Childbirth and Parenting

  • 25 Things Every New Mother Should Know

    25 Things Every New Mother Should Know

    By Martha Sears, William Sears

    Hardcover , $12.95

    America’s baby experts offer 25 timeless points for new mothers. This beloved collection of thoughtful, insightful, and practical advice is now made even better with beautiful 4-color illustrations throughout—a great gift!

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  • 25 Things Every Nursing Mother Needs to Know

    25 Things Every Nursing Mother Needs to Know

    By Kathleen Huggins, Jan Ellen Brown

    Hardcover , $12.95

    In this handy and informative guide, Kathleen Huggins and Jan Ellen Brown offer wisdom, advice, and, most importantly, encouragement to new mothers and moms-to-be on breastfeeding. Their friendly tone demystifies common breastfeeding issues and concerns while highlighting the many health benefits of nursing for Mom and baby. With warm, full-color illustrations throughout, this book captures the intimate bond breastfeeding creates between mother and baby, making it a perfect shower or new-baby gift.

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  • A Good Birth, A Safe Birth

    Choosing and Having the Childbirth Experience You Want
    A Good Birth, A Safe Birth

    By Diana Korte, Roberta M. Scaer

    Paperback , $15.95

    A Good Birth, A Safe Birth helps expectant mothers gain control over their deliveries. It provides detailed information about childbirth options, with advice on how to find an appropriate doctor and hospital, on questions an expectant mother may ask to make sure she gets the kind of childbirth she wants, on the benefits and drawbacks of medications and pain-killers, and much more.

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  • Active Birth

    The New Approach to Giving Birth Naturally
    Active Birth

    By Janet Balaskas

    Paperback , $14.95

    This comprehensive guide to childbirth preparation offers important lessons in just how natural birth can be for both childbearing couples and professionals. Active Birth helps mothers participate more actively in pregnancy and childbirth and brings back some of the instinctive common sense that is often over-looked by modern obstetrics.

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  • Adopting the Older Child

    Adopting the Older Child

    By Claudia Jewett Jarratt

    Paperback , $16.95

    Hundreds of thousands of children in this country are without permanent homes, waiting in foster homes and institutions for families to adopt them. In “a book that social workers and parents have been waiting for” (Child Welfare), Claudia Jewett explains just what is in store for those who decide to open their hearts to a waiting child.

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  • Adoption Nation

    How the Adoption Revolution is Transforming Our Families — and America
    Adoption Nation

    By Adam Pertman

    Paperback , $16.95

    When it was first published ten years ago, Adoption Nation represented the first comprehensive overview of adoption issues facing America, pulling together and sorting out the confusing and contradictory masses of information relating to adoption’s politics, policies, and practices. In this completely revised and updated edition, Pertman continues where he left off, disentangling the myths and prejudices surrounding adoption, foster care, and nontraditional family structures.

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  • After Miscarriage

    Medical Facts and Emotional Support for Pregnancy Loss
    After Miscarriage

    By Krissi Danielsson

    Hardcover , $21.95
    Paperback , $12.95

    In this supportive and comprehensive guide for women and their partners who have experienced one or more miscarriages, Danielsson provides expertly reviewed, carefully documented medical information, anecdotes and inspiring stories from couples who have had a baby after losing one, and a chapter just for dads. This invaluable resource will help couples cope and move forward after pregnancy loss.

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  • Crying Baby, Sleepless Nights

    Why Your Baby is Crying and What You Can Do About It
    Crying Baby, Sleepless Nights

    By Sandy Jones

    Paperback , $12.95

    This reassuring guide to the many causes of infant crying enables parents both to make their babies happier and to cope better with their own emotions. Sandy Jones soothes overwrought parents and helps them identify the source of their baby’s suffering.

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  • Easing Labor Pain

    The Complete Guide to a More Comfortable and Rewarding Birth
    Easing Labor Pain

    By Adrienne B. Lieberman

    Paperback , $15.95

    Easing Labor Pain is a positive and encouraging guide to everything an expectant mother can do – from pregnancy through postpartum, but especially during labor – to make sure pain doesn’t overshadow the joy of giving birth. It has information about breathing, massage, acupressure, biofeedback, epidurals and other anesthetics, as well as many other coping strategies.

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  • El libro esencial para madres lactantes

    El libro esencial para madres lactantes
    El libro esencial para madres lactantes

    By Kathleen Huggins

    Paperback , $14.95

    Esta guía sobre lactancia es una obra accesible y confiable, preferida por los nuevos padres y recomendada por los profesionales del área desde hace más de dos décadas.

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  • Essential Exercises for Breast Cancer Survivors

    How to Live Stronger and Feel Better
    Essential Exercises for Breast Cancer Survivors

    By Amy Halverstadt, Andrea Leonard

    Paperback , $16.95

    Essential Exercises for Breast Cancer Survivors includes more than 100 pages of exercises, divided into four levels of difficulty and illustrated with more than 140 photographs. This book tells you how to asses your readiness for exercise, set personal goals, and advance through the program at a safe and effective pace.

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  • Father’s First Steps

    25 Things Every New Dad Should Know
    Father’s First Steps

    By Robert W. Sears, James M. Sears

    Hardcover , $12.95

    In Father’s First Steps the Searses discuss 25 important aspects of new fatherhood in an encouraging and lighthearted tone. They offer guidance on issues including bonding with a new baby, supporting the mother in breastfeeding, dealing with nighttime feedings and lack of sleep, sex after baby, and much more. Featuring a stylish four-color design with inviting illustrations, this succinct but inspiring read makes a great gift for new or expectant fathers.

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