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KISS guide to baby and child care
Moorhead, Joanna.
Personal Author:
[First American edition].
Publication Information:
New York : DK, 2002.
Physical Description:
288 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
General Note:
"A Dorling Kindersley Book."

"The greatest guides ever!"--Cover.
Format :


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Clearfield Library RJ253 .M664 2002 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf
Dudley Branch Library RJ253 .M664 2002 Adult Non-Fiction Parenting
Anna M. Reinstein Library RJ253 .M664 2002 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf
Audubon Library RJ253 .M664 2002 Adult Non-Fiction Parenting

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Author Notes

Joanna Moorhead is the mother of three young children and a journalist specializing in parenting issues. She writes for several national newspapers and magazines. Includes a foreword by Andrea Barbalich, Deputy Editor of Child Magazine.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. 8
Introductionp. 10
What's Inside?p. 12
The Extrasp. 13
Part 1 Your Newborn--the Early Weeks
Chapter 1 We're Parents at Lastp. 15
Chapter 2 Feeding Your Babyp. 29
Chapter 3 Practical Carep. 45
Chapter 4 Sleeping and Wakingp. 57
Part 2 Your Young Baby--0-6 Months
Chapter 5 Will Life Ever Be the Same?p. 69
Chapter 6 Is My Baby Getting Enough to Eat?p. 79
Chapter 7 All About Routinesp. 93
Chapter 8 Who Said Babies Sleep All the Time?p. 105
Chapter 9 Your Baby's Healthp. 117
Chapter 10 Don't Forget to Enjoy Lifep. 129
Chapter 11 Finding the Right Child Carep. 141
Part 3 Your Older Baby--6-12 Months
Chapter 12 Speak to Me!p. 155
Chapter 13 Safe and Well-Behavedp. 167
Chapter 14 My Baby's Growing Up Fastp. 179
Chapter 15 He's On the Movep. 189
Chapter 16 Childhood Illnessesp. 199
Part 4 Your Toddler--1-2 1/2 Years
Chapter 17 It Just Gets Better and Better ...p. 211
Chapter 18 Potty Trainingp. 223
Chapter 19 Choosing Preschool Carep. 235
Part 5 Your Growing Child--2 1/2 + Years
Chapter 20 Developing in Leaps and Boundsp. 247
Chapter 21 Your Child's Expanding Worldp. 263
Appendicesp. 276
Glossaryp. 280
Indexp. 282

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