The ABCs of Breastfeeding
Everything a Mom Needs to Know for a Happy Nursing Experience
1st Edition Paperback ISBN: 0814480578
Offers a practical guide to breastfeeding, and includes information on finding a pro-breastfeeding doctor, recognizing when a baby wants to be fed, managing a breastfeeding diet, and knowing when to stop breastfeeding.
Active Baby, Healthy Brain
135 Fun Exercises and Activities to Maximize Your Child's Brain Development from Birth Through Age 5 1/2
Paperback ISBN: 1615190066
Active Baby, Healthy Brain is an essential addition to the parenting shelf — based in the latest science on childhood development. Research now clearly shows movement, play and active exploration in the first five years of a child's life are essential to the development of his or her body and brain. This book presents 135 separate massages, exercises, and activities, each sequenced to follow the eight key stages of childhood development, from infancy through age five and a half. Using the detailed instructions — all of which include clear, lively illustrations showing exactly how to do the activity — parents will stimulate their children's neurological responses and coordination and enhance their capacity for learning. Each activity is presented on its own page, making this book immediately useful and accessible. No activity should last for more than two minutes — and all that's required is a total of ten minutes of stimulation a day. A book more than 30 years in the making, Active Baby, Healthy Brain is destined to become indispensable to everyone raising a child or who interacts regularly with preschool children.
Activities for Responsive Caregiving
Infants, Toddlers, and Twos
Paperback ISBN: 1605540846
"Activities for Responsive Caregiving is filled with more than 80 developmentally appropriate activities and experiences that help young children acquire skills, build positive relationships, and optimize their intellectual, social, emotional, and physical development. This resource also provides strategies that support your role as a responsive caregiver"--
The American Academy of Pediatrics New Mother's Guide to Breastfeeding
Paperback ISBN: 0399181989
THE BREASTFEEDING BOOK YOUR DOCTOR RECOMMENDS Why is breastfeeding the optimal choice? What happens when my maternity leave is over? What’s the safest way to store pumped milk? The American Academy of Pediatrics answers these questions and many more in this invaluable resource to help you and your baby get the healthiest possible start. With everything new mothers need to know about breastfeeding, this fully revised and updated edition covers the very latest in research, including • information for mothers preparing for the first feeding and adjusting to home, family, and work as a nursing mother • the latest on rooming-in with your baby to strengthen the parent-child bond • new recommendations to reduce the risk of SIDS • reassuring guidance on pumping and milk storage • expanded coverage of proper nutrition for nursing mothers • ideal ways to establish a nursing routine and what to do when returning to work • the father’s role and creating a postpartum support network • solutions to common breastfeeding challenges Nursing mothers everywhere will find this book an indispensable guide to maximizing the lifelong benefits of breastfeeding that only the American Academy of Pediatrics can provide.
Clear Answers & Smart Advice for Your Baby's First Year
3rd Edition Paperback ISBN: 188939226x
Filled with practical advice for new parents, this candid, useful guide to surviving the newborn's first year covers circumcision, ear infections, temper tantrums, and thumb sucking, as well as autism, vaccines, and food allergies. Original.
Paperback ISBN: 0684040034
A comprehensive caregiver's primer on infant nutrition covers a wide range of related topics, from allergies to illnesses, in a practical guide that also provides numerous recipes for first meals and finger foods. By the author of Healthy Foods for Healthy Kids and Eating Expectantly. Original.
The Baby Book
Everything You Need to Know About Your Baby from Birth to Age Two
Paperback ISBN: 0316198269
The classic guide of the post-Dr. Spock generation has been revised to include the latest information on virtually every aspect of infant and baby care. THE BABY BOOK is unrivaled in its scope and authority, and presents a practical, contemporary approach to parenting that reflects the way we live today. Focusing on the essential needs of babies--eating, sleeping, development, health, and comfort--it addresses the questions of greatest concern to parents. The Searses acknowledge that there is no one way to parent a baby, and they offer the basic guidance and inspiration you need to develop the parenting style that best suits you and your child. THE BABY BOOK is a rich and invaluable resource that will help you get the most out of parenting--for your child, for yourself, and for your entire family.