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Nutrition and feeding of children and adolescents

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  • Is Breast Best?by Joan B. Wolf

    NYU Press 2010; US$ 26.00

    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...

  • Breastfeeding Facts for Fathers-by Dia L. Michels

    Platypus Media 2009; US$ 7.99

    Men have a crucial role to play in encouraging their partners to breastfeed. This highly entertaining booklet gives men the answers to the issues that trouble them most. more...

  • Pediatric Environmental Healthby Ruth A. Etzel; Sophie J. Balk; American Academy of Pediatrics

    American Academy of Pediatrics 2011; US$ 54.95

    From playground to classroom, at home and across town, environmental hazards are all around us ? an unfortunate fact of modern life.  And no one is more vulnerable to the adverse health effects these hazards can cause than our children.  It?s no wonder that environmental hazards are among parents? top health concerns for their children. Yet... 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$ 120.00

    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 US$ 10.99

    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...

  • Nighttime Breastfeedingby Cecília Tomori

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 29.95

    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...

  • Inventing Baby Foodby Amy Bentley

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96

    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...