Breastfeeding Handbook for Physicians (2nd Edition)
The new Breastfeeding Handbook for Physicians, 2nd Edition is an essential one-stop guide to the latest and best in breastfeeding management, support, education, and advocacy. Jointly developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), with additional critical review by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), it features contributions from distinguished experts.
Health professionals across your practice will use this convenient resource again and again as a quick-access clinical problem-solver and an efficient teaching and learning aid.
The 2nd edition is replete with practice-focused advice based on frontline clinical experience and current research.
Anatomy and lactation physiology
Management and support how-to's
Risk factors and contraindications
Insufficient milk syndrome
New in the 2nd Edition
All-new chapters: The unique benefits of breastmilk for preterm infants; breastfeeding issues during disasters
Expanded how-to's for a breastfeeding-friendly office environment
The latest AAP and ACOG policies
Revised preventive healthcare checklists
Coverage of recent national initiatives: 2011 Surgeon General's Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding; Updated Healthy People 2020 targets for breastfeeding; provisions of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act that promote and support breastfeeding
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2013. "Front Matter", Breastfeeding Handbook for Physicians, American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Richard J. Schanler, MD, FAAP, FABM, Nancy F. Krebs, MD, MS, FAAP, Sharon B. Mass, MD, FACOG, FABM
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