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Your baby and toddler problems solved : a parent's trouble-shooting guide to the first three years / Gina Ford.

By: Ford, Gina [author.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London : Vermilion, 2016Description: iv, 380 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781785040344; 1785040340.Subject(s): Child rearing | Infants -- Care | Toddlers -- CareDDC classification: 649.122
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Non-Fiction Davis (Central) Library
Parenting Collection
Parenting Collection 649.122 FOR 1 Available T00612679
Total holds: 0

Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

All your childcare problems are solved here.<br> <br> Bringing together decades of successful work with families , Gina Ford Solves All Your Baby and Toddler Problems provides answers to hundreds of baby and toddler care challenges.<br> <br> Organised chronologically for easy reference and with detailed case studies and examples, Gina Ford, one of the UK's bestselling childcare authors, shares her practical and realistic solutions to help you and your baby or toddler have a contented household now and for years to come.<br> <br> It is Gina's belief that sleeping and feeding are intrinsically linked and that all too often babies and toddlers are subjected to unnecessary sleep training methods. Whether your baby or toddler is a fussy feeder or waking up several times a night, her holistic and gentle approach will ensure that your child's feeding and sleeping needs are fully met, and that you resolve the root cause of the problem for good.

Includes index.

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Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Introduction (p. 1)
  • Part 1 Understanding the Basics (p. 5)
  • Chapter 1 The Contented Little Baby Philosophy and Routines (p. 6)
  • Chapter 2 Understanding Your Baby's Sleep (p. 14)
  • Part 2 The First Year (p. 31)
  • Chapter 3 The First Month (Birth to Four Weeks) (p. 32)
  • Chapter 4 Two to Three Months (Five to 12 Weeks) (p. 104)
  • Chapter 5 Four to Six Months (17 to 26 Weeks) (p. 125)
  • Chapter 6 Six to Nine Months (p. 176)
  • Chapter 7 Nine to 12 Months (p. 226)
  • Part 3 The Toddler Years (p. 255)
  • Chapter 8 One to Two Years (p. 256)
  • Chapter 9 Two to Three Years (p. 312)
  • Part 4 Helping Your Baby to Sleep (p. 345)
  • Chapter 10 Teaching Your Baby to Self-Settle (p. 346)
  • Chapter 11 Sleep Training (p. 356)
  • Index (p. 373)

Reviews provided by Syndetics

Booklist Review

This is a desirable choice for parents who want a brief, clear, well-organized answer to common problems from birth to age three. It flows by age and is then split into sections related to sleeping, feeding, and dealing with general issues. It's handy for parents who don't want a separate book for every situation. Some parents may appreciate that Ford (Good Mother, Bad Mother, 2015) is a former maternity nurse and a best-selling author. She'll have some critics (who note that she hasn't had children of her own and recommends letting children cry it out), but as with all child-rearing books, parents will quickly determine if Ford's work is a good fit for them. If parents want a more extensive medical book to deal with all issues, including fevers, infections, and more, they may want something like the American Academy of Pediatrics' Caring for Your Baby and Young Child: Birth to Age 5 (2009). Ford's previous books are on the shelves of many American public libraries, where this title will be another good addition to parenting collections.--McIntosh, Joyce Copyright 2017 Booklist