Grandparents

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Dorling Kindersley Limited, Aug 1, 2011 - Family & Relationships - 224 pages
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The definitive guide for new grandparents covering 0-3 years - what's changed, what's new and how you can help

Be an informed, up-to-date grandparent with Grandparents. Parenting guru and grandmother Dr Miriam Stoppard offers indispensable, unpatronising advice on all the reasons why things are done now from lying babies down on their backs to weaning and sleep training.

This practical how-to manual provides essential babycare skills while updates explain how medical and babycare procedures have changed since you raised your own children. With many grandparents now providing hands-on childcare support, Grandparents is a 'childcare bible' for all new grandparents and a perfect gift book.

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Grandparents: Enjoying and Caring for Your Grandchild

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With more and more grandparents taking care of their grandchildren on an ongoing basis, this is a timely contribution from the prolific Stoppard. She covers the basic care topics of any newborn title ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Miriam Stoppard is a doctor, businesswoman and writer. In 1998 she was elected a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians. In addition to two Honorary Doctorates of Science, she has an Honorary Doctorate of Law. She has written over eighty books on family health, women's health, nutrition, sex and health for older people. She writes a daily page for The Mirror and in 2008 received the prestigious Stonewall Journalist of the Year award. In 2010 she received an OBE for her services to healthcare and charity.

Dr Miriam Stoppard has been at the forefront of the revolution in health information since she began her writing and broadcasting career in the early 1970s.

Since that time she has become well known to millions all over the world as a leading authority on parenting, baby and child care, women's health, and many other topics from healthy eating to relationships and sex. In 2000 she set up Miriam Stoppard LifeTime, of which she is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, to extend her philosophy into products and services.

Her blend of medical training (she studied medicine at the universities of London and Durham), business connections (she has been the Director of a number of companies ranging from pharmaceuticals to interior design), and direct experience of the problems of ordinary people (she answers readers' letters in a column in The Daily Mirror, read

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