Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite
Liquid Gold: Troubleshooting Breastfeeding Issues During Baby’s First Month by Dr Diana Tahir, M.D. is a useful tool for new mothers and to-be mothers that gives them useful information about the first few days and weeks of breastfeeding. The techniques in the book will help mothers to look into their baby’s eyes and know that she/he is feeling safe, secure, and loved. From why consider breastfeeding to how to get started with breastfeeding, the book handles the topic extensively and clears all doubts new mothers have about breastfeeding, which is not easy. The book will definitely help in making new mothers successful breast feeders.
I found the topic interesting and relevant, and the questions handled by the author are the ones which usually bother new mothers because they do not know how to handle them. The author speaks about the benefits of breast milk, and also shares some useful breastfeeding links with readers so that they can find out for themselves exactly what they are looking for. Being a mother is not easy and the author’s words are encouraging to help new mothers rectify their problems related to breastfeeding. The author handles the topic with ease and simplicity, helping readers to relate to her words without much difficulty. Her tips can be put into practice to make breastfeeding an enjoyable experience for all new mothers who are apprehensive about how to get started. This is a must-read for all new mothers and expectant mothers as it helps them handle breastfeeding comfortably, and with confidence.