The Everything Mother's First Year Book: A Survival Guide for the First 12 Months of Being a Mom

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Adams Media, Oct 1, 2005 - Family & Relationships - 304 pages
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You?re thrilled to be a new mom, but do you know what to expect when you bring your baby home? The Everything Mother?s First Year Book is the invaluable resource you need to prepare for this life-changing event. From when to go on maternity leave and how to choose a pediatrician to when--or if--to go back to work (and how to survive without sleep), this all-in-one guide helps you step into your role as mom as seamlessly as possible.

Includes advice on:

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  • Getting through those first frantic days (and nights)&break;
  • Caring for baby and family as a whole, at the same time&break;
  • Dealing with mood swings and depression&break;
  • Returning to work outside the home&break;
  • Finding quality daycare and a babysitter&break;
  • Recovering your sense of self

&break;Packed with real-time tips and expert counsel, The Everything Mother?s First Year Book is your key to maneuvering the first twelve months of motherhood with ease!

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About the author (2005)

Robin Elise Weiss is a childbirth and postpartum educator, certified doula, and lactation counselor as well as the pregnancy/birth expert for About.com. She is the author of seven books on pregnancy and childbirth and she and her work has been featured in Newsweek, Working Mother, and American Baby. You can find more information about Robin at: http: //pregnancy.about.com, http: //robineliseweiss.com, and http: //birthactivist.com.

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