A complete guide to the most important year in your baby’s life!
With its timely, in-depth advice and hands-on guidance, Parenting magazine has emerged as the child-care resource of choice for aware, involved parents. Now the editors of Parenting bring you a comprehensive, up-to-the-minute guide to the all-important first year of your baby’s life. With fully illustrated chapters organized in three-month increments from birth to first birthday, Parenting Guide to Your Baby’s First Year provides the essentials on everything you need to know about:
Your Baby’s First Hours: How newborns look, act, and feel • Making the most of your hospital stay • Taking your newborn home
The Adjustment to Parenthood: Dealing with postpartum blues • The challenging demands of a newborn • Older siblings
Feeding Your Growing Child: The pros and cons of breast and bottle • Strategies for dealing with picky eaters • Avoiding mealtime power struggles
Child Development: How your baby grows • Mastering motor skills • Baby’s social and emotional life
Health & Safety: First-year medical checkups • Baby-proofing your home • Common illnesses of infancy and early childhood
Special Concerns: Preventing SIDS • Living with colic • Developmental delays