This cover-to-cover new edition is filled with must-have information, advice, insight, and tips for a new generation of mums and dads. With Heidi Murkoff's trademark warmth, empathy, and humour, What to Expect When You're Expecting answers every conceivable question expectant parents could have. Titles in this set are What to Expect When You're Expecting 5th Edition, What to Expect 1st Year, What to Expect 2nd Year.
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What to Expect Series 3 Books Collection Set
What to Expect When You're Expecting 5th Edition
This cover-to-cover new edition is filled with must-have information, advice, insight, and tips for a new generation of mums and dads. With Heidi Murkoff's trademark warmth, empathy, and humour, What to Expect When You're Expecting answers every conceivable question expectant 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 for the UK, including the latest on 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 caesareans. The best pregnancy guide just got even better.
What to Expect: The Second Year
The international super-successful What to Expectbrand has delivered again - announcing the arrival of a brand-new member of family: What to Expect the Second Year. This essential sequel to What to Expect the First Year picks up the action at baby's first birthday, and takes parents through what can only be called 'the wonder year' - 12 jam-packed (and jam-smeared) months of memorable milestones (from first steps to first words, first scribbles to first friends), lightning-speed learning, endless explorations driven by insatiable curiosity. Not to mention a year of challenges, both for toddlers and the parents who love them, but don't always love their behaviour (picky eating, negativity, separation anxiety, bedtime battles, biting, and tantrums). Comprehensive, reassuring, empathetic, realistic and practical, What to Expect the Second Yearis filled with solutions, strategies, and plenty of parental pep talks. It helps parents decode the fascinating, complicated, sometimes maddening, always adorable little person last year's baby has become. From the first birthday to the second, this must-have book covers everything parents need to know in an easy-to-access, topic-by-topic format, with chapters on growth, feeding, sleeping, behaviours of every conceivable kind, discipline (including teaching right from wrong), and keeping a toddler healthy and safe as he or she takes on the world. There's a developmental time line of the second year plus special 'milestone' boxes throughout that help parents keep track of their toddler's development. Thinking of travelling with tot in tow? There's a chapter for that, too.
What To Expect The 1st Year
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.
1. All-new chapter on buying for baby; helping parents navigate through the dizzying gamut of baby products, nursery items and gear.
2. Baby care fundamentals, from crib and sleep safety to vitamin supplements.
3. Feeding for every age and stage, including tips on breastfeeding, preparing homemade baby food and the latest recommendations on starting solids.
4. Charts for key development stages and sleeping habits, as well as sleep strategies that really work.
5. Research on the impact of screen time (TVs, tablets, apps, computers).
6. The most up-to-date medical advice on vaccines, illnesses, SIDS, safety, and more, plus handy first-aid guides.
7. Dozens of Q&A sections, practical tips and advice that focus on advice for parents and their baby, covering everything from how to give a bath and decode your baby's crying to when to return to work.
This is the only book on infant care to address both the physical and emotional needs of the whole family. This edition is organised more intuitively than ever before. 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.
What to Expect Series 3 Books Collection Set - What to Expect When You are Expecting 5th Edition, What To Expect 1st Year, What to Expect Second Year
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