Table of contents for The expectant parents' companion : simplifying what to do, buy, or borrow for an easy life with baby / Kathleen Huggins.

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Contents
Introduction
Chapter 1 
To Do and to Get
	To-Do Checklist
	To-Buy-or-Borrow Checklist
Chapter 2
Preparing for Your Baby's Birth
	Plan for an Uncomplicated Birth
	Visit the Hospital or Birth Center
	Take a Class or Two
	Make a Birth Plan
	Consider a Professional Labor Assistant
	Find a Baby Doctor
	Assemble Supplies for the Birth
	Arrange for Help for after the Birth
Chapter 3
Getting Ready for Breastfeeding
	Learn about Breastfeeding
	Purchases to Consider
Chapter 4
Getting Ready for Formula Feeding
	Expect Discomfort in Drying Up
	Learn to Prepare Formula Safely
	Check Your Water Supply
	Learn to Store and Warm Formula Safely
	Know How Much to Feed
	Plan to Bottle-Feed Like a Breastfeeder
	Purchases to Consider
Chapter 5
The Nursery, and Whether You Need One
	Sleeping Arrangements
	Baby Beds
	Changing Tables
	Dressers
	Rockers and Other Chairs
	Other Nursery Furnishings
Chapter 6
Dressing and Grooming Your Baby
	The Layette
	Diapers and Diapering
	Baby-Care Basics
Chapter 7
Daytime Gear
	Infant Seats and Bouncers
	Swings
	Walkers and Stationary Exercisers
	Play Yards (Playpens) 
Chapter 8
Traveling with Your Baby
	Car Seats
	Soft Strap-on Carriers and Slings
	Frame Backpacks
	Strollers and Carriages
	Biking Equipment
	Diaper Bags
Chapter 9
Getting Ready to Feed Solid Foods
	High Chairs, Booster Seats, and Clip-on Seats
	Feeding Utensils and Other Accessories
Chapter 10
Getting Ready for Twins
	Feeding by Breast or Bottle
	Sleeping Arrangements
	Clothing and Gear
Chapter 11
Baby Proofing and Other Safety Measures
	Stage One
	Stage Two
Chapter 12
Day-Care Options
	Relatives as Care Providers
	Nannies 
	Au Pairs
	Family Day Care
	Day-Care Centers
The Parenting Book Shelf
Other Resources for New Parents
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Infants -- Care.
Infants' supplies.
Pregnant women -- Life skills guide.
Pregnancy -- Popular works.
Childbirth -- Popular works.