Both visual and practical, showing you the essential information that other books only tell you Some new parents feel daunted by huge pregnancy and babycare tomes. Pregnancy & Birth: Everything You Need to Know delivers just the right amount of information in crystal-clear detail. Each title gets straight to the point, showing parents exactly what they need to do, from what to avoid eating during pregnancy to how to cut a baby's nails.
The book includes stunning photographic overviews of Your Developing Body and Your Growing Baby. Plus, Your New Baby takes parents through the first six weeks of life with a newborn, with step-by-step sequences on feeding, bathing, changing nappies, and a visual guide to the medical check-ups.
Simple, practical and highly visual, no parent-to-be should be without Pregnancy & Birth: Everything You Need to Know.
The Complete Book of Mother and Babycare was the first baby book to provide illustrated step-by-step instructions on how to care for your baby. Now it is fully revised and updated to include the latest in babycare guidelines and recommendations - from sleeping advice to postnatal recovery. Packed with new, fresh photography and essential advice, tips and suggestions, this guides you through every stage of your pregnancy and beyond, up to the first three years of your baby's life.
Clear, step-by-step photographs illustrate everything from postnatal checks to breastfeeding and nappy-changing. Plus, this will provide you with everything you need to recognize and treat common childhood illnesses and ailments.
This is a classic must-have babycare manual.
Bestselling author and children's food guru, Annabel Karmel, guides you through each stage of feeding your baby and toddler, from first foods to family meals.
With essential nutritional information and expert tips, Annabel offers 75 new recipes for purées and finger foods, dishes to tempt fussy eaters and meals for the whole family.
Menu planners for each age-range and handy fill-in pages so you can record your child's reactions to new foods, and your own menus and recipe variations makes this an exciting and essential addition to any parent's bookshelf.
With her years of expertise and personal experience, bestselling author Annabel Karmel guides you through every aspect of weaning your baby. Starting at the very beginning with basic, but crucial, details, such as what type of spoon to use and the time of day to first offer solids, and covering other common concerns like when to begin weaning, fussy eaters and the latest allergy advice.
50 delicious, nutritious puree recipes and 3 menu planners will show you exactly what to feed your baby, and when. And input from the 'Weaning Club', parents of six babies who are expertly guided by Annabel through the weaning process, troubleshooting any problems they, and you may encounter along the way, will steer you and your baby along the right path to solid food.
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.
From preconception to birth - expert advice from the world's leading website for parents, Babycentre Produced with Babycentre - the world's leading parenting website - this up-to-the-minute guide to preconception, pregnancy, birth and the first few weeks with your baby, combines expert advice from health professionals with shared experience, suggestions and tips from parents, taken from the Babycentre online community. Information on what to expect at every stage of your pregnancy will help you make informed choices - from preconception to getting to know and look after your newborn. And a trimester-by-trimester guide tracks all the important milestones of pregnancy, covering antenatal care, maternal and foetal development. With top tips on practical care, understanding your emotions and a host of suggestions from other Babycentre mums who have been there too!
The all-important first year - expert advice from the world's leading website for parents, Babycentre Produced with Babycentre - the world's leading parenting website - this up-to-the-minute guide to your child's first year, combines expert advice from health professionals with shared experience, suggestions and tips from parents, taken from the Babycentre online community. Covering all the essentials for your baby's first year, with a special focus on the most frequently discussed topics on Babycentre, from sleep to solids. Find out what to expect at every stage, with inspiring advice on bonding and practical care to keep your child happy and healthy, including an invaluable medical section. Packed with all the information and options you need to make informed choices about what suits you and your baby through the first incredible months of life - from sleeping and feeding to crying and healthcare.
Published in association with the BMA, the new edition of this jargon-free, medical reference book gives you everything you need to make a major contribution to the present and future well-being of your family.
From viral infections to immune disorders, find in-depth coverage of more than 750 medical conditions, including information on causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. There are easy-to-use symptom charts for self-diagnosis as well as detailed descriptions of medical tests and alternative treatments.
Packed with up-to-date medical information every family needs to know and comprehensive coverage of every important aspect of health and medicine, this is a must for every home.