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What to Expect the First Year (What to Expect (Workman Publishing)) Kindle Edition
About the Author
Heidi Murkoff is the author of the What to Expect® series of pregnancy and parenting books with over 38 million copies in print. She is also the creator of WhatToExpect.com and the WhatToExpect app, which reach over 18 million expecting and new parents, and the What to Expect Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping at-risk moms around the world expect healthier pregnancies, safer deliveries, and healthy, happy babies.
James Patrick Cronin is an accomplished audiobook narrator with over 100 titles to his credit. A classically trained stage actor with an MFA from the University of Louisville, he has performed as an actor and a comedian on stages all over the world.--This text refers to the audioCD edition.
From the Back Cover
Featuring a practical, illustrated Baby Care Primer, a First Aid Guide, and Best-Odds Recipes.
With special sections on the older sibling; selecting the right physician; seasonal concerns and traveling with baby; managing childhood illnesses; and nurturing the adopted baby, the low-birthweight infant, and the baby with specific problems.
"Unquestionably the best book for parents of infants in their first year of life that I have had the pleasure to read." (Morris Green, M.D., Perry W. Lesh Professor of Pediatrics, Indiana University Medical Center)
"This complete, practical, and unique book will help parents prevent or solve the problems of caring for a newborn infant through the first year of life...I love it!" (Ruth A. Lawrence, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of Rochester Medical Center)
To help you become the best-equipped parents possible, here is a complete first-year manual from the authors of What to Expect When You're Expecting, America's pregnancy bible. Includes thorough information on baby's monthly growth and development, feeding, sleeping habits, infant illnesses, and safety.
Reassuring answers to 12 months of concerns:
-How do I cope with my colicky baby?
-How do I know when my baby is really sick and when I should call a doctor?
-How can I get my baby to sleep through the night?
-When is the best time to wean my baby?
-Why am I still having contractions now that I've delivered?
-When am I going to start feeling like a parent?
-How do I decide when to go back to work?--This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.
- ASIN : B00KVRDACW
- Publisher : Workman Publishing Company; 3rd edition (October 7, 2014)
- Publication date : October 7, 2014
- Language : English
- File size : 6914 KB
- Text-to-Speech : Enabled
- Screen Reader : Supported
- Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
- X-Ray : Enabled
- Word Wise : Enabled
- Print length : 1412 pages
- Lending : Enabled
- Best Sellers Rank: #19,867 in Kindle Store (See Top 100 in Kindle Store)
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You are much better off buying a book written by an actual MD which will most likely be to the point and not full of contradictions.
By Penelope on February 13, 2019
The issue for me are the subtexts in the middle of the pages. While I read on a particular subject, I turn the page to finish it off and then have to go back to read the offside subtexts. Really annoying esp because I have mild OCD. Why not just add that subtext on after finishing up on a topic? Anyways, it’s not a deal breaker but this is a DENSE book with a lot of material and it only gets worse as you keep reading. 500+ pages of this and it becomes a pain.
By Quibaby on July 21, 2016