We are so excited to partner with Down Syndrome Pregnancy to distribute our new book Breastfeeding & Down Syndrome: a Comprehensive Guide for Mothers and Medical Professionals, This book is the first of its kind and provides comprehensive, evidence-based information for both mothers and medical professionals. Our book is written in an easy-to-read style by medical experts and addresses everything from how to prepare prenatally to breastfeeding after heart surgery to how to transition a baby from tube feeds to the breast. We are confident that this book will inspire and inform mothers and will be a trusted resource for medical professionals wanting to help their patients.
Because we have a deep commitment to helping mothers breastfeed their babies with Down syndrome, our book is available as a FREE DOWNLOAD. Proceeds from any print copies go directly to Julia’s Way to help us continue our work supporting mothers who want to breastfeed their babies with Down syndrome.
Offers advice on everything from preparing to breast- feed, to breastfeeding after heart surgery, to getting to the breast after tube feedings, and much more.
Includes everything you need to know to successfully breastfeed your baby, including dozens of mothers’ stories to help reassure you that babies with Down syndrome CAN breastfeed.
Written by experts in their fields using the latest evidence-based research.
FOR MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS
Concrete guidance on how your patient can prepare to breastfeed, manage her baby’s low tone, breastfeed after heart surgery, transition to the breast after tube feedings, and much more.
Chapters written by experts in their field, using the latest evidence-based research.
Pro Tips designed specifically for medical professionals.
Mother’s stories to inspire and encourage both you and your patients.
ABOUT OUR AUTHORS
All of our authors are leaders in their field. They include:
KIMBERLY BARBAS, BSN, RN, IBCLC
KATHLEEN CARR, DNP, RN, CPNP
ELLA GRAY CULLEN, RN, CLC
KATHRYN DAVIDSON, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
EMILY JEAN DAVIDSON, MD, MPH, RYT
KAYLA HERNANDEZ, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
RACHELLE LESSEN, MS, RD, IBCLC, LDN
JILL RABIN, MS, CCC-SLP/L IBCLC
JENNY THOMAS, MD, MPH, IBCLC
MARSHA WALKER, RN, IBCLC
JEANETTE ZAICHKIN, RN, MN, NNP-BC