Covers holding, diaper changing, cord care, bathing, feeding, crying, taking temperature, and immunization; also includes a section on post-partum care for the new mother. Provides new parents with solid, practical, how to information, indexed with a time code for easy reference.
Evidence-based research underscores the importance of breastfeeding for the healthy development of late preterm infants, yet significant challenges can impede its success. This is a groundbreaking, problem-solving guide to the most effective techniques for breastfeeding this vulnerable population. Written for lactation consultants, NICU nurses, obstetrical nurses, and nurse-midwives, the book offers clear, simple, evidence-based solutions to the distinct breastfeeding difficulties affecting late preterm infants.
Recommended for use with First Nations groups. Covers a broad range of topics, especially useful for facilitating discussion. Provides examples of childcare with all ages of caregivers; stresses the importance of safety, security and love; examines common concerns of parents at different child developmental stages. Also suggested for use with low-literacy groups.
The Gathering Tree is a beautifully illustrated children's book about HIV/AIDS. Written by award-winning First Nations author Larry Loyie and co-author Constance Brissenden, it is a gentle, positive story of a First Nations family facing HIV. After eleven-year-old Tyler and his younger sister Shay-Lyn learn their favourite cousin Robert has HIV, they discover that knowledge brings understanding and self-awareness. Aspects of physical, spiritual, mental and emotional health are addressed.