The first year of a babys life brings extraordinary changes. During this exciting time, hell grow from a helpless infant to an inquisitive toddler. Youll see your baby begin to make her wants and needs understood, to move around on her own and even to feed herself, if messily! Now thoroughly updated and revised, this parenting classic offers all the information you need to know about those first twelve months with baby. Included are the latest pediatric guidelines on nutrition; sleeping; and babys social, emotional, intellectual, and physical development. Chart babys progress every week and prepare for what comes next. Youll also find the latest information on common medical issues, bonding with baby, introducing first foods, new equipment and infant gear, and why sleeping on her back continues to be so important for your little one. The book no parent should be without, Your Babys First Year Week by Week, will help you enjoy all those first coos, laughs, rollovers, and stands!
Glade B. Curtis, MD, MPH, is board-certified by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the father of five. He lives in Utah.Judith Schuler, MS, the mother of one son, has a master's degree in Consumer and Family Studies. She divides her time between Wyoming and Arizona.