The Mother of All Pregnancy Books

The Mother of All Pregnancy Books

Author: Ann Douglas

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 1118266773

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 600

View: 191

The ultimate guide to conception, birth, and everything in between Unlike those other bossy, tell-you-what-to-do pregnancy books, this funny, entertaining guide presents expectant parents with all the facts they need to know about conception, birth, and everything in between. Celebrating the 10th anniversary of this favorite guide to pregnancy and birth, this new edition is easier-to-use, fully updated, and has a fresh and appealing new design. The Mother of All Pregnancy Books features a friendly, fresh, and fun approach to the greatest adventure life has to offer. Based on the best advice from over 100 parents and a panel of experts, it is packed with tons of nuts-and-bolts information and presents expectant parents with all the facts on such perennial hot topics as pain relief during labor, episiotomy, and circumcision, and empowering expectant parents to make informed personal choices. A complete guide to how it may feel—both physically and emotionally - to be pregnant "The Pregnancy Roadmap:" a week-by-week; month-by-month; and trimester-by-trimester overview of the key pregnancy milestones Pregnancy Q&As Baby Gear 101 Your postpartum body The truth about "pregnancy brain" If you're looking for the inside scoop on what it's really like to have a baby, you've come to the right place.

The Mother of All Pregnancy Books

The Mother of All Pregnancy Books

Author: Ann Douglas

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118056851

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 552

View: 428

If you're looking for the inside scoop on what it's really like to have a baby, you've come to the right place. This comprehensive guide features a friendly, fresh, and fun approach to the greatest adventure life has to offer. Based on the best advice from over 100 Canadian parents and panel of experts, this information is served up with a uniquely Canadian spin. The Mother of All Pregnancy Books is funny, entertaining, and packed with tons of nuts-and-bolts information and presents expectant parents with all the facts on such perennial hot topics as pain relief during labor, episiotomy, and circumcision, empowering them to make informed personal choices. Unique and innovative, this book is packed with helpful tools readers won't find anywhere else, including charts highlighting the risks of using various over-the-counter drug products during pregnancy, tables summarizing the functions of the 10 most important nutrients during pregnancy, lists of the 10 best-and worst-baby products, and much, much more. Featuring a glossary of pregnancy-related terms, a sample birth plan and a set of emergency childbirth procedures, The Mother of All Pregnancy Books isn't afraid to tackle difficult subjects, like infertility, high-risk pregnancy, and pregnancy and infant loss -- topics that most other pregnancy books shy away from. New features include: The Pregnancy Roadmap: a week-by-week; month-by-month; and trimester-by-trimester overview of the key pregnancy milestones and highlights Pregnancy Q & As Baby Gear 101 Your Post-Partum Body And a brand new section called "The Truth About Pregnancy Brain"

The Mother of All Pregnancy Books 3rd Edition

The Mother of All Pregnancy Books 3rd Edition

Author: Ann Douglas

Publisher:

ISBN: 1443428892

Category: Childbirth

Page: 464

View: 413

Whether you're an expectant parent or you're just thinking about it, this comprehensive guide features a non-bossy, fresh and fun approach to the greatest adventure life has to offer. Based on the best advice from over one hundred Canadian parents, this information is served up with a uniquely Canadian spin. Never one to shy away from the tough topics, Ann Douglas addresses the concerns that all would-be parents have when facing pregnancy. With over 225,000 "Mother of All" books sold in Canada alone, Ann serves the inside scoop on what it's really like to have a baby--the straight goods on preparing your body for pregnacy; practical advice on how to increase your chances of conceiving quickly; the top ten worries for each trimester--with a hefty dose of reassurance. With a glossary of pregnancy- and birth-related terms and a sneak-peek at life after Baby, this is the manual for those looking for real-world advice to help them from conception to birth, and all that goes between!

The Mother of All Pregnancy Books

The Mother of All Pregnancy Books

Author: Ann Douglas

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470739312

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 625

View: 254

Whether you?re an expectant parent or you?re just thinking about it, this comprehensive guide features a nonbossy, fresh, and fun approach to the greatest adventure life has to offer. Based on the best advice from over 100 Canadian parents, this information is served up with a uniquely Canadian spin. Never one to shy away from the tough topics, Ann Douglas addresses the concerns that all parents have to consider when facing pregnancy. With over 225,000 ?Mother of All? books sold in Canada, Ann Douglas provides the inside scoop on what it?s really like to have a baby The straight goods on preparing your body for pregnacy Practical advice on how to increase your chances for conceiving quickly The top ten worries for each trimester -- with a hefty dose of reassurance A glossary of pregnancy -- and birth-related terms A sneak peek of life after baby This book is the manual for those looking for real-world advice to help them during all the stages of pregnancy, from conception to birth and all that can occur throughout!

The Mother of All Toddler Books

The Mother of All Toddler Books

Author: Ann Douglas

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470739339

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 707

View: 885

THE MOTHER OF ALL TODDLER BOOKS is the one toddler book no Canadian parent should be without. Written in the same friendly and non-bossy tone as the previous books in this bestselling series—and based on the best advice of more than 100 Canadian parents—The Mother of All Toddler Books takes you on a guided journey through the toddler years, highlighting they key attractions you and your child can expect to enjoy along the way. Warm and informative, friendly and reassuring, The Mother of All Toddler Books is the ultimate guide to getting through the toddler years in the Great White North. The Mother of All Toddlers Books offers the inside scoop on what it's really like to raise a toddler—the good, the bad, and the ugly proving strategies for coping with whining, biting, dawdling, temper tantrums, and other hazards of toddlerhood sensible advice on making toilet-training as stress-free as possible for you and your child creative suggestions for arts and crafts projects and other activities that you and your toddler will enjoy doing together comprehensive, medically-reviewed answers to all your toddler-related health questions (especially the ones that pop into your head the moment your doctor's office closes for the weekend!) a directory of key Canadian parenting and pediatric health organizations a list of Internet resources of interest to Canadian parents Canadian immunization schedules, toddler growth charts, child safety checklists, and much more. Ann Douglas is Canada's foremost parenting writer and the author of 21 books.

The Mother of All Baby Books

The Mother of All Baby Books

Author: Ann Douglas

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470739327

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 608

View: 465

The Mother of All Baby Books is the instruction manual that Mother Nature forgot to include with the new arrival — a hands-on guide to coping with the joys and challenges of caring for your new baby. It's a totally comprehensive guide that features a non-bossy, fresh, and fun approach to Baby's exciting first year. Based on the best advice from over 100 Canadian parents, The Mother of All Baby Books is the ultimate guide to bringing up Baby in the Great White North. The Mother of All Baby Books offers: the straight goods on what it's really like to become a parent a frank discussion of the top ten worries of new parents, presented with a hefty dose of reassurance the facts you need to make up your mind about breastfeeding, circumcision, immunization and other important issues comprehensive answers to all of your baby-related questions — including the ones that have you pacing the floor at 3:00 a.m.! medically reviewed, practical advice on coping with colic, diaper rash, nursing strikes, and other common first-year challenges insider secrets on shopping for baby without going broke a helpful glossary of baby-related terms a directory of Canadian organizations for new parents a list of Internet resources of interest to Canadian parents immunization schedules, baby growth charts, and more

The Mother Of All Baby Books

The Mother Of All Baby Books

Author: Ann Douglas

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 9781443427395

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 464

View: 600

The Mother of All Baby Books: An All-Canadian Guide to Your Baby's First Year, 2nd Edition is the instruction manual that Mother Nature forgot to include with the new arrival--a hands-on guide to coping with the joys and challenges of caring for your new baby. It's a totally comprehensive guide that features a non-bossy, fresh, and fun approach to Baby's exciting first year. Features a directory of Canadian organizations for new parents Includes a list of Internet resources of interest to Canadian parents Provides immunization schedules, baby growth charts, and more Based on the best advice from over 150 Canadian parents and a panel of experts, The Mother of All Baby Books, 2nd Edition, is the ultimate guide to bringing up Baby in the Great White North.

The Mother of All Pregnancy Organizers

The Mother of All Pregnancy Organizers

Author: Ann Douglas

Publisher:

ISBN: 1620458330

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 272

View: 913

The perfect companion to the bestselling The Mother of All Pregnancy Books For the four million American women who give birth every year, staying on topof doctor's visits, ultrasound tests, Lamaze classes, baby supplies, birth announcements, and all the other day-to-day realities of pregnancy can seem a little overwhelming. This handy organizer makes it easy. Laminated for durability, wire-bound to lie flat, and featuring section dividers for easy access and rounded corners to reduce wear and tear, it includes helpful checklists, handy reminders about key events and milestones, space to record important details every week, guidance on every prenatal healthcare visit--and, of course, Ann Douglas's inimitable tips and advice on all aspects of pregnancy.

The Mother of All Baby Books

The Mother of All Baby Books

Author: Ann Douglas

Publisher: Turner Publishing Company

ISBN: 163026217X

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 626

View: 197

Oh Boy! Or Girl! Just had a baby? Relax, lie down and breathe a sigh of relief. The Mother of All Baby Books has arrived! From the author of The Mother of All Pregnancy Books, comes the guide that all new parents have been waiting for, whether they know it or not. The Mother of All Baby Books is the instruction manual that Mother Nature forgot to include with your new bundle of joy. Packed with important advice and insider tips to coping with the joys and challenges of caring for your new baby, this comprehensive, refreshing guide is an excellent resource for first time or even experienced moms and dads. Warm and delightful, The Mother of All Baby Books offers a wide range of topics including basic childcare, nutrition, health, and physical, emotional, and social development. Inside you'll find the facts about sleeping patterns, breastfeeding, circumcision, and immunization issues, as well as charts and tables to bring you up to date on the latest information, a handy glossary of baby-related terms, and insider secrets on shopping for baby. Get the inside scoop on how to handle colic, diaper rash and all those pressing questions that have you pacing the floor at 3 a.m.! With an extra-added dose of reassurance, discover what it's really like to become a parent in this bible to babyhood and beyond! ""The Mother of All Baby Books provides excellent advice for topics that are easily overlooked during the pregnancy/baby adventure."" -Sandra Gookin, co-author of Parenting For Dummies and Parenting For Dummies, 2nd ed.

Sleep Solutions for Your Baby, Toddler and Preschooler

Sleep Solutions for Your Baby, Toddler and Preschooler

Author: Ann Douglas

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470739303

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 356

View: 122

Finally, a no-worry, no-guilt guide to sleep. There's no such thing as a one-size-fits-all sleep solution. That's why Sleep Solutions for Your Baby, Toddler, and Preschooler provides you with the tools you need to come up with a customized sleep solution that takes into account your child's temperament, your parenting philosophies, and the rest of your life. You'll also get the lowdown on: the physical, emotional and relationship fallout of sleep deprivation — along with an action plan for minimizing these effects what the world's leading sleep researchers have identified as the best-odds sleep promotion strategies for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers the science behind each of the major sleep training methods — along with the inside scoop on the major pros and cons, according to parents who've tried them co-sleeping, partners in exile (in the spare bedroom), and other hot-button topics in the world of sleep sleep transitions: from co-sleeping to solo sleeping; from crib to bed; from napping to no more naps nightmares, night terrors, bedtime refusal, and too-early risers Includes checklists, charts, and sleep tools, including a handy sleep log sleep books, websites, and organizations that every parent should know about

The Unofficial Guide to Having a Baby

The Unofficial Guide to Having a Baby

Author: Ann Douglas

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780764568602

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 866

View: 449

The inside scoop for when you want more than the official line Having a baby is one of life's most joyous-and overwhelming-events. The choices you make now will affect your baby's health long after it is born. How should you change your lifestyle now that you are pregnant? How can you be sure that your baby is developing properly? What should you expect at each doctor's visit? And how on earth will you survive labor? Now thoroughly updated with more than 200 pages of new and completely revised material, including week-by-week pregnancy tips, The Unofficial Guide?TM to Having a Baby gives savvy parents-to-be like you a foolproof appraisal of what works and what doesn't-revealing things even your doctor won't (or can't) tell you, with unbiased recommendations that are not influenced by any company, product, or organization. * Vital Information that other sources can't or won't reveal-including the very latest research on prenatal and genetic testing. * Insider Secrets on how to weather the physical and emotional highs and lows of pregnancy, with tips on health, exercise, sex, and career management. * Money-Saving Tips that help you save on baby gear and maternity wear. * The Latest Trends in new childbirth methods, including Doula care, pain management, and alternative birthing options. * Handy Checklists and Charts to track your baby's development, identify potentially dangerous medications and drugs, and record the milestones in your pregnancy.

The Mother of All Toddler Books

The Mother of All Toddler Books

Author: Ann Douglas

Publisher: Turner Publishing Company

ISBN: 162045808X

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 602

View: 232

Your baby's growing up! The joys and challenges of parenting a toddler are many, and you may be wondering how best to prepare for this exciting time. "The Mother of All Toddler Books" provides the skinny on what it's really like to raise a toddler, giving you expert guidance in everything from discipline and nutritional needs to sleep problems and behavioral issues. Packed with parent-tested advice, money-saving tips, and medically reviewed answers to all your toddler health questions, this comprehensive, entertaining guide is a must-have for surviving and enjoying this exciting time in your child's life.Warm and down-to-earth, "The Mother of All Toddler Books" covers the good, the bad, and the ugly sides of parenting a toddler, offering a hefty dose of reassurance for everything from toddler-proofing your home to toilet training without stress to administering first aid. Inside, you'll find proven strategies for coping with whining, dawdling, and tantrums, as well as handy growth charts, immunization schedules, safety checklists, a directory of key parenting and pediatric health organizations, and a listing of Internet resources. Concise, authoritative, and fun to read, "The Mother of All Toddler Books" has everything you need to raise a happy, healthy child!Praise for The Mother of All series"The Mother of All Pregnancy Books"""The must-read pregnancy book! Ann Douglas has created the most comprehensive guide to pregnancy we've ever seen.""-Denise & Alan Fields, authors of "Baby Bargains""The Mother of All Baby Books"""With humor, sensitivity, an easy, no-jargon style, and a million 'extras' that the leading baby books on the shelves don't cover, Ann Douglas holds nothing back. Finally a baby book written for women of my generation!""-M. Sara Rosenthal, author of "The Breastfeeding Sourcebook"