In this encyclopaedic guide, Dr. William and Martha Sears draw from their vast experience as both medical professionals and parents to provide authoritative and comprehensive information on every aspect of infant care.
The Baby Book presents a practical and contemporary approach to parenting that reflects the way we live today. It is a comprehensive guide to baby care, focusing on the essential needs of babies – eating, sleeping, development, health, and comfort – as it addresses the questions of greatest concern to parents today.
The Sears’ acknowledge that there is no one best way to parent a baby, and they offer the basic guidance and inspiration you need to develop the parenting style that best suits you and your child.
The Baby Book is a rich and invaluable resource that will help you get the most out of parenting – for your child, for yourself, and for your entire family. The topics covered include:
- bonding with your baby and soothing a fussy baby
- feeding your baby right
- getting your baby to sleep
- understanding your baby's development
- treating common illnesses
- baby proofing your home
- toddler behaviour and dealing with tantrums
- toilet training
- working and parenting