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Great Expectations: The Essential Guide to Breastfeeding by Marianne Neifert

Posted Aug 16 2009 10:06pm

Keys to a plentiful milk supply
Tips for pumping, story, and feeding expressed milk
Breastfeeding strategies for working mothers
Expert breastfeeding advice for today’s mother

Written by well-known pediatrician and national breastfeeding expert
Dr. Marianne Neifert, Great Expectations: The Essential Guide to
Breastfeeding condenses decades of experience into a wellspring of
practical information and reassuring words of wisdom. This
unparalleled reference packages everything you need to know about
breastfeeding in one comprehensive, easy-to-use volume.

How to prepare for breastfeeding before your baby arrives
What to expect at the hospital once your baby is born
Tips & techniques for comfortable, effective breastfeeding
Solutions for common breastfeeding problems
Strategies for combining breastfeeding & working
Healthy lifestyle choices while breastfeeding
Guidelines for weaning
An extensive list of resources for breastfeeding information & support
And more!
One of America’s most noted pediatricians and nationally recognized
lactation experts gives you all the essential information you need to
successfully breastfeed your baby — in one indispensable guide.

Breastfeeding is nature’s perfect design for feeding and nurturing
babies, and while it’s natural, it’s not always easy — for you or
your baby! That’s where Great Expectations: The Essential Guide to
Breastfeeding can help, providing a trusted doctor’s prescription for
achieving a successful and satisfying breastfeeding experience.

Marianne Neifert, M.D., widely known as Dr. Mom®, is a nationally
recognized breastfeeding expert, acclaimed pediatrician, and mother of
five. Dr. Neifert has drawn on her more than thirty years of
experience assisting breastfeeding mothers to write this sound,
reassuring, and eminently practical guide to every aspect of
breastfeeding. Dr. Neifert skillfully balances the popular message
that breastfeeding is highly beneficial, natural, and convenient with
the reality that many well-intentioned mothers encounter difficulties,
whether getting started or continuing to breastfeed. She outlines
effective guidelines for establishing a successful breastfeeding
relationship and offers specific strategies to assist nursing mothers
with common lactation difficulties and to reach their personal
breastfeeding goals.

Brimming with professional advice and comforting encouragement, Great
Expectations: The Essential Guide to Breastfeeding will equip you to
make breastfeeding a rewarding and memorable part of your baby’s
earliest experiences of life.

Author Bio
Marianne Neifert, MD, also known as Dr. Mom®, is a popular
pediatrician, nationally recognized expert in breastfeeding
management, and celebrated author of child-rearing books and magazine
articles. In 1985, Dr. Neifert co-founded the Lactation Program in
Denver — one of the very first community breastfeeding centers in the
nation, sponsored by the Colorado Health Foundation. She is also
clinical professor of pediatrics at the University of Colorado Denver
School of Medicine. A long-time leader in the field of breastfeeding
medicine, Dr. Neifert is a co-founder of the Denver Mothers’ Milk
Bank, founding member of the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on
Breastfeeding, the International Lactation Consultant Association, and
the Health Advisory Council of La Leche League International. Dr
Neifert has addressed audiences in forty-six states and has been a
guest on countless radio shows and national television programs,
including Today, Good Morning America, The Early Show, 20/20 andCNN.
She has written for numerous publications, including Parenting,
BabyTalk, American Baby, and ParentLife

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