AVAILABLE NOW!

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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.

“Breastfeeding babies with Down syndrome is not only possible but important—a gift packed with health benefits for moms and babies alike. This book is an essential resource for all new parents who are beginning their remarkable journey with a newborn who has Down syndrome.
— DR. BRIAN SKOTKO, MD, MPP

FOR MOTHERS

  • 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.

“I am so happy to see this book come to fruition! Having this information available not only to parents, but to professionals and caregivers that support parents will be such a huge step in the Down syndrome community!”
— JESSIE BOHLANDER, Mom of Lily

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.

“I am delighted to recommend wholeheartedly the comprehensive and supportive Breastfeeding & Down Syndrome to both families and the professionals who serve them. Thank you, Julia’s Way, for creating this incomparable book!”
— NANCY MOHRBACHER, IBCLC, FILCA, Author: Breastfeeding Solutions and the Breastfeeding Solutions smartphone app

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