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Publication Date: 21 Jul 2016
Publisher: SPCK
Words: 25000
Page Count: 96
Author: Dawn Harper
ISBN-13: 9781847093929, 9781847093974

Dr Dawn's Guide to Your Baby's First Year

By Dawn Harper
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ISBN: 9781847093929
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ISBN: 9781847093974
A new baby presents many firsts, from first nappy change, feed and bath, to first smile along with the first of many sleepless nights! As GP and mother of three, Dr Dawn takes you through the steep learning curve that presents when you become a parent, taking you through the basics of feeding, changing and bathing. This reassuring book tells you what to expect, covering everything from nappy rash and sore nipples to premature babies, twins and emergencies. Other topics include:
New mother - taking care of yourself
Travelling with your baby
Developmental checks and milestones
Vaccinations and the diseases they protect against
Infant ailments
Medicines and first aid
Safety in and around the home
About the Author
Dr Dawn Harper is a media doctor on Channel 4’s Embarrassing Bodies programme, and a resident doctor on ITV’s This Morning. Dr Harper trained at Charing Cross & Westminster Medical School in London and worked in hospital specialities for several years. As a part-time GP in Gloucestershire, she has a particular interest in women’s health, preventative medicine and weight management.
Press Reviews

I would definitely recommend every parent to be or new parent buy this book. It would also make a brilliant book for any parent.

- Blogger BeingMrsDavies

If you are looking for a no-nonsense, fact-based parenting, these books are great. Lots of information about health and sensible advice, and the best first-aid kit list I've ever seen.

- Blog Life by Naomi

These two books ' Dr Dawn's Guide to Your Baby's First Year and Guide to Toddler Health are all you need when you have your first baby. They are books of complete knowledge for new mums and dads and cover everything you would need to know as a new parent. They are both fantastic guides and presented comfortably light in paperback with not too many pages which makes them easy to carry around. They would also make ideal gifts for friends or family who are expecting their first child.

- Clarrisa's vlog

I would definitely recommend both books to other parents, they are clear and consise and easy to read, and offer up-to-date and practical advice. The text is broken up with relevant headings and bullet points and the index section allows the reader to just find certain information if need be.

- Sensory Sensitive Mummy

I really like the way Dr. Dawn has succinctly covered answers to those questions that you really want to know, but feel too stupid to ask!

- Jules, Pondering Parent Hood

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