Your Baby is Speaking to You

Your Baby is Speaking to You : A Visual Guide to the Amazing Behaviours of Your Newborn and Growing Baby

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From an international expert on infant-parent communication, "Your Baby Is Speaking To You" is destined to become a parenting classic. Through intimate access to babies and their families, Dr. Kevin Nugent and acclaimed photographer Abelardo Morell capture the amazingly precocious communications strategies babies demonstrate from the moment they are born. "Your Baby Is Speaking to You" illustrates the full range of behaviours - early smiling to startling, feeding to sleeping, listening to your voice and recognizing your face. The newest research - including information on subtle and fleeting behaviours not seen or explained in any other book - illuminates the meaning of the things babies do that concern and delight new parents: the language of yawning; the rich range of cries, and how to understand their meanings; and, baby's earliest 'sleep smiles' and sleep states, and what they more

Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 226.06 x 228.6 x 17.78mm | 589.67g
  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
  • Boston, United States
  • English
  • 40 duotone photographs
  • 0547242956
  • 9780547242958
  • 29,420

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"In this gorgeous book on early infancy, physician Nugent and photographer Morell provide a stunning layout combined with rich, graceful text... This is, quite simply, a beautiful and elegant book, appropriate for anyone who has ever loved, or wants to love, a baby." -- Library Journal, starred reviewshow more

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