African-American women face unique challenges during pregnancy. Here is a they can turn to for medical information, health advice, and emotional support during this exhilarating, and sometimes anxious, time. Dr. Hilda Hutcherson, an esteemed Ob-Gyn, explains all the bodily changes, feelings, and medical procedures you may encounter when pregnant. From planning a pregnancy to caring for your newborn, Dr. Hutcherson provides comforting wisdom from her years of experience as a doctor and mother of four. Most important, she addresses such potential risks as fibroid, diabetes, lupus, high blood pressure, and skin conditions. This extraordinary resource offers medically sound and reassuring advice on choosing a care provider ... caring for yourself successfully in each trimester ... the signs and symptoms that necessitate a call to a health care practitioner...minimizing the chances of birth defects ... breastfeeding basics ... and much more. The first childbirth encyclopedia written for African-American mothers-to-be, Having Your Baby addresses all the issues, concerns, and questions you may have about pregnancy and childbirth. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Engels | Druk: New title | Hardcover | 9780091857028 | 304 pagina's - 9780091857028
There is nothing so joyous as the birth of the child—and, all too often, nothing so confusing, intimidating, and downright terrifying for the new parents. ''Why won't she stop crying? How can I get him to go to sleep? If breastfeeding is nature's way, why isn't it easier?'' In this groundbreaking book, Tracy Hogg does for parents and infants what Deborah Tannen has done for couples: teaches them to communicate. In her career as a registered nurse, midwife, and nanny, Tracy has cared for thousands of babies, and in Secrets of the Baby Whisperer she uses her vast experience to demystify infancy. Working with award-winning journalist Melinda Blau, Tracy blends her clinical expertise with the latest scientific findings in infant research, showing parents how to identify their own parenting style as well as their infant's unique temperament. The text is filled with heartwarming field notes and realistic strategies, such as Tracy's EASY program, which gives babies the feeling of security they need and lets parents finds all-important time for themselves. For anyone who's ever been frustrated by a baby's cry, Secrets of the Baby Whisperer will be an invaluable source of support, advice, and wisdom.
Baby Massage provides a simple, effective, and safe way for parents, parents-to-be, and health care professionals who work with children to discover the magic and healing powers of gentle, loving touch. Twenty-one color photos and more than 100 detailed line illustrations show how to perform these exercises, which are fun and emotionally fulfilling for both adult and child.
Engels | Druk: New title | Paperback | 9780572026479 | 320 pagina's - 9780572026479
A name is for life! It may be sad, but it is certainly true that you don't meet too many high-flying, successful guys called Wayne or Elvis. What you hope for your baby to become, is as much a consideration as the names you like. The decisions you make will create an image or style that your baby will have to grow up with - and grow into. You owe it to this experience to consider a wide choice of names. You should browse and extract names from this book. The issues are many. From trendy to traditional, and from the popular to the sophisticated. You have to strike the balance that you feel is right for your baby. I have been studying names for many years and I have come to believe that names choose themselves - if you will allow. Mum knows her infant well, through the subliminal relationship she has built carrying her child. Intuitively she will understand whether her baby is a Nigel or a Tom, a Claire or a Holly. This book introduces you to the many ways to name your baby with style and suitability. Meaningful names, musical names, mystical names...Enjoy the sounds and meanings of these richly varied names. Note their exotic backgrounds and consider the numerous variations we provide on so many of them.
From the authors of Beyond Jennifer & Jason, Madison & Montana comes a thorough, timely, and alphabetically organized guide to baby names and their meanings for parents-to-be. Original. 50,000 first printing.
Attachment parenting is a highly intuitive, high-touch style of parenting that encourages a strong early attachment, and advocates consistent parental responsiveness to babies' dependency needs. Rather than give parents a strict set of rules about when to breastfeed or when to respond to a cry, The Sears' approach encourages parents to learn and work with their baby's particular cues. Their book focuses on the benefits of attachment parenting for both parent and child, and explains how attachment parenting improves development, makes discipline easier, and even promotes independence. There is further information on attachment parenting for working parents and on weaning your child from attachment parenting, as well as scientific research that explains why attachment parenting works.
Dit boek is een mooi en informatief naslagwerk met meer dan 500 illustraties over de zwangerschap. Dit boek bevat alle belangrijke en recente informatie die jij en je partner nodig hebben tijdens de zwangerschap en het eerste levensjaar van je baby. Het staat vol praktische adviezen en handige tips die van onschatbare waarde zullen blijken, of je nu voor het eerst moeder wordt of al een gezin hebt.
Engels | Druk: New ed | Paperback | 9780091882334 | 238 pagina's - 9780091882334
The Contented Little Baby Book, based on Gina Ford's personal experience of caring for over 300 babies, was first published in 1999. It quickly established Gina as an influential new authority on baby and childcare issues and has remained one of the bestselling parenting books in the UK for almost 20 years. This completely revised edition of The New Contented Little Baby Book contains the most up-to-date advice available to parents. Using the feedback from numerous readers and website members, Gina has been able to develop and elaborate on the information in her first book, while clearly setting out her philosophy on simple feeding and sleeping routines. By creating routines that match a growing baby's innate natural rhythms, Gina prevents the hunger, overtiredness and colic that can lead to excessive crying. Babies who are settled into Gina's gentle routines are happy and contented because their needs for food and sleep are appropriately met and they should sleep for their longest spell at night from an early age. With detailed, prescriptive information on everything parents need to know, this book includes chapters on: - Preparation for the birth - How the routines evolved and the benefits of following a routine - Milk feeding in the first year - Understanding your baby's sleep - Establishing a routine - Introducing solid food in line with government and World Health Authority guidelines - Common problems in the first year. Whether you are expecting your first child, or are experiencing difficulties with an older baby, this comprehensive guide contains all the expert guidance you need to help your baby feed and sleep well.
Engels | Druk: New title | Paperback | 9781581821918 | 160 pagina's - 9781581821918
Stating that a lousy name is almost always the door to a lousy childhood, Narter reveals the potential downside of names parents are pondering for their child. This humorous gift book gives lists of names for ugly babies, dog names, faddish names, and the ultimate list for steady, reliable names. Illustrations. 160 pp. Size A.
Je bent zwanger Alles over de zwangerschap en de bevalling In dit boek vind je werkelijk alles over zwanger zijn, de groei van je baby, de bevalling en de kraamtijd. Niet alleen de laatste ontwikkelingen op het gebied van prenatale diagnostiek, echoscopie en de geboorte, maar ook onderwerpen als zwanger worden na IVF of ICSI komen aan bod. Aan de hand van heldere illustraties kun je de ontwikkeling van je embryo tot baby van week tot week volgen. Daarnaast vind je ook antwoord op veel praktische vragen over bijvoorbeeld kinderopvang en verlofregelingen. 'Een bijzonder praktisch boek, dat iedere vrouw die zwanger wil worden of dit al is, zou moeten lezen om optimaal voorbereid te zijn op haar zwangerschap, bevalling en kraambed. Vrijwel alle informatie die nodig kan zijn, is in begrijpelijke taal terug te vinden en helder weergegeven.' Dr. J. Lind, gynaecoloog Medisch Centrum Haaglanden 'Een absolute aanrader voor iedereen die zwanger is' Baby enzo 'Om de hele zwangerschap naast je bed te hebben' Viva De auteurs Je bent zwanger is geschreven door Anja de Grient Dreux, verloskundige; Marjon Labordus, Sasja Nicolaï en Cora de Vos, journalist en auteur van boeken op het gebied van zwangerschap en bevalling. Met medewerking van Tammo Suk, verloskundige en gynaecologen dr. Jan Lind, dr. Fedde Scheele en dr. Kees Yedema.