Mayo Clinic Guide to Your Baby's First Year: From Doctors Who are Parents, Too!

Mayo Clinic Guide to Your Baby's First Year: From Doctors Who are Parents, Too!

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  • Publisher: Good Books,U.S.
  • Format: Paperback | 576 pages
  • Dimensions: 155mm x 226mm x 33mm | 1,021g
  • Publication date: 1 May 2012
  • Publication City/Country: Intercourse
  • ISBN 10: 1561487503
  • ISBN 13: 9781561487509
  • Illustrations note: full-color throughout
  • Sales rank: 59,600

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Yikes, you're suddenly parents, home alone with your brand-new baby! Where's your own mother or smart friend--where's your pediatrician--when you desperately need reassurance and advice? "Mayo Clinic Guide to Your Baby's First Year" is a steady, ever-present source of both information and wisdom. When you're faced with a perplexing development, reach for this complete Guide by the baby experts at the renowned Mayo Clinic--doctors who are also parents. When you wonder what might happen next, check the "Month-by-Month Growth and Development" pages of this trusted companion.

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By the baby experts at Mayo Clinic. Mayo Clinic is the first and largest integrated, not-for-profit group practice in the world. Doctors from every medical specialty work together to care for patients, joined by common systems and a philosophy that the needs of the patient come first. Over 3,600 physicians and scientists and 50,000 allied staff work at Mayo, which has sites in Rochester, Minn.; Jacksonville, Fla.; and Scottsdale/Phoenix, Ariz. Collectively, Mayo Clinic treats more than 500,000 patients a year. For more than 100 years, millions of people from all walks of life have found answers at Mayo Clinic. Mayo Clinic works with many insurance companies, does not require a physician referral in most cases and is an in-network provider for millions of people.

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By Priti Patel 03 Sep 2014 3

Book Chapters Layout:
The chapters of this book are very very organised. The table of contents is very useful to jump to different chapters. Its not necessary that you read this from the start to finish, you can always start at any chapter you want to. In my opinion the person who wrote the book must be very organised and wants to make it easy for parents to read the book and use it as a guide

Chapters contents:
Not everything you read in this book is worth knowing, some info they provide is way too "common sense" for you to miss it. But they state it in the book anyways, some parents can be very naive. I wished they would elaborate on some techniques and methods especially on the breast feeding techniques for c-section mom. In my opinion it was way too short. The best chapters are on baby sickness, diseases (comes with pictures), first aid chapters and baby's growth and milestones month by month

Tips in the book:

Some tips are worth noting, like how to make your own home-made baby wipes if your baby is sensitive or has allergy to store bought baby wipes