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The Good Housekeeping illustrated book of pregnancy & baby care.
Good Housekeeping Institute (New York, N.Y.)
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Hearst Books, [1990]

Physical Description:
256 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
General Note:
"A Dorling Kindersley book"-- T.p. verso.

Includes index.
Format :


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Material Type
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RG525 .G53 1990 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks-Oversize

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The first illustrated practical handbook for new parents & parents-to-be, complete with color photographs every step of the way. The Good Housekeeping Illustrated Book of Pregnancy & Baby Care is the most complete & fully illustrated guide to parenting ever published. As natural as having a child is, there are still thousands of questions to be answered. Good Housekeeping does just that, by showing you, in 800 glorious, wonderful, adorable, captivating color photographs, real parents caring for real children. No question, however small or elementary, goes unanswered or appears without illustration. In its inimitable style -- confident, caring, down-to-earth -- it takes you through every step of pregnancy & childcare from conception to age three. In the section on pregnancy, you'll find a thoughtful, up-to-the-minute lesson in prenatal planning, exercise, nutrition, labor, & birthing alternatives. A unique month-by-month photographic diary of one woman's pregnancy will help you understand what changes your body & emotions undergo. Chapters on baby care offer step-by-step photographs & explanations on every imaginable subject: How to bottle-feed, breast-feed, express milk; How to change diapers, choose a layette, buy a car seat; How to dress, undress, feed, & bathe your baby; How to deal with crying spells, sleepless nights, diaper rash, potty training. In the section on health care, everything you need to know to recognize & treat common childhood illnesses is presented in a clear, no-nonsense, easy-to-find & follow format, along with a guide to childhood first aid, growth charts, & immunization timetables. Authoritative, clear, practical, & comforting, The Good Housekeeping Illustrated Book of Pregnancy & Baby Care will be your indispensable companion through the first three years of your baby's life.