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Adoption For Dummies (1118069846) cover image
You hear all sorts of things said or implied about adoption. Some information comes from people who know a lot about it, while some comes from people who don’t know anything about it but make assumptions anyway. Some comes from people whose experiences have been good; some from those whose experiences have been bad. The result? Enough conflicting information to make your head spin.

So when everyone has an opinion and most of the books on the market ... Read More

Baby and Toddler Meals For Dummies (0471773840) cover image
Includes tips for feeding picky eaters and kids with allergies



Understand your child's nutritional needs and prepare fast, tasty meals

Babies and toddlers need good nutrition to grow and thrive, and this essential, timesaving guide makes it easy to feed your child right. It explains exactly what foods you should introduce at what ages -- and shows you how to prepare fresh, home-cooked baby and toddler meals that beat anything you can get from a jar ... Read More
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Baby and Toddler Sleep Solutions For Dummies (047011794X) cover image
Understand the sleep effects of life changes, prematurity, and health issues

Find your way to your family's best sleep solutions!

Do you wonder whether you'll ever sleep through the night again? Relax! This reassuring guide provides the essential information you need to help your kids to go to sleep -- and stay asleep -- all night long, whatever their age or stage of development. So cheer up -- a good night's sleep is just pages away!


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Baby Massage For Dummies (0764578413) cover image
Explains massage for preemies, newborns, and toddlers

Soothe your baby and promote well-being the all-natural way

Curious about baby massage? Featuring illustrations and step-by-step instructions, this friendly guide makes it easy to use techniques that can reduce your baby's stress; ease the discomfort of colic, constipation, and teething; and create a strong attachment between the two of you. You'll also find suggestions for making massage part of ... Read More
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Baby Names For Dummies (0764543407) cover image
The fun and easy way to name the new bundle of joy
Brimming with over 5,000 names, from traditional to unique, this is the perfect reference for parents-to-be looking for naming guidance. It features a an impressive assemblage of options for both boys and girls-from Biblical, medieval, and Shakespearean names to musical and international names-along with a list of today's most popular names and the favorite names of previous decades. Each entry contains ... Read More
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Baby Signing For Dummies (0471773867) cover image
Have you thought about signing with your baby or toddler? Parents and caregivers are discovering the benefits of using American Sign Language (ASL) to communicate with children long before they can speak. Some studies show that signing babies talk sooner, have larger vocabularies, and have fewer tantrums!

Baby Signing For Dummies gives you the skills to connect in a meaningful way with your hearing baby or toddler. Packed with more than 150 illustrated ... Read More

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Birth Plans For Dummies (1118317378) cover image
The easy, trusted way to develop a birth plan

As an expectant mother and parent, navigating all of the information and options for labor and delivery can be cumbersome and confusing. Birth Plans For Dummies, is the ultimate resource guide to help you understand, develop, and implement a plan for the birth of your baby.

A birth plan is a communication tool for expectant mothers and those involved in the delivery of a child. The plan explains the mother's ... Read More

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Breastfeeding For Dummies (0764544810) cover image
Gain confidence and enjoy breastfeeding

Get physically and mentally ready to breastfeed your baby

This easy-to-follow guide, written by two maternal/ child health experts, provides practical, reassuring advice on everything from making preparations at home and starting to breastfeed at the hospital to breastfeeding while working and weaning.

The Dummies Way
* Explanations in plain English
* "Get in, get out ... Read More
Dad's Guide to Pregnancy For Dummies (0470767901) cover image
Practical, hands-on information for fathers-to-be

When it comes to pregnancy, dads' roles have changed so much in the past few decades that expectant fathers don't always know where to turn to for guidance and advice on this milestone event. Now they do!

Dad's Guide to Pregnancy For Dummies is packed with practical, straightforward information for fathers-to-be, covering all of the logistical, physical, and emotional aspects of pregnancy from dad's ... Read More

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Fit Pregnancy For Dummies (0764558293) cover image
Are you intrigued by the idea of working out during pregnancy, but think it can’t be safe? Are you unsure how the words fit and pregnancy actually make sense in the same sentence? If so, you’ve come to the right place. This easy-to-follow guide shows you how you can be fit andpregnant, whether you’re new to exercise or have been working out for years, and whether you’re in your second week of pregnancy or your 32nd. ... Read More
Parenting For Dummies, 2nd Edition (0764554182) cover image
We humans are pretty clever. We’ve mastered fire, invented the wheel, calculated the age of the Universe, sent people to the Moon, built machines that think, and cracked the genome. So you’d think that with all our smarts, somebody would’ve come up with a surefire formula for raising kids. Maybe that’s because every child, like every parent, is an individual, and no two parent-child relationships are ever the same. So, you can give up any notions ... Read More
Postpartum Depression For Dummies (0470073357) cover image
It's a great blessing when a new mom with postpartum depression (PPD) is fortunate enough to be diagnosed early by a knowledgeable medical practitioner or therapist. But without guidance, it isn't always clear where the boundary between normal baby blues and PPD lies. As with any other illness, the quicker that PPD is identified and treated, the faster the woman will recover.

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Potty Training For Dummies (0764554174) cover image
If you could remember your own potty training, you’d probably recall a time filled with anxiety and glee, frustration and a sense of accomplishment, triumphal joy and shamed remorse. You’d remember wanting so much to make mommy and daddy happy, and at the same time to make them pay for being so darned unreasonable. And you’d recall feeling incredibly grown up once you got it right. Maybe if we could remember our own potty training, it wouldn’t be ... Read More
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Pregnancy For Dummies, 3rd Edition (047038767X) cover image
Now updated--our bestselling guide to a safe and healthy pregnancy

With robust sales and its own four-part cable TV series, Pregnancy For Dummies has been a perennial favorite, giving parents-to-be authoritative, friendly, up-to-date advice on every aspect of pregnancy and childbirth. This new edition offers all of the latest information expecting parents want to know, including expanded coverage on the health and well-being of both mother and child ... Read More

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Pregnancy For Dummies (DUM28) cover image

Pregnancy For Dummies video guide is your guide to a safe and healthy pregnancy! Inspired by the Pregnancy For Dummies book, the series uses fun graphics and humor to guide new and expecting parents through the exciting and emotional months from pregnancy to delivery to the first few months of life.

Raising Happy Children For Dummies (0470059788) cover image
Every parent would like to have a happy, well- behaved child – but every parent also knows this is not often a reality! Raising Happy Children For Dummies helps you better understand your children – from toddler to teen, boys and girls – and is packed with practical tips from an experienced parenting coach to improve your parenting, your child’s happiness and as a result, their behaviour.

The book helps you explore your own parenting skills, helps ... Read More

Raising Smart Kids For Dummies (1118068688) cover image
So, you wanna turn Junior into a smarty-pants? What parent doesn't? Thing is, kids nowadays are more independent than ever and aren't always receptive to what parents want. In fact, if you tell your kids that studying is "good for them," they're more than likely to mumble, "Yeah, sure," in your general direction and head off to do something "fun."

Sharpening the minds of your youngsters presents more challenges than climbing Mt. Everest, and the responsibility ... Read More

Teaching Kids to Read For Dummies (1118068939) cover image
You’re thinking of teaching a child to read. What a great idea! Now all you need is exactly the right blueprint. This easy-to-follow book is written with two people in mind; you, and the child you’re thinking of teaching. Mother and children’s reading specialist Tracey Wood gives you all the down-to-earth, honest information you need to give a child a happy, solid start with reading.

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Your Baby's First Year For Dummies (0764584200) cover image
Everything parents need to give their babies the best start
Each year, more than 4 million babies are born in the United States-and the first year of a baby's life is a joyous, challenging, and sometimes overwhelming time. Your Baby's First Year For Dummies serves as a complete guide for baby's first twelve months-from what to do when arriving home from the hospital to handling feeding, bathing, and sleeping routines to providing the right stimuli ... Read More
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