Your Babycare Bible

Editor/Author Waterston, AJR
Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: Carroll & Brown

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-904760-51-1
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 139
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

The most authoritative and up-to-date source book on caring for babies from birth to age three, created by a team of experts in paediatrics, nutrition, psychology and development

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Table of Contents

  • INTRODUCTION
  • 1 PREPARING FOR YOUR BABY
  • Readying your home
  • Key decisions
  • Choosing a name
  • 2 CARING FOR YOUR NEWBORN
  • First reactions
  • Your newborn's appearance
  • What your newborn can do
  • Bonding
  • Holding and handling
  • Changing
  • Care of the umbilical cord
  • Care of the circumcision
  • Washing and bathing
  • Care of the hair and nails
  • Dressing
  • Visitors and going out
  • Worries parents may have
  • 3 FEEDING YOUR YOUNG BABY
  • Feeding basics
  • Natural feeding
  • Breastfeeding twins
  • Overcoming breastfeeding difficulties
  • Support with feeding
  • Bottlefeeding
  • 4 CARING FOR YOUR PREMATURE INFANT
  • In the hospital
  • At home
  • Feeding and nutrition
  • Health problems
  • Growth and development
  • Parenting issues
  • 5 YOUR BABY MONTH BY MONTH
  • NEWBORN
  • ONE MONTH OLD
  • TWO MONTHS OLD
  • THREE MONTHS OLD
  • FOUR MONTHS OLD
  • FIVE MONTHS OLD
  • SIX MONTHS OLD
  • SEVEN MONTHS OLD
  • EIGHT MONTHS OLD
  • NINE MONTHS OLD
  • TEN MONTHS OLD
  • ELEVEN MONTHS OLD
  • TWELVE MONTHS OLD
  • THIRTEEN MONTHS OLD
  • FOURTEEN MONTHS OLD
  • FIFTEEN MONTHS OLD
  • SIXTEEN MONTHS OLD
  • SEVENTEEN MONTHS OLD
  • EIGHTEEN MONTHS OLD
  • TWENTY MONTHS OLD
  • TWENTY-TWO MONTHS OLD
  • TWENTY-FOUR MONTHS OLD
  • TWENTY-SIX MONTHS OLD
  • TWENTY-EIGHT MONTHS OLD
  • THIRTY MONTHS OLD
  • THIRTY-TWO MONTHS OLD
  • THIRTY-FOUR MONTHS OLD
  • THIRTY-SIX MONTHS OLD
  • 6 APPROACHES TO PARENTHOOD
  • On being a parent
  • The effect of temperament
  • Partner considerations
  • Putting your approach into practice
  • Parenting twins
  • Listening to others
  • Second-time parent
  • 7 SLEEP MATTERS
  • Sleep and sleeping
  • Safe sleeping
  • Managing sleep
  • Twins
  • Sleep problems
  • 8 CRYING AND RESPONDING
  • Purposeful crying
  • Responding to crying
  • Colic
  • 9 CARING FOR YOUR OLDER BABY
  • Anticipating change
  • Building your relationship
  • Keeping your baby clean
  • Skin, hair and nail care
  • Tooth care
  • Feeding
  • Clothing and dressing
  • Sleeping
  • Out and about
  • Toilet training
  • 10 FEEDING YOUR OLDER BABY
  • Ready for weaning
  • Introducing solids
  • Increasing the menu
  • Eating with the family
  • One year old
  • Two years old and older
  • RECIPES
  • First foods
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Puddings and bakes
  • 11 INTERACTING WITH YOUR GROWING BABY
  • Creating a loving relationship
  • How your baby develops
  • Playing with your baby
  • Discipline
  • Encouraging independence and sociability
  • 12 KEEPING YOUR BABY HEALTHY
  • Parental priorities
  • Safety
  • Childproofing your home
  • Safety outside the home
  • Health monitoring
  • Developmental concerns
  • Health maintenance
  • When your baby is unwell
  • First Aid
  • Childhood illnesses
  • 13 CARING FOR YOUR SPECIAL NEEDS BABY
  • Special challenges
  • Birth injuries
  • Minor problems at birth
  • Abnormalities at birth
  • Life-long conditions
  • Growth charts
  • Useful addresses
  • Contributors