Your Baby & Child: From Birth to Age Five

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Knopf, 1989 - Child care - 553 pages
19 Reviews
This classic on childcare now includes a special medical reference section.The first book to respond the the modern parent's concern for both the physical and psychological needs of the child. More than 625 illustrations, 75 in full-color.

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Review: Your Baby and Child: From Birth to Age Five (Revised Edition)

User Review  - Dinah Williams - Goodreads

I was clueless. Bombarded with countless well meaning 'do-gooders' and 'advice-givers'. THIS BOOK WAS THE BEST 'adviser' OF THEM ALL. My 3 babies slept and ate like dreams because I followed Penelope ... Read full review

Review: Your Baby and Child: From Birth to Age Five (Revised Edition)

User Review  - Kelly Murch - Goodreads

My mum bought this book when she fell pregnant with me, and gave me her copy when I fell pregnant at only 19 with my own daughter. It's been read & referred to so much it's fallen apart (& been taped ... Read full review


SECTION ONE Feeding and Growing 117 Sleeping
THE NEWBORN Sleeping 138 Excreting
Crying and Comforting

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About the author (1989)

Penelope Leach is one of today's foremost authorities on child care, author of the greatly admired Your Baby & Child: From Birth to Age Five, which Dr. T. Berry Brazelton has called "A wonderful book... well researched, well written, and sensitive to both parents' and children's needs." Now, with the same authority and understanding, she discusses parents' concerns about children of all ages.

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