Your Baby's First Year Week by Week: Third Edition, Completely Revised and Updated Paperback – Feb 9 2010
Frequently Bought Together
Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought
To get the free app, enter your e-mail address or mobile phone number.
An essential reference for all mothers and mothers-to-be First time moms will find the guidance that the book offers will help soothe their new-mom nerves and to help them learn what their baby should be doingand about when.”
Outstanding 658 pages of clear, carefully written informationmuch of it highlighted in easy-to-read boxes Filled with so much material that, even if your child does not follow the exact order in which the data are presented (and he or she probably won’t), the book is excellent at putting early developmental milestones and difficulties in perspective A useful, trusted resource Parents who refer to it often during their baby’s first year will find it packed with solid information, intelligently presented.”
Bookviews.com, April 2010
Filled with information on every aspect from common medical problems, feeding, bonding with your baby, sleeping habits, vaccination guidelines, and baby gear among many other topics. This is an invaluable guide for new parents and those expecting their first child."
Deseret News, 5/11/10
A concise and easy-to-understand guidebook for each week of your baby's life. Busy parents will find a wealth of information they can absorb in small snippets according to the age of their child When compared to other child-care books on the market, Your Baby's First Year, Week by Week has a wealth of information. You won't just learn general facts about how your baby should be moving and growingthe weekly format allows you to learn in great detail how your child should be acting, moving and growing.”
Tucson Citizen, 5/13/10
A guide that new mothers and fathers have come to depend on. Each of the fifty-two weeks of the baby’s first year features a wealth of medical facts in addition to invaluable coping and planning advice.”
Fresno Book Review, 5/31/10
A helpful reference for new parents Provides helpful forms for recording information and important dates. Selected topics, such as breastfeeding and well-baby checkups, are covered in depth in the appendices The subjects covered are topical and up to date. The information is presented in an easy-to-understand format with a minimum of medical jargon The first aid and medical guidelines will be useful beyond a baby’s first year, including suggestions for home care and when to call the doctor The complex task of caring for a baby is made easier by having a comprehensive reference such as this.”
Fit Pregnancy, 8/5/13
I like that this book is broken down into easily digestible bits of advice so I can just read about what developments I might expect from my newborn in the week ahead rather than having to absorb a lot of information all at once I imagine this is the book I’ll turn to when I need practical advice.”
About the Author
Judith Schuler, MS, the mother of one son, has a master’s degree in Consumer and Family Studies. She divides her time between Wyoming and Arizona.
Inside This Book(Learn More)
What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?
Top Customer Reviews
Also got it fast in the mail!
I would highly recommend this book to anyone who is having a baby!
Most Helpful Customer Reviews on Amazon.com (beta)
I'm worried about what other information about health issues in this book is also blatantly wrong. Please note: this book is written by an Ob/Gyn, not a pediatrician. Look for another book written by a pediatric specialist if you want more accurate information on child health (there are MANY good ones out there!)
The negatives: The intact penis care advice is dangerously wrong! So are the recommendations about feeding and weening. My dr did advise to start solids with my 4 month old, but he is sitting up and trying to snatch food from our plates already, these are not milestones that are typical at 4 months. The fact that the weeks and months don't line up just drives me NUTS! Everything is 2 weeks off and I went back to see where they went wrong initally. Evidently a baby is only 3 months old for two weeks! The inability to count on the part of the author, the editor and everyone else who looked at this book before it went to press is just ridiculous!
There are better books out there and better free resources online. I won't be recommending this one.
1) Mentions giving watered down juice to a 4 month old.
2) Mentions letting 5 month old play with a cracker, since "they probably won't eat it". Does anyone have a 5 month old that doesn't put EVERYTHING in their mouth?
3) Repeatedly insists on solids beginning at 4 months, and doesn't adequately describe how developed a baby should be to do so (holding up head, sitting with assistance, not pushing food out with tongue).
4) Appears to assume most babies are weaned by 4 months.
5) Wastes dozens of pages on obscure illnesses that would be best put into special chapters at the end, but instead uses them as page fillers with no relation to that child's weekly development.
We continue to read this book because it does cover baby's vision, mental development, motor skills, provides weekly game ideas, and is an easy weekly read. HOWEVER, this book should not be an automatic buy for those who bought the Your Pregnancy, Week by Week. This book is quite uninformed and out of date with current AAP standards, and sometimes will leave your jaw dropping at some of their recommendations.
Look for similar items by category
- Books > Health, Fitness & Dieting > Personal Health > Women's Health > Pregnancy & Childbirth
- Books > Parenting & Relationships > Parenting > Babies & Toddlers > Child Development
- Books > Parenting & Relationships > Parenting > Babies & Toddlers > Infants
- Books > Parenting & Relationships > Pregnancy & Childbirth