It's a Baby Boy!: The Unique Wonders and Special Nature of Your Son from Pregnancy to Two Years

It's a Baby Boy!: The Unique Wonders and Special Nature of Your Son from Pregnancy to Two Years

by The Gurian Institute, Stacie Bering, Adie Goldberg
     
 

Very practical science-based tips and guidelines, and stories for moms and dads of baby boys. Including:

  • Why we need a book just about boys. The very different health issues, genetic predisposition, hard wiring, neurological and biological development of boys from conception that relates to birth issues and unique strengths and weaknesses.
  • How

Overview

Very practical science-based tips and guidelines, and stories for moms and dads of baby boys. Including:

  • Why we need a book just about boys. The very different health issues, genetic predisposition, hard wiring, neurological and biological development of boys from conception that relates to birth issues and unique strengths and weaknesses.
  • How to understand the core nature of your boy and nourish it through problems of crying, fussing, eating, sleeping, attaching and other key issues during the first 12 months of life.
  • Warm hearted stories about boys and tips from real moms who have baby boys, and a preview of what's to come for boys as they become toddlers, preschool kids, pre-pubescent and beyond.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"Told with gentle humor and with stories and wisdom gleaned from personal and professional experience, It’s a Baby Boy! is not only the best "how to" on raising your little boy, but also captures the magic and challenge of parenting."—Pam Silverstein, MD, FACOG obstetrician-gynecologist and founder of WomanHealth

"It's a Baby Boy! is a comprehensive, easy to read book for parents that explains the basic structure, functioning and uniquenesses of the male brain. If you are raising a baby boy, you need to read this book!" Stephen J. Bavolek, Ph.D., author Nurturing Parenting Programs, Executive Director, Family Nurturing Centers, International

"It's a Baby Boy! is a very readable, model-specific manual that provides gems of research and insight from experienced parents and medical professionals. If you are preparing for a new baby boy or have a friend or relative with a son, this book will be a delight."—Lynne H. Williams, MD, Co-Author, The Too Precious Child

"IT’S A BABY BOY! is thoughtfully research-based, yet perceptively practical for any parent who has just been blessed by the gift of a boy. Parents will close the book truly understanding why boys and girls are different in so many ways, and how to nurture the nature of their son." —Fay E. Brown, Ph.D. Director, Child and Adolescent Development, Yale University

"It’s a Baby Boy! is a must-have addition to the parenting library, with fascinating information about how and why baby boys and girls develop the differences that often baffle adults."— Pat Crum, Director and co-Founder of the Family Nurturing Center of Michigan

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470243381
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/27/2009
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
5.69(w) x 7.46(h) x 0.42(d)

Meet the Author

Stacie Bering, MD, is a board-certified obstetrician-gynecologist who has practiced and taught obstetrics and gynecology for twenty-five years in Spokane, Washington, where she skis and travels with her husband, Jeffry, and their grown children Cassie and Zack.

Adie Goldberg, ACSW, MEd, is a board-certified social worker who has been a psychiatric social worker at WomanHealth, an OB-GYN practice, for twenty years and is certified at the Gurian Institute. She lives in Spokane, Washington, with her husband and youngest daughter, Chloe.

Michael Gurian is the founder of the Gurian Institute and one of the pioneers in the boys' movement. He is the author of The Minds of Boys, The Wonder of Boys, Boys and Girls Learn Differently, and The Purpose of Boys. He lives in Spokane, Washington, with his wife and two daughters.

The Gurian Institute is committed to providing both science-based information and practical and relevant applications for everyday life. The staff of certified trainers helps to build self-sufficiency in communities. To learn more, please visit www.gurianinstitute.com.

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