The Baby Book presents a practical and contemporary approach to parenting that reflects the way we live today. It is a comprehensive guide to baby care, focusing on the essential needs of babies - eating, sleeping, development, health, and comfort - as it addresses the questions of greatest concern to parents today.
The Sears' acknowledge that there is no one best way to parent a baby, and they offer the basic guidance and inspiration you need to develop the parenting style that best suits you and your child.
The Baby Book is a rich and invaluable resource that will help you get the most out of parenting - for your child, for yourself, and for your entire family. The topics covered include:
- bonding with your baby and soothing a fussy baby
- feeding your baby right
- getting your baby to sleep
- understanding your baby's development
- treating common illnesses
- baby proofing your home
- toddler behaviour and dealing with tantrums
- toilet training
- working and parenting
'The authors of this comprehensive volume (who share their own parenting experience along the way) are assured and reassuring experts.' Publishers Weekly
'This is a timeless way of raising babies, with as much detail and practical information as any parent could want.' Steve Biddulph (author of Raising Boys)
'This book is a great primer for parents who want to understand attachment thinking, and apply it to their own parenting. It is written with a lightness of touch that makes it a pleasure to read.' Sue Gerhardt