Pediatric Collections offers what you need to know – original, focused research in a snapshot approach. This print compendium of AAP editor-curated articles provides quick access to the latest, most salient studies to give a better understanding of the individual and public health effects of breastfeeding. Optimal breastfeeding practices—defined as exclusive breastfeeding through 6 months of age followed by continued breastfeeding with introduction of solid foods, save lives and have profound significance on an individual’s health for their entire life. This collection offers the latest information to understand the challenges that breastfeeding mothers face and to support them. Other topics covered include cultural disparities and changing societal and lifestyle factors that affect breastfeeding patterns. This collection will help caregivers to better educate parents on the multitude of benefits for breastfeeding including disease reduction and cognitive and developmental advantages.
A free “Breastfeeding Support, Challenges, and Benefits” infographic poster is included as a bonus to ordering this print collection.
Series: Pediatric Collections
Paperback: 168 pages
Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics; 1 edition (October 1, 2018)