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A BLUEPRINT FOR A LIFETIME OF HEALTHY MEALSFrom pregnancy to breastfeeding through weaning and beyond, the comprehensive one-stop nutrition and cooking guide for mothers eager to nourish the whole growing family with healthy and delicious meals Your approach to eating changes when you become pregnant, give birth, and become responsible for feeding an infant, toddler, or growing child. Featuring more than seventy-five easy-to-make and delicious recipes, sanity-saving, mom-tested advice, and vital information about your nutritional needs when pregnant, nursing, or weaning, Feed Yourself, Feed Your Family helps you set your family on a course for a lifetime of healthy eating. Focusing on the five basic nutritional stages between birth and the time when your baby takes a seat at the family table, and with an emphasis on organic, unprocessed foods, this invaluable resource offers * nutrition-packed, kid-pleasing recipes--including make-ahead, no-cook, one-handed (while nursing), on the run, or sit down meals--many of which are all-time La Leche League International member favorites* facts on how a mother's diet affects her milk (and baby's tastes) * perfect energizing foods to support busy new parents learning a new way of life* pantry- and fridge-stocking suggestions for simple meals in minutes* the best organic and shortcut foods in every grocery aisle, from fresh to frozen* tips and nutritional information for safely shedding pounds while breastfeeding* fun ways to get children involved in the kitchen and invested in the food they eat* candid, reassuring stories from mothers like you La Leche League International is the most trusted name in breastfeeding information, support, and advocacy. Founded in 1956 by seven intrepid women, the League now has more than 7,000 accredited leaders in sixty-eight countries, and offers phone, online, and in-person consultation to breastfeeding mothers. Visit www.llli.org for more information.From the Trade Paperback edition.
Dedicated to supporting nursing and expectant mothers, the internationally respected La Leche League has set the standard for educating and empowering women in the natural art of breastfeeding for generations. Now this two-volume eBook bundle provides a comprehensive one-stop guide for all your nourishing needs, from pregnancy to breastfeeding through weaning and beyond. THE WOMANLY ART OF BREASTFEEDING From pregnancy to weaning, the one book every nursing mother needs by her side This classic bestselling guide has been recently retooled, reorganized, and updated for today's mothers and lifestyles. Working mothers, stay-at-home moms, single mom, and mother's of multiples will all benefit from the range of nursing advice stories and information--from preparation during pregnancy to the world of weaning, from nursing positions to expressing and storing your milk. The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding provides answers to the most-asked questions--and to questions you didn't even know you had. There is no better beginning for your baby than this ultimate support resource. FEED YOURSELF, FEED YOUR FAMILY Good Nutrition and Healthy Cooking for New Moms and Growing Families Featuring more than seventy-five easy-to-make and delicious recipes, sanity-saving, mom-tested advice, and vital information about your nutritional needs when pregnant, nursing, or weaning, Feed Yourself, Feed Your Family helps you set your family on a course for a lifetime of healthy eating. You'll find tips on stocking your fridge and pantry for simple meals in minutes, fun ways to get children involved in the kitchen, info for safely shedding pounds while breastfeeding, and candid, affirming stories from mothers just like you.
Sweet Sleep is the first and most complete book on nights and naps for breastfeeding families. It's mother-wisdom, reassurance, and a how-to guide for making sane and safe decisions on how and where your family sleeps, backed by the latest research. It's 4 A.M. You've nursed your baby five times throughout the night. You're beyond exhausted. But where can you breastfeed safely when you might fall asleep? You've heard that your bed is dangerous for babies. Or is it? Is there a way to reduce the risk? Does life really have to be this hard? No, it doesn't. Sweet Sleep is within reach. This invaluable resource will help you * sleep better tonight in under ten minutes with the Quick Start guide--and sleep safer every night with the Safe Sleep Seven checklist * sort out the facts and fictions of bedsharing and SIDS * learn about normal sleep at every age and stage, from newborn to new parent * direct your baby toward longer sleep when he's ready * tailor your approach to your baby's temperament * uncover the hidden costs of sleep training and "cry it out" techniques * navigate naps at home and daycare * handle concerns from family, friends, and physicians * enjoy stories and tips from mothers like you * make the soundest sleep decisions for your family and your lifeAdvance praise for Sweet Sleep "An essential guide for parents . . . detailed, practical advice on bed sharing and breast-feeding, with basic guidelines for safe bed sharing outlined in seven steps."--Publishers WeeklyFrom the Trade Paperback edition.
The long-awaited revised edition! It's no secret that breastfeeding is the normal, healthy way to nourish and nurture your baby. Dedicated to supporting nursing and expectant mothers, the internationally respected La Leche League has set the standard for educating and empowering mothers in this natural art for generations. Now their classic bestselling guide has been retooled, refocused, and updated for today's mothers and lifestyles. Working mothers, stay-at-home moms, single moms, and mothers of multiples will all benefit from the book's range of nursing advice, stories, and information--from preparing for breastfeeding during pregnancy to feeding cues, from nursing positions to expressing and storing breast milk. With all-new photos and illustrations, this ultimate support bible offers * real-mom wisdom on breastfeeding comfortably--from avoiding sore nipples to simply enjoying the amazing bonding experience* new insights into old approaches toward latching and attaching, ages and stages, and answers to the most-asked questions* strategies for moms who choose to breastfeed for a short time or who plan to nurse for a year or more * reassuring information on nursing after a C-section or delivery complications* recent scientific data that highlight the many lifelong health benefits of breastfeeding* helpful tips for building your support network--at home or when back at work* nursing special-needs infants, premies, multiples, and how to thrive no matter what curveball life throws* guidance on breast health issues, weight gain, day care, colic, postpartum depression, food allergies, and medications Plus--Internet references for further information, including La Leche League support sites and groups. Mothers bringing babies into a new world want sustainable, healthy, positive ways to help their children blossom and thrive. There is no better beginning for your baby than the womanly art of breastfeeding.From the Trade Paperback edition.