Evidence-based Care for Breastfeeding Mothers
A Resource for Midwives and Allied Healthcare ProfessionalseBook - 2011
Breastfeeding is a major public health issue. Breast milk provides all the nutrients a baby needs for their first six months. Research studies also show that breastfeeding helps to protect infants from infection and mothers from some diseases in later life. Breastfeeding rates are low, however, and women need the support of their midwives and health visitors when beginning breastfeeding and throughout their child's infancy. Based on the UNICEF UK Baby Friendly best practice standards for higher education, this accessible textbook addresses all 18 outcomes to ensure that students are equipped w.
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, 2011
Characteristics: 1 online resource (273 p.)