Your Baby & Child

Your Baby & Child

4.22 (677 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author) 

List price: US$24.96

Currently unavailable

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks

Description

This classic guide to child-care and development and a bible for parents is now updated. Written from the baby and child's perspective, information is organised in easy-to-follow age bands. At each stage there is illuminating advice on every problematic or exciting aspect of child-care, from feeding and sleeping to thinking and talking.
show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 560 pages
  • 168 x 234 x 33mm | 1,278g
  • DK
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0751348872
  • 9780751348873
  • 573,209

Table of contents

The newborn: getting together; the first days of life; newborn characteristics; feeding and growing; everyday care; excreting; sleeping; crying and comforting; learning from each other; heavy heads and reflexes; senses and sensations. The settled baby: the first six months; feeding and growing; teeth and teething; everyday care; excreting; sleeping; crying and comforting; muscle power; seeing and understanding; hearing and making sounds; playing and learning; loving and spoiling. The older baby: from six months to one year; feeding and growing; teeth and teething; everyday care; excreting; sleeping; crying and comforting; more muscle power; seeing and doing; listening and talking; playing and learning; enjoying the bridge from baby to toddler. The toddler: from one year to two-and-a-half; eating and growing; teeth and teething; everyday care; toilet mastery; sleeping; crying and comforting; even more muscle power; learning speech; playing and thinking; moving into early childhood. The young child: from two-and-a-half to five years; eating and growing; teeth and teething; everyday care; toilet mastery and after; sleeping; crying and coping; bodies, minds and feelings; talking; playing and thinking; learning how to behave; early years education.
show more

Review quote

"! covers everything you need to know for the first five years of your child's life." Baby & You.
show more

About Penelope Leach

Penelope Leach is a research psychologist specialising in child development. Her many achievements include; president of the National Childminding Association; former trustee and current research adviser to the NSPCC; fellow of the British Psychological Society; and founding committee member of the UK branch of the World Association for Infant Mental Health. Her books include Babyhood: infant development from birth to two years and The Parents' A-Z. She resides in London.
show more

Rating details

677 ratings
4.22 out of 5 stars
5 48% (325)
4 32% (219)
3 15% (100)
2 4% (28)
1 1% (5)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X