Author : the baby experts at Mayo Clinic
Genre : Family & Relationships
Publisher : Da Capo Lifelong Books
ISBN : 1561487503
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 576 page

Yikes, you're suddenly parents, home alone with your brand-new baby! Where's your own mother or smart friend—where's your pediatrician—when you desperately need reassurance and advice? Mayo Clinic Guide to Your Baby's First Year is a steady, ever-present source of both information and wisdom. When you're faced with a perplexing development, reach for this complete Guide by the baby experts at the renowned Mayo Clinic—doctors who are also parents. When you wonder what might happen next, check the "Month-by-Month Growth and Development" pages of this trusted companion.

Author : Walter J. Cook
Genre : Health & Fitness
Publisher : Rosetta Books
ISBN : 9780795352829
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 624 page

Research-based guidance on caring for little ones from the Mayo Clinic,#1 on US News & World Report’s 2020-2021 Best Hospitals Honor Roll. Mayo Clinic Guide to Your Baby’s First Years is a trusted and essential resource for new and experienced parents alike. In this fully reviewed and updated second edition, you’ll find practical guidance on caring for the new little one in your family; from birth to age three. Inside you’ll find: · Evidence-based advice on giving your baby the best nutrition and introducing your toddler to solids · Tips for forming healthy sleep habits · Strategies for dealing with fussiness and tantrums · Advice on establishing a secure bond with your child · Guidance on traveling, safety, pumping, and other concerns · Monthly updates on your child’s growth and development

Author : Angela C. Mattke
Genre : Health & Fitness
Publisher : Rosetta Books
ISBN : 9780795352294
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 504 page

A parent’s guide from“one of the most reliable, respected health resources that Americans have” (Publishers Weekly). Drawing from the collective wisdom of pediatric experts at Mayo Clinic, ranked #1 on US News & World Report’s 2020-2021 Best Hospitals Honor Roll, Mayo Clinic Guide to Raising a Healthy Child addresses key questions and concerns many parents have about the preschool and school-age years. In this book, parents learn what to expect in the lively, wonder-filled time between ages 3 and 11. They’ll find answers to family dilemmas such as feeding a picky eater, resolving sleep problems, addressing bullying, treating common injuries and illnesses, and coping with complex health care needs. Experts discuss what it takes to prepare a child for a rich and meaningful adult experience. This book is intended to be a companion manual for navigating those early to middle childhood years, offering encouragement and trusted advice from some of the best experts around, and helping your family find success. The book is divided into 6 sections: · Section 1 addresses growth and development · Section 2 focuses on health and safety · Section 3 discusses important topics related to emotional wellbeing · Section 4 covers common illnesses and concerns · Section 5 is devoted to special circumstances in raising a child · Section 6 provides tips and guidance creating a healthy family unit

Author : Roger Harms
Genre : Health & Fitness
Publisher :
ISBN : 1561487171
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File Download : 509 page

Offers a reference guide to pregnancy and childbirth, discussing morning sickness, back pain, gestational diabetes and breast-feeding with a week-by-week guide to changes in both mother and baby. Original.

Author : Alice Callahan
Genre : Family & Relationships
Publisher : JHU Press
ISBN : 9781421441993
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 423 page

"This book is a pragmatic introduction to evidence-based parenting. The second edition provides details of the latest advice from the American Academy of Pediatrics and includes enhanced coverage of allergenic foods and genetically modified organisms, breast versus bottle feeding, plastics as endocrine disrupters, vaccinations, and the co-sleeping debate. An all-new chapter reveals the real facts behind the benefits of both paid childcare for working parents and staying at home with babies"--

Author : Julie A. Lamppa
Genre : Health & Fitness
Publisher : Rosetta Books
ISBN : 9780795353062
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 112 page

Learn how to have an empowered, more joyful birth with this concise guide from Mayo Clinic, named the #1 hospital in the world by Newsweek. Giving birth can be — and should be — an exciting, positive experience. While every labor and delivery has unique challenges, you can help to make it the best possible experience through a combination of comfort techniques, education and an understanding of options. This concise guide to pregnancy and childbirth brings you the expertise of a certified nurse-midwife at Mayo Clinic and a certified doula. It’s packed with information based on the most current evidence, yet rooted in long-trusted natural methods of caring for laboring women. With a unique spiral-bound flipbook format, the book’s 100+ bite-sized topics can be perused one page at a time while lying in bed, eating breakfast or riding a stationary bike. The front pages offer the most important information for setting up a satisfying childbirth experience, while the back pages add more empowering details, tricks and medical information. Inside you’ll find tips for: • Creating healthy habits during pregnancy • Recognizing what’s normal as baby grows • Planning and preparing for the birth — mentally and practically • Managing labor pain, including natural techniques and medical options • Providing crucial support as a labor partner • Keeping focused on the ultimate goal: a healthy mom and baby You’ll also get the messy truth of what to expect postpartum, advice for enjoying the early days with a newborn and more. Obstetricks equips parents with confidence and an expert toolkit as they prepare for the main event — welcoming baby to the world.

Author : Helen Moon
Genre : Family & Relationships
Publisher : Harmony
ISBN : 9780307987273
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File Download : 322 page

From baby nurse to the stars, a step-by-step plan to managing sleep and feeding issues to survive—and enjoy—the first six weeks of your newborn baby's life. Have you ever wondered why celebrities look so rested in such a short time after giving birth? The answer: baby specialists like Helen Moon. A baby specialist and professional nanny for the past 25 years, Helen has worked closely with hundreds of families, including some of Hollywood's biggest stars. Helen knows that the first six weeks of a baby's life—when parents tend to be nervous, siblings are needy, and new babies need immediate and constant attention—has a huge impact on the entire family. Getting a baby on a sleeping and eating schedule is an achievable dream, and it's not a mystery. Helen's step-by-step plan shows new parents exactly how to integrate their baby into the family so that she will be able to sleep when she's tired, eat when she's hungry, and calm herself when she's fussy—self-regulating skills that will enable her to thrive for the rest of her life. Assured that their babies are secure and happy, parents can confidently enjoy this most precious time of their baby's life, trusting their own instincts, and—most importantly—sleeping through the night themselves!

Author : Jani R. Jensen
Genre : Health & Fitness
Publisher : RosettaBooks
ISBN : 9780795346019
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File Download : 288 page

A helpful medical reference on conceiving and maintaining pregnancy from the Mayo Clinic, #1 on US News & World Report’s 2020-2021 Best Hospitals Honor Roll. Deciding to start or build a family is a life-changing decision. Once the decision is made, there’s a whole new set of unknowns—including whether the journey will be easy or difficult. How can you increase your chances of becoming pregnant? What health and lifestyle changes should you make to have a healthy pregnancy? And if you’re struggling to become pregnant, what medical treatments are available? Where can you get emotional support if you can’t get pregnant or if you’ve had a miscarriage? And when is enough? The fertility experts at Mayo Clinic offer answers to these questions and more. Through the pages of this book, they’ll guide you through the process of trying for—and achieving—a successful pregnancy. You’ll also hear throughout the book from couples and individuals who have struggled to have a family. For a variety of reasons—health conditions, unexplained infertility, or life circumstances—getting pregnant or deciding to have a family was difficult for them. These personal stories are to let you know that you’re not alone in your journey, and to give you hope that with time and patience, pregnancy is often possible. From lifestyle and dietary recommendations to understanding your ovulatory cycle to medications and procedures that can improve fertility, this book is a comprehensive source of answers from “one of the most reliable, respected health resources that Americans have” (Publishers Weekly).

Author : Cassandra Vieten
Genre : Family & Relationships
Publisher : New Harbinger Publications
ISBN : 9781608826971
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File Download : 216 page

From hormones to stretch marks, labor pains to diaper changes, motherhood is an adventure like none other. The rapid changes in your body, your lifestyle, and your very identity call for a certain mental agility. Mindfulness can help you meet the challenge and approach every experience with your new baby with open eyes and an open heart. Easy ten-minute meditation exercises and yoga poses throughout this book will help you cultivate greater flexibility and mindful awareness during pregnancy, childbirth, and your baby's first year. Whenever you have a moment to spare, open Mindful Motherhood and discover a skill that will help you find balance and fulfillment during those times when you feel most overwhelmed. Co-published with the Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS). Mindful Motherhood contains what so many other parenting books omit:: the consoling information that each mother has the ability to know, deep within, how to care for her child. Mindful Motherhood is a gem. -Christiane Northrup, MD, author of Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom Wise, soothing, and helpful-this is really good stuff for new mothers. -Jack Kornfield, author of The Wise Heart

Author : Heidi Murkoff
Genre : Family & Relationships
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
ISBN : 9780857201720
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File Download : 832 page

With over 7 million copies sold worldwide, WHAT TO EXPECT THE 1st YEAR is one of the world's bestselling books on infant care - and it has now been updated and revised throughout by Heidi Murkoff. This comprehensive and practical month-by-month guide clearly explains everything parents need to know - or might be worrying about - in the first year with a new baby. The book covers monthly growth and development, feeding for every age and stage, and sleep strategies that really work. It is filled with the most practical tips (how to give a bath, decode your baby's crying, what to buy for baby, and when to return to work) and the most up-to-date medical advice (the latest on vaccines, vitamins, illnesses, SIDS, safety, and more). Featuring dozens of Q&A sections, as well as a first-aid guide and charts on monthly growth and development, feeding and sleeping habits, this is the only book on infant care to address both the physical and the emotional needs of the whole family. Covering the most up-to-date knowledge, both medical and developmental, WHAT TO EXPECT THE 1st YEAR is, above all, down-to-earth and reassuring - and an invaluable aid for all parents of new babies.