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Infant guide for new mothers : the best infant book 0-6 months  Cover Image Book Book

Infant guide for new mothers : the best infant book 0-6 months / Martha Foster.

Foster, Martha, (author.).

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  • ISBN: 9798701125085
  • Physical Description: 115 pages : 23 cm
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], [2020].

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- Chapter 1. Before your baby's arrival -- Getting your home baby ready -- Getting yourself baby ready -- Chapter 2. Shopping for your baby -- Baby essentials: Daytime clothing, Nighttime clothing, Feeding, Diaper changing, Bathing, Sleeping and soothing, Healthcare, Everyday essentials -- What should or could be avoided -- Chapter 3. Hello baby: The basics -- Getting to know your baby -- The essentials and when to call your doctor -- Recovering from a difficult birth -- Chapter 4. Feeding -- The quick and effective feeder -- Excitable feeders -- The sleeper -- The food connoisseur -- On/off feeder -- Breastfeeding -- Bottle feeding: Is my baby eating enough, The don'ts of breastfeeding and bottlefeeding -- The scoop on solids -- Food allergies -- Chapter 5. Sleeping -- Basic sleep principles: Sleep newborn to three months, Sleep three months to six months -- Creating good sleeping habits: Sleep troubleshooting -- The 5 S's of sleeping: Swaddle, Side-stomach position, Shush, Swing, Suck -- Chapter 6. Caring for your newborn -- Bonding with your baby: Regular touch, Learn their cry language, Spend time holding them, Create physical safety, Use all forms of communication -- Baby interaction: The moro reflex, Rooting reflex, Palmers reflex, Sucking reflex, The crying game -- General care: Cord care, Bathing your baby, The scoop on poop: Frequency, What is normal, What is not normal -- Diapering: Diapering your baby boy, Diapering your baby girl, The modern diaper movement: Cloth diapering, Disposable diapering -- Chapter 7. Common issues -- Breast feeding: Sore nipples, Breast engorgement, Leaking, Milk ducts that are clogged or infected, Mastitis, Tongue-tie and other palate issues -- Spit-up -- Sleep issues -- Chapter 8. Common illnesses -- Vaccination -- Common baby ailments: Low-grade fever, Eye discharge and drainage, The common cold, Vomiting and diarrhea, Ear infections, Falls and lacerations -- Chapter 9. Top questions from new moms -- Birth -- Postpartum -- Newborn -- Feeding, spit-up and poop -- Illnesses.
Summary, etc.:
A guide to pregnancy, childbirth and parenting your newborn.
Subject: Newborn infants > Care.
Newborn infants > Nutrition.
Newborn infants > Health and hygiene.
Infants > Sleep.
Infants' supplies.
Breastfeeding > Popular works.
Mother and infant.
Genre: Informational works.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Edith Wheeler Memorial Library - Monroe.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Edith Wheeler Memorial Library - Monroe J PAR 618.2 FOS (Text)
: Purchased with funds from the Healthy Communities Grant
34026150714439 Parent Shelf Available -

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