The Everything Baby's First Year Book (Paperback)

The advice you need to get you and baby through the first twelve months (Everything®)

By Marian Edelman Borden, Alison D. Schonwald

Everything, 9781605503684, 304pp.

Publication Date: January 18, 2010

List Price: 26.99*
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The first twelve months of your child's life can be as challenging as they are rewarding. From birth through baby's first birthday, this revised edition guides you through all the critical milestones, focusing on such topics as:
  • Breastfeeding and bottle-feeding
  • Preparing food, including organic options and food allergies
  • Tracking baby's development
  • Traveling with baby
  • Choosing safe toys and games
This edition includes completely new material on:
  • Baby sign language
  • Juggling parenting and a career
  • Bottle safety
  • Making your own baby food
  • Playgroups
  • The latest research on vaccines
This guide also includes updated medical information, a detailed explanation of baby gear (what parents really need, and what they don't), and a new chapter on returning to work. You will reach for this valuable resource time and again as you make your way through these exciting months with your beautiful new baby!

About the Author

Marian Borden (Larchmont, NY) is the author of ten nonfiction books. Her work includes The Pocket Idiot's Guide to Play Groups; Smart Start: The Parents' Complete Guide to Preschool Education; and The Baffled Parent's Guide to Sibling Rivalry. She is also the former editor of New Family: First Year Guide; Every Baby; Parents Expecting; Parents Baby; and Parents FAQ. She is the mother of four children. Alison D. Schonwald, MD, FAAP (Boston, MA), is an attending physician in the Developmental Center of Children's Hospital in Boston, an instructor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She has been interviewed on CNN and in the Boston Globe and the Washington Post.