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ERIC Number: ED450613
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000-Oct
Pages: 58
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Kathy's Baby Is Born and Kathy Starts Breastfeeding. Mother-to-Mother Support = Nace el Bebe de Josefa y Empieza su Lactancia. Apoyo Madre a Madre.
Magalhaes, Rebecca; Stone-Jimenez, Maryanne; Allen de Smith, Paulina; Smith, Natalia
These magazine-sized booklets, one in English, one in Spanish, are in cartoon format and are designed to be used by people with limited literacy in English or Spanish. Reading this book teaches new mothers that having a baby with the mother (in the same room) helps breastfeeding get off to a good start, checking urine output and bowel movements is one way to help the mother know that her baby is getting enough milk, when the bay nurses he/she feels close to the mother, breast milk digests quickly, the correct position of the baby at he breast prevents sore nipples, and the supply of breast milk can be increased by nursing more frequently. (Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse for ESL Literacy Education) (KFT)
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Publication Type: Multilingual/Bilingual Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: EnglishSpanish
Sponsor: Agency for International Development (Dept. of State), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: La Leche League International, Schaumburg, IL.; Academy for Educational Development, Washington, DC.
Note: For related documents, see FL 801 422-427. Illustrations by Kathy Grossman. Spanish translation by Paulina Allen de Smith and Natalia Smith.