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The First Twelve Months of Life: Your Baby's Growth Month by Month

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The bestselling classic more than two million  parents have depended on... The First  Twelve Months Of Life.

For over  twenty years, this invaluable book has been helping  parents understand their new babies: from what an  infant knows and feels at each stage of  development to what he or she needs from a parent to grow  and thrive. Now completely updated to include the  l
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Paperback, 416 pages
Published June 1st 1995 by Bantam (first published January 1st 1973)
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Leigh
Apr 19, 2008 Leigh rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: New parents and grandparents
Shelves: read-non-fiction
There are hundreds of books out there on child development that have lots of glossy color photos, pretty charts, and an abundance of white space making for a beautiful book with little information. Most are poorly organized and seemingly designed for those with a poor attention span.

This book is chock full of real information. The chapters are pure text with few visuals and only a quick information-rich chart at the end of each chapter. What impresses me most is the quality of the child develop
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Betty Huber
Jul 29, 2007 Betty Huber rated it liked it
Shelves: parenting
A decent reference book. Kind of outdated (e.g., the kind of book that tells you walker are ok), but interesting to see what was "market" in the 60s and 70s and gives a nice contrast to all the new books advocating a more "modern" parenting style.
Sarah Anne Carter
Mar 23, 2007 Sarah Anne Carter rated it liked it
Recommends it for: new moms and dads
While written several years ago, this book is a nice breakdown of what you should expect your child's development to look like month by month. The chapters are pretty quick reads, so I read one each month this past year.
Nancy
Jun 23, 2015 Nancy rated it it was ok
A little outdated but some good information
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Dec 22, 2010 Hannah added it
Excellent for all mothers and fathers.
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This was a good overview of infant development.
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