Caring For Your Baby And Young Child

Author: Steven P. Shelov
Publisher: Bantam Dell Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780553386301
Size: 11.13 MB
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A latest edition of a best-selling reference features a new design and expanded information on the preschooler years, in a guide that covers topics ranging from infant care and food allergies to sleeping habits and autism. Original.

Your Baby S First Year

Author: American Academy Of Pediatrics
Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.
ISBN: 9780553593006
Size: 11.68 MB
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Provides advice on all aspects of infant care from the members of the American Academy of Pediatrics, discussing such topics as behavior, growth, immunizations, and safety.

The Wonder Years

Author: American Academy Of Pediatrics
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 9780307493361
Size: 10.82 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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From America’s most trusted pediatric authority comes an indispensable, easy-to-use guide to helping your baby and young child flourish in the first five years of life—physically, mentally, and emotionally. The first five years of a child’s life are filled with major developmental and behavioral milestones. During this period your infant becomes an individual who has mastered a range of skills—from walking to making conversation–that prepares him or her to enter the world beyond home and family. For parents, this wondrous time provides an opportunity to help children fulfill their potential. The Wonder Years shows you how to make the most of it. Written in the same warm and accessible language that has endeared the Academy’s bestselling Caring for Your Baby and Young Child: Birth to Age 5 to millions of parents for over fifteen years, this doctor-approved resource features a variety of fun-filled activities, tips, and hints, and offers the most dependable, authoritative, up-to-date information on child development, including: • Ideal patterns of growth at every stage—and normal variances • Parent-child activities that help you monitor and promote your child’s development • Easy ways to create an enriching home environment • A “behind-the-scenes” look at what’s going on in your child’s developing brain • Information on aiding children with special needs–from ADHD, autism, and learning disabilities to those who are gifted • Advice on consulting specialists, including nutritionists, occupational therapists, and counselors • Tips on safety and injury prevention • How factors like birth order and gender impact development With five hundred full-color photographs and illustrations, developmental time lines, charts, and graphs, this family-friendly book is the definitive guide no parent or caregiver can afford to be without. From the Hardcover edition.

Attachment Parenting

Author: Katie Allison Granju
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780671027629
Size: 15.19 MB
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A complete guide to the concept of attachment parenting, which argues that parental responsiveness to a baby's needs leads to a well-adjusted child, offers tips on breastfeeding on demand, responding to a baby's cries, minimizing parent-child separation, and avoiding baby "gadgets." Original.

The Happiest Baby On The Block Fully Revised And Updated Second Edition

Author: Harvey Karp, M.D.
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 9780804179973
Size: 20.28 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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NEVER AGAIN WILL YOU HAVE TO STAND BY HELPLESSLY WHILE YOUR LITTLE BABY CRIES AND CRIES. THERE IS A WAY TO CALM MOST CRYING BABIES . . . USUALLY IN MINUTES! Thousands of parents, from regular moms and dads to Hollywood superstars, have come to baby expert Dr. Harvey Karp to learn his remarkable techniques for soothing babies and increasing sleep. Now his landmark book—fully revised and updated with the latest insights into infant sleep, bedsharing, breastfeeding, swaddling, and SIDS risk—can teach you too! Dr. Karp’s highly successful method is based on four revolutionary concepts: 1. The Fourth Trimester: Why babies still yearn for a womblike atmosphere . . . even after birth 2. The Calming Reflex: An “off switch” all babies are born with 3. The 5 S’s: Five easy steps to turn on your baby’s amazing calming reflex 4. The Cuddle Cure: How to combine the 5 S’s to calm even colicky babies With Dr. Karp’s sensible advice, parents and grandparents, nurses and nannies, will be able to transform even the fussiest infant into the happiest baby on the block! Praise for The Happiest Baby on the Block “Dr. Karp’s book is fascinating and will guide new parents for years to come.”—Julius Richmond, M.D., Harvard Medical School, former Surgeon General of the United States “The Happiest Baby on the Block is fun and convincing. I highly recommend it.”—Elisabeth Bing, co-founder of Lamaze International “Will fascinate anyone who wants to know how babies experience the world, and wants to answer their cries lovingly and effectively.”—The San Diego Union-Tribune

Caring For Your School Age Child

Author: Edward L. Schor
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 0553379925
Size: 18.57 MB
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The companion volume to the best-selling Caring for Your Baby and Young Child offers up-to-date, detailed information and advice on the central emotional, physical, and behavioral issues involved in raising pre-adolescent children. Original. 25,000 first printing.

Your Baby And Child

Author: Penelope Leach
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 9781405354394
Size: 10.28 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Penelope Leach's classic childcare manual - updated for 21st century parents In the 21st century we know a child's psychological development and well-being is just as important as any physical need. Here Penelope Leach brings together key new scientific evidence about the way infants think and react to their parents and the outside world. Find guidance on sleeping, feeding, playing and washing as well as stage-by-stage advice on your baby's physical, intellectual and emotional development from birth to five. You'll learn how to respond to your child and achieve a happier, more harmonious family life. More than a guide to childcare - this insight from Penelope Leach into your child's needs, thoughts and behaviours - will help you to really communicate together. You'll get support and learn to trust your parenting instincts and gain the confidence to live by your baby and child, not by the book.