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  • Published: 5 April 2012
  • ISBN: 9781448146185
  • Imprint: Ebury Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 240
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The Contented Baby's First Year

The secret to a calm and contented baby




A beautifully illustrated guide to your baby's first year from Britain's bestselling childcare expert

Gina Ford's bestselling The Contented Little Baby Book established Gina as one of the UK's most influential voices in baby and childcare issues. Her groundbreaking routines have been the salvation of hundreds of thousands of parents and her sound advice on weaning and sleep has guaranteed contented little babies in households around the world.

In The Contented Baby's First Year Gina takes you through your baby's first year in a month-by-month guide. From physical and mental development through to changes in feeding and sleeping patterns, this wonderful book is packed with practical parenting advice. There's information here on soothing, breastfeeding, weaning and bathing your baby together with suggestions for encouraging key developmental milestones: holding a toy, rolling over, sitting up and crawling. Additionally, for each month there is a handy Q&A that offers reassuring solutions to particular problems that can occur at each stage in your baby's development. Beautifully illustrated with stunning photography, including step-by-step guides to caring for your little one, The Contented Baby's First Year is essential reading for guaranteeing a contented little baby in year one.

  • Pub date: 5 April 2012
  • ISBN: 9781448146185
  • Imprint: Ebury Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 240

About the Author

Gina Ford

Gina Ford's Contented Little Baby Book became a runaway bestseller when it was first published in 1999. She continues to be the number one bestselling author of childcare books in the UK. Her advice and methods have been a godsend to tired, stressed parents throughout the world and have helped a generation of children go to bed on time and sleep soundly through the night. She runs a hugely popular website: www.contentedbaby.com

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Praise for The Contented Baby's First Year

“Gina Ford is the Delia Smith of parenting...while Delia tells you how to make the perfect omelette, Gina Ford in her baby-care manual The Contented Little Baby Book, draws on 30 years' experience to tell you how to nurture the perfectly happy baby.”

You magazine

“For an astonishing number of mothers she has proved a saviour”

Daily Telegraph

“For me she was an absolute Godsend”

Kate Winslet


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