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    DescriptionSome things about babies, happily, will never change. They still arrive warm, cuddly, soft, and smelling impossibly sweet. But how moms and dads care for their brand-new bundles of baby joy has changed and now, so has the new-baby bible. Announcing the completely revised third edition of "What to Expect the First Year." With over 10.5 million copies in print, "First Year" is the world s best-selling, best-loved guide to the instructions that babies don t come with, but should. And now, it s better than ever. Every parent s must-have/go-to is completely updated. Keeping the trademark month-by-month format that allows parents to take the potentially overwhelming first year one step at a time, "First Year" is easier-to-read, faster-to-flip-through, and new-family-friendlier than ever packed with even more practical tips, realistic advice, and relatable, accessible information than before. Illustrations are new, too. Among the changes: Baby care fundamentals crib and sleep safety, feeding, vitamin supplements are revised to reflect the most recent guidelines. Breastfeeding gets more coverage, too, from getting started to keeping it going. Hot-button topics and trends are tackled: attachment parenting, sleep training, early potty learning (elimination communication), baby-led weaning, and green parenting (from cloth diapers to non-toxic furniture). An all-new chapter on buying for baby helps parents navigate through today s dizzying gamut of baby products, nursery items, and gear. Also new: tips on preparing homemade baby food, the latest recommendations on starting solids, research on the impact of screen time (TVs, tablets, apps, computers), and For Parents boxes that focus on mom s and dad s needs. Throughout, topics are organized more intuitively than ever, for the best user experience possible."


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    Title
    What to Expect the First Year
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Heidi Murkoff, By (author) Sharon Mazel, By (author) Arlene Eisenberg, By (author) Sandee Hathaway, Foreword by Mark D Widome
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 806
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 48 mm
    Weight: 1,089 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780761152125
    ISBN 10: 0761152121
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    DC21: 649.122
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    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC E4L: CHI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T9.3
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: VFXC
    BISAC V2.8: FAM046000
    DC22: 649.122
    Ingram Subject Code: CF
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/FAMILY
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27210
    LC subject heading: ,
    Libri: ENGM5740
    BISAC V2.8: FAM034000
    LC subject heading:
    B&T General Subject: 200
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 09
    DC22: 649/.122
    B&T Approval Code: A97242400
    BISAC V2.8: HEA041000, FAM025000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: BIO000000
    Libri: P0041667, SAEU3000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: HQ774 .W47 2008
    Thema V1.0: VFX, VFXB
    Edition
    2
    Edition statement
    2nd
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Workman Publishing
    Imprint name
    Workman Publishing
    Publication date
    26 November 2008
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Back cover copy
    The comprehensive month-by-month guide that clearly explains everything parents need to know about the first year with a new baby. 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?