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.