The Baby Book: How to Enjoy Year One (Google eBook)

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Lion Books, 2006 - Family & Relationships - 192 pages
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An experienced maternity nurse and mother offers practical advice on coping with your babyís first year.

Rachel Waddilove has worked for many years as a private maternity nurse; her clients include Gwyneth Paltrow. In this book, she draws on her considerable professional and personal experience to advise young parents on everything they need to know about looking after a baby in its first year. Areas covered include: needs for the nursery, coming home from hospital, breast feeding vs bottle feeding, establishing a routine, sleep, crying, and introducing solid food. In addition to the host of practical information given, Rachel also considers the emotional and social aspects of becoming a parent.

Rachelís down-to-earth style and wealth of experience makes this an essential guide for new parents, expectant parents, and all who want the best care for their children.

  

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Contents

Foreword
13
Needs for the Nursery
20
Coming Home from Hospital
30
General Care of Your Baby
43
Feeding Your Baby
59
Establishing a Flexible Routine
82
Sleep
106
Crying
119
Introducing Solid Food
129
Your Babys Development
139
Common Illnesses
153
Family Life
163
The Spiritual and Emotional Needs
176
Quotations from Rachels Clients
183
Further Resources
190
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About the author (2006)

Rachel Waddilove has over 30 years experience as a maternity nurse and nanny, working with families all over the world including celebrities, politicians and royalty. She lives in Exeter. The Baby Book is Rachel's first book.

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