Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses, Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guideline Team. 2007. Breastfeeding support: Prenatal care through the first year. (2nd ed.). Washington, DC: Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses, 89 pp., plus 4 pp. Quick Care Guide. (Evidence-based clinical practice guideline)
Annotation: This document contains guidelines outlining evidence-based assessment and intervention parameters designed to assist health care providers who care for breastfeeding mothers and their infants, women who are considering breast-feeding, or those who are planning to breastfeed. The guidelines provide information to support and guide women during the preconception, prenatal, and postpartum periods. Topics include trends in breastfeeding, the benefits to both infant and mother, breastfeeding promotion, and management and research in breastfeeding, and benefits to vulnerable and preterm infants. References are provided along with a continuing nursing education credit application, post test questions, and a participant evaluation form.
Contact: Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses, 2000 L Street, N.W., Suite 740, Washington, DC 20036, Telephone: (202) 261-2400 Secondary Telephone: (800) 673-8499 Fax: (202) 728-0575 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web Site: http://www.awhonn.org/awhonn/ $53.95 for non-members, $34.95 for AWHONN members, plus shipping and handling.
Keywords: Breastfeeding, Breastfeeding promotion, Continuing education, Guidelines, Infant health, Maternal health, Nursing education, Resources for professionals, Trends