Written for parents and caregivers as a guide to the most important dance in every baby's life: The Partnership Dance. Each baby's future rests on the how well this dance is accomplished. The book presents simple steps for care and respect, steps which get your relationship off to the best of starts. The information will assi... read more
From pregnancy and baby care expert Dr. Miriam Stoppard, a guide to every magical stage of your pregnancy, from pre-conceptual planning to the first days of life. Packed with reassuring, fully updated advice on antenatal care, nutrition, exercise, and your choices in childbirth
This guide to child care and development, and a bible for parents, is now updated. Written from the baby and child's perspective, information is organised in easy-to-follow age bands. At each stage there is advice on every problematic or exciting aspect of child care.
The bestselling guide that has been described as every pregnant woman
Co-Creation, the fourth book and centrepiece of the Series, paints a dramatic living image of the creation of the Universe and humanity's place in this creation, making this primordial mystery relevant to our everyday living today. Deeply metaphysical yet at the same time down-to-Earth practical, this poetic heart-felt volume... read more
The beloved classic bestseller updated for the 21st century using state- of- the- art photography to show the miracle of birth.First published nearly forty years ago, A Child is Born broke astonishing new ground, offering an unprecedented glimpse of life inside the womb. This completely new fourth edition brings revolutionary... read more
Becoming a mother, however Yummy, is still as challenging as it ever was. Relax: help is at hand, with this no-holds-barred guide to surviving the biggest transition of your life. Liz Fraser is a (mostly) stylish mother of three young children, and offers a much-needed, fresh look at what happens to us, our relationships a... read more
A quick guide to a fit and positive pregnancy.From parenting guru Dr Miriam Stoppard, everything you need to know to have a successful pregnancy, birth and healthy baby. The emphasis throughout is on maintaining your own and your baby's health, preparing yourself for labour, birth and the care of your baby afterwards. Divided... read more
This gift book is filled with wonderful advice, wisdom, and beautiful illustrations. The author, a practicing OB/GYN, gives women practical advice on how to have a healthy pregnancy and baby, naturally. With proper pre-conception, prenatal care, and attention, there is little reason why women cannot deliver healthy babies. Th... read more
Oh, the joys of pregnancy! There's the gasiness, constipation, queasiness, and exhaustion; the forgetfulness, crankiness, and the constant worry. Of course, no woman is spared these discomforts and humiliations, but most are too polite to complain or too embarrassed to talk about them. Not Jenny McCarthy! In Belly Laughs, the... read more
An easy-to-use, illustrated, practical guide for women who are experiencing pain and discomfort during their pregnancies as well as for women who want to do their best to prevent an uncomfortable nine months. Written by one of Sydney's leading obstetric physiotherapists. In this easy-to-use, illustrated book, Jane Simons,... read more
The complete practical guide for all parents-to-be from best-selling pregnancy and childcare author Dr Miriam Stoppard. Taking you and your partner through every stage of pregnancy and birth - from preconceptual planning to the first days of life - this thoroughly updated handbook explains the physical and emotional changes y... read more
|Author:||Dr Mary Birdsall (editor)|
Starting a family is one of the biggest decisions to make in life, yet getting pregnant and having a child when it best suits you is not always easy or as straightforward as you might think. Couples faced with difficulties conceiving often don't know where to turn for help. Making Babies is written to help you better understa... read more
Parents from around the world speak honestly about their experiences of assisted conception, pregnancy, birth, sex, relationships and raising children. Woven between the stories are insights and tips, as well as evidence-based information and recommended further reading.
|Author:||Ina May Gaskin|
Ina May Gaskin, America's leading midwife, shares her exceptional birthing wisdom in this intuitive guide to childbirth. By sharing a wealth of knowledge generated by three decades of experience she explains why the natural birthing process, when left to its own devices, can proceed so beautifully on its own. In this invaluab... read more
While countless breastfeeding guides crowd bookshelves, not one of them speaks to women with anything approaching bestselling author Fiona Giles's level of intimacy and vitality. In Fresh Milk, through a provocative collection of stories, memories, and personal accounts, Giles uncovers the myths and truths of the lactating br... read more
Breastfeeding is a practical skill that young women used to learn by watching a mother breastfeed her baby. Today there are many new mothers who would like to learn to breastfeed but who have not had the opportunity to successfully learn how to do it. This practical book aims to help by presenting easily understood informatio... read more
Progress in genetic and reproductive technology now offers us the possibility of choosing what kinds of children we do and don't have. Should we welcome this power, or should we fear its implications? There is no ethical question more urgent than this: we may be at a turning-point in the history of humanity. The renowned mor... read more
|Series:||Making parenting easier|
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.
The months leading up to a baby's arrival are filled with anticipation and exitement, but are also the time when preparations need to be made. Where will the baby sleep? Which nappies are best? What clothes will the baby wear? What sort of bath is needed? What about feeding equipment? For parents-to-be, the questions can se... read more