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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.
Pregnant women -- Life skills guide.
Pregnancy -- Popular works.
Childbirth -- Popular works.