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Breastfeeding books recommended by our members. If you know of a good book you would like to see listed here, please email the manager.
 

Bestfeeding: Getting Breastfeeding Right for You
by Mary Renfrew, Chloe Fisher & Suzanne Arms ~ Clear, concise information for mothers and midwives on the establishment of breastfeeding. Excellent pictures and photos enhance the description and make learning easier.
 
Mothering Multiples: Breastfeeding and Caring for Twins and More
by Karen Kerkhoff Gromada ~ Great book going into detail about breastfeeding multiples and premature babies.
 
Nursing Mother, Working Mother
by Gale Pryor ~ a nuts-and-bolts guide for nursing your baby and working at the same time.  Early chapters cover breast-feeding basics. Later chapters focus on preparing to go back to work, instructions on pumping (equipment and positioning), how to manage life at home and at work, and how to cope if you "fall apart". Describes a typical day of pumping and nursing babies of various ages, etc.
 
So That's What They're For!
by Janet Tamaro ~ practice and light-hearted, very informative in a humorous manner.
 
The Breastfeeding Book: Everything You Need to Know About Nursing Your Child from Birth Through Weaning
by Martha Sears, R.N., and William Sears, M.D. ~ "Taking a realistic, contemporary approach, the Sear's bring an age-old practice completely up to date. Their encyclopedia guide to the art and science of breastfeeding enables all women to experience and enjoy one of natures most rewarding relationships."
 
The Nursing Mother's Companion
by Kathleen Huggins ~ Tackles various common and uncommon complaints about breastfeeding from inadequate milk supply, breast pain, engorgement, and fussy babies to infections, allergies and breast-milk jaundice that could affect the child.
 
The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding
by La Leche League ~ How human milk offers lifetime benefits for your baby, how to prepare for breastfeeding, how ot increase your milk supply, how to be sure your baby is getting enough and much more.
 
 
 

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