Perspectives In Lactation

Author: Kathy Parks
Publisher:
ISBN: 1939807506
Size: 19.89 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Are you an aspiring private practice lactation consultant or have you recently started a lactation consulting business? If so, this is the book for you! Author Kathy Parkes, MSN-ED, BSPsy, RN, IBCLC, RLC, FILCA, has successfully started and run two successful lactation consulting businesses. In this book, she shares her knowledge of everything you need to know to start a business. At the end of each chapter is a self-check. By the time you reach the end of the book, you've got enough information on the self-checks to write your business plan. Ms. Parkes surveyed 50 private practice lactation consultants. Their insights appear throughout the book in boxes labeled "Experienced LCs Share." Chapter Thirteen is entirely devoted to what they would have done differently if they were starting over. Everything from where to locate your business to tax issues to social media, advertising, and marketing is covered in this book. Plus the author discusses the importance of self-care when you are a business owner to prevent burnout. The Appendices include information on breastfeeding organizations, state coalitions, research sites, email lists and blogs, and where to purchase various breastfeeding supplies. To have a successful business, you need to know everything about the business. This book is your how-to guide!

Breastfeeding And Human Lactation

Author: Karen Wambach
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781449697297
Size: 17.26 MB
Format: PDF
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Breastfeeding and Human Lactation, Fifth Edition continues as the leading reference for the latest clinical techniques and research findings that direct evidence-based clinical practice for lactation consultants and specialists. Now in its fifth edition, it contains a clear clinical focus with more than 2,000 research studies supporting the clinical recommendations found in the text. This new edition has been thoroughly updated and revised with current research, references, and photos. To make studying and learning easier, each chapter includes key concepts, Internet resources, and evidence-based tables and boxes. Breastfeeding and Human Lactation, Fifth Edition is also an excellent resource to prepare for certification and practice as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC).

Research Perspectives On Work And The Transition To Motherhood

Author: Christiane Spitzmueller
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783319411217
Size: 17.70 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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This book examines the intricate challenges faced by women and families during the transition to motherhood. It presents unique theoretical and methodological approaches to studying women’s transition from being employees to working mothers. Its focus is on the impact of work on the transition to motherhood, and the impact of motherhood on women’s working arrangements, work attitudes, work experiences and perspectives. Special attention is given to intervention research that can enhance the health and well-being of mothers and employers as they reconcile demands of the family-work interface. Integrating theoretical framework development and methodological considerations, this book provides an in-depth introduction to the topic. It brings together researchers and experts on the work-family interface, on workplace discrimination during pregnancy and early motherhood, and well-being.

The Cultural Context Of Aging Worldwide Perspectives 3rd Edition

Author: Jay Sokolovsky
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780313086946
Size: 18.25 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The consequences of global aging will influence virtually all areas of life to be encountered in the 21st century, including the biological limits of healthy longevity, the generational contract and nature of family ties, the makeup of households and communities, symbolic representations of midlife and old age and attitudes toward disability and death. The new edition (3rd) of the award winning book The Cultural Context of Aging: World-Wide Perspectives covers all these topics and more. This unique volume uses a qualitative, case study approach to look at the rapidly emerging new cultural spaces and social scripts through which mid and late life are being encountered globally. It is completely revised with over thirty new original works covering China, Japan, Denmark, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Peru, indigenous Amazonia, rural Italy and the ethnic landscape of the U.S. A new feature of the book includes an integrated set of web book articles listed in the table of contents and available on the book's web site: (www.stpt.usf.edu/jsokolov/webbook). This is in addition to the largest web support of its kind providing literature updates, educational activities and even access to power points, graphics and video supplementing the text. In this one of a kind edited text, readers will encounter the laughing clubs of India, the centenarian diet plan of Okinawa, the waltzing elders of urban China, aging in a true woman-centered society, the elderscapes of Florida, the challenge of "Conscious Aging," Japan's robotic granny minders, Denmark's "Flexsecurity" long-term care system; the Midwest's elder-friendly communities, "Eldertopia" and the "Green House" model for dementia care. Welcome to your future!

Infant And Child Nutrition Worldwide

Author: Frank Falkner
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 0849388147
Size: 17.94 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This volume provides a contemporary and historical overview of infant nutrition in Europe, North America, and the Third World. It emphasizes the important role that good nutrition, appropriate health care, and a caring environment play in promoting healthy physical and social growth in children. Issues covered include breast feeding, maternal undernutrition and reproductive performance, weaning, and the social and pyschological factors of breast feeding. The book will serve as an excellent guide for nutritionists, pediatricians, health professionals and others involved in child welfare worldwide.