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Lactation Management: Strategies for Working with African-American Moms


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Do you need help promoting breastfeeding to your African-American clients? Katherine Barber, founder of the African American Breastfeeding Alliance and author of The Black Woman's Guide to Breastfeeding, shares her experience and knowledge with you in Lactation Management: Strategies for Working with African-American Moms.

Designed for health professionals, Barber discusses the following topics:
-The lower rate of breastfeeding and how prevalent diseases in the African-American community could be impacted by increased breastfeeding rates.
-The history of African women brought to America and how slavery has impacted breastfeeding in this population.
-The barriers to breastfeeding for the African-American mother.

She then describes how to:
-Successfully communicate with and counsel your African-American clients.
-Help African-American mothers return to work and continue to breastfeed.
-Reach out to the African-American community to get their help in supporting breastfeeding mothers.

This book is a must-read for everyone working with African-American pregnant and breastfeeding mothers.

Author: Katherine Barber


Copyright: 2013

Total Pages: 72


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