From the Author
An indispensable, hands-on guide to attachment parenting.
From breastfeeding to the family bed to "wearing" your baby or toddler in a sling or backpack, ATTACHMENT PARENTING has all the information you will need to forge a loving, secure attachment with your young children. With expert advice from pediatricians, lactation specialists, and anthropologists--as well as words of wisdom from dozens of real families--this book offers a comprehensive overview of today's most talked-about nurturing style. Also included is an exhaustive list of print, Internet and support group resources for parents. Topics covered in the book include: *Preparing for Your New Baby *Choosing a Birth Setting *Bonding in the First Days After Birth *Choosing a Breastfeeding-Friendly Healthcare Provider *How to Know Whether You Need a Lactation Consultant *Making the Breast vs. Bottle Choice *Breastfeeding Advocacy *How to Get Your Baby to Sleep *The Family Bed *"Ferberizing" *Working and Breastfeeding *Breastpumps *Choosing a Baby Carrier *Child-Respectful Weaning *Breastfeeding Past the First Year and Beyond and much, much more!
About the Author
Katie Allison Granju
is a writer whose work has appeared in The Chicago Tribune,
Disney's Family.Com, Microsoft's Underwire,
very popular "Mothers Who Think" column. She is the mother of three attachment-parented young children.