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What Baby Needs

Author : William Sears
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When a family brings a new baby home, there are many changes. Older siblings may find it hard to understand the needs of the new baby, as well as the demands placed on mom and dad. Based on the attachment-parenting theories of the foremost authorities on parenting and childcare, William Sears, M.D., and Martha Sears, R.N., this book clearly explains baby's needs. The text emphasizes how siblings can be helpers to both baby and parents, while forging their own relationships with "their baby," and outlines the positive aspects of being an older girl or boy. Here is a warm, insightful book that will help the whole family joyously and lovingly welcome the newest member into their lives.

What Every Child Needs

Author : Elisa Morgan
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Combining real-life stories with expert research, the authors of What Every Mom Needs identify the different kinds of love that children need. From Elisa Morgan and Carol Kuykendall of MOPS International (Mothers of Preschoolers) comes a valuable resource for all mothers struggling to meet the challenges of raising young children. Full of encouragement and sound advice, this work outlines the nine basic needs for each child: Security, Affirmation, Belonging, Discipline, Guidance, Respect, Play, Independence, and Hope. Compiled with touching stories and helpful advice from moms and researchers alike, this book will help you to gain confidence as you continue to provide your children with their foundation for life.

What Babies and Children Really Need

Author : Sally Goddard Blythe
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This book represents a milestone in our understanding of what we ? parents, professionals and politicians ? must do to ensure our children get the best start in life. What Babies and Children Really Need examines the crucial early years from a child's perspective. It draws on the latest scientific research to show how the first few years determine the way children develop, body and mind, for the rest of their lives.

What Every Principal Needs to Know to Create Equitable and Excellent Schools

Author : George Theoharis
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School leaders who succeed at creating a high-achieving learning community must also be committed to creating an equitable environment for all students. In this new book, key scholars across the content areas show how to put into practice a commitment to equity and excellence across the Pre-K12 spectrum. Readers learn directly from experts in each of the content domains (literacy, mathematics, science, social studies, music, early childhood, special education, English language learners, world languages, and physical education) how a commitment to social justice and equity can be grounded in core subject areas, why each has a place in the school, and what they need to know and do in each subject area. This book is a critical instructional leadership resource for new and veteran principals who want to see all students succeed. Contributors: Antonio J. Castro, Julie Causton-Theoharis, Virginia Collier, Katherine Delaney, Catherine Ennis, Virginia Goatley, Beth Graue, Rochelle Gutirrez, Kathleen A. Hinchman, Anne Karabon, Christi Kasa, Dave McAlpine, Mitchell Robinson, Victor Sampson, Sherry A. Southerland, and Wayne Thomas

Baby Animals

Author : Lerner Publishing Group
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In this engaging series, readers are given the chance to watch as four baby animals--from endangered or threatened species--grow up. Simple, short sentences and captivating photographs portray the life of each animal as it develops and learns to live independently of either its human caretakers or its natural parents. With each enchanting, close-up photograph, readers are drawn into the lives of the animals as they learn, play, and grow!

Babies Need Mothers

Author : Clancy D. McKenzie
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Babies Need Mothers How Mothers Can Prevent Mental Illness in their Children is a rare example of careful conceptual reasoning about basic categories in medicine. Ultimately this is what is sorely needed in rational thinking about the mysteries of mental illness. This book is a fascinating contribution and well worth reading, precisely because it upsets the applecart. I recommend it to anyone who wants to get beyond rigid categorization in psychiatry and look at enduring problems of the mind in new ways. Raymond Moody, Author, Life After Life; MD, Psy.D, PhD Philosophy Dr. McKenzies book is revolutionary. Some long sought answers to causes of psychosis and other severe mental illnesses are explained in clear and understandable language. He not only describes cause and effect, but also provides clear remedies for healing that are unique and long lasting. He shows clearly and unmistakably the way to recover health, and his findings could change the prevailing way of treating chronic mental difficulties. Harold Stern, PhD, Psychoanalyst This book is a further development of ideas described in Delayed Posttraumatic Stress Disorders from Infancy: The Two Trauma Mechanism by Clancy D. McKenzie, MD and Lance S. Wright, MD. I have used this latter book in my courses at Georgetown University, in courses on the family and courses on philosophy of psychoanalysis. The ideas of the book were enlightening, stimulative and provocative. I plan to continue to use the ideas of Dr. McKenzie in my classes. In his new book Dr. McKenzie makes recommendations about child rearing practices. His new book is rich in ideas and promises a fruitful debate about the psychological origins of mental illness. No one will regret reading this book. Wilfried Ver Eecke Professor in Philosophy Adjunct Professor in Psychology Georgetown University

Babies in Mind

Author : Jenny Perkel
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Does it affect your baby if you are depressed or stressed out? Is it OK to leave your baby alone to cry? What is the role of a father? How can you create a good bond between you and your baby? For how long should you be apart from your baby during the first year? These are just a few of the many questions that all new parents face. But, at last, "Babies in Mind" is here to help you. Backed by extensive research as well as clinical and personal experience, psychologist Jenny Perkel gently guides you in deciding what is best for both you and your baby. Being a new parent is immensely challenging. Not only do you have to handle your baby's physical needs but you have to attend to your baby's psychological, needs too. Babies in Mind is the only book that explains how to give babies in their first year of life what they really need from a purely psychological perspective. Written for both mothers and fathers, the book is informed by psychological and medical research which shows that emotional difficulties in later life can sometimes have their roots in infancy. The way in which babies are handled and related to by their caregivers has a direct and powerful link to the kind of people they will grow into. This book is for parents who are mindful of their baby's psychological needs.

Freedom from Toxic Relationships

Author : Avril Carruthers
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A guide to leaving painful, destructive relationships behind—both at home and at work Toxic relationships often come disguised as seemingly normal ones. These subtly destructive relationships are characterized by the slow erosion of self-esteem, a loss of personal identity, or a growing desire to please friends, partners, and family members who are impossible to please. In this uplifting and informative book, transpersonal psychotherapist Avril Carruthers will take a close look at adult relationships to show why we get involved in toxic relationships in the first place, and instruct the reader on how to recognize if they’re involved in one. Once the toxic relationship is identified, the author shows the reader how to begin their journey toward healing and how to meet the world with a new kind of confidence, so that the cycle of toxic relationships can be broken once and for all. What Carruthers teaches is just how possible it can be to learn how to recognize the manipulative or sweetly corrosive partner, the family dynamics that make Christmas and other get-togethers seem like hell, or the nightmare boss who causes daily torment—and that we can learn to leave these painful, destructive patterns behind forever.

What Mothers Do

Author : Naomi Stadlen
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'I can't emphasise enough how great What Mothers Do is' Emma Barnett 'The best book on parenting' Guardian 'Naomi Stadlen's What Mothers Do makes you feel like a million dollars' Zoe Williams Have you ever spent all day looking after your baby or young child - and ended up feeling that you have 'done nothing all day'? Do you sometimes find it hard to feel pleased with what you are doing, and tell yourself you should achieve more with your time? Maybe it's because you can't see how much you are doing already. In this unique and perceptive look at mothering, Naomi Stadlen draws on many years' work with hundreds of other mothers of a wide variety of ages and backgrounds. She explores mothers' experiences to reveal what they - and you - are doing when it may look, to everyone else, like nothing. If you are a mother, and have ever felt: that nobody understands what you do all day; overwhelmed by your feelings for your baby; tired all the time; that nothing prepared you for motherhood; uncertain what your baby seems to want; short-tempered with your partner - you will find this the most reassuring book you have ever picked up.

Baby Needs a New Pair of Shoes

Author : Lauren Baratz-Logsted
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For herein Fortune shows herself to be more kind Than is her custom. That's Shakespeare. In case you're wondering. If you were Delilah "Baby" Sampson, you'd already know that. Delilah got hooked on the Bard back in college. Then she briefly got hooked on Singapore Sling cocktails. And then she got tossed out of school. Yes, when Delilah discovers something she likes, she really sticks with it. These days, her addictions include sudoku, lime diet cola and now…Jimmy Choos. Oh, Baby's gotta have those shoes! But on her window-washer salary, $700 for one pair is a stretch. Which leads us to her latest obsession…gambling. With an impromptu posse, including an elderly movie star, two Brazilian lesbians and Hillary Clinton (no, not that one!), Delilah hits the casinos and discovers that she's a natural-born high-roller. Every win puts her closer to those beloved Choos. And as the "21s" keep dropping, so do the men…right at her feet. But for a girl who never knows when to fold 'em, gambling and casino guys are not healthy habits. She could end up losing her shirt, her head…and a whole lot more.

What the Baby Needs

Author : Mrs. Edith M. Lamb
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For Our Babies

Author : J. Ronald Lally
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For the last forty years, J. Ronald Lally has worked with state and federal agencies to improve services for infants and toddlers in the United States and abroad. In this new book, Lally paints a stark picture of how our babies have been forced to shoulder the fallout of massive societal changes over the past 60 years—changes that have resulted in less access to their parents, longer time spent in child care, and substandard child care and services. For Our Babies features the resonant voices of American parents speaking of their hopes, worries, and frustrations living in a country with too few parental and child supports. It describes American parents’ general lack of awareness about how little they receive from their state and federal governments compared to parents living in other countries. This important book includes crucial testimony from developmental psychologists, child care providers, health and mental health professionals, economists, specialists in brain development, and early learning educators about how policy and practices must change in the United States if parents are to raise children who will become healthy, productive members of society. This book is part of the For Our Babies initiative. Visit the website, which includes an author blog, at J. Ronald Lally is the co-director of the Center for Child and Family Studies at WestEd, an educational research and development laboratory in San Francisco. He created the Program for Infant and Toddler Care and is one of the founders of Zero to Three: National Center for Infants, Toddlers, and Families. “Lally is right. Our economy and our society will be stronger if public policies do more to help raise healthy babies. I applaud his tireless efforts to increase national awareness about the critical importance of improving early childhood development for all families.” —U.S. Congressman George Miller (D-CA-11) “Dr. Lally’s book sensitively captures the tension in knowing that infants at birth are both full of unlimited developmental potential and at the same time desperately dependent on their surroundings. And, thankfully, it is filled with ways to act on his informed and urgent plea for action to change policy and practice.” —Carol Brunson Day, President, Brunson Phillips & Day, Inc. “Professor Lally draws on a lifetime of working with infants to review and synthesize the research about the importance of the first 3 years of life, and what babies need—especially from their relationships with parents and caregivers—to thrive developmentally and socially. He then paints a disturbing picture of how present policies are failing young children—the invisible neglect. This book is a ‘must read’ for all who care about young children and their future.” —Frank Oberklaid, Director, Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne “This is a clarion and moving call on behalf of our most vulnerable and valuable citizens, our amazing babies. It gathers together the freshest and broadest knowledge of what they need to flourish and contrasts this to the myriad ways our policies and practices consistently fail them. For Our Babies is an energizing, enlightening, and wholly loving book.” —Jeree Pawl, Clinical Pyschologist, Board of Directors, Zero to Three “Lally and others, including some of the economists cited in this book, have shown how investments in quality early education and preventive healthcare will more than pay for themselves when children reach adulthood. . . . This book is a starting place for urgently needed dialogue that will finally lead to action.” —From the Foreword by T. Berry Brazelton and Joshua Sparrow, Harvard University

Baby Secrets

Author : Barbara Want
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"Jo's pioneering 'spaced soothing' technique is a failsafe method that teaches babies to enjoy their sleep and empowers parents to understand their babies better." - Made for Mums Baby Secrets will guide you through the early weeks of your baby's life and take you into the blissful world of nighttime peace. Help your baby to find a calmer night time routine through a unique and proven method of intermittent soothing. Unlock top maternity nurse and sleep expert Jo Tantum's secrets, just as Barbara Want did when she gave birth to twins and found herself completely unprepared. You too can begin a happy, flexible routine based on your baby's natural patterns. Discover: · The secrets of sleeping through the night · How to cope with more than one · How to calm their crying · Simple feeding routines · Flexible nap times This is the ultimate first-time-parenting guide, covering all aspects of caring for your baby. Jo's approach is warm, empowering for you as a parent and easy to follow and, as Barbara will testify, it works!

Breastfeeding What to expect after your miracle has arrived

Author : Chris Candes
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Breastfeeding. This book is to give mothers some information about what to expect after her baby is born. With simple explanations about why things are done to the mother and her baby without complicated and confusing medical wording. It’s as simple as I could make it. The following pages are based on my many years of experience as a post-partum nurse and covers many of the questions I receive on a daily basis with a focus on breastfeeding. The following pages are Pearls of wisdom and additional tips to help you and your new baby start your family off by putting your best foot forward. Congratulations on your little miracle or miracle’s and best wishes for the future. You may also find useful information in the following books. After delivery...What to expect after your miracle has arrived. First days home...What to expect after your miracle has arrived Breastfeeding… What to expect after your miracle has arrived. Breast feeding is a great way to connect with your newborn. It helps to build and strengthen the mother baby bond. The milk you make is the best food for your baby. It has all the stuff your baby needs to grow and stay healthy. Let’s start by talking about colostrum. Even in a small amount it gives the baby a lot of good nutrition and helps protect it from illness. It helps your baby stay healthy by giving your baby some of your own immunity from disease. Colostrum made when you're pregnant and at 2 to 3 days after birth. It is made in small amounts. This is perfect for your baby because its stomach is really small at that time. Many mothers have the common worry about how much her baby is eating. It is a normal fear that most mothers have. The baby has brown fat that it uses for energy and it swallows a lot of fluid during birth. It will use both for energy while its learning to breast feed. If you’re concerned you can supplement with donor breast milk or formula if you want. It is recommended that you supplement after feedings and try to use a breast pump and supplement your own breast milk after every feeding. Remember breast feed first then pump then supplement what you pump if you don’t have extra milk from a earlier time. Remember breastfeeding is natural but not easy. You will have a learning curve. You will learn how to feed your baby and he/she is learning how to eat for the first time. Frustration and worry is normal for any mother who will breastfeed. Remember to just keep trying and stay at it. It takes time and practice. The baby has never done this before so it’s learning everything. When you finally get it it’s a beautiful way to bond with your child and is worth all the hard work.

My Child Needs a Transplant Now What

Author : Tandy Owen
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Jessica Owen was born with a liver disease that one day would lead to a liver transplant. Authors Tandy and James Owen felt stranded without a road map when their daughter was diagnosed. They had so many questions and no one to turn to for answers. "Transplant? What does that mean? What does that entail? What should we do?" The Owens relate in "My Child Needs a Transplant, Now What?" how they and their adolescent daughter, Jessica, bravely pioneered new and terrifying territory that included three transplant surgeries, multiple near-death experiences, and last-minute, heaven-sent miracles; and they felt they were doing it all alone. "My Child Needs a Transplant, Now What?" was written so others facing the same struggles won't have to feel alone, unprepared, or uneducated. They want everyone to understand that even in the darkest times, faith and strength will get you through.

The First Book of Festivals

Author : Anita Ganeri
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This title from Anita Ganeri brings together between one and two festivals from each of the six main world faiths (Christianity, Islam, Jewism, Sikhism, Buddhism, and Hinduism), explaining their origins and how they are celebrated today. Highly illustrated with color photographs, the book includes photocopiable activities and further activity suggestions at the back, which have been compiled by a qualified nursery teacher. An ideal introduction to different faiths, their beliefs, and their origins for young children.

How Do I Handle A Special Needs Child

Author : Monique Duell
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This inspirational. how-to book focuses on how I overcame the negative emotional and mental challenges of raising and caring for my son with Cerebral Palsy and my adult brother with Severe Autism through practical steps, positive self-talk and prayer. Go with me as I take you on a journey and perhaps answer the question, "WHY ME?" Through my experience, God led me on a path to forgiveness, healing, wholeness and restoration.

Have Baby Need Billionaire The Sarantos Secret Baby

Author : Maureen Child
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Two fan-favorite stories of powerful men…wrapped around their babies' little fingers Have Baby, Need Billionaire by Maureen Child Simon Bradley has certainly never met—or gone to bed with—Tula Barrons. He'd remember that. Still he lets Tula and her infant cousin—a child she claims is his—stay in his mansion until he has proof of paternity. Having Tula near reveals something that gives him the perfect opportunity for revenge…but does he risk it? The Sarantos Secret Baby by Olivia Gates Aris Sarantos is her family's hated adversary. But that doesn't stop Selene Louvardis from wanting him. Or taking one forbidden night with him. When he later storms back into her life and discovers she's had his child, nothing stops the ruthless billionaire from claiming his own. Not her family, not the business and certainly not something as inconvenient as love.

Myles Textbook for Midwives E Book

Author : Jayne E. Marshall
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The most-popular midwifery textbook in the world! The sixteenth edition of this seminal textbook, Myles Textbook for Midwives, has been extensively revised and restructured to ensure that it reflects current midwifery practice, with an increased focus on topics that are fundamental to midwifery practice today. Well illustrated to assist visual learning Boxes highlighting significant information to aid study Introduction, Aims of the chapter and Conclusion for each chapter References, Further Reading and Useful websites to promote further learning Glossary of terms and acronyms provide simple definition of more complex terminologies Additional online resources Over 500 multiple-choice questions enable students to test their knowledge Unlabelled illustrations help reinforce learning Full image bank of illustrations to make study more visual and assist with projects. Up-to-date guidance on professional regulation, midwifery supervision, legal and ethical issues, risk management and clinical governance Recognises that midwives increasingly care for women with complex health needs, in a multicultural society Increases confidence in empowering women to make appropriate choices Looks at the dilemmas involved in caring for women with a raised body mass index Chapter on optimising care of the perineum for women with perineal trauma, including those who have experienced female genital mutilation Additional coverage of basic neonatal resuscitation, to reflect the trend for midwives to carry out the neonatal physiological examination Streamlined chapters with similar themes and content, to facilitate learning Full colour illustrations now used throughout the book, in response to student feedback.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Baby Brain Games

Author : Jennifer Lawler
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Play that stimulates young minds. Play is the language that babies know best. Here, readers will find over 300 games to play with infants from one week to eighteen months old. Divided into games that stimulate cognitive, language, emotional, and social development, this book will delight parents and babies as it helps foster mental and physical growth. * Written by an internationally recognized authority on brain games for babies * No other book on infant play has as many games or is as effective in linking games with their mental and physical health benefits * Focused on helping parents teach their babies how to learn, rather than pushing them beyond their developmental level