New Textbook Released by Hale Publishing Offers Scientific Understanding of Breastfeeding

November 04, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Health News
A new textbook on human lactation has just been released by Hale Publishing. Written by leading researchers in the field, Hale & Hartmann’s Textbook of Human Lactation covers a variety of topics from what is in human milk and why it is good for the mother and infant to how medication transfers from mother to baby. The book includes information on the nutrient needs of breastfeeding women, how infants develop taste preferences, the importance of vitamin D supplementation, the advantage breastfeeding has on birth spacing, how infertility impacts breastfeeding, the benefits of co-sleeping, herbs that benefit breastfeeding mothers and those to be avoided, the impact of street drugs on breastfeeding infants, and much more.

This 680 page book is comprised of 35 chapters, written by the world’s leading experts in their fields. The textbook provides the reader with a comprehensive understanding of breastfeeding and the impact of a variety of health issues and concerns on the breastfeeding dyad.
Hale Publishing is a leading publisher and provider of popular, comprehensive resources in the field of lactation and maternal/child health.