This classic best-seller continues as the only reference to bring together in a single volume the latest clinical techniques and research findings that direct evidence-based clinical practice for lactation consultants and specialists. Breastfeeding and Human Lactation, Fourth Edition contains a clear clinical focus with more than 2,000 research studies supporting the clinical recommendations found in the text. Completely updated and revised, the Fourth Edition now reflects the expanded role of the lactation specialist worldwide. New content includes obstetrical issues such as the significance of skin-to-skin care. To make studying and learning easier, each chapter includes summaries of the important concepts discussed in the chapter. Key features throughout include key concepts, Internet resources, and boxes highlighting evidence-based practice. Accompanied by a CD-ROM and color insert, both of which accurately depict positioning, the normal breast, and breastfeeding problems!