First-Time Parent: The Honest Guide To Coping Brillantly And Staying Sane In Your Baby's First Year

First-Time Parent: The Honest Guide To Coping Brillantly And Staying Sane In Your Baby's First Year


As a health journalist and mother-of-three, Lucy Atkins is familiar with both the medical aspects of childbirth and baby development, and the reality of day-to-day life as an exhausted first-time mum or dad. In her feisty, humorous style, she begins with that first mind-blowing day and addresses the issues unique to the first-time parent who stares at their newborn and thinks Where are the instructions? Anticipating the questions and concerns of all new mothers-Why does my baby cry so much? Will I ever lose all this weight? Am I a bad parent because…?-the book provides practical advice and level-headed reassurance. It addresses the needs of the baby and, very importantly, those of the parent during the first year of their baby?s life. Contents include: Starter?s orders – the equipment and kit you really need, as opposed to what the department store tells you Hello – how to cope with the first few hours Start – coming home, bonding, how to survive the first few days Sleep – for everyone! Cry – why your baby cries, what to do, why you?ll want to cry, too Eat -breastfeeding, supplemental feeding, moving to solids, nutrition Grow – baby?s physical and mental development Play – yes, you two actually can have fun Thrive – health considerations for baby and parent Live – adapting to your new life, the changing mother-father relationship Work – coping with being at home and with going back to work Also includes information on single parenting, and on adopted, multiple and special needs babies. THE FIRST TIME PARENT is on your side, and reassures that you can cope brilliantly with your new baby and your new life.
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