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- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 164.95
During the past decade since the first edition of this practical work was published, global prevalence of obesity has increased by epic proportions, and physical fitness levels have continued to decline. Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Health in Early Life, Second Edition analyzes cutting-edge longitudinal and cross-sectional data on morphological,... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 199.00
It's natural...It's unsightly...It's normal...It's dangerous. To breastfeed or not? For millions of women around the world, this personal decision is influenced by numerous social, cultural, and health factors. "Infant Feeding Practices" is the first book to delve into these factors from a global perspective, revealing striking... more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2009; US$ 29.95
In recent years, breastfeeding has been prominently in the public eye in relation to debates on issues ranging from parental leave policies, work?family balance, public decency, the safety of our food supply, and public health concerns such as health care costs and the obesity "epidemic." Breastfeeding has officially been considered "the one... more...
- American Academy of Pediatrics 2010; US$ 54.95
Bright Futures: Nutrition offers detailed practice-focused guidance to help patients and families build a foundation for lifelong health with sound eating practices. This updated 3rd edition provides guidance for applying the nutrition-specific concepts and principles in Bright Futures: Guidelines for Health Supervision of Infants, Children, and... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...