With more than 2,000,000 copies in print, here is state-of-the-art advice you can trust from the American Academy of Pediatrics, the organization that represents the nation’s finest pediatricians. The second edition of Your Baby’s First Year is the essential guide to all aspects of infant care. Here, in an easy-to-use format, you’ll find:
• A month-to-month guide to your baby’s first year that lets
you know what to expect in terms of growth, behavior,
• A complete health encyclopedia, plus detailed instructions
for coping with emergency medical situations
• Information about vaccine safety and schedules for
immunizations and health-care visits
• Complete information on breastfeeding, bottle-feeding, and
• Suggestions for choosing quality child care–and ways to
ease your baby’s introduction to a sitter
• Safety points for grandparents to keep in mind, both inside
and outside the home
• Poison prevention, infant CPR and choking instruction, general
• Safety checks for home and car, including a car safety seat
Your Baby’s First Year is the indispensable guide to infant care for all parents who want to provide the very best care for their baby–from a source they can safely trust.
This authoritative and invaluable fully revised edition from the organization representing the nation's finest pediatricians brings state-of-the-art answers to all your medical and parenting concerns. Here is sound, reassuring advice on baby care that covers everything from preparing for childbirth to family issues such as adoption and stepfamilies to age-appropriate toys. Here too is an indispensable guide to recognizing and solving common health problems during the first year, plus detailed instructions for coping with emergency medical situations.
Comprehensive, accurate, and up-to-date, Your Baby's First Year includes:a month-by-month guide to your baby's first year that lets you know what to expect in terms of growth, behavior, and development a complete health encyclopedia covering injuries, illnesses, and other disabilities safety checks for home, outdoors, and cars, with crucial new information on air bag safety and infant car seats coverage of breastfeeding techniques and benefits guidelines for choosing a child-care provider, safety points for grandparents to keep in mind, poison prevention and much, much more Warmly-written and accessible, yet encyclopedic in scope, this sourcebook guides parents through all aspects of caring for infants. This is advice that parents can trust, from the nation's leading specialists in pediatric medicine.
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