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Mother of All Baby Books

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ISBN-10: 0764566164

ISBN-13: 9780764566165

Edition: 2002

Authors: Ann Douglas

List price: $28.95
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This title is a hands-on guide to coping with the joys and challenges of caring for your new baby. This resource provides new parents with an approach to every aspect of baby care basics.
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Book details

List price: $28.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Canada, Limited
Publication date: 5/1/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 624
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Ann Douglas is an award-winning journalist and the author of 28 books including The Mother of All Pregnancy Books. Ann's various books are also available -- or forthcoming -- in China, Russia, Greece, Indonesia, and Finland. A parent educator and mother of four, Ann is also the co-author (with John R. Sussman, M.D.) of two other highly popular pregnancy books: The Unofficial Guide to Having a Baby and Trying Again: A Guide to Pregnancy After Miscarriage, Stillbirth, and Infant Loss. Known for her lively anecdotes and real-world advice, Ann has also been a regular contributor to WebMD.com, PregnancyandBaby.com and Yahoo! Canada. Ann writes regular columns for Conceive Magazine, Living Spree,…    

Introduction
Your Pre-Game Plan
Planning Your "Babymoon"
Decisions, Decisions
The Final Countdown
What You Can Do Ahead of Time to Make the First Few Weeks Less Crazy
The Last Hurrah
Baby Gear 101
Decorating Your Baby's Room
Getting the Best Deals on Baby Equipment
The Necessities Versus the Frills: What Your Baby Really Needs
The Diaper Dilemma
Clothes Call
Other Bits and Pieces
To Thine Own Self Be True
A Star Is Born
Meeting Your Baby
Getting to Know Your Baby
What Newborns Look Like
What to Expect If Your Baby Is Premature
Baby Geniuses
The APGAR Test
The Newborn Exam
How Long to Stay in the Hospital
Leaving the Hospital Without Your Baby
Your Postpartum Body
After the Birth
Your Postpartum Body: What to Expect
More Than the Baby Blues?
Getting Back into Shape
(Is There) Sex After Baby?
The Truth About Newborns
What Babies Know
The Sleep Department
The Crying Game
Could It Be Colic?
Bosom Buddies
The Joys and Challenges of Breastfeeding
Trends in Breastfeeding
The Science of Breastfeeding
Getting Breastfeeding Off to the Best Possible Start
Your Biggest Breastfeeding Questions Answered
Troubleshooting Common Problems
Breastfeeding Under Special Circumstances
Formula-Feeding
Pacifiers: Friend or Foe?
The Owner's Manual
The Care and Handling of Babies
The Dirt on Diapers
Caring for a Circumcised Baby
Umbilical Cord Care
A Baby for All Seasons
Nail Care
Dental Care
Dressing the Part
Bath Time Basics
Infant Massage
Baby Boot Camp
The Top 10 Reasons Why the Early Weeks of Parenthood Are Such a Challenge
What's Up, Doc?
How Often Should Your Baby See the Doctor?
The Facts on Immunizations
About the Chickenpox Vaccine
How Will I Know if My Child Is Sick?
More about Fever
Coping with Common Childhood Illnesses and Infections
Caring for a Sick Baby
Reducing the Risk of SIDS
Babyproofing 101
Safety on the Road
When Plan A Fails
When a Baby Dies
Grieving the Loss of Your Baby
Food for Thought
On Solid Ground
Health and Safety Concerns
Making Your Own Baby Food
Tricks of the Trade
The Working Parent's Survival Guide
Deciding Whether or Not to Work Outside the Home
Choosing Child Care
Breastfeeding and Working
The First Week Survival Guide
The Incredible Growing Baby
Baby Geniuses
Feeding Your Baby's Brain
Growing with Your Baby
Appendixes
Glossary
Directory of Organizations
Web Site Directory
Statistics at a Glance
Recommended Reading
Index