Oh Boy! Or Girl!
Just had a baby? Relax, lie down and breathe a sigh of relief. The Mother of All Baby Books has arrived! From the author of The Mother of All Pregnancy Books, comes the guide that all new parents have been waiting for, whether they know it or not. The Mother of All Baby Books is the instruction manual that Mother Nature forgot to include with your new bundle of joy. Packed with important advice and insider tips to coping with the joys and challenges of caring for your new baby, this comprehensive, refreshing guide is an excellent resource for first time or even experienced moms and dads.
Warm and delightful, The Mother of All Baby Books offers a wide range of topics including basic childcare, nutrition, health, and physical, emotional, and social development. Inside you'll find the facts about sleeping patterns, breastfeeding, circumcision, and immunization issues, as well as charts and tables to bring you up to date on the latest information, a handy glossary of baby-related terms, and insider secrets on shopping for baby. Get the inside scoop on how to handle colic, diaper rash and all those pressing questions that have you pacing the floor at 3 a.m.! With an extra-added dose of reassurance, discover what it's really like to become a parent in this bible to babyhood and beyond!
"The Mother of All Baby Books provides excellent advice for topics that are easily overlooked during the pregnancy/baby adventure."
-Sandra Gookin, co-author of Parenting For Dummies and Parenting For Dummies, 2nd ed.
Ann Douglas is the co-author of The Unofficial Guide to Having A Baby and Trying Again: A Guide to Pregnancy After Miscarriage, Stillbirth, and Infant Loss. She is also the author The Mother of All Pregnancy Books, Americanized edition publishing in January 2002. In addition, she is the author Before You Were Born: The Inside Story and Baby Science: How Babies Really Work, a recent Book of the Month Club selection for both Canada and the U.S.A. She is a regular contributor to Canadian Living and CANOE.ca. Ann is the mother of four young children, and has been through a variety of pregnancy-related experiences, including infertility, miscarriage, and stillbirth.
"Babies don't come with instruction manuals.' Well, Ann Douglas'The Mother of All Baby Books is the next best thing! Coveringeverything imaginable -- from newborn care and bathing basics tobabyproofing your home and coping with sleepless nights -- thisvaluable resource gives you lots of ways to nurture this amazing newperson in your life while still keeping your sanity. Ann's wiseideas, researched information, and real-life tips will help you makethis time even more magical and memorable." - ePregnancy magazine -- July 2002