Written in a simple but practical way, ‘Caring for Your Single Baby with Confidence’ is bound to eradicate the fears and anxieties that expecting parents face when thinking of the awesome responsibility of caring for a newborn. Joyce Palmer has seen the need to make more information available to parents of newborns. She has witnessed firsthand the struggles that many parents of newborns face, after bringing their baby home from the hospital, as they try to adjust to their new lives. ‘Caring for your Single Baby with Confidence’ is a must read in anticipation of a newborn.
The tips covered in the book include: setting up your nursery; choosing and training caregivers, choosing the right car seats for your baby and learning to install them; packing for and coming home from the hospital; handling your newborn; feeding your baby, do’s and don’ts; breastfeeding; formula feeding or both; washing and sterilizing bottles; burping babies; bathing and dressing your baby; getting your baby ready for bed; recognizing allergic reactions; caring for the new mom both mentally and physically; your baby’s development; taking your baby to his/her first visit to the doctor; and answers to some common questions that moms of newborns have.
The information presented, in this book, in simple everyday language will take away some of the doubts that plague new parents. By embracing these tips new parents can look forward to the task with great anticipation and enjoy parenting.