The Good Housekeeping Illustrated Book of Pregnancy & Baby Care

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The Good Housekeeping Illustrated Book of Pregnancy and Baby Care is the most complete and fully illustrated guide to parenting ever published. As natural as having a child is, there are still thousands of questions to be answered. Good Housekeeping does just that, by showing you, in 800 glorious, wonderful, adorable, captivating color photographs, real parents caring for real children. No question, however small or elementary, goes unanswered or unillustrated.

In its inimitable style -- confident, caring, down-to-earth -- it takes you through every step of pregnancy and child care from conception to age three.

In the section on pregnancy; you'll find a thoughtful, up-to-the-minute lesson in prenatal planning, exercise, nutrition, labor, and birthing alternatives. A unique month-by-month photographic diary of one woman's pregnancy will help you understand what changes your body and emotions undergo.

Chapters on baby care offer step-by-step photographs and explanations on every imaginable subject: How to bottle-feed, breast-feed, express milk

How to change diapers, choose a layette, buy a car seat

How to dress, undress, feed, and bathe your baby

How to deal with crying spells, sleepless nights, diaper rash, potty training

In the section on health care, everything you need to know to recognize and treat common childhood illnesses is presented in a clear, no-nonsense, easy-to-find and follow format, along with a guide to childhood first aid, growth charts, and immunization timetables.

Authoritative, clear, practical, and comforting, The Good Housekeeping Illustrated Book of Pregnancy and Baby Care will be your indispensable companion through the first three years of your baby's life.

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Today's expectant mother is a smart health-care consumer, and she simply wants to know everything about what's happening to her changing body and developing fetus. Once the baby is born, she has an entirely different set of questions. To help reassure her, The Good Housekeeping Illustrated Book of Pregnancy & Baby Care offers a comprehensive look at all the stages of pregnancy and the first three years of a child's life. The book has been updated with the help of a team of nationally renowned medical experts.

Good Housekeeping answers every mom's most pressing questions--no matter how small--in 800 captivating photographs. A unique month-by-month photographic diary of a real woman's pregnancy explains all the physical and emotional changes you'll undergo, offers advice on how to take care of yourself, and charts the growth of the fetus. You'll also learn about the latest in prenatal planning, exercise, nutrition, labor, and birth.

Our guide to baby care offers step-by-step instructions on all the important basics, such as

* How to bottle-feed, breast-feed, and express milk
* How to change diapers, choose a layette, and buy a car seat
* How to dress, undress, feed, and bathe your baby
* How to deal with crying spells, sleepless nights, diaper rash, and potty training

A section on health care spells out everything you need to know to recognize and treat common childhood illnesses. Included are an easy-to-follow guide to childhood first aid, growth charts, and immunization timetables.

Authoritative, practical, and reassuring, The Good Housekeeping Illustrated Book of Pregnancy & Baby Care will be your indispensable companion throughout pregnancy and the first three years of your child's life.

About the Author:

Good Housekeeping has a circulation of five million, and a readership of twenty-two million, each month. The editors of Good Housekeeping magazine create cookbooks that become proven classics, with continued strong sales year after year.

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