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Best Breastfeeding Books You Should Enjoy

Our list of some of the best Breastfeeding books & series in recent years. Get inspired by one or more of the following books.

1. The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding: Completely Revised and Updated 8th Edition (2010)

Best Breastfeeding Books You Should EnjoyIt’s no secret that breastfeeding is the normal, healthy way to nourish and nurture your baby. Dedicated to supporting nursing and expectant mothers, the internationally respected La Leche League has set the standard for educating and empowering mothers in this natural art for generations. Now their classic bestselling guide has been retooled, refocused, and updated for today’s mothers and lifestyles. Working mothers, stay-at-home moms, single moms, and mothers of multiples will all benefit from the book’s range of nursing advice, stories, and information—from preparing for breastfeeding…
Author(s): Diane Wiessinger , Diana West , et al.

2. Latch: A Handbook for Breastfeeding with Confidence at Every Stage (2018)

Best Breastfeeding Books You Should EnjoyLatch is a judgment-free guide to breastfeeding that will teach you exactly what you need to know to meet your own personal breastfeeding goals.Early motherhood is a time of great joy. It can also be filled with new stressors―chief among them: breastfeeding. In Latch: A Handbook for Breastfeeding with Confidence at Every Stage, International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant, Robin Kaplan, addresses specific breastfeeding concerns, allowing you to feel empowered while breastfeeding and overcome challenges as they arise. After working with countless mothers who have felt unique in…
Author(s): Kaplan M.Ed. IBCLC, Robin, AbTheuring

3. Breastfeeding Made Simple: Seven Natural Laws for Nursing Mothers (2010)

Best Breastfeeding Books You Should EnjoyThe Definitive Guide to Breastfeeding Your Baby Breastfeeding may be natural, but it may also be more challenging than you expect. Some mothers encounter doubts and difficulties, from struggling with the first few feedings to finding a gentle and loving way to comfortably wean from the breast. This second edition of Breastfeeding Made Simple is an essential guide to breastfeeding that every new and expectant mom should own-a comprehensive resource that takes the mystery out of basic breastfeeding dynamics. Understanding the seven natural laws of breastfeeding will help you avoid and overcome challenges such as low milk…
Author(s): Nancy Mohrbacher , Kendall-Tackett PhD IBCLC, Kathleen , et al.

4. Eat to Feed: 80 Nourishing Recipes for Breastfeeding Moms (2019)

Best Breastfeeding Books You Should EnjoyFor breastfeeding moms, “eating for two” continues long after the baby arrives. Eating well can be hard enough before there’s a newborn in the house, but when moms experience dips in their milk supply, getting the right nourishment is key. In their debut cookbook, the founders of Oat Mama share eighty simple, delicious recipes for breakfasts, lunches, dinners, deserts, snacks, and beverages. Eat to Feed is a warm, supportive, and inspiring resource for new mothers and mothers-to-be, featuring:…
Author(s): Eliza Larson, Kristy Kohler

5. Breastfeeding Management for the Clinician: Using the Evidence (2016)

Best Breastfeeding Books You Should EnjoyAwarded Third Place in the 2016 AJN Book of the Year Awards in the Maternal-Child Health Category!Breastfeeding Management for the Clinician: Using the Evidence, Fourth Edition is an essential and practical reference guide for clinicians. Using a research-based approach, it includes literature reviews while covering incidence, etiology, risk factors, prevention, prognosis and implications, interventions, expected outcomes, care plans, and clinical algorithms. With a focus on the practical application of evidence-based knowledge, this reference offers a problem-solving approach to help busy clinicians integrate the latest…
Author(s): Marsha Walker

6. Ina May’s Guide to Breastfeeding: From the Nation’s Leading Midwife (2009)

Best Breastfeeding Books You Should EnjoyEverything you need to know to make breastfeeding a joyful, natural, and richly fulfilling experience for both you and your babyDrawing on her decades of experience in caring for pregnant women, mothers, and babies, Ina May Gaskin explores the health and psychological benefits of breastfeeding and gives you invaluable practical advice that will help you nurse your baby in the most fulfilling way possible. Inside you’ll find answers to virtually every question you have on breastfeeding, including topics such as •the benefits of breastfeeding•nursing challenges•pumps and…
Author(s): Ina May Gaskin

7. The Breastfeeding Book: Everything You Need to Know About Nursing Your Child from Birth Through Weaning (2018)

Best Breastfeeding Books You Should EnjoyFrom pediatric experts Martha Sears, R.N., and William Sears, M.D., a comprehensive, reassuring, authoritative information on: Breastfeeding contributes to nurturing a smarter and healthier baby, and a healthier and more intuitive mommy. Isn’t that what every child needs, and every parent wants?…
Author(s): Martha Sears, William Sears

8. Breastfeeding: Empowering Parents (2018)

Best Breastfeeding Books You Should EnjoyThose who decide to breastfeed are faced with a disturbing lack of good advice and “hands on” help. Their initial determination to breastfeed is too often lost in conflicting solutions being offered and not working. Something they at first imagined should be simple and “natural” turns out to be a distressing and frustrating experience which frequently ends in their rejecting breastfeeding entirely. This book is filled with new approaches to preventing problems and treating problems if they have already occurred. These approaches work because they have been…
Author(s): Newman FRCPC, Dr Jack

9. The Nursing Mother’s Companion, 7th Edition, with New Illustrations: The Breastfeeding Book Mothers Trust, from Pregnancy Through Weaning (2017)

Best Breastfeeding Books You Should EnjoyBreastfeeding is natural, but it is for either or . The Nursing Mother's Companion has been among the best-selling books on breastfeeding , with more than 1 million copies sold. It is respected and , including The International Lactation Consultant Association, T. Berry Brazelton and The American Academy of Pediatrics, and is well loved by new parents for its encouraging and accessible style.Kathleen Huggins to overcome potential difficulties and nurse their babies successfully from the first week through the toddler years, or somewhere in between. This provides information on…
Author(s): Kathleen Huggins

10. Dr. Jack Newman’s Guide to Breastfeeding (2015)

Best Breastfeeding Books You Should EnjoyBreastfeeding is the natural and healthy way to nourish your baby, yet it's not always easy. New mothers need practical information about getting off to a good start and solving breastfeeding challenges. Health professionals need this information too, because it is rarely taught in medical school. Dr. Jack Newman's Guide to Breastfeeding covers the most common problems and questions that mothers encounter: – How do I help my baby to get a good latch – How can I know if my baby is getting enough milk – How can I help him get more? – Can I avoid sore nipples? – Will my medication affect my baby? – How do I fit…
Author(s): Jack Newman, Teresa Pitman

11. The American Academy of Pediatrics New Mother’s Guide to Breastfeeding (Revised Edition): Completely Revised and Updated Third Edition (2017)

Best Breastfeeding Books You Should Enjoy  Why is breastfeeding the optimal choice? What happens when my maternity leave is over? What’s the safest way to store pumped milk? The American Academy of Pediatrics answers these questions and many more in this invaluable resource to help you and your baby get the healthiest possible start. With everything new mothers need to know about breastfeeding, this fully revised and updated edition covers the very latest in research, including   • information for mothers preparing for the first feeding and adjusting to home, family, and work…
Author(s): American Academy Of Pediatrics, Meek M.D., Joan Younger

12. Baby Log Book Record Daily Feeding Nappy Changes Sleep and Activities: Llama Alpaca New Born Baby Tracker Journal, Monitor Breastfeeding, Diaper … with 10 puree recipe ideas. New Parent Gift. (2019)

Best Breastfeeding Books You Should EnjoyThe perfect gift and tool for new mom’s and parents.Enables parents and carers to keep a record of important contacts, baby information and vaccination records.Log Daily feeding times and duration for breastfed and bottle fed babies.Record wet and dirty nappy changes.Note down activities and sleep patterns.Make list of things you need, notice and achieve each day as well as mom’s mood and feelings.10 weaning puree recipes ranging from first tastes to hearty flavours for your baby’s next journey.Perfect light change bag size 6 x 9 inches with a soft colour cover and black and white interior.**See our range of cover designs by…
Author(s): BaLog Books, Funky Books

Best Breastfeeding Books You Should Enjoy

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some breastfeeding books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

The Birth Guy’s Go-To Guide for New Dads: How to Support Your Partner Through Birth, Breastfeeding, and Beyond

Author(s): Brian W. Salmon, Kirsten Brunner
Publisher: New Harbinger, Year: 2019, Size: 2 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2319340

Eat to Feed: 80 Nourishing Recipes for Breastfeeding Moms

Author(s): Eliza Larson and Kristy Kohler
Publisher: Da Capo Lifelong Books, Year: 2019, Size: 30 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2390729

The Ethics and Politics of Breastfeeding: Power, Pleasure, Poetics

Author(s): Robyn Lee
Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Year: 2018, Size: 1 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2289167

Breastfeeding and Media: Exploring Conflicting Discourses That Threaten Public Health

Author(s): Katherine A. Foss
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan, Year: 2017, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1699491

The Big Letdown: How Medicine, Big Business, and Feminism Undermine Breastfeeding

Author(s): Kimberly Seals Allers
Publisher: St. Martin’s Press, Year: 2017, Size: 469 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 1703116

Breastfeeding: Contemporary Issues in Practice and Policy

Author(s): Janet Dalzell, Linda Martindale, Elizabeth Rogerson
Publisher: CRC Press, Year: 2016, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1628379

Nutrition and lifestyle for pregnancy and breastfeeding

Author(s): Peter D Gluckman; Mark A Hanson; Yap Seng Chong; Anne Bardsley
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Year: 2015, Size: 35 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1306455

Ethnographies of Breastfeeding: Cultural Contexts and Confrontations

Author(s): Tanya Cassidy, Abdullahi El Tom
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic, Year: 2015, Size: 1 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1316321

Clinician’s Guide to Breastfeeding: Evidenced-based Evaluation and Management

Author(s): Linda Dahl
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2015, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1407170

Breastfeeding: A Guide for the Medical Profession

Author(s): Ruth A. Lawrence, Robert M. Lawrence
Publisher: Elsevier, Year: 2015, Size: 14 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1451853

Please note that this booklist is not errorless. Some books are truly hot items according to The Wall Street Journal, others are composed by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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