Posted by: Indonesian Children | April 24, 2009

Breastfeeding Education for Health Professionals

Text Books

  • Breastfeeding: A Guide for the Medical Profession
    This authoritative textbook contains evidence-based information on all of the scientific and clinical topics related to breastfeeding — from basic data on the anatomical, physiological, biochemical, nutritional, immunological, and psychological aspects of human lactation to guidance on a full range of problems in clinical management.
  • Breastfeeding Handbook for Physicians
    This handbook, authored by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, provides physicians in all specialties with a concise reference on breastfeeding and human lactation.


Speaker’s Kit

  • Breastfeeding Support and Promotion Speaker’s Kit, American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Breastfeeding, 2005
    The Breastfeeding Support and Promotion Speaker’s Kit was developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Section on Breastfeeding to be used as a tool for education on the topic of breastfeeding. With detailed speaker’s notes, this presentation is easily presented by a wide range of professionals. We encourage its use to educate pediatricians, physicians, public health workers, nurses, hospital, clinic, or private practice staff, dentists, and anyone who has a role in breastfeeding support and promotion. Due to the size of this speaker’s kit, users are asked to download the presentation in sections. Once you have downloaded the file, to see the speaker’s notes you must either print out the notes pages or click on Edit, Edit Slides, in the bar at the top of your screen. Once you are within PowerPoint, ensure that you are looking at the Normal View by clicking on View, Normal, in the bar at the top of your screen. The speaker’s notes will be displayed below the slide. All inquiries regarding the kit may be directed to

    This kit was made available by a grant from the US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Women’s Health, Reference Number 03T030012. The information in this publication does not indicate an exclusive course of treatment or serve as a standard of medical care. Variations, taking into account individual circumstances, may be appropriate.

    Copyright © 2003, Rev 2005 American Academy of Pediatrics. All rights reserved. No part of the publication may be reproduced, except for noncommercial purposes (such as for educational purposes), stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without prior written permission from the publisher. Produced in the United States of America. Any organization or individual intending to make commercial use of any of the copyrighted information must obtain separate permission from all copyright holders other than the American Academy of Pediatrics.




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