Newborn 101: Secrets from Expert Nurses on Preparing and Caring for Your Baby at Home

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The Experiment, May 16, 2017 - Health & Fitness - 368 pages
Ever wish you could have a baby nurse at home to answer your most urgent questions around the clock? Now you can!

Carole Kramer Arsenault has spent the last two decades helping parents through pregnancy, labor, and all of their new responsibilities once baby comes home—both as a longtime pediatric nurse, and as the founder of the most highly regarded baby-care service in New England. From the first trimester to the “fourth” (baby’s crucial first three months), Arsenault and her team of professional nurses have seen it all. Now, they share their expert advice on:

  • Preparing your home, including safety tips and must-have supplies
  • Easing through labor, whether at home or in a hospital
  • Breastfeeding how-tos, flexible feeding schedules, and common concerns
  • Baby’s essential first days and weeks, and the milestones in between
  • Welcoming multiples and caring for preterm babies
  • Techniques for soothing baby to sleep
  • Postpartum self-care and getting back to your routine
 

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Contents

Labor Delivery and the Postpartum Period
73
Breastfeeding Your Baby
191
The Fourth Trimester
229
Appendix
335
Index
337
About the Author
354
Back Cover
355
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About the author (2017)

Carole Kramer Arsenault, RN, IBCLC, has devoted her career to infant and pregnancy care, and worked for many years as a delivery nurse, including at Boston’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She founded and runs Boston Baby Nurse, a home health agency offering specialized support to families with babies. She lives outside Boston.

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