Sarah Buckley might be called a third-wave natural birth advocate. A doctor and a mother, she approaches the question of how a woman and baby might have the most fulfilling birth experience with respect for the wisdom of both medical science and the human body.
Using current medical and epidemiological research plus wom... read more
|Author:||Magda Gerber (ed Joan Weaver)|
Internationally renowned infant specialist Magda Gerber, M.A., the founder of RIE, offers a healthy new approach to infant care based on a profound respect for each baby's individual needs and abilities. First published 1998; this revised edition 2003.
For most of us, having a baby is the most profound, intense, and fascinating experience of our lives. Now scientists and philosophers are starting to appreciate babies, too. The last decade has witnessed a revolution in our understanding of infants and young children. Scientists used to believe that babies were irrational, an... read more
|Author:||Heidi E. Murkoff|
Everything new parents need to know about the care and feeding of an infant, from the authors of What to Expect When You're Expecting. The book covers monthly growth and development, feeding for every age and stage, and sleep strategies that really work. Murkoff and Hathaway have rewritten every section of the book, answering... read more
Now you have a baby, what on earth are you going to do with it? Kaz Cooke delivers all the up-to-date, reliable info, with advice from the experts, including real mums and dads. Kidwrangling is funny, reassuring and practical - a range of great solutions for you to choose from. Babies: getting through the first weeks; bosoms ... read more
This is the practical handbook that every mother needs when preparing for a new baby. Broken down into easy-to-follow timeframes from preparing for arrival and birth right through to 12 months, you'll quickly find answers to everything you need to know. Find out all about: your baby's basic needs and development common prob... read more
"At long last -- Magda Gerber's wisdom and spice captured in a book --what a treasure! Now parents and caregivers everywhere can benefit from learning what it means to truly respect babies." --Janet Gonzalez-Mena, Author of Infants, Toddlers, and Caregivers and Dragon Mom "Magda Gerber's approach will deepen your understandin... read more
Emphasising New ZealandÃ¢ÂÂs diverse ethnic background, Baby Names for New Zealanders is the comprehensive 21st century guide to choosing a name for your baby. This is a new and expanded edition, with over 3,000 new names. Since first being published in 1998, this book has sold 10,000 copies. Paperback (B-Format)
You've programmed your VCR, you've reinstalled Microsoft Windows, you can even check your e-mail on your Palm Pilot. But none of this experience will prepare you for the world's biggest technological marvel: A newborn baby.
As every parent knows, infant technology isn't quite user-friendly, and first-timers have plenty ... read more
Dr. Miriam Stoppard's guide will show you how to ensure your child receives the necessary stimulation for development - even when your time is limited. Follow your baby's rapid progress month-by-month during their first year while bonding with them through play and activities. Bring out your baby's potential to the full and m... read more
Pick up a celebrity magazine and you'll see that the art of naming babies has reached new heights of self-expression, with recent choices like Apple, Shiloh, Sailor, and notably, Elijah Bob Patricius Guggi Q. Hewson. Today's Millennial generation baby namers want their young ones' monikers to reflect something deeply meaningf... read more
Provides a variety of games to develop the brain capacity of babies, and offers information on the latest brain research. Here is an example of the Brain Games: Brain Game #94 - Where's the Baby? 9 to 12 Months What Brain Research Says: Researchers now confirm that how you interact with your baby and the experiences you pro... read more
|Author:||Andrea Cornell Sarvady|
Origami meets the age-old art of swaddling in "Baby-Gami" and no longer does baby wrapping have to be an intimidating undertaking. Easy-to-follow instructions illustrated with step-by-step diagrams and unbearably cute photographs make it a cinch to execute flawless wraps. The first part of the book offers a variety of cocoon-... read more
|Author:||Sophie Foster & Jerome Hartigan|
A beautiful, inspirational full-colour book for parents detailing how everyday activity can keep their children healthy, build motor skills and muscle tone and, importantly, aid brain development.The author is the founder of the well known Jumping Beans pre-school exercise classes. The book has been audited by the respected A... read more
It may be one of the most natural processes, but becoming a parent can be as daunting as it is rewarding. Having a baby changes everything, and the biggest area of change for new parents is also one of the least explored: how do you relate to this new person in your life? Learning to Love explores the evolving relationship be... read more
|Author:||William Sears, M.D|
America's favorite pediatric experts turn their attention to solving babies' sleep problems in a definitive book that offers immediate results. A comprehensive, reassuring, solution-filled sleep resource, this guide shows parents how to match the nighttime temperament of their baby to their own lifestyle, and provides practic... read more
A revised edition of our perennial best-seller, A Name for Your Baby contains thousands of names, from ancient to modern, from familiar to exotic. There are separate alphabetical listings for boys and girls, and a description of the origin, meaning and variant spellings for each name.
Babies are amazing, with incredible potential for growth and extraordinary powers of development. Desmond Morris's visually stunning and thought-provoking book sets out the astonishing facts to make you marvel at the complexity of the human body and a baby's ability to achieve so much in so little time. Covering learning and ... read more