Your Baby and Child

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Dorling Kindersley Limited, Apr 1, 2010 - Family & Relationships - 560 pages
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Penelope Leach's classic childcare manual - updated for 21st century parents

In the 21st century we know a child's psychological development and well-being is just as important as any physical need. Here Penelope Leach brings together key new scientific evidence about the way infants think and react to their parents and the outside world. Find guidance on sleeping, feeding, playing and washing as well as stage-by-stage advice on your baby's physical, intellectual and emotional development from birth to five. You'll learn how to respond to your child and achieve a happier, more harmonious family life.

More than a guide to childcare - this insight from Penelope Leach into your child's needs, thoughts and behaviours - will help you to really communicate together. You'll get support and learn to trust your parenting instincts and gain the confidence to live by your baby and child, not by the book.

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This book has some good information describes behavior of babies and children well with seemingly scientific background. But it is not written by a doctor and it tends to be a little preachy on slightly controversial topics such as circumcision and breastfeeding. Read full review

Your baby & child: from birth to age five

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This updated version of the child-rearing standard by renowned British psychologist Leach is touted by the publisher as the "essential guide fully revised for today's family." Although the five ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Dr. Penelope Leach, a favourite source of child development information and childcare advice for parents all over the world, is a research psychologist specialising in child development, and a passionate advocate for children and parents. She is also a mother and grandmother.

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