Our selection of videos by Healthy Children Project. are both informative and practical. From highlighting the importance of breastfeeding to specific strategies for lactation challenges, check out our available titles.

The 9 Stages of Premature Infants

The 9 Stages of Premature Infants: Preterm Breastfeeding Behaviors While Held Skin-to-Skin

Witness the amazing capacity of premature infants as they move through the nine stages while in skin-to-skin contact with their parents in the days and weeks following their birth. The opportunity to have time skin-to-skin in the NICU offers amazing physiological benefits for these vulnerable babies and strengthens the emotional bonds between the parents and their children as well. Join us to see and understand how allowing and encouraging time for skin-to-skin contact in the NICU can help premature infants get off to the very best start!

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The Magical Hour: Holding Your Baby Skin-to-Skin for the First Hour After Birth

This breathtaking DVD is aimed at prospective parents. Perfect for birthing classes, lactation professionals, and anyone interested in implementing skin to skin in the first hour, it’s sure to inspire parents to think seriously about skin-to-skin in the first hour – crucial in establishing breastfeeding.  Visit the website for more information.

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Skin-to-Skin in the First Hour After Birth: Practical Advice for Staff after Vaginal and Cesarean Birth

This important video is intended to assist staff in providing behaviorally appropriate, individualized, baby adapted care for the full-term newborn using the best practice of skin-to-skin contact in the first hour after birth.  Visit the website for more information.

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Latch 1,2,3: Troubleshooting Breastfeeding in the Early Weeks

Breastfeeding is the best choice for mothers, babies, families and society. But what happens if there are breastfeeding challenges in the early weeks? This video gives you step-by-step problem solving strategies to help breastfeeding work.

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Happy Birth Day

This series of videos and a website is focused on birth as a beautiful, normal human experience. The videos are of real births, and real stories, without any cliffhangers, terrifying close calls or harrowing emergencies.

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The Lost Secret of the Throne

This documentary film, developed as a project between three mothers and their respective daughters on the cusp of womanhood, explores the depiction of breastfeeding in Western popular culture through the lens of the three girls. The girls, guided by their mothers and a wise grandmother, work to make sense of the evolving images of breastfeeding in art as a reflection of a cultural framework of women, beauty and power.

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Pocket Guide for Lactation Management, 4th Edition

Pocket Guide for Lactation Management

Authors: Karin Cadwell, PhD, RN, IBCLC, Cindy Turner-Maffei, MA, IBCLC

An evidence-based guide for all health care providers! This easy-to-use guide is the perfect planning resource and a key reference for the variety of situations commonly encountered by those working with lactating and breastfeeding mothers and their babies.



Maternal and Infant Assessment for Breastfeeding and Human Lactation: A Guide for the Practitioner, 3rd edition

Maternal and Infant Assessment for Breastfeeding and Human Lactation

Authors: Karin Cadwell, PhD, RN, IBCLC; Cindy Turner-Maffei, MA, IBCLC; Barbara O’Connor, RN, BSN, IBCLC; Anna Cadwell Blair, PhD, Lois Arnold, PhD, Elyse Blair, RN, BSN, IBCLC.

This book focuses on assessment parameters and skills for the lactation professionals related to case finding, reporting, noting change, and documenting the assessment.


Case Studies in Breastfeeding: Problem-Solving Skills & Strategies

Case Studies in Breastfeeding: Problem Solving Skills and Strategies

Authors: Karin Cadwell, PhD, RN, IBCLC, Cindy Turner-Maffei, MA, IBCLC

Combining logic, wisdom, and theory, this book conveys a deeper understanding of how to act in accordance with the highest needs of the breastfeeding mother and baby. The authors to increase the practitioner’s knowledge about managing complex breastfeeding cases with a consultative framework and illustrative case studies.


Continuity of Care in Breastfeeding: Best Practices in the Maternity Setting

Authors: Karin Cadwell, PhD, RN, IBCLC, Cindy Turner-Maffei, MA, IBCLC

This reference focuses on the consistency of maternal child health and is an imperative resource for practicing professionals, clinical specialists, and lactation consultants.


100 Questions and Answers about Breastfeeding

Authors: Karin Cadwell, PhD, RN, IBCLC , Cindy Turner-Maffei, MA, IBCLC and Anna Blair, PhD, CLC

This text is an evidence-based, comprehensive approach to the many questions women have when they are thinking about breastfeeding and during the time they are breastfeeding their baby.


Breastfeeding A – Z: Terminology and Telephone Triage

Authors: Karin Cadwell, PhD, RN, IBCLC, Cindy Turner-Maffei, MA, IBCLC

This book will improve continuity of care by providing nurses, physicians, and nutritionists with evidence-based information on common breastfeeding issues. It also serves as an effective desk reference for lactation professionals.


Reclaiming Breastfeeding for the United States

Authors: Karin Cadwell, PhD, RN, IBCLC, Editor; Cindy Turner-Maffei, MA, IBCLC; Anna Cadwell Blair, PhD, CLC; Lois Arnold, MPH, IBCLC; Zoe Maja McInerney, MA, CLC; Charles Cadwell, PhD; Kajsa Brimdyr, PhD.

This important and timely book explores the policy and practice landscape of breastfeeding in the US and offers strategies and new paradigms for understanding the current breastfeeding situation in the country.


Human Milk in the NICU: Policy into Practice

Author: Lois Arnold, PhD

This unique text covers the use of banked, or stored, human milk in the hospital for premature and sick infants, and discusses the advantages of human milk feedings and the elements of hazard or risk introduced by the use of formulas.


Ethnographic Research in Maternal and Child Health

Edited by Fiona Dykes and Renée Flacking

A unique and innovative resource for conducting ethnographic research in health care settings, this book provides a combination of ethnographic theory and an international selection of empirical case studies.


Tear-Off Pads

Our sister company, Health Education Associates, sells tear-off pads written by some of our faculty members, including How to Hold Your Baby Skin-to-Skin, Breastfeeding Latch-On 1,2,3…, and Feeding Cues for Breastfed Babies.

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