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Nutrition and feeding of children and adolescents

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  • Body Fluid Managementby Felice Agrņ

    Springer 2012; US$ 69.95

    The management of intravenous fluids is one of the most common and important therapeutic manoeuvres in the treatment of surgical, medical and critically ill patients. The international literature accordingly contains a vast number of works on fluid management, yet there is still confusion as to the best options in the various situations encountered... more...

  • Breastfeeding Telephone Triage and Adviceby Maya Bunik

    American Academy of Pediatrics 2012; US$ 69.95

    Breastfeeding Telephone Triage and Advice is an all-new decision support tool developed to help nurses, lactation professionals, and other medical professionals confidently advise breastfeeding mothers. Created by one of the field?s foremost authorities, Maya Bunik, MD, MSPH, FABM, FAAP, it is designed to be used in tandem with the acclaimed American... more...

  • Militant Lactivism?by Charlotte Faircloth

    Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 95.00

    Following networks of mothers in London and Paris, the author profiles the narratives of women who breastfeed their children to full term, typically a period of several years, as part of an 'attachment parenting' philosophy. These mothers talk about their decision to continue breastfeeding as 'the natural thing to do': 'evolutionarily appropriate',... more...

  • Mother's Milkby Bernice L. Hausman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.95

    Mother's Milk examines why nursing a baby is an ideologically charged experience in contemporary culture. Drawing upon medical studies, feminist scholarship, anthropological literature, and an intimate knowledge of breastfeeding itself, Bernice Hausman demonstrates what is at stake in mothers' infant feeding choices--economically, socially, and in... more...

  • Nighttime Breastfeedingby Cecilia Tomori

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 110.00

    Nighttime for many new parents in the United States is fraught with the intense challenges of learning to breastfeed and helping their babies sleep so they can get rest themselves. Through careful ethnographic study of the dilemmas raised by nighttime breastfeeding, and their examination in the context of anthropological, historical, and feminist... more...

  • Nursing Your Baby 4eby Karen Pryor; Gale Pryor

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.60

    For more than 40 years, mothers have depended on the wisdomand warmth of Nursing Your Baby. Now authors Karen Pryor and her daughter Gale Pryor have revised and updated their classic guide for today's generation of women. New information includes: Up-to-date studies on health benefits for breastfed infantsand breastfeeding mothers Tips for getting... more...

  • The Nursing Mother's Problem Solverby Claire Martin

    Touchstone 2002; US$ 15.99

    Finally! Answers to your most urgent questions in an easy-to-use format! Based on questions posed by thousands of real mothers, this A-to-Z guide has a practical, realistic view of how nursing fits into a modern woman's life. First-time mothers and breastfeeding veterans will find answers to more than 300 questions -- from the most common to... more...

  • Amanda Ursell's Baby and Toddler Food Bibleby Amanda Ursell

    Hay House 2011; US$ 14.95

    The list of what foods to introduce to your child and when can be daunting, especially in this day and age when everything from food safety to allergy issues dictates certain rules. Written by the UK’s leading nutritionist, Amanda Ursell, while she was caring for her own baby and toddler, everything in this book has been tried and tested by a... more...

  • Inventing Baby Foodby Amy Bentley

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Food consumption is a significant and complex social activity?and what a society chooses to feed its children reveals much about its tastes and ideas regarding health. In this groundbreaking historical work, Amy Bentley explores how the invention of commercial baby food shaped American notions of infancy and influenced the evolution of parental and... more...

  • Infant and Young Child Feedingby Fiona Dykes; Victoria Hall-Moran

    Wiley 2009; US$ 85.99

    This exciting book, edited by Fiona Dykes and Victoria Hall Moran and with a foreword from Gretel Pelto, explores in an integrated context the varied factors associated with infant and child nutrition, including global feeding strategies, cultural factors, issues influencing breastfeeding, and economic and life cycle influences more...