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Table of Contents

Section 1  FIRST THINGS FIRST
Chapter 1 Breastmilk is Best

Chapter 2  How to Breastfeed in a Nutshell
Childbirth Can Influence Breastfeeding * Waking the Baby for Feeding * Feeding Cues * Feeding Styles (with Baby-led Feeding) * Mother-led Feeding (with Interactive Feeding) * Outgrowing Careful Positioning * Frequency of Feeds * Evidence of a Good Feeding * Engorgement * When to Get Help

Chapter 3  Understanding Breastfeeding Lingo
Mom’s Breast * Let-downs * Milk Composition * Milk Supply * Breastfeeding Suck * Growth Spurt * Nipple Preference

Chapter 4  Choosing and Using a Breast Pump
Unexpected Collecting * Choosing a Breast Pump * New or Used * Breast Pump Packaging * Proper Fit * Tips for Optimal Use of Your Breast Pump * Your Milk
 
Section 2  ARTIFICIAL NIPPLES
Chapter 5   Language of Bottles
Parts of a Bottle* Parts of a Nipple * Other Common Terms

Chapter 6   Getting Started
Preferred Age of Baby * Who Introduces the Bottle * Which Shapes to Try First * The First Bottle Introduction * Finding a Free hand * Dripping and Breastfeeding

Chapter 7   Selection Made SIMPLE
SIMPLE Method * Select a Nipple * Interest Baby * Maintain a Wide Latch * Position of Tongue * Lips * Effortless Swallow

Chapter 8   Evaluating Bottle-feeding Difficulties
Bottle Placement * Check Flow * Bottle-Nipple Shape * Position of Tongue * Lips * Extra Caution with Certain Nipple Shapes * Crying babies * Combining Brands

Chapter 9   Practice Using a Bottle Nipple
Practicing * Make Bottle-Feeding More Like Breastfeeding * Length of Feeding * Changing Nipple Size/Flow Rate * Weaning

Chapter 10   Pacifiers
Choosing * Using * Weaning
 
Section 3   EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT YOUR MILK
Chapter 11   Storing Your Milk
How Long * Container Choice * Stockpiling Your Milk

Chapter 12   Using Your Milk
Fresh, Room Temperature * Fresh, Refrigerated * Frozen * Donor Milk * Breastmilk Substitute (Formula) * Warming

Chapter 13   Your Milk Supply
Maintaining Your Supply * Boosting Your Supply * Persistent Low Supply

SECTION 4   PUTTING IT TOGETHER
Chapter 14   Your Workday
At Home * Dropping Your Baby Off * Pumping Scenarios * Cleaning Up

Chapter 15   Your Baby’s Day
Bottle brand * First Morning Bottle * Estimating Quantity * Avoiding Leftovers * Less Than a Full Supply * When Milk Spills * Last Bottle at Daycare 
 
SECTION 5   OVERCOMING OBSTACLES
Chapter 16   Refusing the Breast or Bottle
Refusing the Breast * Refusing the Bottle

Chapter 17   Sleep Like a Baby

Chapter 18   Ways to Delay Weaning


Epilogue   Of Monkeys and Mothers

Appendices
Appendix A   Recommended Breastfeeding Books
Appendix B   Breastfeeding Helpers
Appendix C   “Slow-Flow” Rankings
Appendix D   Checklist for Work
Appendix E   Communication with Child Care Provider
Appendix F    Estimated Quantity of Breastmilk
Appendix G   Checklist for Overcoming a Bottle Nipple Strike

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