Mother Knows Best: A Memoir (Paperback)

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". . . I enthusiastically recommend this compelling book, not only for every parent of a child with special health care needs, but for every parent. I also commend Pam's memoir as a must-read for all lactation care providers . . ."

-Marianne Neifert, MD, MTS, FAAP, Pediatrician, Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine Co-Founder, Author, Colorado Women's Hall of Fame 2020 Inductee

Mother Knows Best is a remarkable memoir of resilience, perseverance, and miracles. In 1994, The Wall Street Journal published an article called "Dying for Milk: Some Mother's Trying in Vain to Breast-Feed, Starve Their Infants." Chaz Floyd was one of those infants. He may not have died from insufficient milk syndrome, but it did take his life. His mother spent a lot of time arguing with and praying to God. What happened to Chaz was purely preventable, if only doctors and nurses had listened when the first-time mom said that she felt like "something was wrong," and that she felt like "he wasn't getting enough."

"Yes, a child may need six to eight wet diapers a day. But he needs six to eight wringing-wet diapers a day. That is the keyword. Wringing. Chaz's diapers were damp. Just damp. Not wringing wet."

Product Details
ISBN: 9781646633548
ISBN-10: 1646633547
Publisher: Koehler Books
Publication Date: August 10th, 2021
Pages: 338
Language: English