What’s Inside

Table of Contents

Section 1  BREASTFEEDING 
Chapter 1  Breasts and Milk
Chapter 2   First Breastfeeding
Chapter 3   Breastfeeding at Home
Chapter 4   When to Feed Your Baby
Chapter 5   Troubleshooting Common Problems
Chapter 6   When to Get Help

Section 2  BOTTLE FEEDING
Chapter 7   Language of Bottles
Chapter 8   First Bottle Introduction
Chapter 9   Bottle Pacing
Chapter 10  Bottle Practice before Separation

Section 3   PACIFIERS
Chapter 11  To Use or Not to Use
Chapter 12  Selecting a Pacifier
Chapter 13  Guidelines for Pacifier Use and Weaning

Section 4   COLLECTING, STORING, AND USING BREAST MILK 
Chapter 14  Collecting Breast Milk
Chapter 15   Using a Breast Pump
Chapter 16   Storing Your Milk
Chapter 17   Storing Extra Milk
Chapter 18   Using Your Breast Milk
Chapter 19   Your Milk Supply

Section 5   BABY MILKS
Chapter 20   Breast Milk and Formula
Chapter 21   Types of Formulas and Ingredients

Section 6 PREPARING AND USING FORMULA
Chapter 22   Reducing Environmental Contamination
Chapter 23   Making a Bottle
Chapter 24 Mixing Breast Milk with Prepared Formula 

Section 7   GETTING READY FOR A DAY APART

Chapter 25   Finding Your Routine
Chapter 26   Bottles at Childcare

Section 8   OVERCOMING OBSTACLES
Chapter 27   Bottle Refusal by an Older Baby
Chapter 28   Breast or Bottle Strike
Chapter 29   Nighttime Feedings
Chapter 30   Baby Behaviors Misinterpreted as Weaning 
Chapter 31   Feeling Overwhelmed
Epilogue      Be a Soft Mother

Appendices
Appendix A   Breastfeeding Helpers  
Appendix B   “Slow-Flow” Rankings
Appendix C   What You Need to Discuss with Your Childcare Provider
Appendix D   Estimated Quantity of Breast Milk for a Baby Up to One Month