The Good Housekeeping Illustrated Book Of Pregnancy & Baby Care
- Publish Date: 1999-03-29
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: Good Housekeeping;Editors of Good Housekeeping Magazine
The Good Housekeeping Illustrated Book of Pregnancy and Baby Care is the most complete and 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 unillustrated.
In its inimitable style -- confident, caring, down-to-earth -- it takes you through every step of pregnancy and child care 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, and birthing alternatives. A unique month-by-month photographic diary of one woman's pregnancy will help you understand what changes your body and emotions undergo.
Chapters on baby care offer step-by-step photographs and 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, and 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 and treat common childhood illnesses is presented in a clear, no-nonsense, easy-to-find and follow format, along with a guide to childhood first aid, growth charts, and immunization timetables.
Authoritative, clear, practical, and comforting, The Good Housekeeping Illustrated Book of Pregnancy and Baby Care will be your indispensable companion through the first three years of your baby's life.