The perfect parent guide — all the essential information you need about babies, from birth to 12 months old.
Despite all the planning in the world, nothing can quite prepare you for the big step from pregnancy to parenting. What can make it even more challenging is all the well-intentioned but often confusing advice offered by family and friends.
There is so much conflicting information available on the Internet, how can one be sure whom to trust? ! Baby Care Basics replaces uncertainty with knowledge and insecurity with confidence! This book is based on the most current research and recommendations, it answers the questions every new parent has on a daily basis, providing practical, expert advice on everything you need to know from pregnancy through your baby’s first year
Written by leading pediatric experts in a friendly, easy-to-understand style,Baby Care Basics offers a concise yet comprehensive wealth of reliable information that will help you make the right choices for your baby. And its full-color pages are hugely engaging and user-friendly.
The topics are broken down chronologically to help you access the information you need quickly and easily, whether you’ve just given birth, have just arrived home from the hospital, are learning the ropes with your newborn or are gaining experience as your baby grows and develops.
You’ll learn everything you need to know about breast- and formula-feeding, introducing solid food, treating your baby’s illnesses, sleep habits, playing with your baby and much more.
Planning for Your Baby
Your Baby’s First Few Days
Feeding Your Baby
Your Baby’s First Month
Helping Your Baby Sleep
Your Baby’s Months 2 to 6
Introducing Solid Food
Your Baby’s Months 7 to 12
Protecting Your Baby o Caring for Your Sick Baby
DR. JEREMY FRIEDMAN, MB.ChB, FR CPC, FAAP, is the Chief of Paediatric Medicine at the Hospital for Sick Children and a Professor of Paediatrics at the University of Toronto.
DR. NATASHA SAUNDERS, MD, MSc, FRCPC, is a pediatrician at the Hospital for Sick Children.
DR. NORMAN SAUNDERS, MD, FRCPC, was a renowned and hugely respected general pediatrician with over three decades of experience. He was also a staff pediatrician at the Hospital for Sick Children and an Associate Professor of Paediatrics at the University of Toronto.