The Confident Parent: A Pediatrician's Guide to Caring for Your Little One--Without Losing Your Joy, Your Mind, or Yourself

The Confident Parent: A Pediatrician's Guide to Caring for Your Little One--Without Losing Your Joy, Your Mind, or Yourself

by Jane Scott, Stephanie Land

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ISBN-13: 9780399175879
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/01/2016
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 812,020
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Dr. Jane Scott is a trained pediatrician and neonatologist now working in the private sector, developing medical devices to help infants and children around the world. Before training at Duke University, Dr. Scott lived in England and Ireland, as well as the Australian outback and the South African desert. She has four children of her own, born on three continents, and now is a doting grandparent.


Stephanie Land  is a writer, book editor, and mother of two who has collaborated on several New York Times bestsellers and ghostwritten for many entrepreneurs, entertainers, and television personalities.

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Table of Contents

Introduction ix

1 A Fresh Perspective 1

2 Caring for Your Newborn-and Yourself 23

3 Simple Ways to Boost Baby's Brain 55

4 Gather Your Village 86

5 Sleep Through the Night-Really! 109

6 Breastfeed (or Don't) the Worry-Free Way 139

7 Make Mealtimes Fun 162

8 Slow Down to Discipline 190

9 Play! 214

Final Thoughts 237

Acknowledgments 241

Notes 243

Index 256

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