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Author: Linda Smith
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 0763776165
Format: PDF
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Consistent with the direction being followed by the IBLCE exam board, The Third Edition of Linda J. Smith’s highly successful Comprehensive Lactation Consultant Exam Review is organized around the chronological stages of the mother-baby dyad’s development. With over 800 questions and over 30 new clinical pictures, the Third Edition encourages an in-depth exploration of each stage of the mother-baby dyad’s development, and poses questions that are often unique to that particular stage. It contains two complete Practice Exams and presents thirteen actual Clinical Case Studies, each asking several questions about the case. This review guide is perfect for beginning lactation consultants and those re-certifying, as well as dietitians, childbirth educators, nurses, and breastfeeding counselors! This new edition offers: • Information organized by Chronological Stages versus by Disciplines • Over 100 more questions than the Second Edition, and over 30 new clinical pictures • Practice Exams that follow the 2010 IBLCE exam format by having 175 multiple-choice questions, of which, 100 questions have clinical pictures The companion online image gallary contains full color clinical pictures to help you learn!

Comprehensive Lactation Consultant Exam Review

Author: Linda J. Smith
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1449661017
Format: PDF, Docs
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Consistent with the direction being followed by the IBLCE exam board, The Third Edition of Linda J. Smith’s highly successful Comprehensive Lactation Consultant Exam Review is organized around the chronological stages of the mother-baby dyad’s development. With over 800 questions and over 30 new clinical pictures, the Third Edition encourages an in-depth exploration of each stage of the mother-baby dyad’s development, and poses questions that are often unique to that particular stage. It contains two complete Practice Exams and presents thirteen actual Clinical Case Studies, each asking several questions about the case. This review guide is perfect for beginning lactation consultants and those re-certifying, as well as dietitians, childbirth educators, nurses, and breastfeeding counselors! This new edition offers: • Information organized by Chronological Stages versus by Disciplines • Over 100 more questions than the Second Edition, and over 30 new clinical pictures • Practice Exams that follow the 2010 IBLCE exam format by having 175 multiple-choice questions, of which, 100 questions have clinical pictures The companion online image gallery contains full color clinical pictures to help you learn!

The Lactation Consultant in Private Practice

Author: Linda J. Smith
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9780763710378
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This is a user-friendly orientation and guide to the lactation consultant profession for those interested in running a full-time, profitable, and long-term lactation consultant practice.

Breastfeeding and Human Lactation

Author: Jan Riordan
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9780763745851
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Now in its Third Edition, this text has been updated to reflect new knowledge in the physiology of breastfeeding, milk supply, positioning, the management of breastfeeding, and the role of the lactation consultant. The text is divided into 5 sections that cover the sociocultural context of infant feeding; anatomy and biological imperatives; the prenatal; perinatal and postnatal periods; beyond postpartum; and contemporary issues.

Coach s Notebook

Author: Linda J. Smith
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9780763718190
Format: PDF, ePub
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Coach's Notebook: Games and Strategies for Lactation Education contains a wide variety of games and activities for teaching breastfeeding and human lactation. Each of the games included has been tried, tested, and refined by the author and other educators. For each game you'll find goals, ideal audiences, times to play, and specific instructions for making teaching and learning human lactation fun and informative.

Impact of Birthing Practices on Breastfeeding

Author: Linda J. Smith
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1449659470
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This text examines the research and evidence connecting birth practices to breastfeeding outcomes. It takes an in-depth look at the post-birth experiences of the mother and baby, using the baby’s health as the vehicle and the intact mother-baby dyad as the model to address birth practices that affect breastfeeding. The Second Edition has been completely revised to include new information on infant outcomes, including epidural anesthesia and Cesarean surgery, clinical strategies for helping the mother and baby recover from birth injuries, medications and complications, and information on Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiatives with a Mother-Friendly Module.

Comprehensive Lactation Consultant Exam Review

Author: Linda J. Smith
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1449619118
Format: PDF
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Consistent with the direction being followed by the IBLCE exam board, The Third Edition of Linda J. Smith’s highly successful Comprehensive Lactation Consultant Exam Review is organized around the chronological stages of the mother-baby dyad’s development. With over 800 questions and over 30 new clinical pictures, the Third Edition encourages an in-depth exploration of each stage of the mother-baby dyad’s development, and poses questions that are often unique to that particular stage. It contains two complete Practice Exams and presents thirteen actual Clinical Case Studies, each asking several questions about the case. This review guide is perfect for beginning lactation consultants and those re-certifying, as well as dietitians, childbirth educators, nurses, and breastfeeding counselors! This new edition offers: • Information organized by Chronological Stages versus by Disciplines • Over 100 more questions than the Second Edition, and over 30 new clinical pictures • Practice Exams that follow the 2010 IBLCE exam format by having 175 multiple-choice questions, of which, 100 questions have clinical pictures The companion online image gallery contains full color clinical pictures to help you learn!

Breastfeeding Special Care Babies

Author: Sandra Lang
Publisher: Bailliere Tindall
ISBN:
Format: PDF
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Breastfeeding Special Care Babies is an immensely practical book which will fill a previously alarming gap in breastfeeding literature. It is a comprehensive handbook on all aspects of breastfeeding babies with special care needs, covering everything from the basics of breastfeeding and lactation, positioning and attachment, the milk supply and relactation, expressing and storing breastmilk, breastfeeding and common drugs, to the full range of breast conditions and problems, and how to resolve them. Particular emphasis is given to breastfeeding the vulnerable baby and to alternative methods of feeding and breastfeeding - including the highly acclaimed cup-feeding method. The layout of the text has been specially designed to enhance the practical and functional features of the book, and is complemented by superb drawings and photographs. Well referenced throughout, with very useful guidelines for breastfeeding support - in clinical settings as well as in the community - this unique book will be indispensable to all neonatal nurses, midwives and breastfeeding counsellors.

IBLCE Exam Secrets

Author: Mometrix Media
Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC
ISBN: 9781609718732
Format: PDF, Kindle
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***Includes Practice Test Questions*** IBLCE Exam Secrets helps you ace the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) Examination without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive IBLCE Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. IBLCE Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to IBLCE Exam Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; A comprehensive Content review including: Pubertal Development, Adolescence, Breastfed Infant, Post-Lactation, Taurine, Hormonal Regulation, Nucleic Acids, Endocrine Factors, Mammogenesis, Staphylococcal Infections, Human Prolactin, Peptides, Neuroendocrine, Milk Synthesis, Lactation Amenorrhea, Pharmacologic Agents, Nutritional Supplementation, Cross-Nursing, Hepatic Function, Colic, Fat-Soluble Vitamins, Human Milk Banking, Colostrum, Lipids, Cholesterol, Glutamic Acid, Herpes Simplex Viruses, Oligosaccharides, Trace Elements, Electrolytes, Mineral Supplementation, Prostaglandins, Weaning Process, Immunoglobulins, Antibacterial Protection, Tuberculosis, Streptococcal Infections, Botulism, Varicella-Zoster Virus, Chronic Hepatitis, and much more...

Immunobiology of Human Milk

Author: Lars A. Hanson
Publisher: Hale Pub L P
ISBN: 9780972958301
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Immunobiology of Human Milk provides a thorough understanding of the wondrous biology of the immune components in human milk and how they protect the breastfed infant. In this book, Dr. Hanson describes the elaborate systems that have developed to protect the infant against infections and to promote the infant's growth and neurodevelopment. Dr. Hanson has been studying the immunobiology of breastmilk since 1955, publishing 650 scientific papers and editing/contributing to 19 books. He is one of the most highly respected immunobiologists/pediatricians in the world. Features included in this book include the bacterial colonization of the newborn, components of host defense, host defense of the growing baby, the pregnant mother's support of host defense in the fetus, the breastfeeding mother's support of host defense, protection against disease provided by breastfeeding, and infectious agents in breastmilk and their impact on breastfeeding.