The Baby File: All the Lists, Forms, and Practical Information You Need Before and After Baby's Arrival

The Baby File: All the Lists, Forms, and Practical Information You Need Before and After Baby's Arrival

by Amanda Dobbins
     
 

Many guides can advise women on what to expect during pregnancy, or counsel new parents on the ups-and-downs of baby’s first year. But what about the real issues that other books overlook? The Baby File will be an ultra-practical reference that helps parents cope with all of the essentials of welcoming a baby into the world (and the true

Overview

Many guides can advise women on what to expect during pregnancy, or counsel new parents on the ups-and-downs of baby’s first year. But what about the real issues that other books overlook? The Baby File will be an ultra-practical reference that helps parents cope with all of the essentials of welcoming a baby into the world (and the true business of being a new parent).Topics include: How to hire a nanny and calculate the “nanny tax” What to look for when researching and touring daycare centers (tell-tale clues to both good and bad facilities) Finding a good pediatrician Your rights upon returning to work Making sense of the myriad “get baby to sleep” philosophies, and choosing a method that suits you and your baby Life insurance, wills, and other important paperwork A new (and effective) budgeting system for the growing family More than just a book, this organizer is meant to be used. With tear-out worksheets, and easy-to-find tabs, parents are invited to scribble, record, and organize in one handy book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762427352
Publisher:
Running Press Book Publishers
Publication date:
04/28/2008
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Amanda R. Dobbins has worked in publishing for over ten years, and is the mother of two small children. Upon perusing the shelves for baby guides and organizers, she realized there was a huge gap in the market for a guide that answers the “nitty gritty” questions of parenthood. She lives in Boston, MA.

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