Mothering the Mother.
A majority of women return to work or school after the birth of their children. Many policies and programs have been put in place to support families as they transition back to work. Colleges and universities are no exception.
Emotional and physical trauma have a role in breastfeeding success. But even though a mother may know that breastfeeding is best, past abuse, physical trauma, or psychological impairment may affect a mother’s ability to initiate or continue breastfeeding.