Author(s): Margaret Stephenson-Meere
A commonsense parenting guide to your baby's first 100 days. Who has time to read a big reference book when a new baby has arrived? There are lots of baby books out there - but nothing as fresh, simple and accessible as this guide to surviving the first 100 days. Baby's First 100 Days simply and clearly demystifies baby's behaviour -- including crying, tired signs, sleeping, feeding, settling -- and provides short tips and suggestions to new parents' frequently asked questions. Compact, authoritative, reassuring and complete with photographs to clarify the advice, it's easy to refer to when you are in the middle of a crisis! Baby's First 100 Days is a commonsense parenting guide to: * Crying -- types of crying and what each one means, how to cope when baby cries; * Tired signs -- clues such as frowning, clenched fists and grizzling; * Sleeping -- a learned skill, baby's sleep pattern and development; * Feeding -- how often? how much? how to avoid fussing; * Settling -- surefire methods to get baby to sleep; * The 'newborn parent' -- how to look after yourself during these early months and how to get the most enjoyment out of the whole experience! Simple, fresh,
Margaret Stephenson (BHSc, RN, RM) is an early childhood and family nurse in Sydney. With 40 years experience as a registered nurse and midwife, working both in Australia and the UK, Margaret runs extremely popular seminars for new parents out of her Balmain clinic where she delights in seeing parents emerge from a state of sleep deprivation, confusion and anxiety into one of confidence in their own parenting.