Breastfeeding and Breast Milk – from Biochemistry to Impact. A Multidisciplinary Introduction.

Published by the Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation and the Georg Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart, 2018.

The book is available in bookstores or can be ordered directly from the publisher: website for international orders and shipping, website for orders from Switzerland, Austria and Germany.

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The book Breastfeeding and Breast Milk – from Biochemistry to Impact provides a scientifically robust overview of key topics written by leading experts from a wide range of disciplines, including medicine, sociology, political sciences, culture and economics.

It aims to empower decision-makers and practitioners with the knowledge required to increase promotion, protection and support for breastfeeding and the use of breast milk. Midwives and lactation consultants can also benefit from the multidisciplinary perspective.

The book also includes LactaPedia - A Glossary of Lactation for Science and Medicine. LactaPedia is a freely accessible online platform of research-based terminology for breastfeeding, breast milk and lactation and was developed by the University of Western Australia.

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