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The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding 
La Leche League International 
BOOK COVER Do not breastfeed without owning this book.  But don't expect to be able to breastfeed just because you have read it; make sure you find the LLL group near you before your baby is born.  There is more to nursing your baby than you can read in any book.  But if someone tells you something about breastfeeding, make sure you look in this book to make sure it's true. 
 Rating: Five Webs 
Nursing Your Baby 
Karen and Gale Pryor 
book cover A little dry reading, but an excellent reference.  Great info on how the breast works & formula companies. [Review by Debbie] 
 Rating: Four Webs 
So That's What They're For! 
Janet Tamaro 
book cover Great book.  Good, solid breastfeeding information is presented with a bit of humor.  The author breastfed her first child into toddlerhood, which I find encouraging.   Not as "preachy" as The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding. [Review by Phan] 
 Rating: Five Webs
Other books at
The Nursing Mother's Companion
by Kathleen Huggins 
Bestfeeding : Getting Breastfeeding Right for You :
An Illustrated Guide
by Mary Renfrew, Chloe Fisher, & Suzanne Arms 
Breastfeeding Your Baby
by Sheila Kitzinger
Dr. Mom's Guide to Breastfeeding
by Marianne Neifert 
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