Glass or plastic bottles? Binky or no binky? Disposable or reusable diapers? In this momtomom primer, expectant women will finally find the answers and inspiration they need to best prepare for the new life (theirs and the baby's) that awaits! A musthave for soontobe mommies feeling the stress, this book offers practical and easytoapply advice in a manageable tipbased format. Topics include: Baby names (We have to name her too?) Choosing a pediatrician (More difficult than choosing your mate.) Sleep for the baby and you (Ah, sleep--how to get it and how to deal when you're not.) Baby safety (Lock those cabinets and don't forget the toilet!) Activities for baby (What do I do with him once he's here?)
Glass or plastic bottles? Binky or no binky? Disposable or reusable diapers? In this momtomom primer, expectant women will finally find the answers and inspiration they need to best prepare for the new life (theirs and the baby's) that awaits! A musthave for soontobe mommies feeling the stress, this book offers practical and easytoapply advice in a manageable tipbased format. Topics include: Baby names (We have to name her too?) Choosing a pediatrician (More difficult than choosing your mate. ) Sleep for the baby and you (Ah, sleep'how to get it and how to deal when you're not. ) Baby safety (Lock those cabinets and don't forget the toilet!) Activities for baby (What do I do with him once he's here?)
This all-in-one guide shows you how to prepare the house, ready the nursery, and welcome your baby home-and that's just the beginning. Change a diaper? Prepare a bottle? Soothe your crying infant? You can do it all-with a little help. Complete with baby names, safety considerations, and medical advice, The Everything Father's First Year Book is your key to raising a happy and healthy baby. Impress even your mother-in-law as you: Bond with your new baby; - Childproof your house; - Choose the right car seat; - Feed your newborn; - Interpret your baby's cries; - Respond to common medical problems. With your newly acquired superlative parenting skills, you'll never panic-even when you find yourself home alone with your new baby for the first time. With The Everything Father's First Year Book at your side, you'll become the father you always wanted to be in no time.
Change a diaper? Soothe a crying baby? Function on just a few hours of sleep? Anything moms can do, dads can do--with a little help! Becoming a father is a colossal event in a man's life. For nine months, he thought about, worried about, and dreamed about his new child, and finally his little bundle of joy is here. So, now what? This all-in-one guide shows new dads how to: *Bond with their new baby *Interpret baby's cries *Be supportive to their partner *Handle the changes to their relationship and sex life *Childproof the house Plus, this new edition features updated advice on safety issues like vaccinations, financial issues like health insurance and retirement, and cool high-tech gadgets to track and treasure each moment of their new baby's life. Complete with medical advice and practical information, this is the new dad's key to raising a happy and healthy baby.
Complete with baby names, safety considerations, and medical advice, The Everything Father's First Year Book is your key to raising a happy and healthy baby.
Written by a recognized M.D. with his own pediatric office, The Everything Parent's Guide to Childhood Illnesses debunks the myths and offers you a trusted reference for recognizing and troubleshooting common childhood illnesses. With this book, you will feel confident that you can handle common ailments and gauge the seriousness of your child's condition. This helpful guide covers newborns to adolescents, offering detailed information and helpful tips on: - Diaper rashes and skin problems; - Antibiotics and vaccines; - When to worry about a fever; - Cold remedies for infants; - and bedwetting. Dr. Young gives you the straight facts, helping you avoid costly doctor visits and worrisome, sleepless nights. The Everything Parent's Guide to Childhood Illnesses will help you sleep better at night, knowing you have the tools and know-how to raise a happy, healthy child.
Your toddler has a meltdown in the middle of a store Your two-year-old is terrified to go to bed at night Your three-year-old refuses to sit on the potty When you're in the middle of a parenting emergency, you need answers fast. Luckily, this guide is the ultimate resource for time-strapped moms who need help--now! Inside, you'll find valuable information to relieve any "mommy moment," such as: Potty-training and bed-wetting Diffusing bad behaviors in public Encouraging socialization Proper nutrition and recipes for easy-to-prepare meals and take-along snacks Getting your child to sleep This handy guide also features more than fifty quick activities you can use to curb an impeding tantrum or entertain little ones when you're on the go. Packed with guidance ranging from how to stop hitting to helping ease separation anxiety, this portable go-to provides answers for any parenting problem!
You just got that positive pregnancy test and suddenly you feel lost in a sea of questions, concerns, what-ifs, and what-nows? To navigate this new world of body changes, blood tests, mood swings, and baby gear, you need a helpful guide that's with you from the first positive test to the last push. Luckily, this is the ideal guide for soon-to-be moms who are unsure of what to do after they get the big news.Completely revised and packed with even more information, this month-by-month resource walks you through the different phases of pregnancy and offers practical advice on:Understanding physical and emotional changesSelecting the right diet for you and babyUnderstanding prenatal tests and screeningsChoosing the best labor and delivery optionsBudgeting for the new addition to the familyThis new edition also includes the latest information on nutrition, finding alternative care and treatments (yoga, anyone?), and checklists and worksheets to help parents-to-be plan for any occasion. This indispensable guide gives you the inspiration, support, and advice you need to get through your pregnancy--and beyond!
Hearing the words "your child has Autism" is more common than ever. But dealing with this news will never be easy. When the devastating diagnosis is made, millions of questions and concerns will flood parents' brains. This book will answer panicked parents' questions in clear and complete terms. Taking an in-depth look at the reality of the disability, its causes, and how to cope as a family, this professional yet personal primer will help parents get through those first oh-so-tough times after the diagnosis. Autism is a complex developmental disability--there are no medical tests for diagnosing autism and there is no "cure." Parents need an accessible resource to go to for help in a hurry--when they don't know where else to turn and what is going to happen next.
Finding out that a child has dyslexia can be shocking and confusing - and thousands of parents get this disturbing news every day. Appearing as early as when a child is struggling to say "Mama" and "Dada," dyslexia is a condition that will affect a child's ability to read, write, and understand basic language construction - and for a parent, this can be a tough reality to take in. Covering information on every stage of diagnosis, treatment, and growth, this reference will help parents: teach children how to cope with educational, personal, and social difficulties; choose the right school and reduce academic struggles; maintain communication with their frustrated child; and more. Providing parents with the invaluable information and resources they need, this book takes an in-depth look at the reality of the disability and manages to make sense of it for worried parents.
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