Brain Candy for expectant parents! Pregnancy is an adventure. Lots of books tell you the basics--"the baby is the size of [insert fruit here]." But pregnant science writer Jena Pincott began to wonder just how a baby might tinker with her body--and vice versa--and chased down answers to the questions she wouldn't ask her doct... read more
Babies’ first foods lay the foundations of future eating habits, so a healthy start can establish healthy patterns for a lifetime. Beginning with the first tastes of solid food at around six months old, Feeding Little Tummies includes dozens of healthy, easy recipes that will inspire New Zealand parents, grandparents a... read more
Nicola Galloway deserves major kudos for her fantastic cookbook, Feeding Little Tummies. I've been using it for my one year old for several months now and we've hit gold with every recipe and idea. The recipes are simple to make, with easy to find ingredients and are adaptable for seasonal usage. I also appreciate the researc... read more
|Author:||Mumsnet & Carrie Longton & Justine Roberts (eds.)|
Babies: The Mumsnet Guide is an introduction to the strange world of the postnatal, a world of strong emotions and revolting excretions, the sublime and the ridiculous. It is the gathered up, boiled-down wisdom of thousands of mums and the occasional dad who have posted on mumsnet since its launch in June 2000 about everythin... read more
A classic for all new parents, this book inspires, informs and reassures. From conception through to birth, Sheila Kitzinger describes what to expect and prepares parents-to-be for the physical changes ahead. Now it includes information on Caesarean births, the birthing sling, sex during pregnancy, and nutrition. It encourage... read more
The up-to-date lowdown on pregnancy, birth and coping when you first get home. No bossy-boots rules, just lots of cartoons and the soundest, sanest, wittiest advice you'll ever get. Everything you need to know about the scary parts, the funny parts and your private parts.
A complete guide to preconception health care for prospective parents who want to give their children the best possible start in life. Detoxify your body, improve your diet, clean up your environment and reduce stress, and your chance of having a really healthy baby will be much improved.
It is commonly estimated that one in six couples are unable to conceive, one in four pregnancies end in miscarriage, and 600 babies are stillborn or die soon after birth each year. The experience can be the most traumatic thing that couples ever go through. It is also very lonely and isolating. Many are desperate to read oth... read more
Refreshingly honest, openly frank and candidly blunt, this book has been written by a mother for other mothers. It oozes with warm fuzzies, it reeks of mumsy terms, it exudes realism in every paragraph and it is refreshing in its guiltless honesty.Modern first-time mothers are often alone - devoid of once traditional motherho... read more
New fourth edition, completely revised and updated. This new look fourth edition has been adapted for Australia and New Zealand and is the must-have book for a new generation of expectant parents. Its up to date information reflects whats new in pregnancy and whats relevant to todays pregnant women. Heidi Murkoff has rewritte... read more
When a pregnancy fails, grieving parents often wonder why no one mentioned it could happen. Yet one in every four women will experience miscarriage or stillbirth. Mother of two and journalist Zoe Taylor has survived repeated pregnancy losses. In this book, she shines a light on every aspect of this topic: The experience of pr... read more
In birth skills, obstetric phiysiotherapist and Australia's leading expert in advanced labour pain-management, Juju Sundin shares the techniques she has pioneered over her 30 year career. Sarah Murdoch her most well known client shares the journey of her own
After 18 months of trying to get pregnant without success, Genevieve Morton was told over and over to just relax! But she couldn't.
She scoured fertility books hoping one would make her feel better about herself or at least less alone. But they made her feel worse. Sure, they all told her how to pinpoint ovulation a... read more
This is not anything like a baby book. It's a birthday book!
It was born from the simple idea that birthdays provide the perfect annual opportunity to preserve a sweet moment in time as your child changes from year to year. From the first birthday to age eighteen, this journal contains space to stick birthday photos... read more
The new 'baby feeding bible' from the award-wining author of "Raising Baby Green". Called the 'Al Gore of Parenting' by "Parenting Magazine", Dr. Alan Greene has written the follow up to his best-selling book and offers parents a definitive guide for making nutritionally-sound decisions for their children. The guide offers pa... read more
After 9 peaceful months in the womb, the world can be an overwhelming place for a newborn. This book explains how you can help your newborn to cope with his environment. It also explains how parents can: tune in to a baby's cries and other signals; respond to a baby's needs; prevent colicky late-day crying and provide the rig... read more
In the last decade there has been a revolution in our understanding of the minds of infants and young children. We used to believe that babies were irrational, and that their thinking and experience were limited. Now Alison Gopnik -- a leading psychologist and philosopher, as well as a mother -- explains the cutting-edge scie... read more
This very special keepsake baby book is the perfect way to record all those important first occasions for a newborn baby: from very first steps, to first teeth and favourite colours.
With stunning illustrations from Eric Carle's The Very Hungry Caterpillar and other favourite stories, there is room to record memories an... read more
Zeroing in on all the crucial clinical and scientific knowledge of embryology and teratology that you need to master. The new edition of Before We Are Born explores how organs and systems develop week by week, stage by stage, and why and when abnormalities occur, and what the vital roles of the placenta and foetal membrane... read more
Written by a maternity nurse who has cared for over 300 babies, packed with helpful advice, tips and charts, as well as personal stories, this guide provides the type of down-to-earth support needed to work out your own individual weaning routine for you and your baby.
Now in its 15th Edition, Medications and Mothers' Milk is the worldwide best selling drug reference on the use of medications in breastfeeding mothers. This book provides you with the most current, complete, and easy-to-read information on using medications in breastfeeding mothers. This massive new update has hundreds of new... read more