Baby Book, The

Genre: Parenting

Baby Book, TheEverything You Need to Know About Your Baby From Birth to Age Two

The million-copy bestseller by “the man who remade motherhood” (Time) has now been revised, expanded, and brought thoroughly up-to-date—with the latest information on everything from diapering to day care, from midwifery to hospital birthing rooms, from postpartum nutrition to infant development.The Searses draw from their vast experience both as medical professionals and as parents to provide comprehensive information on virtually every aspect of infant care. The Baby Book focuses on the essential needs of babies—eating, sleeping, development, health, and comfort—as it addresses the questions of greatest concern to today’s parents. The topics covered include:• preparing for a safe and healthy birth• bonding with your baby• feeding your baby right• soothing your fussy baby• getting your baby to sleep• understanding your baby’s development• treating common illnesses• babyproofing your home• understanding toddler behavior• dealing with temper tantrums• toilet training• working and parenting• first-aid procedures• and much moreUnrivaled in its scope and authority, The Baby Book presents a practical, contemporary approach to parenting that reflects the way we live today. The Searses acknowledge that there is no one way to parent a baby, and they offer the basic guidance and inspiration you need to develop the parenting style that best suits you and your child. Their book is a rich and invaluable resource that will help you get the most out of parenting—for your child, for yourself, and for your entire family.

Unabridged recording:
Run time: 42 hours
Media Options:
  • Retail Trade: CD, Download, MP3-CD
  • Library Editions: CD

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Author
William Sears, MD

Biography:
William Sears, MD, has practiced pediatrics for more than four decades and is an associate clinical professor at the University of California–Irvine School of Medicine.
Author
Martha Sears RN

Biography:
Martha Sears, RN, is a registered nurse and parenting and health consultant.
Author
James Sears, MD

Biography:
James Sears, MD, is a pediatrician and co-host of the popular TV show The Doctors.
Author
Robert W. Sears, MD

Biography:
Robert W. Sears, MD, is a pediatrician in private practice in Southern California.
Narrator
Mel Foster

Biography:
Mel Foster has narrated over 150 audiobooks, winning several awards. He's twice an Audie finalist for both 1864: Lincoln at the Gates of History and Finding God in Unexpected Places, and won for the latter title. He has also won several AudioFile Earphones awards. Best known for mysteries, he has also narrated classic authors such as Thoreau, Nabokov, and Whitman.
Narrator
Sherry Adams Foster

Biography:
Sherry Adams Foster is an actress, voiceover talent and artist. Her audiobook directing and narrating credits include a Nabokov novel and a nonfiction account of Osama bin Laden. She holds a degree in theater from the University of Michigan.

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