What To Expect The First Year by Arlene EisenbergWhat To Expect The First Year by Arlene Eisenberg

What To Expect The First Year

byArlene Eisenberg, Heidi Murkoff, Sandee Hathaway

Paperback | October 16, 2003

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America's bestselling guide to caring for a baby, with over 10 million copies in print, What to Expect the First Year is the bible for taking care of a newborn though the milestone of his or her first birthday.

The Second Edition incorporates the most recent developments in pediatric medicine. Every question and answer has been revisited, and in response to letters from readers, dozens of new Q&As have been added. The book is more reader-friendly than ever, with updated cultural references, and the new material brings more in-depth coverage to issues such as newborn screening, home births and the resulting at-home newborn care, vitamins and vaccines, milk allergies, causes of colic, sleep problems, SIDS, returning to work, dealing with siblings, weaning, sippy cups, the expanded role of the father, and much more. An updated cover and all-new black-and-white line illustrations complement the fresher book with a fresher look.
Arlene Eisenberg worked on all three editions of What to Expect When You're Expecting and remained active in the What To Expect Foundation until her death in February 2001. She was also co-author, with Heidi Murkoff, of the "What to Expect" magazine columns.It all started with a baby.and a book. Heidi Murkoff conceived the idea for Wha...
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Title:What To Expect The First YearFormat:PaperbackDimensions:832 pages, 8.92 × 6 × 1.63 inPublished:October 16, 2003Publisher:Workman Publishing CoLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0761129588

ISBN - 13:9780761129585

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worth it... I bought this book last year just after my son was born. It had all of the answers that I needed, and even clarified some topics where there seemed to be no clear-cut answers (i.e. to sterilize or not to sterilize). I have just had my second child, and I find that I am already referring to the book once again. No need to memorize everything....the book is easy to use, and it's always there!
Date published: 2008-06-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The best book for first time moms! Great gift! I bought this book shortly after my son was born and I am so thankful for having this book as a resource. I referred to it any time I had questions. I love this book! The information you're looking for is very easy to find and it covers almost everything you need as a first time mom. This would make a perfect shower gift!
Date published: 2007-12-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from FANTASTIC! I RECOMMEND IT! Being a first time mother, I am constantly referring to this book. I bought it while I was pregnant and read it cover to cover about 3 times! It gives practical, useful advice and deals with almost any issue you can think of. It has a great index which is thoroughly cross-referenced so it makes finding what you're looking for easy. I am going to buy this book for every first time mommy I know!
Date published: 2005-01-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Reference Book This book is a practical reference manual for first-time moms. As a new mom, I found it to be really helpful, interesting and easy to read and factual. The book is arranged by baby's month by month development. It gives many good parenting tips and is not judgemental on the parenting technique you use.
Date published: 2004-01-24

Table of Contents

Foreword: A Word From the Doctor

Introduction: Why This Book Was Conceived

The First Year

Of Special Concern

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