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Dr Jack Newman: Breastfeeding Articles

About The Author

JACK NEWMAN graduated from the University of Toronto Medical School as a pediatrician in 1970. He started the first hospital-based breastfeeding clinic in Canada in 1984 at Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children. He has been a consultant with UNICEF for the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative in Africa, and has published articles on the subject of breastfeeding in Scientific American and several medical journals. Dr. Newman has practised as a physician in Canada, New Zealand, and South Africa.

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Handout 1: Breastfeeding - Starting Out Right

Handout 1a: The Importance of Skin to Skin Contact

Handout 2: Colic in the Breastfed Baby

Handout 3a: Sore Nipples

Handout 3b: Treatment for Sore Nipples and Sore Breasts

Handout 4: Is My Baby Getting Enough Milk?

Handout 5: Using a Lactation Aid

Handout 6: Using Gentian Violet

Handout 7: Breastfeeding and Jaundice

Handout 8: Finger Feeding

Handout 9a: You Should Continue Breastfeeding-1 (Drugs and Breastfeeding)

Handout 9b: You Should Continue Breastfeeding-2 (Illness in the mother or baby)

Handout 10: Breastfeeding and Other Foods

Handout 11: Some Breastfeeding Myths

Handout 12: More Breastfeeding Myths

Handout 13: Still More Breastfeeding Myths

Handout 14: More and More Breastfeeding Myths

Handout 15: Breast Compression

Handout 16: Starting Solid Foods

Handout 17: What to Feed the Baby when the Mother is Working Outside the Home

Handout 18: How to Know a Health Professional is not Supportive of Breastfeeding

Handout 19a: Domperidone-1

Handout 19b: Domperidone-2

Handout 20: Fluconazole

Handout 21: Breastfeed a Toddler - Why on Earth?

Handout 22: Blocked Ducts and Mastitis

Handout 23: Breastfeeding your Adopted Baby

Handout 24: Cabbage Leaves, Herbs, Lecithin

Handout 25: Slow Weight Gain After the First Few Months

Handout 26: When the Baby Refuses to Latch On

Handout 27: Expressing Milk

Handout 28: Toxins and Infant Feeding

Handout A: When Latching

Handout B: Protocol to Increase Breastmilk Intake by the Baby

Handout C: Candida Protocol

Handout 23: Breastfeeding and Guilt (1998) This handout is not on the same topic as the current Handout 23

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