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Impact Of Birthing Practices On Breastfeeding

Author : Linda J. Smith
ISBN : 0763763748
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Impact of Birthing Practices on Breastfeeding, Second Edition examines the research and evidence connecting birth practices to breastfeeding outcomes. It takes an in-depth look at the post-birth experiences of the mother and baby, using the babys ability to breastfeed as the vehicle, the mothers lactation capacity as a factor, and the intact mother-baby dyad as the model to address birth practices that affect breastfeeding. The Second Edition has been completely revised to include new information on infant outcomes, including epidural anesthesia and Cesarean surgery, clinical strategies for helping the mother and baby recover from birth injuries, medications and complications, and information on the World Health Organizations Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative with its Mother-Friendly Childbirth Module.

Supporting Sucking Skills In Breastfeeding Infants

Author : Catherine Watson Genna
ISBN : 9780763740375
Genre : Health & Fitness
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This books provides knowledge that may be 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.

Mayes Midwifery E Book

Author : Sue Macdonald
ISBN : 9780702045967
Genre : Medical
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Mayes’ Midwifery, an established key textbook for students and qualified midwives, contains essential knowledge for professional practice. For this 14th edition, each section and chapter has been fully updated and enhanced by leading authors to ensure the text complies with contemporary practice and current guidelines. Added benefits are the availability of a variety of additional online resources for each chapter, including case studies, video and website links, and a bank of multiple-choice questions to test knowledge. With a strong emphasis on normal birth, the book covers the spectrum of midwifery-related topics applied to practice, providing a foundation of knowledge, and encouraging independent thought through the use of reflective exercises in each chapter and online. The book provides midwives with material that meets individual ways of learning and supports current modes of midwifery education. Mayes’ Midwifery is the text for initial preparation and for ongoing midwifery practice. New chapters on essential contemporary issues: Vulnerable women Perspectives on the future of midwifery, in a global context Evidence-based information to guide best practice Learning outcomes and Key Points in all chapters Reflective activities Now with an integrated website offering additional resources and material including: Multiple-choice questions for self-testing Case studies Reflective activities to consolidate your professional development Useful additional reading, resources and weblinks Expanded topics Downloadable materials including illustrations

The Politics Of Birth

Author : Sheila Kitzinger
ISBN : 0750688769
Genre : Medical
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Explores ways in which we learn about birth, how we talk and feel about it, assumptions that professional caregivers may make, and the roles and skills of midwives.

The Official Lamaze Guide

Author : Judith Lothian
ISBN : 0684031744
Genre : Family & Relationships
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An official guide to the Lamaze Method of natural childbirth identifies potential dangers associated with such obstetrical practices as episiotomies and epidurals, citing the benefits of childbirth without intervention. Original.

Consultants And Consulting Organizations Directory

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ISBN : UCLA:L0099739336
Genre : Business consultants
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Indexes are arranged by geographic area, activities, personal name, and consulting firm name.

The Condition Of Young Children In Sub Saharan Africa

Author : Nat J. Colletta
ISBN : 0821336770
Genre : Social Science
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Reviews the World Bank's experience in industrial restructuring in 46 countries during the past 14 years. The study finds that for most completed public enterprise restructuring operations, sustainability of benefits was a large problem, mainly because of fragile sector reforms and inadequate governance and management. Those completed for the private sector experienced poor outcomes from inadequate attention to country economic conditions and policy distortions. To overcome such problems, the study recommends that future restructuring operations be designed and implemented to have an impact at the firm level.


Author : Sarah W. Ying
ISBN : 1594547548
Genre : Health & Fitness
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The rate of breastfeeding in the United States has risen and fallen over time as a result of changing lifestyles and the availability of substitutes for human milk. However, since the 1970s the rates of breastfeeding initiation and duration have increased, in part due to the increasing medical evidence of the significant health benefits both to mothers and children. The federal government's Health Objectives for 2010 are for 75% of mothers to initiate breastfeeding at the time of birth and for 50% to continue breastfeeding until their infants reach 6 months of age. Current rates are about 69.5% at the time of hospital discharge and 32.5% at 6 months of age. The health benefits to the infant include the high nutritional quality of human milk, and a decrease in various infectious and other diseases of infancy that are reduced by the anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory and immunological-stimulating agents present. Mothers seem to benefit with a more rapid return to the pre-pregnancy state of their bodies, improved glucose and lipid metabolism, delayed ovulation, and the possible reduction of certain cancers. This new book examines the impact on health, employment and society, laws and government support of this important health action.

Supporting Sucking Skills In Breastfeeding Infants

Author : Watson Genna
ISBN : 9781284093919
Genre : Medical
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Supporting Sucking Skills in Breastfeeding Infants, Third Edition is an essential resource for healthcare professionals working with new mothers and infants. Using a multidisciplinary approach, it incorporates the latest research on infant sucking and clinical strategies to assist infants with breastfeeding. With an emphasis on skills, it focuses on normal sucking function in addition to difficulties based in anatomical, cardiorespiratory, neurological, or prematurity issues. Completely updated and revised, the Third Edition explores new clinical strategies for facilitating breastfeeding, more conditions, and the latest guidelines. Throughout the text, numerous photos make techniques and recommended strategies easier to understand and replicate.

Genes Ethnicity And Ageing

Author : Lincoln Heinze Schmitt
ISBN : 9810225512
Genre : Science
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This volume takes its subtitle from the theme of the ASHB meeting for 1994 ?Genes, Ethnicity and Ageing?. The first paper is the annual conference lecture as delivered by the Honourable Fred Chaney, formerly Minister for Aboriginal Affairs in the Federal Government of Australia. It considers some of the difficulties in delivering government services to indigenous peoples. Jim Chisholm puts an evolutionary perspective on some aspects of human behaviour, life history and Darwinian approaches to medicine. Carol Bower reviews the value of the Western Australian Birth Defects Registry and the contributions of registries to improved health care. Alexandra Brewis and Gokarna Regmi document determinants of fertility in a Pacific Island population. There are two papers from a special symposium on Ageing and the Aged held within the meeting: George Broe and Helen Creasey consider some of the social issues associated with an ageing society, and Alan Hipkiss and colleagues take a biochemist's look at possibilities for extending the human life cycle.There are two additional papers. One by Alan Bittles documents consanguinity in the Middle East. The second, by Tsunehiko Hanihara and Hajime Ishida describes the results of their studies of Australian Aboriginals and neighbouring populations.?Understanding Ageing?, by Robin Holliday, Cambridge University Press is reviewed by Anne Mitchell.

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