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Working without Weaning: A working mother's guide to breastfeeding
Do you want to breastfeed your baby, but do not think you can because you have to go back to work? Are you concerned about the challenges of combining breastfeeding and a full-time job? Working without Weaning describes in detail how you can work and still breastfeed your baby, with stories and advice from mothers who have been in your shoes. Working without Weaning gives ...more
Paperback, 299 pages
Published June 9th 2006 by Hale Publishing
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Oct 04, 2008 Meg rated it it was amazing
I read this in the week before my daughter was born and it was exactly what I needed to calm me down as I prepared to breastfeed. The basics of breastfeeding are there, tons of advice on how to deal with doctors and nurses who are bent on getting formula down your baby's throat (which we did end up running into at the hospital), and most importantly all the facts and tips on how to successfully continue breastfeeding upon returning to work. I was happy to know everything I'd need to prepare for ...more
(Non-Fiction Breastfeeding) This book was exactly what I needed to help me prepare for going back to work after my maternity leave ends. It also offers great advice and timelines for preparing for the return to work. I loved it and I am grateful that it exists for the breastfeeding-working mothers out there like me.
I read this book before I went back to work and it was very helpful. It had lots of breastfeeding tips regardless of whether you are working outside of the home or not. Some of her ideas really aren't that practicle but overall I found it had great advice.