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Nutrition and feeding of children and adolescents

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  • Evidence-based Care for Breastfeeding Mothersby Maria Pollard

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    Based on the UNICEF UK Baby Friendly best practice standards, this text addresses all 18 outcomes to ensure that students are equipped with the essential knowledge and skills to effectively promote and support breastfeeding mothers. more...

  • Is Breast Best?by Joan B. Wolf

    NYU Press 2010; US$ 79.00

    Since the invention of dextri-maltose and the subsequent rise of Similac in the early twentieth century, parents with access to clean drinking water have had a safe alternative to breast-milk. Use of formula spiked between the 1950s and 1970s, with some reports showing that nearly 75 percent of the population relied on commercial formula to at least... more...

  • Guidelines on Optimal Feeding of Low Birth Weight Infants in Low- and Middle-income Countriesby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2011; US$ 24.00

    Countries can substantially reduce their infant mortality rates by improving the care of LBW infants.Experience from developed and low- and middle-income countries has clearly shown that appropriatecare of LBW infants including feeding temperature maintenance hygienic cord and skin care andearly detection and treatment of complications can substantially... more...

  • Nursing Your Baby 4eby Karen Pryor; Gale Pryor

    HarperCollins 2009; Not Available

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Developing Brain Behaviourby John Dobbing

    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...