The Breastfeeding Book (Paperback)

Everything You Need to Know About Nursing Your Child from Birth Through Weaning

By Martha Sears, William Sears

Little, Brown Spark, 9780316417853, 288pp.

Publication Date: October 9, 2018

List Price: 16.99*
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Description

A fully revised edition of the Dr. Sears guide to breastfeeding, a perennial favorite for parents for nearly two decades.

From pediatric experts Martha Sears, R.N., and William Sears, M.D., a comprehensive, reassuring, authoritative information on:

  • How to get started breastfeeding, with illustrated tips for latching on
  • Increasing your milk supply
  • Breastfeeding when working away from home
  • Pumps and other technology associated with breastfeeding
  • Making sure your nursing baby gets optimum nutrition, including the most recent information about the importance of omega-3 fatty acids and "milk-oriented microbiota"
  • Nutrition and fitness for moms
  • Nighttime breastfeeding
  • Breastfeeding and fertility
  • Toddler nursing and weaning
  • Special circumstances
  • And much more...



Breastfeeding contributes to nurturing a smarter and healthier baby, and a healthier and more intuitive mommy. Isn't that what every child needs, and every parent wants?



About the Author

Martha Sears, RN and William Sears MD are the pediatrics experts to whom American parents turn for advice and information on all aspects of pregnancy, birth, childcare, and family nutrition. Martha Sears is a registered nurse, certified childbirth educator, and breastfeeding consultant. Dr. Sears was trained at Harvard Medical School's Children's Hospital and Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children, the largest children's hospital in the world. He has practiced pediatrics for nearly 50 years. Together, the Searses have authored more than 40 pediatrics books.