Lauwers, Judith Counseling the Nursing Mother: A Lactation Consultant’s Guide Canada: Jones & Barlett Learning, c2011 [CO-N-R RJ 216 L38 2011]
Counseling the Nursing Mother: A Lactation Consultant’s Guide, Fifth Edition thoroughly covers how counseling styles and approaches can enhance interactions with mothers and stresses the importance of appropriate, effective communication techniques. The text presents topics within a counseling framework and includes practical suggestions for working with mothers. The reader will gain insight into applying knowledge and research into everyday practice, and how to meet counseling challenges. The Fifth Edition has been thoroughly revised and covers a variety of topics in the lactation consultation field, beginning with breastfeeding promotion in the modern world, and examining the professional role of the lactation consultant, as well as basic anatomy, physiology, nutritional needs, high-risk babies, and breastfeeding techniques.