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What to Expect the First Year

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Publisher Comments:

Some things about babies, happily, will never change. They still arrive warm, cuddly, soft, and smelling impossibly sweet. But how moms and dads care for their brand-new bundles of baby joy has changed--and now, so has the new-baby bible.

Announcing the completely revised third edition of What to Expect the First Year. With over 10.5 million copies in print, First Year is the world's best-selling, best-loved guide to the instructions that babies don't come with, but should. And now, it's better than ever. Every parent's must-have/go-to is completely updated.

Keeping the trademark month-by-month format that allows parents to take the potentially overwhelming first year one step at a time, First Year is easier-to-read, faster-to-flip-through, and new-family-friendlier than ever--packed with even more practical tips, realistic advice, and relatable, accessible information than before. Illustrations are new, too.

Among the changes: Baby care fundamentals--crib and sleep safety, feeding, vitamin supplements--are revised to reflect the most recent guidelines. Breastfeeding gets more coverage, too, from getting started to keeping it going. Hot-button topics and trends are tackled: attachment parenting, sleep training, early potty learning (elimination communication), baby-led weaning, and green parenting (from cloth diapers to non-toxic furniture). An all-new chapter on buying for baby helps parents navigate through today's dizzying gamut of baby products, nursery items, and gear. Also new: tips on preparing homemade baby food, the latest recommendations on starting solids, research on the impact of screen time (TVs, tablets, apps, computers), and "For Parents" boxes that focus on mom's and dad's needs. Throughout, topics are organized more intuitively than ever, for the best user experience possible.

Synopsis:

This second edition of the bestselling guide to caring for baby features updated cultural references and new material that brings more in-depth coverage to issues such as newborn screening, home births, sleep problems, SIDS, returning to work, and much more. Illustrations.

Synopsis:

The comprehensive month-by-month guide that clearly explains everything parents need to know about the first year with a new baby.

Featuring a practical, illustrated Baby Care Primer, a First Aid Guide, and Best-Odds Recipes.

With special sections on the older sibling; selecting the right physician; seasonal concerns and traveling with baby; managing childhood illnesses; and nurturing the adopted baby, the low-birthweight infant, and the baby with specific problems.

"Unquestionably the best book for parents of infants in their first year of life that I have had the pleasure to read." (Morris Green, M.D., Perry W. Lesh Professor of Pediatrics, Indiana University Medical Center)

"This complete, practical, and unique book will help parents prevent or solve the problems of caring for a newborn infant through the first year of life...I love it!" (Ruth A. Lawrence, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of Rochester Medical Center)

To help you become the best-equipped parents possible, here is a complete first-year manual from the authors of What to Expect When You're Expecting, America's pregnancy bible. Includes thorough information on baby's monthly growth and development, feeding, sleeping habits, infant illnesses, and safety.

Reassuring answers to 12 months of concerns:

-How do I cope with my colicky baby?

-How do I know when my baby is really sick and when I should call a doctor?

-How can I get my baby to sleep through the night?

-When is the best time to wean my baby?

-Why am I still having contractions now that I've delivered?

-When am I going to start feeling like a parent?

-How do I decide when to go back to work?

Synopsis:

America’s bestselling guide to caring for a baby, with over 10 million copies in print, What to Expect the First Year is the bible for taking care of a newborn though the milestone of his or her first birthday.
The Second Edition incorporates the most recent developments in pediatric medicine. Every question and answer has been revisited, and in response to letters from readers, dozens of new Q&As have been added. The book is more reader-friendly than ever, with updated cultural references, and the new material brings more in-depth coverage to issues such as newborn screening, home births and the resulting at-home newborn care, vitamins and vaccines, milk allergies, causes of colic, sleep problems, SIDS, returning to work, dealing with siblings, weaning, sippy cups, the expanded role of the father, and much more. An updated cover and all-new black-and-white line illustrations complement the fresher book with a fresher look.

About the Author

Heidi Murkoff is the co-author of the What to Expectseries with her mother, Arlene Eisenberg, and sister Sandee Hathaway. In addition, Heidi is the President of The What To Expect Foundation. The Foundation's prenatal health literacy program helps underserved families in-need know what to expect when they're expecting. Heidi writes monthly "What to Expect" columns for Baby Talkand Parentingmagazines and lectures nationwide on parenting and pregnancy issues. She lives in Santa Barbara, California, with her husband and two children.Arlene Eisenberg worked on all three editions of What to Expect When You're Expecting and remained active in the What To Expect Foundation until her death in February 2001. She was also co-author, with Heidi Murkoff, of the "What to Expect" magazine columns.

Table of Contents

Foreword: A Word From the Doctor

Introduction: Why This Book Was Conceived

The First Year

Of Special Concern

Ready Reference

Product Details

ISBN:
9780761131847
Editor:
Rafer, Suzanne
Publisher:
Workman Publishing Company
Author:
Eisenberg, Arlene
Author:
Hathaway, Sandee
Author:
Mazel, Sharon
Author:
Murkoff, Heidi
Subject:
Pregnancy & Childbirth
Subject:
Infants
Subject:
Child rearing
Subject:
Infants & Toddlers - Infants
Subject:
Children's Baby - Family
Subject:
Parenting - General
Subject:
FAMILY and RELATIONSHIPS / Parenting / General
Subject:
HEALTH and FITNESS / Pregnancy and Childbirth
Subject:
Life Stages - Infants & Toddlers/Infants
Subject:
Family
Subject:
RELATIONSHIPS / Parenting / General
Subject:
Health
Subject:
FITNESS / Pregnancy
Subject:
Childbirth
Subject:
Family & Relationships : Parenting - General
Subject:
HEALTH & FITNESS / Pregnancy & Childbirth
Subject:
Parenting
Subject:
HEALTH & FITNESS / Children’s Health
Subject:
Infants & Toddlers
Subject:
Family & Relationships : Reference
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2nd ed.
Edition Description:
2nd
Publication Date:
20031016
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
6 x 9
Pages:
704
Dimensions:
900x600

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Product details 704 pages Workman Publishing - English 9780761131847 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This second edition of the bestselling guide to caring for baby features updated cultural references and new material that brings more in-depth coverage to issues such as newborn screening, home births, sleep problems, SIDS, returning to work, and much more. Illustrations.
"Synopsis" by , The comprehensive month-by-month guide that clearly explains everything parents need to know about the first year with a new baby.

Featuring a practical, illustrated Baby Care Primer, a First Aid Guide, and Best-Odds Recipes.

With special sections on the older sibling; selecting the right physician; seasonal concerns and traveling with baby; managing childhood illnesses; and nurturing the adopted baby, the low-birthweight infant, and the baby with specific problems.

"Unquestionably the best book for parents of infants in their first year of life that I have had the pleasure to read." (Morris Green, M.D., Perry W. Lesh Professor of Pediatrics, Indiana University Medical Center)

"This complete, practical, and unique book will help parents prevent or solve the problems of caring for a newborn infant through the first year of life...I love it!" (Ruth A. Lawrence, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of Rochester Medical Center)

To help you become the best-equipped parents possible, here is a complete first-year manual from the authors of What to Expect When You're Expecting, America's pregnancy bible. Includes thorough information on baby's monthly growth and development, feeding, sleeping habits, infant illnesses, and safety.

Reassuring answers to 12 months of concerns:

-How do I cope with my colicky baby?

-How do I know when my baby is really sick and when I should call a doctor?

-How can I get my baby to sleep through the night?

-When is the best time to wean my baby?

-Why am I still having contractions now that I've delivered?

-When am I going to start feeling like a parent?

-How do I decide when to go back to work?

"Synopsis" by , America’s bestselling guide to caring for a baby, with over 10 million copies in print, What to Expect the First Year is the bible for taking care of a newborn though the milestone of his or her first birthday.
The Second Edition incorporates the most recent developments in pediatric medicine. Every question and answer has been revisited, and in response to letters from readers, dozens of new Q&As have been added. The book is more reader-friendly than ever, with updated cultural references, and the new material brings more in-depth coverage to issues such as newborn screening, home births and the resulting at-home newborn care, vitamins and vaccines, milk allergies, causes of colic, sleep problems, SIDS, returning to work, dealing with siblings, weaning, sippy cups, the expanded role of the father, and much more. An updated cover and all-new black-and-white line illustrations complement the fresher book with a fresher look.
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