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What to Expect the First Year (What to Expect)
Some things about babies, happily, will never change. They still arrive warm, cuddly, soft, and smelling impossibly sweet. But how moms and dads care for their brand-new bundles of baby joy has change…
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The Happiest Baby on the Block: The New Way to Calm Crying and Help Your Newborn Baby Sleep Longer
In perhaps the most important parenting book of the decade, Dr. Harvey Karp reveals an extraordinary treasure sought by parents for centuries --an automatic “off-switch” for their baby’s crying.

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Mayo Clinic Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy
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This new Mayo Clinic book on pregnancy provides you with practical information and reassurance on pregnancy and childbirth. Compiled by Mayo Clinic experts in obstetrics, it offers a clear, thorough a…
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The Wonder Weeks: A Stress-Free Guide to Your Baby's Behavior (6th Edition)

Everything a new parent needs to know about their baby’s 10 magical “leaps”—and when to expect them—in a new, modern sixth edition of The Wonder Weeks


The Wonder Weeks answers the question,…
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Solve Your Child's Sleep Problems
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The completely revised and updated edition of the all-time bestselling book on children’s sleep problems, with important new insights and solutions from Dr. Richard Ferber, the nation’s leading author…
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The Baby Book: Everything You Need to Know About Your Baby from Birth to Age Two
The "baby bible" of the post-Dr. Spock generation, already embraced by hundreds of thousands of American parents, has now been revised, expanded, and brought thoroughly up-to-date -- with the latest i…
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Baby 411: Clear Answers & Smart Advice for Your Baby's First Year
Dr. Spock meets Judge Judy--finally a parenting book that separates fact from fiction. What if you could bottle the wisdom of all those parents who've come before you...and combine them with the sold …
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The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding
The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding: Seventh Revised Edition (La Leche League International Book)
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Baby-led Weaning: Helping Your Baby to Love Good Food
The fully updated and revised edition of Baby-led Weaning is a practical and authoritative guide to introducing solid food, enabling your child to grow up a happy and confident eater. It shows parents…
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The Baby Owner's Manual: Operating Instructions, Trouble-Shooting Tips & Advice on First-Year Maintenance
At Last! A Beginner’s Guide to Newborn Baby Technology
 
You’ve programmed your VCR, you’ve reinstalled Microsoft Windows, you can even check your e-mail on your Palm Pilot. But none of this experienc…
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Cribsheet: A Data-Driven Guide to Better, More Relaxed Parenting, from Birth to Preschool
From the author of EXPECTING BETTER, an economist's guide to the early years of parenting

With EXPECTING BETTER, award-winning economist Emily Oster spotted a need in the pregnancy market for advice th…
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The Wonder Weeks. How to Stimulate Your Baby's Mental Development and Help Him Turn His 10 Predictable, Great, Fussy Phases Into Magical Leaps Forward
The Wonder Weeks. How to stimulate your baby's mental development and help him turn his 10 predictable, great, fussy phases into magical leaps forward describes in easy-to-understand terms the incredi…
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On Becoming Baby Wise: Giving Your Infant the Gift of Nighttime Sleep
The infant management concepts presented in this book have found favor with over two million parents and twice as many contented babies. On Becoming Babywise brings hope to the tired and bewildered pa…
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Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child
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The child care classic is now totally revised and updated as Dr. Weissbluth, a leading researcher on sleep and children, promotes a revolutionary program to ensure healthy, happy sleep for a child--bo…
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Mayo Clinic Guide to Your Baby's First Year: From Doctors Who Are Parents, Too!
A steady,ever-present resource of both information and wisdom for brand-new parents taking care of their child from the newborn stage through the baby's first year of life. When you're faced with a pe…
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Heading Home with Your Newborn: From Birth to Reality
This comprehensive guide for new parents finding themselves overwhelmed dealing with the reality of parenting provides "parent-tested, pediatrician-approved" advice to allay their fears. Written in a …
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Secrets of the Baby Whisperer: How to Calm, Connect, and Communicate with Your Baby
“TRACY HOGG HAS GIVEN PARENTS A GREAT GIFT–the ability to develop early insight into their child’s temperament.”
–Los Angeles Family

When Tracy Hogg’s Secrets of the Baby Whisperer was first published, …
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The Sh!t No One Tells You: A Guide to Surviving Your Baby's First Year
There comes a time in every new mother’s life when she finds herself staring at her screaming, smelly "bundle of joy" and wishing someone had told her that her house would reek of vomit, or that she s…
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The Montessori Toddler: A Parent's Guide to Raising a Curious and Responsible Human Being
There is no doubt about it. Toddlers can be tricky. On one hand they can be lovely. On the other hand they can be really hard work. They'll make you laugh. And they will probably bring you to tears. O…
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Brain Rules for Baby: How to Raise a Smart and Happy Child from Zero to Five
What’s the single most important thing you can do during pregnancy? What does watching TV do to a child’s brain? What’s the best way to handle temper tantrums? Scientists know.

In his New York Times be…
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Precious Little Sleep
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Parenting a baby or toddler is the grandest adventure of all when you're not miserably exhausted. Sleep expert Alexis Dubief, of the wildly popular website Precious Little Sleep, imparts effective, ac…
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Be Prepared: A Practical Handbook for New Dads
An indispensable survival manual for guys entering the trenches of fatherhood, Be Prepared is loaded with one-of-a-kind insights, MacGyver-esque tips and tricks, and no-nonsense advice for mastering t…
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The No-Cry Sleep Solution: Gentle Ways to Help Your Baby Sleep Through the Night
A breakthrough approach for a good night's sleep--with no tears

There are two schools of thought for encouraging babies to sleep through the night: the hotly debated Ferber technique of letting the bab…
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Simple & Safe Baby-Led Weaning: How to Integrate Foods, Master Portion Sizes, and Identify Allergies

Start baby on safe, healthy whole foods with this essential guide

Baby is cordially invited to dinner (and breakfast and lunch)! With this guide to baby led weaning (BLW), you can start your little…

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The New Father: A Dad's Guide to the First Year
How can you become an effective, involved father when you see your baby only briefly after work? What is the best way to start saving for your childGCOs college education? The answers to these questio…
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Good Night, Sleep Tight: The Sleep Lady's Gentle Guide to Helping Your Child Go to Sleep, Stay Asleep, and Wake Up Happy
Kim West has worked one-on-one with thousands of people in more than ten years of private practice. Her amazing success with getting kids to sleep has led her clients to dub her The Sleep Lady. Good N…
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Bringing Up Bébé: One American Mother Discovers the Wisdom of French Parenting
The runaway New York Times bestseller that shows American parents the secrets behind France's amazingly well-behaved children

 When American journalist Pamela Druckerman had a baby in Paris, she didn't…
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Baby Sign Language Made Easy: 101 Signs to Start Communicating with Your Child Now

Baby Sign Language Made Easy makes it fun and simple to communicate with your little one long before they are able to talk.

From clapping their hands in excitement to lifting their arms to be held,…

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The Big Book of Organic Baby Food: Baby Purées, Finger Foods, and Toddler Meals For Every Stage

As a mom and RD, I've always taken the role of family chef very seriously. I wish this book was around when my kids were first sitting down to the table, ready to eat their first bites of real food.

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Work. Pump. Repeat.: The New Mom's Survival Guide to Breastfeeding and Going Back to Work
The practical, relatable, and humorous guide to surviving the difficult, awkward, and rewarding job of being a breastfeeding, working mom.
                                       
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Expecting Better: Why the Conventional Pregnancy Wisdom is Wrong - and What You Really Need to Know
What to Expect When You're Expecting meets Freakonomics: an award-winning economist disproves standard recommendations about pregnancy to empower women while they're expecting.

Pregnancy—unquestionably…
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