Your Baby & Child

Your Baby & Child

From Birth to Age Five

Book - 1997
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Penelope Leach'sYour Baby & Childis the most loved, trusted and comprehensive book in its field--with almost two million copies sold in America alone.Newsweeksays that it is not only one of the best parenting books, but also "by far the most pleasurable to read."    This new version, completely rewritten for a new generation, encompasses the latest research and thinking on child development and learning, and reflects the realities of today's changing lifestyles and new approaches to parenting.      Penelope Leach's authoritative and practical style will reassure, encourage, inform and inspire every parent-to-be and new parent.Your Baby & Childis the baby book that responds fully to every parent's deepest concerns about the psychological and emotional as well as physical well-being of his or her children.    Dr. Leach describes--in easy-to-follow stages, from birth through starting school--what is happening to your child, what he or she is doing, experiencing and feeling. She tackles the questions parents often ask and the ones they dare not. Whether your concern is a new baby's wakefulness, a toddler's tantrums, a preschool child's shyness, aggression or nightmares, or how to time your return to work, choose day care or tell a child about a new baby or an impending divorce, the information you need to make your own decisions is right here.
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1997
Edition: Third edition, completely revised
ISBN: 9780375700002
0375700005
9780375400070
0375400079
Branch Call Number: 649.122 Le
Characteristics: 559 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Alternative Title: Your baby and child

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Sep 13, 2010

Dr. Leach stands out among the crowd as a thoughtful and progressively-minded authority with an unusual breadth of understanding about infant care, and the various philosophies espoused on this subject in the last half of the 20th century.

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