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- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95
'Breast is best' is today?s prevailing mantra. However, women ? particularly first-time mothers ? frequently feel unsupported when they come to feed their baby. This new experience often takes place in the impersonal and medicalized surroundings of a hospital maternity ward where women are 'seen to' by overworked midwives. Using a UK-based ethnographic... more...
- World Health Organization 2000; US$ 73.80
Sets out the scientific rationale for the development of national nutrition and feeding recommendations for infants and young children in Europe. Although major emphasis is placed on recommended intakes for specific nutrients, the book also offers advice on a range of additional factors that contribute to good feeding practices and need to be addressed... more...
- Elsevier Science 1997; US$ 135.00
Certain long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFAs) are thought to be essential components of the nutrition of infants, including those prematurely born, in the sense that they cannot be synthesises by the immature organism and must therefore be supplied in the diet. Breast milk contains these substances, but many manufactured infant formulae... more...
- Elsevier Science 1996; US$ 480.00
Now in its second edition, Drugs and Human Lactation is a comprehensive guide to the content and consequences of xenobiotics and micronutrients in human milk, and remains by far the most thorough and extensive work available on this subject. The excellent methodology used for the compilation of the 1st edition has been retained. It begins with an... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 249.00
Obesity has reached epidemic proportions globally and presents a major challenge to policy makers and clinicians alike. Recent research has suggested that obesity has its origins in early life and that early diet can programme a developing fetus? and young infant?s future susceptibility to obesity. This volume contains recent findings presented... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 289.00
This is the first book ever to focus on the post-natal period in terms of early life programming for adult health. It covers a vast range of topics related to the subject and contains special lectures and previously unpublished data. more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 16.95 US$ 11.86
The new "baby feeding bible" from the award-wining author of Raising Baby Green Called the "Al Gore of Parenting" by Parenting Magazine, Dr. Alan Greene has written the follow up to his best-selling book and offers parents a definitive guide for making nutritionally-sound decisions for their children. Offers parents green choices for feeding... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2010; US$ 19.95
While countless breastfeeding guides crowd bookshelves, not one of them speaks to women with anything approaching bestselling author Fiona Giles's level of intimacy and vitality. In Fresh Milk, through a provocative collection of stories, memories, and personal accounts, Giles uncovers the myths and truths of the lactating breast. From the young... more...
- Bull Publishing Company 2009; US$ 13.95
Based on the most current nutritional information, this concise guide offers new mothers a focused introduction to feeding babies healthy, nutritious foods during their first 12 months of life. With whimsical illustrations and clever recipe namessuch as Cereal Symphony? and Adam?s Eggless Bananawama Muffins?this handbook even introduces the concept... more...