ERIC Number: ED417808
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Caring for You and Your Baby: From Pregnancy through the First Year of Life.
Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Fairview Health Services.
Prepared by the Maternal and Newborn Services staff at a health care system affiliated with the University of Minnesota, this book is designed as several resources in one, encompassing pregnancy, childbirth, infant care, child development, baby keepsakes, medical records, and journal-keeping. The book provides authoritative, up-to-date information in easily understood language and pictures. Typical questions of new parents are highlighted to the side of the text. Chapters include: (1) "You're Pregnant"; (2) "The First Three Months"; (3) "The Second Three Months"; (4) "The Final Three Months"; (5) "Your Baby Arrives"; (6) "Your Newborn"; (7) "Feeding Your Baby"; and (8) "Baby's First Fifteen Months." Special features in the guide include over 80 illustrations, advice for partners, lists of resources, numerous charts and graphs, recordkeeping and journal pages, and an index. (EV)
Descriptors: Birth, Child Development, Child Health, Child Rearing, Infant Behavior, Infant Care, Infants, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Materials, Parenting Skills, Pregnancy, Prenatal Care
Fairview Press, 2450 Riverside Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55434; phone: 800-544-8207; www: http://www.Press.Fairview.org (U.S., $12.95; Canada, $17.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Fairview Health Services.