The First Twelve Months of Life: Your Baby's Growth Month by Month (Mass Market)

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The bestselling classic more than two million  parents have depended on... The First  Twelve Months Of Life.

For over  twenty years, this invaluable book has been helping  parents understand their new babies: from what an  infant knows and feels at each stage of  development to what he or she needs from a parent to grow  and thrive. Now completely updated to include the  latest information on everything from  breast-feeding versus bottle-feeding to coping with colic  and choosing a reliable sitter, The First  Twelve Months Of Life is the definitive  child-care resource. Featuring:

  --monthly grow charts that reveal how your baby's motor,  language, mental, and social skills develop

  --reassuring answers to the questions most parents  ask

--brief overviews of what to expect  from your baby each month

--proven  techniques for soothing crying babies, solving sleep  problems, and dealing with diaper rash, fear of  strangers, and teething

--essential  information on when to call a doctor and the best  schedule for immunizations

-- plus more than  150 fascinating photos

Whether you're a  first-time parent or an old hand, you'll find  that The First Twelve Months Of Life  offers a rewarding glimpse into your baby's world  that will only deepen your appreciation of the  wondrous strides he or she is about to make.

About the Author

Frank Caplan and Theresa Caplan were directors and editors of The Princeton Center for Infancy and Early Childhood, a self-supporting parent education group. The co-authors of many books together, they also founded Creative Playthings, a world-renowned educational toy manufacturing company. Frank Caplan died in 1988 and Theresa Caplan died in 2010.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780553574067
ISBN-10: 055357406X
Publisher: Bantam
Publication Date: June 1st, 1995
Pages: 416
Language: English