The first edition of this book was rated as a “best possible choice” among breastfeeding guides in the Journal of Human Lactation. This is the third update edition better than ever. Ensuring an ample milk supply – The safety of drugs during breastfeeding – Preventing soreness – Positions for comfort – Working and nursing – All about breast pumps – Weaning – and much more Praise for THE NURSING MOTHER’S COMPANION: “A delightful, beautifully illustrated, and thoroughly practical book.” Sheila Kitzinger, author of The Complete Book of Pregnancy and Childbirth “A book for parents that I recommend [is] The Nursing Mother’s Companion.” T. Berry Brazelton, M.D. New York Times Syndicate “A complete, practical, and easy-to-use guide which will help mother prevent or solve the usual and not-so-usual breastfeeding problems. Huggins’ expertise and warmth shine through every page.” Penny Simkin co-author of Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn “With a unique format that is easy to follow, The Nursing Mother’s Companion is a welcome addition to the growing wealth of information available to nursing mothers today.” Marian Tompson co-founder of La Leche League “I loved The Nursing Mother’s Companion. Helpful, complete, and readable, it’s ideal for every nursing mother.” Michelle Harrison, M.D. author of A Woman in Residence “Kathleen Huggins gives practical and specific information for tackling problems so that breastfeeding can be the satisfying experience that it should be.” Lynn Moen founder of Birth and Life Bookstore, Seattle “Huggins’ book will serve prospective and breastfeeding mothers well. Her illustrations and suggestions are easy to understand; hers is one of the clearest descriptions of successful breastfeeding techniques I have read. “Health care providers seeking a single book to which they can refer nursing mothers need look no further. The Nursing Mother’s Companion will fill the bill.” Kathleen Auerbach, Ph.D. Professional Lactation Consultant Soft cover, third edition, copyright 1995, 240 pages. In fair preloved condition. This book has had previous minor water damage limited mainly to lower third of the pages affecting in over half of the book. There is no staining evident and none of the pages are stuck together. This book has important information for nursing mums and simply has too much life left to send to the recyclers.