First-Time Parent: The Honest Guide to Coping Brilliantly and Staying Sane in Your Baby's First Year (Paperback)
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First-Time Parent: The Honest Guide to Coping Brilliantly and Staying Sane in Your Baby's First Year (Paperback)

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Paperback 224 Pages / Published: 30/04/2009
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Forget unrealistic childcare manuals - this is the book you really need to help you cope brilliantly with those first chaotic days and months ahead.

As a health journalist and mother-of-three, Lucy Atkins is familiar with both the medical aspects of childbirth and baby development, and the reality of day-to-day life as an exhausted first-time mum or dad. In her feisty, humorous style, she begins with that first mind-blowing day and addresses the issues unique to the first-time parent who stares at their newborn and thinks "Where are the instructions?"

Anticipating the questions and concerns of all new mothers-Why does my baby cry so much? Will I ever lose all this weight? Am I a bad parent because...?-the book provides practical advice and level-headed reassurance. It addresses the needs of the baby and, very importantly, those of the parent during the first year of their baby's life.

The First-Time Parent is on your side, and reassures that you can cope brilliantly with your new baby and your new life.


Contents include:

* Starter's orders - the equipment and kit you really need.
* Hello - how to cope with the first few hours
* Start - coming home, bonding, how to survive the first few days
* Sleep - for everyone!
* Cry - why your baby cries, what to do, why you'll want to cry, too
* Eat -breastfeeding, supplemental feeding, moving to solids, nutrition
* Grow - baby's physical and mental development
* Play - yes, you two actually can have fun
* Live - adapting to your new life, the changing mother-father relationship
* Work - coping with being at home and with going back to work

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780007269440
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 700 g
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 14 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

'An honest, down-to-earth guide.' - Mother and Baby

'Eminently more friendly than most baby manuals.' - Sunday Express

'A great book for any first-time mother.' - Sarah Beeny, TV property expert and mother of four.

'You can't go wrong with a book as comprehensive as First-Time Parent.' - Tidewater Parent

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