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The Baby Owner's Manual: Operating Instructions, Trouble-shooting Tips and Advice on First-year Maintenance

The Baby Owner's Manual: Operating Instructions, Trouble-shooting Tips and Advice on First-year Maintenance

Paperback Owner's and Instruction Manual

By (author) Louis Borgenicht, By (author) Joe Borgenicht

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  • Publisher: Quirk Books
  • Format: Paperback | 226 pages
  • Dimensions: 127mm x 175mm x 20mm | 386g
  • Publication date: 30 May 2003
  • Publication City/Country: Philadelphia
  • ISBN 10: 1931686238
  • ISBN 13: 9781931686235
  • Illustrations note: Illustrations
  • Sales rank: 14,586

Product description

You've programmed your VCR, you've reinstalled Microsoft Windows, you can even check your e-mail on your Palm Pilot. But none of this experience will prepare you for the world's biggest technological marvel: A newborn baby. As every parent knows, infant technology isn't quite user-friendly, and first-timers have plenty of frequently-asked questions: How does one get the baby to sleep through the night? What is the most recommended way to swaddle a baby? When is it necessary to bring a baby to a physician for servicing? The Baby Owner's Manual has the answers. With step-by-step instructions, helpful schematic diagrams, trouble-shooting tips, and advice on lifelong maintenance, this manual skips the "warm and fuzzy" illustrations and cuts right to the chase. We'd love to see this book become the gold standard for Dads everywhere - it's something he can read while Mum is looking at What to Expect When You're Expecting.

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Louis Borgenicht, M.D., is a board-certified pediatrician with the American Academy of Pediatrics who has been a pediatrician for 25 years. He was an assistant professor at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and assistant professor of family community medicine at the University of Utah. For the last 16 years, he has been in private practice in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was named "best pediatrician in Utah" by Ladies' Home Journal in 2001. Joe Borgenicht, D.A.D., is a freelance writer and full-time father. He is the co-author of The Action Hero's Handbook (Quirk Books, 2002), Doggy Days (Ten Speed Press, 2001), and Mom Always Said, "Don't Play Ball in the House" and Other Stuff We Learned from TV (Chilton, 1996).