Caring for your baby is an important chapter in the time-tested baby care guide, First-Year Baby Care. This chapter walks you through essential tasks every parent needs to know, like:
• Holding your baby
• Diapering your baby
• Bathing your baby
• Taking care of the baby’s skin
• Putting your baby to sleep
• Comforting your crying baby
• Clothing your baby
This chapter is a wonderful resource for every parent, and a great leave-behind for your babysitter.
Babies Never Came with Instructions… Until Now!
Caring for your baby is an important chapter in the time-tested baby care guide, First-Year Baby Care.
Fully Revised and Expanded
This best-selling guide to baby care is bigger and better than ever, featuring all the latest guidelines and practices to help guide you through the critical first year of life with your child. The new edition includes brand-new information on important medical topics such as: vaccination schedules, SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome), food allergies, newborn screening tests, childhood obesity, and treatments for common illnesses (including influenza).
Full of Essential Information
In addition to complete information on the basics of baby care, including bathing, diapering, and feeding your baby, this book offers you the latest information on a full range of issues: daycare options, safe baby gear (including car seats and cribs), circumcision, breastfeeding for working mothers, traveling with your baby, and diaper choices.
Easy to Use
Step-by-step illustrated instructions make this book highly accessible and simple to navigate.
Paula Kelly, MD, is a Minnesota pediatrician and the mother of two children. She has been honored by her peers as one of the best pediatricians in Minneapolis-St. Paul.