The Essential First Year

The Essential First Year : What Babies Need Parents to Know

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"Get the lowdown on baby development from pregnancy to newborn to 1-year-old with this comprehensive baby-care book.

This parenting guide from child development expert Penelope Leach provides you with all the expert childcare advice you need to help you care for your new baby through the first year.

Guidance on practical childcare issues including feeding your baby and how to calm a crying newborn is backed up by key evidence on baby development to help you understand and respond to your baby.

Find the answers to all your questions about birth, breastfeeding, baby milestones, and more. The Essential First Year is the only baby book you need for that wonderful first year, or the perfect gift for moms-to-be."
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Product details

  • Paperback | 284 pages
  • 167 x 234 x 20mm | 730g
  • DK
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • 1405336846
  • 9781405336840
  • 69,114

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For a truly comprehensive guide to navigating the emotional rollercoaster of motherhood, plus a whole host of advice on how to make the most of the magical baby bond, pick up a copy of The Essential First Year, the latest bestselling baby bible from parenting guru, Penelope Leach. -- Rebecca Howard-Dennis * Gurgle Magazine * An essential read for all first time mums. * Pregnancy & Parenting *
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About Penelope Leach

Penelope Leach, PhD, a favorite source of child development information and childcare advice for parents all over the world, is a research psychologist specializing in child development, and a passionate advocate for children and parents. She is also a mother and grandmother.
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