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Nutrition and feeding of children and adolescents

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  • Breastfeeding Challenges Made Easy for Late Preterm Infantsby Sandra Cole

    Springer Publishing Company 2013; US$ 60.00

    Evidence-based research underscores the importance of breastfeeding for the healthy development of late preterm infants, yet significant challenges can impede its success. This is a groundbreaking, problem-solving guide to the most effective techniques for breastfeeding this vulnerable population. Written for lactation consultants, NICU nurses, obstetrical... more...

  • The Nursing Mother's Problem Solverby Claire Martin

    Touchstone 2002; US$ 22.95

    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...

  • Nursing Your Baby 4eby Karen Pryor; Gale Pryor

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 13.99

    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...

  • Neonatal Nutrition and Metabolismby Patti J. Thureen; William W. Hay

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 55.00

    First published in 2006, this is an account of the basic science, metabolism, nutritional requirements and clinical management of the neonate. more...

  • Global Strategy for Infant and Young Child Feedingby World Health Organization. UNICEF.

    World Health Organization 2003; US$ 9.00

    WHO and UNICEF jointly developed this global strategy to focus world attention on the impact that feeding practices have on the nutritional status, growth and development, health, and thus the very survival of infants and young children. The strategy is the result of a comprehensive two-year participatory process. It is based on the evidence of nutrition?s... more...

  • HIV transmission through breastfeedingby Marie-Louise Newell

    World Health Organization 2004; US$ 13.50

    This book presents a summary of the available scientific evidence on the transmission of HIV infection through breastfeeding. It briefly describes the benefits of breastfeeding for both mothers and infants; and summarizes evidence on the relative risk of mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1 infection during pregnancy, delivery, and breastfeeding. more...

  • The Nutritional Psychology of Childhoodby Robert Drewett

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 38.00

    A comprehensive overview of research on the psychological aspects of nutrition in developing children. 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...

  • Eat, Play, and Be Healthy (A Harvard Medical School Book)by W. Allan Walker

    McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 16.95

    Providing answers to several childhood nutrition questions, this book shows you how to feed your children to ensure that their young bodies and minds enjoy full and healthy growth at every stage of development. It also describes how to apply the research-based Healthy Eating Pyramid to a child's unique needs. more...

  • The Baby Food Bibleby Eileen Behan

    Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.00

    THE TIME TO ENCOURAGE HEALTHY EATING HABITS AND SMART FOOD CHOICES FOR YOUR CHILD IS NOW. Unhealthy food is everywhere?colorfully packaged, cheap, and full of fat, calories, and sodium. It?s no wonder childhood obesity has become an epidemic in the last thirty years. As a result, by the time most people reach adulthood, they?re already wired to overeat.... more...