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Developed by the International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA), Core Curriculum for Lactation Consultant Practice, Third Edition is the essential guide to prepare for International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) certification and practice as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC). Based on the IBLCE exam blueprint, it includes four new chapters: * Normal Infant Behavior* Change Management* Developing and Managing a Hospital Lactation Service* Nutrition for the Breastfeeding ChildNew to this edition are figures of breast anatomy and infant suckling and sections on mentoring future lactation consultants, protecting against chronic disease for the lactating mother, and breastfeeding late preterm infants. Incorporated throughout is a new code of professional conduct for IBCLCs, updated photos, and references. Core Curriculum for Lactation Consultant Practice, Third Edition is the ultimate reference for the entire lactation professional#146;s career from IBLCE certification through clinical practice.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsp. ix
Prefacep. xi
Contributorsp. xiii
Map of the Core Curriculum Chapters xvii
In Memoriamp. xxi
Profession of Lactation Consultingp. 1
Promotion and Supportp. 3
The IBLCE Code of Professional Conduct for IBCLCsp. 5
International Initiatives to Promote, Protect, and Support Breastfeedingp. 39
Communication and Counseling Skillsp. 53
The Parental Rolep. 65
Normal Infant Behaviorp. 85
Maternal Mental Health and Breastfeedingp. 97
Breastfeeding and Maternal Employmentp. 113
Caring for Vulnerable Populationsp. 135
Professional Developmentp. 147
The IBCLC as Change Agentp. 149
Education and Mentoringp. 165
Interpretation of Statistics and Quantitative Research Designp. 175
Interpretation of Research: Qualitative Methodologyp. 203
A Legal Primer for Lactation Consultantsp. 215
Developing and Managing a Hospital Lactation Servicep. 243
Science of Lactationp. 257
Breastfeeding Anatomy and Physiologyp. 259
Maternal Breastfeeding Anatomyp. 261
Infant Anatomy for Feedingp. 275
Physiology of the Breast During Pregnancy and Lactationp. 287
Anatomy and Physiology of Infant Sucklingp. 301
Nutrition and Biochemistryp. 317
Nutrition for Lactating Womenp. 319
Nutrition for the Breastfeeding Childp. 337
Biochemistry of Human Milkp. 355
Infant Formulas (Artificial Baby Milk)p. 371
Immunology, Infectious Disease, and Allergy Prophylaxisp. 393
Protection Against Chronic Disease for the Breastfed Infant and Lactating Motherp. 411
Lactational Pharmacologyp. 427
Lactation Toxicologyp. 451
Breastfeeding Managementp. 473
Breastfeeding Techniquep. 475
Assessment of Infant Oral Anatomyp. 477
Guidelines for Facilitating and Assessing Breastfeedingp. 497
Breastfeeding a Preterm Infantp. 527
Breastfeeding Twins and Higher Multiple-Birth Infants/Toddlersp. 557
Breastfeeding and Growth: Birth Through Weaningp. 587
Breastfeeding Mothers with Disabilitiesp. 603
Milk Expression, Storage, and Handlingp. 621
Breastfeeding Technologyp. 641
Breastfeeding Devices and Equipmentp. 643
Induced Lactation and Relactationp. 675
Donor Human Milk Bankingp. 701
Pregnancy, Labor, and Birth Complicationsp. 715
Breastfeeding Problem Solving: Maternal and Infant Issuesp. 729
Congenital Anomalies, Neurological Involvement, and Birth Traumap. 731
Breast Pathologyp. 747
Hyperbilirubinemia and Hypoglycemiap. 773
Maternal Acute and Chronic Illnessp. 803
Insufficient Milk Productionp. 817
Slow Weight Gain and Failure to Thrivep. 849
Summary of the International Code of Marketing of Breast-Milk Substitutes and Subsequent World Health Assembly Resolutionsp. 867
Universal Precautions and Breast Milkp. 871
Indexp. 873
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