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Title:
Breastfeeding and breast milk - from biochemistry to impact : a multidisciplinary introduction / published by Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation.
Published:
Germany : Thieme; Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation, [2018]
Description:
405 pages : 73 illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Summary:
"An evidence-based reference book : a key resource for decision makers and practitioners. Exploring the multifaceted, multidisciplinary and complex world of breastfeeding, breast milk and lactation. This book provides a factual, scientifically robust overview of the key topics written by leading experts at the heart of breastfeeding and breast milk. It aims to empower decision makers and practitioners with the knowledge required to increase promotion, protection and support for breastfeeding and the use of breast milk. This book is a compilation of evidence-based feature articles covering one of nature's most valuable resources - breast milk" -- Back cover.
Contents:
pt. 1. Setting the scene. Introduction -- Breast milk, global health and sustainable development -- Data collection on infant feeding -- How breastfeeding works : anatomy and physiology of human lactation -- pt. 2. Different perspectives. Introduction -- Human milk : bioactive components and their effects on the infant and beyond -- The psychological effects of breastfeeding -- Sociological and cultural influences upon breastfeeding -- Breastfeeding promotion : politics and policy -- Human milk in economics context -- Commercial aspects of breastfeeding : products and services -- The promotion of breastfeeding -- Infant feeding in history : an outline -- pt. 3. Human milk in special circumstances . Introduction -- Human milk in the neonatal intensive care unit -- A collective new of human milk banking -- Pasteurization -- Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) -- Breastfeeding and the use of medications -- pt. 4. The way forward. Introduction -- Scaling-up breastfeeding protection, promotion, and support programmes -- pt. 5. Addendum.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Acquisitions Source:
Gift; Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation; 2018; 0009938067064.
Other Authors:
Larsson, Göran, editor.

Larsson, Michael, editor.
ISBN:
9783132204010

3132204013

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