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Your Self-Confident Baby: How to Encourage Your Child's Natural Abilities— From the Very Startby Magda Gerber
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"At long last — Magda Gerber's wisdom and spice captured in a book —what a treasure! Now parents and caregivers everywhere can benefit from learning what it means to truly respect babies."
—Janet Gonzalez-Mena, Author of Infants, Toddlers, and Caregivers and Dragon Mom
"Magda Gerber's approach will deepen your understanding of your baby and help you truly appreciate the complexity, competence, and amazing capacities of the small human being for whom you are caring."
—Jeree H. Pawl, Ph.D. Director, Infant-Parent Program University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine
As the founder of Resources for Infant Educarers (RIE), Magda Gerber has spent decades helping new mothers and fathers give their children the best possible start in life. Her successful parenting approach harnesses the power of this basic fact: Your baby is unique and will grow in confidence if allowed to develop at his or her own pace. The key to successful parenting is learning to observe your child and to trust him or her to be an initiator, an explorer, a self-learner with an individual style of problem solving and mastery.
Now you can discover the acclaimed RIE approach. This practical and enlightening guide will help you:
The founder and director of Resources for Infant Educarers in Los Angeles provides a gold mine of advice on infant care and development. Infant specialist Magda Gerber shows parents her methods for raising a child to be confident and self-motivated. Gerber tells parents what to expect at each stage of development and how to help their children learn and grow at their own pace. 13 photos.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 229) and index.
About the Author
MAGDA GERBER is the founder and Director of Resources for Infant Educarers (RIE). She lectures and conducts workshops for parents and professionals throughout the United States and Canada, and has created a series of instructional videos.
ALLISON JOHNSON is a freelance writer and is raising her own daughter using the RIE approach.
Table of Contents
HOW RIE CAN BENEFIT YOUR BABY.
Respect: The Key to Raising a Self-Confident Baby.
The Birth of RIE.
YOUR BABY AT THE BEGINNING OF LIFE: FROM BIRTH TO YOUR BABY"S FIRST STEPS.
Your Newborn Baby.
The First Months with Your Baby.
Selecting the Right Child Care.
Your Baby Becomes Mobile.
AS YOUR CHILD GROWS: TODDLERHOOD AND ITS CHALLENGES.
Your Budding Toddler.
RIE Materials Available.
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