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Parenting Guide to Your Baby's First Year

Authors: Krueger, Anne
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: FAM025000, FAM034000
ISBN: 9780307829023, Related ISBNs: 0307829022, 0345411803, 9780307829023, 9780345411808
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 352,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: A complete guide to the most important year in your baby’s life!

With its timely, in-depth advice and hands-on guidance, Parenting magazine has emerged as the child-care resource of choice for aware, involved parents. Now the editors of Parenting bring you a comprehensive, up-to-the-minute guide to the all-important first year of your baby’s life. With fully illustrated chapters organized in three-month increments from birth to first birthday, Parenting Guide to Your Baby’s First Year provides the essentials on everything you need to know about:

Your Baby’s First Hours: How newborns look, act, and feel • Making the most of your hospital stay • Taking your newborn home
The Adjustment to Parenthood: Dealing with postpartum blues • The challenging demands of a newborn • Older siblings
Feeding Your Growing Child: The pros and cons of breast and bottle • Strategies for dealing with picky eaters • Avoiding mealtime power struggles
Child Development: How your baby grows • Mastering motor skills • Baby’s social and emotional life
Health & Safety: First-year medical checkups • Baby-proofing your home • Common illnesses of infancy and early childhood
Special Concerns: Preventing SIDS • Living with colic • Developmental delays
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