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Great Expectations: Baby's First Year

Great Expectations: Baby's First Year

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781402736469
Publisher: Sterling
Publication date: 08/01/2007
Series: Great Expectations Series
Pages: 656
Sales rank: 192,693
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.75(h) x (d)

Table of Contents


Dedication & Acknowledgments     ii
A Note from Dr. Michael Crocetti     vii
A Word from the Authors     ix
Your Baby's First Half-Year
The Last Weeks of Pregnancy     5
Labor and Birth
Your Newborn
The First Half-Year     22
Day 1 through Day 7
Week 2 through Week 7
Month 2 through Month 5
Your Baby's Second Half-Year
The Second Half-Year     141
Month 6 through Month 12
Your Baby Maintenance Guide
Newborn Basics     185
Keeping Your Baby Warm
Your Guide to Feeding Your Baby     189
Breastfeeding
Bottle Feeding
Starting Solids
Baby-Care Basics     235
Diapering 101
Bathing Your Baby
Common Baby Skin Problems
Baby Sleep
Baby Dental Care Guide
Crying
Gear Guide
Our Baby-Shopping Primer     269
Baby Shopping Checklist
Baby Gear A-Z     280
Managing Your First Year
Recovering from the Birth     354
Sweatiness and Hot and Cold Flashes
Heavy Flow
Bathroom Woes
Breast Changes
Postpartum Skin Changes
Don't Ignore These Postpartum Symptoms
The First Six Weeks of Recovery     360
Your Recovery After a Cesarean Section
The Psychological Side of Motherhood
The Blues
Professionals You May Encounter
Managing Relationships After Birth
Sex After Birth
The Flipside: Single Parenting
Getting Along With Grandparents and Other Relatives
WhenBaby Makes Four or Five
Siblings
Baby-Proofing Your Pets
Six Weeks to Six Months     388
Building Your Own Village
Your Fitness: The First Six Months
Returning to Work
The Stay-At-Home-Mom Option
Where to Connect with Other Moms
The Second Six Months     411
The Finances of Parenting
Twenty-Five Ideas for Saving Thousands of Dollars
Recording Your Baby's First Year
Traveling With a Baby
Medical and Safety Guide
Baby Medical Guide     435
How to Choose Your Baby's Doctor
Baby's First Doctor's Visit
Birth Defects
Month 2 Doctor's Visit
Month 4 Doctor's Visit
Month 6 Doctor's Visit
Month 12 Doctor's Visit
Your Baby's Immunization Schedule
Your Baby and Illness     456
Early Symptoms of Illness
How to Give Your Baby Medicine
Baby Illnesses A-Z     467
Baby Safety Guide     499
Accident-Proofing Your Baby
Treating Baby Injuries
Baby Product Dangers
Resource Guide
Helpful Web Sites for Parents     531
Parent's Dictionary
Parent's Dictionary     565
Index     627

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Great Expectations: Baby's First Year 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 11 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
If you purchase the nook versionn (i have the nook color) BEWARE! Pages 41 to 44 are missing words/sentences its cutoff it looks like it going on about on thing then the next line cuts off to something else. Then you become lost. This is only how far ive gotten-- their maybe more mistakes like this i dont reccomend buying the nook version id just get a hard copy to be safe & that way you can sell it or pass it down after use, just a suggestion.
LucyBH More than 1 year ago
I liked that this book has a separate sections for baby gear, baby illnesses, baby development and many many resource websites, organizations and has a wonderful parent's dictionary. It was not one of my favorite books however very informative.
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There are a lot of book like this on the market so I just picked one and hoped. I have found this book to be very helpful. My baby is only five weeks so I am still just getting into it but it does answer a lot of questions about you and your baby over the next year. The information is easy to understand and well organized so you can look up a specific topic easily and I liked this a lot.
tacFL More than 1 year ago
I compared many baby's first year books and this one seemed to be one of the most comprehensive and informative. It also followed closely to my way of thinking. Very unbiased and holistic. Great for new parents looking for a guide for the first year. Great predictions about the baby's development and also the parents' development alongside. Credible, sensible and practical information. Good buy.