An Illustrated Guide to Pregnancy, Birth and Childcare

  1. Pregnancy and Birth:  0-40 weeks. Knowing you’re pregnant, the reproduction cycle, how the baby grows and develops, antenatal care, enjoying pregnancy, minor discomforts, preparing for the birth, labour and delivery, the first few days,
  2. The Young Baby: 0-6 months. Settling down with your newborn baby, clothing and equipment for the new baby, all about breastfeeding, bottle feeding and beginning solid foods, choosing nappies and how to change a nappy, bathing the baby, the sleeping baby, your day with your new baby, how the baby grows and develops, play and choosing toys, common worries in the early months, your life as a family.
  3. The Older Baby: 6-12 months. A more active baby in the house, safety equipment, weaning and first foods, nappy changing and bathing, daytime naps and going to bed, your day with the older baby, growing and learning, play and toys, common problems, family life.
  4. The toddler: 1 – 2 1/2 years. Adapting your toddler’s room, choosing practical clothes and equipment, healthy eating and family meals, bath time fun and keeping clean, potty training, sleeping and resting, your toddler’s day, choosing suitable play things, learning new skills, behaviour problems, family life
  5. The Older Child: 2 1/2 – 5 years. The older child’s room, eating well and table manners, bathing and everyday care, a bedtime routine, growing up, your older child’s day, playing and sharing games, playgroups and nurseries, some common worries, your child’s safety, family considerations.
  6.  A-Z of common ailments 0-5 years. Knowing when your child is unwell, caring for your sick child, A-Z of common ailments.

Safety around the House, Emergency and first aid, Useful addresses and information.

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Published by Conran Octopus of London in 1987 and compiled by Professor Herbert Brant and Professor Kenneth S. Holt. Hard cover bound this First Edition, 2nd Impression copy is in Fine condition, with a fine dust jacket and is covered in plastic. The size of the book is 283x167x27mm. ISBN 1850290121.