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10 books about babies
Pick up one of these featured titles on babies in May 2021.
What to Expect the First Year (What to Expect (Workman Publishing)) by Heidi Murkoff
Category: Men's Health
This book was published 7 years ago by Workman Publishing and takes approximately 23.5 hours to read.
With over 11 million copies in print, What to Expect: The First Year, now in a completely revised third edition, is the world’s best-selling, best-loved guide to the instructions that babies don’t come with, but should. And now, it’s better than ever. Every parent’s must-have/go-to is completely updated. Keeping the trademark month-by-month format that allows parents to take the potentially overwhelming first year one step at a time, First Year is easier-to-read, faster-to-flip-through, and new-family-friendlier than ever—packed with even more practical tips, realistic advice, and relatable, accessible information than before. Illustrations are new, too. Among the changes: Baby care fundamentals—crib and sleep safety, feeding, vitamin supplements—are revised to reflect the most recent guidelines. Breastfeeding gets more coverage, too, from getting started to keeping it going. Hot-button topics and trends are tackled: attachment parenting, sleep training, early potty learning (elimination communication), baby-led weaning, and green parenting (from cloth diapers to non-toxic furniture). An all-new chapter on buying for baby helps parents navigate through today’s dizzying gamut of baby products, nursery items, and gear. Also new: tips on preparing homemade baby food, the latest recommendations on starting solids, research on the impact of screen time (TVs, tablets, apps, computers), and “For Parents” boxes that focus on mom’s and dad’s needs. Throughout, topics are organized more intuitively than ever, for the best user experience possible.
The Sh!t No One Tells You: A Guide to Surviving Your Baby's First Year (Sh!t No One Tells You, 1) by Dawn Dais
This book was published 8 years ago by Seal Press and takes approximately 8.8 hours to read.
A humorous guide for new mothers on caring for infants offers advice on the unpleasant aspects of parenting, including birthing without drugs, handling the volumes of waste babies create, and dealing with sleep deprivation.
The Baby Owner's Manual: Operating Instructions, Trouble-Shooting Tips, and Advice on First-Year Maintenance (Owner's and Instruction Manual) by Louis Borgenicht M.D.
Category: Parenting & Families
This book was published 9 years ago by Quirk Books and takes approximately 8.5 hours to read.
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Baby 411: Your Baby, Birth to Age 1! Everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask about your newborn: breastfeeding, weaning, calming a fussy baby, milestones and more! Your baby bible! by Dr. Ari Brown
Category: Pregnancy & Childbirth
This book was published 2 years ago by Windsor Peak Press and takes approximately 21.1 hours to read.
America's #1 baby bible! With over 700,000 copies in print, BABY 411 is the go-to resource for new parents looking for expert advice on their baby's health, growth and development! Written by renowned pediatrician Dr. Ari Brown and best-selling author Denise Fields, BABY 411 first debuted in 2003 and is regularly revised to keep up with the latest research, trends and advice for baby's first year.
What to Expect When You're Expecting by Heidi Murkoff
Category: Pregnancy & Childbirth
This book was published 5 years ago by Workman Publishing and takes approximately 21.9 hours to read.
A completely revised and updated edition of America’s pregnancy bible, the longest-running New York Times bestseller ever. With 18.5 million copies in print, What to Expect When You’re Expecting is read by 93% of women who read a pregnancy book and was named one of the “Most Influential Books of the Last 25 Years” by USA Today. This cover-to-cover (including the cover!) new edition is filled with must-have information, advice, insight, and tips for a new generation of moms and dads. With What to Expect’s trademark warmth, empathy, and humor, it answers every conceivable question expecting parents could have, including dozens of new ones based on the ever-changing pregnancy and birthing practices and choices they face. Advice for dads is fully integrated throughout the book. All medical coverage is completely updated, including the latest on Zika virus, prenatal screening, and the safety of medications during pregnancy, as well as a brand-new section on postpartum birth control. Current lifestyle trends are incorporated, too: juice bars, raw diets, e-cigarettes, push presents, baby bump posting, the lowdown on omega-3 fatty acids, grass-fed and organic, health food fads, and GMOs. Plus expanded coverage of IVF pregnancy, multiple pregnancies, breastfeeding while pregnant, water and home births, and cesarean trends (including VBACs and “gentle cesareans”).
The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind by Daniel J. Siegel
Category: Child Psychology
This book was published 9 years ago by Bantam and takes approximately 6.4 hours to read.
Outlines twelve strategies for fostering brain development in children, explaining how challenging behaviors are rooted in immature left and right brain coordination and how parents can make adjustments to enable positive learning.
The Baby Book, Revised Edition: Everything You Need to Know About Your Baby from Birth to Age Two (Sears Parenting Library) by James Sears MD
Category: Child Psychology
This book was published 8 years ago by Little, Brown Spark and takes approximately 26.1 hours to read.
The classic guide of the post-Dr. Spock generation has been revised to include the latest information on virtually every aspect of infant and baby care. THE BABY BOOK is unrivaled in its scope and authority, and presents a practical, contemporary approach to parenting that reflects the way we live today. Focusing on the essential needs of babies--eating, sleeping, development, health, and comfort--it addresses the questions of greatest concern to parents. The Searses acknowledge that there is no one 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.
It's So Amazing!: A Book about Eggs, Sperm, Birth, Babies, and Families (The Family Library) by Robie H. Harris
This book was published 7 years ago by Candlewick and takes approximately 2.9 hours to read.
Uses bird and bee cartoon characters to present straightforward explanations of topics related to sexual development, love, reproduction, adoption, and sexually transmitted diseases.
Babies Don't Eat Pizza: A Big Kids' Book About Baby Brothers and Baby Sisters by Dianne Danzig
Category: New Baby
This book was published 12 years ago by Dutton and takes approximately 1.1 hours to read.
From delivery to nursing, diaper duty to bath time, this book walks siblings and their parents through basics of bringing a new baby home. Also included is a note to parents with tips on how to prepare the older child for the new baby and what to expect.
We estimate total reading time by multiplying a book's page count by an average reading speed of 2 minutes per page. Summaries sourced from Google Books.
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