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Baby and Toddler Sleep Solutions For Dummies®
by Arthur Lavin, MD, Susan Glaser, MA

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!

* Foster healthy sleep patterns for life
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Tailor your approach to your child’s personality
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Establish bedtime rules in a nurturing way
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Handle snoring, night terrors, bedwetting, and other distressing issues


Dad’s Guide to Pregnancy For Dummies
by Stefan Korn, Scott Lancaster, Eric Mooij

A practical, hands-on guide for all dads-to-be

Being a dad has changed so much since you were born that you’d be forgiven for feeling a bit lost! This useful guide is filled with all the info that fathers-to-be need, covering the logistical, physical and emotional aspects of your journey into parenthood. Find out how you can get involved and support your partner!

  • Get to grips with Pregnancy 101 — understand how your baby develops

  • Plan for your baby’s homecoming — discover the essential gear you need to buy (you need more than you think!)

  • Choose the right carer — decide on the best person to get you and your partner through the pregnancy and birth

  • Prepare for the big event — learn how to bea great birth partner and help your partner through labour

  • Keep your baby safe and sound — discover how to care for a newborn

  • Find support for yourself — work out who you can turn to for help

Open the book and find:

  • What to do when conception doesn’t happen

  • How to play an involved and active part in your partner’s pregnancy

  • Secrets for keeping your pregnant partner happy and healthy

  • Information on your role during labour

  • Advice on bringing your newborn home

  • Lists of essential gadgets for babies (and dads)


Baby Massage For Dummies
by Joanne Bagshaw, Ilene Fox

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 your everyday routine.

Discover how to:
* Ease common ailments
* Enhance your bond with your baby
* Stimulate growth and development
* Comfort a fussy baby
* Massage babies with special needs


SIDS Sudden infant and early childhood death
by Jhodie R. Duncan, Roger W. Byard

This volume covers aspects of sudden infant and early childhood death, ranging from issues with parental grief, to the most recent theories of brainstem neurotransmitters. It also deals with the changes that have occurred over time with the definitions of SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome), SUDI (sudden unexpected death in infancy) and SUDIC (sudden unexpected death in childhood). 

The text will be indispensable for SIDS researchers, SIDS organisations, paediatric pathologists, forensic pathologists, paediatricians and families, in addition to residents in training programs that involve paediatrics. It will also be of use to other physicians, lawyers and law enforcement officials who deal with these cases, and should be a useful addition to all medical examiner/forensic, paediatric and pathology departments, hospital and university libraries on a global scale. Given the marked changes that have occurred in the epidemiology and understanding of SIDS and sudden death in the very young over the past decade, a text such as this is very timely and is also urgently needed.


Good Night, Sleep Tight
by Kim West, Joanne Kenen

Getting a young child to go to sleep and stay asleep is one of the most challenging aspects of parenting. Yet many parents resign themselves to enduring years of exhaustion. Now there is a sensible, smarter alternative, a no cry sleep method, that really works.

Kim West, know to her clients as The Sleep Lady, has developed a practical, easy to follow and effective sleep training approach that is gentle on both parent and child. The Sleep Lady Method – including a gentle, practical, step-by-step programme called The Sleep Lady Shuffle – has worked for hundreds of families. Whether you want to start to gently shape your baby’s sleep habits or address specific sleep problems, this book will give you the answers you need, the confidence to put them into action, and the good night’s sleep you all deserve!


Pregnancy For Dummies
by Joanne Stone, Keith Eddleman, Mary Duenwald

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. It takes readers through the first, second, and third trimesters, providing new and updated coverage of prenatal genetic screening and diagnosis, amniocentesis, new high-tech ultrasounds, and the revised FDA/USDA food pyramid. It also discusses the recent celebrity trend of “on-demand” cesarean sections, multiple births, what to expect in labor and delivery, postpartum care, choosing bottle or breastfeeding, preparing a home (and siblings) for a new baby, caring for preemies, and the mother’s mental as well as physical health.

“A thorough, accurate, and highly informative guide.”
Los Angeles Times


Unexpected Death in Childhood
by Peter Sidebotham, Peter John Fleming

For families who have experienced the death of a child, their private tragedy is all too often exacerbated by an inappropriate or incompetent professional response. For the professional charged with the responsibility of having to deal with unexpected child deaths, such as a pediatrician, a police officer, or social worker, this title offers guidance on how to respond adequately to this tragic event but also places the subject in a larger social context, examining the history, epidemiology, causes, and contributory factors surrounding the death of a child. The book also covers the prevalence and types of death, the role of the police in an unexpected child death, how to support families, how to undertake a serious case review, and how to prevent child deaths in the future.

Part of the prestigious NSPCC Wiley Series in Safeguarding Children – The Multi-Professional Approach.


Mayes’ Midwifery E-Book
by Sue Macdonald

Mayes’ Midwifery, an established key textbook for students and qualified midwives, contains essential knowledge for professional practice. For this 14th edition, each section and chapter has been fully updated and enhanced by leading authors to ensure the text complies with contemporary practice and current guidelines. Added benefits are the availability of a variety of additional online resources for each chapter, including case studies, video and website links, and a bank of multiple-choice questions to test knowledge.

With a strong emphasis on normal birth, the book covers the spectrum of midwifery-related topics applied to practice, providing a foundation of knowledge, and encouraging independent thought through the use of reflective exercises in each chapter and online. The book provides midwives with material that meets individual ways of learning and supports current modes of midwifery education.

Mayes’ Midwifery is the text for initial preparation and for ongoing midwifery practice.

  • New chapters on essential contemporary issues:
    • Vulnerable women
    • Perspectives on the future of midwifery, in a global context
  • Evidence-based information to guide best practice
  • Learning outcomes and Key Points in all chapters
  • Reflective activities

Now with an integrated website offering additional resources and material including:

  • Multiple-choice questions for self-testing
  • Case studies
  • Reflective activities to consolidate your professional development
  • Useful additional reading, resources and weblinks
  • Expanded topics
  • Downloadable materials including illustrations