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The Breastfeeding Atlas, 6th edition, has been substantially re-written to reflect the most current research and best, evidence-based clinical lactation management practices. It also reflects the practical experience of Barbara Wilson-Clay, and Kay Hoover, both Fellows of the International Lactation Consultant Association, who have each been assisting mothers and babies for 30 years. New photos have been added, as well as an entirely new chapter, Breastfeeding in Emergencies. A must-have text for students, candidates for the IBLCE exam, and practitioners working in maternal-child health fields. Spiral binding permits book to open flat for easy study.
CONTENTS: 1. Introduction 2. Infant states and infant assessment 3. Infant orofacial assessment and feeding reflexes 4. Infant stools, urine and vaginal discharge 5. Appearances of human milk 6. Positioning and latch 7. Flat and inverted nipples 8. Sore nipples 9. Unusual presentations of the breast and nipple 10. Anatomic variability 11. Engorgement, oversupply and mastitis 12. Breast cancer: issues for lactation 13. Twins, triplets and tandem nursing 14. Alternate feeding methods 15. Breastfeeding in emergencies 16. Breastfeeding in spceial circumstances 17. Ankyloglossia (tongue-tie) 18. Cleft lip and cleft palate Color plates
Authors: Barbara Wilson-Clay has been assisting breastfeeding families since 1981. She became certified as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant in 1987, and was recognized as a Fellow of the International Lactation Consultant Association in 2008. Barbara maintains a private practice in Austin, Texas, and is a member of numerous local, national, and international boards and coalitions to promote breastfeeding. Her research and commentaries have been widely published. An outspoken advocate for the profession of lactation consulting, Barbara also helped found and served as the Vice President of the Board of Directors of the Mothers Milk Bank at Austin. She served on the ethics committee of the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners, and is an active volunteer lobbyist in the Texas Legislature promoting breastfeeding as a health policy issue.
- Fellow of The International Lactation Consultant Association (FILCA) - Vice President of the Board of Directors of The Mothers Milk Bank at Austin - Legislative Lobbying Team member with Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies, Austin Chapter - Texas Breastfeeding Coalition - Member of the Board of Directors for the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners, 1997-1999
Kay Hoover is employed as the lactation consultant for Riddle Memorial Hospital in Media, Pennsylvania. She became an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant in 1985. During her career she has been a lactation consultant for 3 different hospitals, the Philadelphia Department of Public Health in the Division of Maternal, Child and Family Health, the Center for Childhood Obesity Research at The Pennsylvania State University, and maintained a private practice for over 20 years. Kay has a national reputation as a lecturer and author.
Since 1971 she has been a La Leche League Leader and is a member of the Pennsylvania Breastfeeding Coalition. She served for six years on the Board of Directors of the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners. Kay and Charlie, her husband of 44 years, raised their three sons in the Philadelphia area and are grandparents of Daniel, Eric, and Robert.
- Fellow of The International Lactation Consultant Association (FILCA) - Lactation Consultant, Riddle Hospital, Philadelphia, PA - Member of the Pennsylvania Breastfeeding Coalition