• The Nursing Mother's Companion, 7th Edition

  • The Breastfeeding Book Mothers Trust, from Pregnancy through Weaning
  • By: Kathleen Huggins
  • Narrated by: Christina Moore
  • Length: 12 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 05-18-15
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Recorded Books
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.7 (23 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Breastfeeding is natural, but it is not entirely instinctive for either mothers or babies. The Nursing Mother's Companion has been among the best-selling books on breastfeeding for over 30 years, with over 1,000,000 copies sold. It is respected and recommended by professionals, 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 equips breastfeeding mothers with all the information they need to overcome potential difficulties and nurse their babies successfully from the first week through the toddler years or somewhere in between.
This fully updated and revised edition provides information on topics such as:

Benefits of breastfeeding
How to cope with breastfeeding obstacles and challenges
Incorporating a nursing routine into working life
Treating postpartum headaches and nausea
Nutritional supplements to alleviate postpartum depression
Sharing a bed with baby (co-sleeping) and the risk of SIDS
Introducing solid foods
Expressing, storing, and feeding breast milk
Reviews of breast pumps
This edition opens with a new foreword by Jessica Martin-Weber, creator of the very popular website The Leaky Boob and a new preface by Kelly Bonata, creator of the go-to site KellyMom. These two much-loved authorities speak to the importance of owning an authoritative breastfeeding book that cuts through the jumble of opinions, information, and misinformation on the Web. Now more than ever, The Nursing Mother's Companion is the go-to guide every new mother should have at hand.
©2015 Kathleen Huggins (P)2015 Recorded Books
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3 out of 5 stars
By C.Ritmiller on 12-01-16

informative but could have been shorter

I feel some topics were repeated. I had a hard time finishing this book. I think it would have been easier to finish as a physical book where I could have skimmed through some sections.

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4 out of 5 stars
By Amazon Customer on 03-10-18


Great info for first time mom but so very long. I would be great it chapter titles were next to numbers so needed topics coud be found easier

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5 out of 5 stars
By heunec on 12-10-17

extremely useful

The best book about breastfeeding I found. I now wish I read it earlier, I would have a totally different story to tell about the first 2 months with my baby.

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