Jack Newman, Teresa Pitman avec Dr. Jack Newman's Guide to Breastfeeding (updated edition)
Breastfeeding is the natural and healthy way to nourish your baby, yetit's not always easy. New mothers need practical information aboutgetting off to a good start and solving breastfeeding challenges. Healthprofessionals need this information too, because it is rarely taught inmedical school. Dr. Jack Newman's Guide to Breastfeeding covers themost common problems and questions that mothers encounter:• How do I help my baby to get a good latch• How can I know if my baby is getting enough milk• How can I help him get more?• Can I avoid sore nipples?• Will my medication affect my baby?• How do I fit breastfeeding into my life when I'm so busy?The answers are here. Dr. Jack Newman and Teresa Pitman are two ofthe foremost lactation experts in Canada and have helped tens ofthousands of new mothers find solutions that work.In this comprehensive, updated guide, they share the most currentinformation about breastfeeding and provide new, effective strategiesand solutions to make breastfeeding work for you.
Dr. Jack Newman is a Toronto pediatrician who has practised medicine since 1970. In 1984 he established the first hospital-based breastfeeding clinic in Canada, at Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children. He is co-founder of the International Breastfeeding Centre located in Toronto, Ontario. He is the father of three children, all breastfed, and the grandfather of two boys, also breastfed.
Teresa Pitman was the executive director of La Leche League Canada for three years, and she has been helping mothers with breastfeeding for more than 30 years. Her articles on parenting and other topics have appeared in Today's Parent, Pregnancy, Baby and Toddler, More, Mothering, Chatelaine and other magazines. Teresa is the author or coauthor of 12 other books on parenting topics, including, most recently, the eighth edition of The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding. She is the mother of four breastfed children, and the grandmother of six breastfed children.