The Benefits of Breastfeeding [VHS]

9780970675002: The Benefits of Breastfeeding [VHS]
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Here is a NEW informational video on breastfeeding benefits that comes just in time with the most updated medical information! The Benefits of Breastfeeding offers the facts expectant mothers need to make an informed decision on one of the most important health choices they will make for their newborn. This 21 minute award-winning video is divided logically into five segments for classroom discussion and early childbirth classes:

*Health Benefits for Baby - highlights the important immunizing properties of breastmilk.

*Nutrition Benefits for Baby - features nutritional information about nature's perfect first food and the amazing results of medical studies on breastmilk and I.Q. tests.

*Benefits for Mother - discusses how breastfeeding is medically beneficial for new moms, while providing convenience and cost savings.

*Common Questions- considers four common concerns about breastfeeding.

*Keys to Successful Breastfeeding -offers the information mothers need to get off to a good start.

Internationally renown breastfeeding guru, Dr. Ruth Lawrence is featured in this video. She is the author of the definitive physicians' book, "Breastfeeding: A Guide for the Medical Profession."

This videotape is perfect for Childbirth Educators, Lactation Consultants, Birthing Instructors, La Leche League Leaders, Obstetricians, Pediatricians, Health Care Providers, Nursing School Instructors, Breastfeeding Coordinators, Medical and Public Libraries. The price includes public performance rights.

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"...La Leche League International actually helped develop this video, thus adding to its credibility." --

"Ethnic diversity, and exploration of frequently-asked questions ... make this video a clear winner." -- Breastfeeding Outlook 2000 issue #2

"It is a beautiful, concise and clear presentation of accurate scientific information about breastfeeding using commentary by Dr. Ruth Lawrence ..." -- Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine NEWS and VIEWS Vol. 6, No. 2, 2000

"This video will touch many... The lovable babies are the frosting on the cake!" -- Journal of Human Lactation - Volume 16 Number 4 November 2000

(Four Stars - highest rating) * * * * "Highly recommended for both public libraries and medical centers." Editor's Choice. -- Video Librarian - The Video Review Guide for Libraries Vol. 15 No. 6 page 30 November- December 2000

About the Actor:

Dr. Ruth Lawrence is the main subject matter expect in this video. She has spent the last 50 years promoting, teaching, writing about and research breastfeeding. Dr. Lawrence has pioneered a movement at Rochester University (where she is a professor of pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology) to educate medical students on the mechanics and benefits of breastfeeding. Her widely received book, "Breastfeeding: A Guide for the Medical Profession," is now in its fifth edition. Dr. Lawrence was one of eight doctors who helped the American Academy of Pediatrics draft its official policy statement supporting breastfeeding. This AAP policy statement is highlighted several times in the video, 'The Benefits of Breastfeeding."

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