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The Breastfeeding Atlas, 7th edition, has been substantially re-written to reflect the most current research and best, evidence-based clinical practices. It also reflects the practical experience of Barbara Wilson-Clay, and Kay Hoover, both Fellows of the International Lactation Consultant Association, who have each been assisting mothers and babies for 30 years. New photos have been added, as well as an entirely new chapter, Breastfeeding in Emergencies. A must-have text for students, candidates for the IBLCE (International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners) exam, and practitioners working in maternal-child health fields. Spiral binding permits book to open flat for easy study.
About the Authors:
Barbara Wilson-Clay has been assisting breastfeeding families since 1981. She became certified as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant in 1987, and was recognized as a Fellow of the International Lactation Consultant Association in 2008. Barbara maintains a private practice in Austin, Texas, and is a member of numerous local, national, and international boards and coalitions to promote breastfeeding. Her research and commentaries have been widely published. An outspoken advocate for the profession of lactation consulting, Barbara also helped found and served as the Vice President of the Board of Directors of the Mothers Milk Bank at Austin. She served on the ethics committee of the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners, and is an active volunteer lobbyist in the Texas Legislature promoting breastfeeding as a health policy issue.
Fellow of The International Lactation Consultant Association (FILCA)Vice President of the Board of Directors of The Mothers Milk Bank at AustinLegislative Lobbying Team member with Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies, Austin ChapterTexas Breastfeeding CoalitionMember of the Board of Directors for the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners, 1997-1999
Kay Hoover, M Ed, IBCLC, FILCA retired from her hospital jobas a lactation consultant at the end of 2019. During the pandemic she provided many on-line presentations to maintain her career-long commitment to educating the next generation of lactation consultants. Kay became an International Board Certified
Lactation Consultant in 1985 and was recognized as a Fellow of the International Lactation Consultant Association in 2008. During her career she served as a lactation consultant for four different hospitals. Kay was also employed as a lactation consultant by the Pennsylvania Department of Health for the Breastfeeding Awareness and Support Program, the Philadelphia Department of Public Health in the Division of Maternal, Child and Family Health, and the Center of Childhood Obesity Research at the Pennsylvania State University. In addition, she maintained a private practice for over 20 years. Kay has an international reputation as a lecturer, author, and clinical photographer. Since 1971 she has been a La Leche League Leader and a member of the Pennsylvania Breastfeeding Coalition since its inception in 1992. She served for six years on the Board of Directors of the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners. Kay and Charlie, her husband of 55 years, raised their sons, Douglas, Steven, and David, in the Philadelphia area and are the grandparents of Daniel, Eric, and Robert.