Baby 411: Clear Answers & Smart Advice for Your Baby's First Year

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Windsor Peak Press, 2003 - Family & Relationships - 462 pages
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Babies need some serious handholding, but parents do, too--especially first-timers "Baby 411 addresses the need for guidance on pediatric medical issues with reliable and reassuring information. Ari Brown draws on her work as a full-time pediatrician and mother, and Denise Fields brings her practical experience as the mother of two boys to this thorough guide to baby's crucial first year. The authors cover a wealth of topics, including what to ask at a prenatal visit, accurate vaccine information and antibiotic resistance, the latest American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines, circumcision, secrets of sleep, autism, and more. It helps modern parents make educated decisions on breastfeeding, supplemental newborn screening, and new vaccines. The book empowers parents with the medical information they need to become not only good parents but good partners in their child's health.

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Easy to read, evidence-based reference! - Goodreads
A quality reference for all things baby. - Goodreads
Good quick reference guide! - Goodreads
What a great reference..it really has been helpful. - Goodreads
This is one with facts listed and good advice given. - Goodreads
A great quick reference book especially great for Dads! - Goodreads

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User Review  - Mads P. - Goodreads

Really helpful, practical reference that I refer to again and again for advice on when to call the doctor and when to treat at home. Read full review

Review: Baby 411: Clear Answers & Smart Advice For Your Baby's First Year

User Review  - Sarah - Goodreads

This is a great resource. I've gone back to the sleep and development sections and expect to return to many more in the future. Whereas Expecting 411 was a book I could read straight through, this one ... Read full review

Contents

32I BABY PREPARING FOR THE NEW
3
Circumcision Pros And Cons
13
Childcare
20
Copyright

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About the author (2003)

Denise Fields and Alan Fields write a monthly column for Baby Talk magazine. They have written several best-selling books, including Baby Bargains and Bridal Bargains. They live in Boulder, CO.

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