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Baby-led Parenting: The First Year

Baby-led Parenting: The First Year

Learn how to tune in to your baby and develop a strong and loving relationship from birth with this practical and authoritative guide. Covering the situations and dilemmas that many parents encounter in the first year, it will give you the confidence to follow your baby’s lead and make your baby feel loved and secure from the start.

  • Understand babies’ thoughts and needs
  • Recognize what your baby is trying to tell you
  • Negotiate sleeping, feeding and crying without stress
  • Connect with your natural nurturing instincts

Baby-led Parenting: The First Year will help you enjoy the first year of parenting and create the perfect foundation for a calm and happy childhood.

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Baby-led Weaning

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 why baby-led weaning makes sense and gives them the confidence to trust their baby's natural skills and instincts.

With practical tips for getting started and the low-down on what to expect, Baby-led Weaning explodes the myth that babies need to be spoon-fed and shows why self-feeding from the start is the healthiest way for your child to develop. Your baby is allowed to decide how much he wants to eat, how to eat it and to experiment with everything at his own pace.

Baby-led weaning is a common-sense, safe, easy and enjoyable approach to feeding your baby. No more purées and weaning spoons, and no more mealtime battles. Simply let your baby feed himself healthy family food.

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The Baby-led Weaning Cookbook

The Baby-led Weaning Cookbook offers comprehensive recipes and meal plans to follow so the entire family can take part in making your child a happy and confident eater.

Full of healthy, delicious meals the whole family will enjoy, and beautifully illustrated throughout, The Baby-led Weaning Cookbook also includes:

  • simple advice on how to start
  • essential at-a-glance information on nutrition and food safety
  • ideas for quick snacks and lunch boxes as well as desserts and family dinners 
  • anecdotes and quotes from parents

The Baby-led Weaning Cookbook will give parents the confidence to create exciting and enjoyable mealtimes, allowing their baby to develop his skills as he progresses with food.

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Baby-led Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is easy when you follow your baby's natural instincts.

Forget stressful routines, painful breasts and problems with milk supply. This straightforward guide shows you how to follow your baby's lead so you can enjoy relaxed and pain-free breastfeeding. With practical advice on interpreting your baby's needs,Baby-led Breastfeeding explains in simple terms how breastfeeding works and why staying in tune with your baby is the key to effortless feeding.

Discover how to...

  • Help your baby follow his instincts from the very first feed
  • Make the most of the first few weeks to get breastfeeding up and running
  • Hold your baby in ways that will help him to feed effectively
  • Recognise when breastfeeding is going well and be confident that your baby is getting plenty of milk
  • Avoid common problems, from sore nipples to mastitis

Baby-led Breastfeeding is a sensible and sensitive guide that will help you and your baby develop a happy and fulfilling breastfeeding relationship.

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About The Book

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by Gill Rapley & Tracey Murkett

“I truly believe this sensitively written, practical guide will be a great resource for any mother who wants to get breastfeeding to really work.”
- Sue Ashmore, Programme Director, UNICEF UK Baby Friendly Initiative