Better Homes and Gardens New Baby Book

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Bantam, 1985 - Child care - 404 pages
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THE CLASSIC BABY BOOK -- NOW UPDATED FOR A THIRD GENERATION OF PARENTSThe Better Homes and Gardens "RM" New Baby Book combines old-fashioned wisdom with the latest information on caring for and nurturing your child from birth to age three. With advice from the nation's leading obstetricians, pediatricians, and child-care experts, this indispensable guide also includes practical tips from mothers nationwide. You'll find essential guidance on: PREGNANCYexercise; weight gain and nutrition; prenatal care; choosing an obstetrician; planning work leaveTHE BIG DAYtraditional and alternative childbirth methods, including natural birthing methodsBRINGING HOME BABYrecovering from the birth; learning to breast-feed; belly button care; the art of bathing and diapering; baby's first checkupTODDLERHOODhandling temper tantrums and the bedtime blues; successful toilet training; your child's first words, steps, teeth, shoes, and haircutTHE WORKING MOTHER'S SURVIVAL GUIDEchoosing good day care; balancing work and home pressures; overcoming guiltPLUSnursery and childproofing basics; first-aid tips; an Encyclopedia of Common Illnesses and Diseases; and real-life letters from mothers to mothers

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Contents

BEFORE THE BIRTH
1
THE MIRACLE OF BIRTH
3
NINE MONTHS OF PREGNANCY
21
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The iconic Better Homes and Gardens brand is one of America's most trusted sources for information on cooking, gardening, home improvement, home design, decorating, and crafting. Today, the brand encompasses books, magazines, and digital media.

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