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Breastfeeding: A Parent's Guide

3.70  ·  Rating Details  ·  77 Ratings  ·  9 Reviews
Friendly,personal,and honest, BREASTFEEDING A Parent's Guide separates the facts from the myths about breastfeeding. It answers the questions most often asked about breastfeeding and deals honestly and directly with the advantages as well as the concerns. Detailed drawings, clear instrustions and helpful advice make this the book breastfeeding parents will refer to over an ...more
Paperback, 179 pages
Published February 16th 2006 by Amy's Babies (first published 1995)
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Leah
Nov 01, 2013 Leah rated it it was amazing
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An excellent book that one of my midwives handed to me after I asked about a good breast-feeding book. I inquired after two other titles, and she included this one.

This is a very short, concise, on point book for a practical approach to breast-feeding. She lays out the argument for why it is best for baby, the benefits, the concerns, the commonly asked questions, the "bumps" that arise (things that go wrong or make it more difficult), as well as a general knowledge of the physiological changes
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Dennise
May 29, 2014 Dennise rated it liked it
Just enough. The gist of breast feeding but not as helpful as other books.
Liesl
Aug 21, 2012 Liesl rated it liked it
This is a very basic, quick reference guide on the topic of breastfeeding. A lot of the advice given to deal with problems is basic common sense and somewhat repetitive, and the hand-drawn illustrations throughout are an odd yet interesting visual choice. There isn't much material in here that I wasn't already familiar with from parenting classes or experience, but it is nice to have this information on hand when needed.
Andrea Graziano
Nov 25, 2014 Andrea Graziano rated it it was amazing
Ms. Spangler does a wonderful job demystifying breastfeeding, and gives women the opportunity to make informed decisions about their infants' and their own health. This book should be given to all moms, especially first time moms or those debating the pros and cons of breast- and formula-feeding.
Aisha
Feb 23, 2012 Aisha rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
It's a great overview of breastfeeding and very easy and quick to read and reference. I kept on hand and looked it over with each new baby. It is reasonable and basic.
Mikel
May 14, 2012 Mikel rated it really liked it
A great book to keep on hand. It's packed in our bag to take to the hospital as my reference guide.
Megan
Apr 21, 2011 Megan rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I've read this with each kiddo- a great refresher and easy/fast to read!
Flora Maia
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