In Breastfeeding Made Easy renowned paediatrician and father-of-three Carlos González, author of Kiss Me! How to raise your children with love and My Child Won't Eat!, brings his warmth and positivity to a subject close to his heart and his clinical practice: breastfeeding. In his characteristic friendly style, and by tackling the real-life questions mothers have about breastfeeding head-on, he explains: how breastfeeding works, and why most mothers, with support, can do it if they want to how myths and misinformation can derail mothers, and how to avoid this how to manage introducing solid foods, weaning from the breast and going back to work the proven health benefits of breastfeeding, for babies and their mothers how treating illness, in mother and baby, needn't mean the end of breastfeeding how breastfeeding can succeed even in difficult circumstances the importance of good breastfeeding support, and how to access it Dr González's extensive experience of supporting breastfeeding mothers and their babies, coupled with his scientific understanding of human lactation and his skill in explaining this to a non-medical audience, are combined here in a book that is an accessible, confidence-inspiring companion for every breastfeeding mother.
Your Step-By-Step Guide to Using the Miskin Method
Author: Geraldine Miskin
Publisher: Random House
Category: Health & Fitness
Everything is easy when you know how to do it. Breastfeeding Made Easy makes breastfeeding as easy and simple as it is naturally meant to be regardless of whether you are a perky A cup or luscious L cup! Packed with step-by-step colour illustrations and troubleshooting sections for every conceivable challenge, you’ll discover how the Miskin Method will help you to: - Establish and maintain an abundant supply simply by feeding in line with your body and baby - Get comfortable and be efficient by choosing feeding positions that suit your baby and your unique body shape - Enjoy a good stretch of sleep after a great day's breastfeeding. Yes, you really can have your cake and eat it! - Fix whatever problem comes your way and much, much more! Written by Geraldine Miskin, an independent breastfeeding specialist who has honed her unique method through years of helping mums find pragmatic and sustainable solutions, Breastfeeding Made Easy will educate, empower and equip you to get breastfeeding right quickly and smooth over any bumps you encounter along the way.
Are you having trouble breastfeeding your newborn? Worry no more. In this breastfeeding book, I have given you everything you need as a mom, or would-be mom to make breastfeeding very easy for you.The truth is breastfeeding is not always easy. So if you're experiencing difficulties, you're not alone. Thankfully, most early breastfeeding challenges are easy to deal with. In this breastfeeding book, you'll find solutions to the most common breastfeeding problems and more. I provided expert tips to solve common breastfeeding problems, as well as simple answers to common breastfeeding questions. I understand how difficult things can be for new moms, especially when it comes to breastfeeding their newborns the right way. So I went above and beyond to provide the necessary help they need and to make their breastfeeding experience a pleasure for them and their babies.After reading this breastfeeding book, you will learn: -The Importance of Breastfeeding: learn about the health benefits of breastfeeding for both mother and child.-Common Questions and Answers: you will find the right answers to questions like "can I breastfeed even if I am sick?" This section provides you with expert advice on what to do in specific situations.-Common Challenges and Solutions: the challenges for new moms can be overwhelming. This section gives you practical tips on how to overcome those challenges. You will learn tips for saying farewell to sore nipples and avoiding breast pain.-Making Breastfeeding in Public Work: this breastfeeding book also offers you expert tips for making breastfeeding in public work for both mother and child.Read and leave feedback.
The Go-To Guide for Nurses and Lactation Consultants
Author: Sandra Cole
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Written for lactation consultants, NICU nurses, obstetrical nurses and nurse-midwives, the book offers clear, simple, evidence-based solutions to the distinct breastfeeding difficulties affecting late preterm infants. (Maternity, Perinatal, Women's Health)
The Go-To Guide for Nurses and Lactation Consultants
Author: Sandra Cole, RNC, IBCLC
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
"I would recommend this book to my peers and I would use it in my day-to-day work. It is most helpful to have a comprehensive guide that can be used in a variety of care settings and by many different healthcare providers."--Doody's Medical Reviews Evidence-based research underscores the importance of breastfeeding for the healthy development of late preterm infants, yet significant challenges can impede its success. This is a groundbreaking, problem-solving guide to the most effective techniques for breastfeeding this vulnerable population. Written for lactation consultants, NICU nurses, obstetrical nurses, and nurse-midwives, the book offers clear, simple, evidence-based solutions to the distinct breastfeeding difficulties affecting late preterm infants. The guide describes the characteristics of late preterm infants and the physiological challengesóoften invisible and overlooked by health care providersócaused by disturbances of respiratory, metabolic, neurologic, and immunologic functions. These problems are often exacerbated by poor breastfeeding and result in 13% of hospital readmissions by late preterm infants. The book examines maternal conditions that affect breastfeeding success and provides detailed, easy-to-follow instructions for the most effective breastfeeding techniques. It describes specific strategies health care professionals can take to overcome breastfeeding difficulties, including proper positioning and latch technique, the use of breast pumps and other helpful equipment, supplemental feedings, and more. Pictures that illustrate correct procedures clarify specific techniques, and user-friendly patient teaching guides further encourage successful breastfeeding. The book also supports the goals of many hospitals seeking to achieve Baby-Friendly Status, as well as the goals of the Multidisciplinary Guidelines for Care of Late Preterm Infants recently issued by the National Perinatal Association. Key Features: Comprises the only comprehensive guide specific to the breastfeeding issues of late preterm infants Describes developmental challenges faced by late preterm infants Provides detailed, easy-to-follow instructions for breastfeeding and techniques for overcoming difficulties Offers clear, simple, evidence-based solutions that nurses, lactation consultants, and midwives can offer to mothers Supports the goals of hospitals seeking Baby-Friendly Status
Two breastfeeding specialists team up to provide new mothers with a set of seven basic principles - distilled from the most up-to-date information in the field - that they need to breastfeed successfully.
Written in the easy-to-understand Incredibly Easy style, this handy reference provides a basic understanding of normal anatomy and physiology of women and neonates as well as the adaptations they make during the stages of pregnancy, birth, and the postpartum period. Includes two four-page, full-color inserts illustrating difficult-to-understand clinical concepts.
Completely revised to meet the latest Board of Nurse Examiners criteria for the NCLEX-RN®, this review book contains over 3,500 questions and answers with rationales covering all areas included on the exam. Two substantially updated introductory chapters discuss studying and test-taking strategies and describe the exam format in detail. Subsequent sections cover adult care, psychiatric care, maternal-neonatal care, and care of the child, plus chapters on leadership and management and law and ethics. Six 75-question comprehensive tests appear at the end of the book. This Third Edition also includes nearly 100 new alternate-format questions.
Using the award-winning Incredibly Easy! style, Nutrition Made Incredibly Easy! Second Edition presents essential information on nutrition in a light-hearted and appetizing way. Coverage includes the physiologic processes that transform food into energy, nutrient metabolism and recommended allowances, assessment of nutritional status, and the needs of special patient populations. This edition incorporates the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2005, presents up-to-date information on diabetes, and includes new appendices on fad diets and commonly used herbs and supplements. Logos include Lifespan Lunchbox (age-related considerations); Bridging the Gap (cultural considerations), Menu Maven (sample menus), and NutriTips (nutritional pointers).
Translates into Spanish the questions commonly asked when examining the primary body systems, and provides educational phrases to teach patients about major clinical disorders, pain management, medications, and nutrition.
How the new science of "metabolic programming" can help you: Maximize your baby's IQ and development Prevent allergies and obesity Prevent or cure picky eating Teach your child to enjoy healthy foods Protect against family health problems AND make mealtimes a pleasure for you and your child! In this groundbreaking book, two leading pediatric nutritionists--and experienced parents!--introduce exciting new research into "metabolic programming" and make it accessible and practical for every busy parent. They explain: How the foods you choose can optimize your baby's future development, IQ bone strength, and immunity The eight key nutrients to focus on Scientifically based "smart strategies" for working with your child's inborn instincts to build healthy eating habits Food solutions for common problems--including colic, constipation, poor sleep, and hyperactivity How to prevent or deal with food allergies or obesity Easy ways to adapt family meals for kids--with menus and portion sizes for every stage from birth through age six, plus essential tips for food safety What's more, you can teach your child to enjoy these healthy foods and banish food battles and picky eating forever.
Presenting essential nursing fundamentals in an easy-to-read, fun-to-learn format, this resource provides comprehensive coverage of the theoretical foundations of nursing, the nursing process, basic nursing skills, physiologic patient care, and the latest nursing concepts. Includes illustrations, cartoons, and quizzes.
Learn about bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) in a quick and easy book. Learn about the history of hormone replacement (HRT) and discover why all HRT is feared, even bioidentical hormones. Learn how to find a doctor who will help you and not hurt you. Explore all of your BHRT options, learning how to replace your hormones safely, so that you can prevent heart disease, cancer, and all other diseases of aging.
Nursing Care Planning Made Incredibly Easy! is the resource every student needs to master the art of care planning, including concept mapping. Starting with the nursing process, the book provides the foundations for writing practical care plans, walks students through the care planning process, builds the critical thinking skills needed to individualize care, and offers tips on incorporating evidence-based standards and rationales into nursing interventions. Coverage includes up-to-date NANDA nursing diagnoses, NIC and NOC, and an English-NANDA dictionary that makes understanding nursing diagnoses fun. Sample care plans appear throughout the book. A bound-in CD-ROM contains over 150 customizable care plans.
Are you rarely ill? Do you have abundant energy, clear skin and a happy outlook? If not, this book can help you achieve this and much more. Optimum nutrition is a revolution in health care. It means giving yourself the best possible intake of nutrients to allow your body to be as healthy as it possibly can. In the bestselling OPTIMUM NUTRITION BIBLE Patrick Holford revealed precisely how to achieve optimum nutrition. In OPTIMUM NUTRITION MADE EASY, he distills the essence of his unique approach to health and presents it in an easy-to-follow, accessible format. It includes the basics of optimum nutrition, including what to eat, what to avoid and which supplements to take, as well as advice on superfoods and meal planning. The author also provides a simple programme for achieveing optimum health and, through a series of questionnaires, allows you to develop a nutrition programme that is right for you.
NCLEX-RN(r) Review Made Incredibly Easy! Fifth Editionuses the well-knownIncredibly Easy!approach to make NCLEX review more interesting and effective. Fully revised and updated to match the latestNCLEX-RN(r) test plan, this titleprovides solid clinical information and clear rationales written in a conversational, easy-to-understandmanner with wealth of unique memory aids toassist with knowledge retention. It covers every area of nursingthat students will see on the NCLEX exam, including adult care, pediatric care, maternal-neonatal care, psychiatric care, and professional issues. Critical thinkingquestions accompany each chapter and each section, and an additional 3,250 challenging NCLEX-style practice questions, including audio questions and graphic option questions, are offered online. This is the tablet version of NCLEX-RN(r) Review Made Incredibly Easy! which does not include access to the supplemental content mentioned in the
Part of the Springhouse Incredibly Easy! Series(TM), this Second Edition provides current information about charting in a comprehensible, clear, fun and concise manner. Three sections cover Charting Basics, Charting in Contemporary Health Care, and Special Topics. New features include expanded coverage of computerized documentation and charting specific patient care procedures, plus current JCAHO standards both in the text and appendix, chapter summaries, and a new section with case study questions and answers. Amusing graphics and cartoon characters call special attention to important information. Entertaining logos throughout the text alert the reader to critical information, Thought Pillows identify key features of documentation forms, and the glossary defines difficult or often-misunderstood terms.