Parenting books
These books are the pick of the crop of parenting books that will inform, inspire and entertain you.

Baby Med Basics

Accidents are a reality with a busy baby in the house. This little flip file of facts provides you with emergency action steps that walk you through how to handle the most common infant emergencies. Makes a great gift for new moms too. 

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Bring back Beatrice!

Expecting again? Find a unique name for your little one.

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There's nothing more beautiful than an image of a newborn, and this book is packed with them! In this book, popular photographer Anne Geddes captures the amazing changes that happen during pregnancy and when a new baby is born- the beginnings of life. The images have a compelling element of nature in them. This book makes a great baby shower gift.

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The Baby Book

The more prepared you are for your journey, the easier it will be. That's why Waddilove's book is a must-read for new parents. This book guides you through the first year with your new baby with practical tips and advice on everything from getting the nursery ready to establishing a routine and starting solids. 

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Stress-Free Weaning

Before starting your baby on solids it would be good to read up on the subject. This book takes you through each stage of your baby's nutritional journey. With helpful tips and troubleshooting ideas on issues like food allergies, feeding a prem baby, weaning your vegetarian baby and more, It's a handy companion. The easy recipes are a helpful addition.

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Getting to know you 

This beautiful book is packed with simple games to play with your baby throughout his first year as devised by the authors, experts on early childhood development. The games are also a great way to bond with your baby while aiding the development of his brain, eyes, hands and feet, and the book explains why all this is necessary. 

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Break the co-sleeping habit

Tired of your tot claiming your bed as his own? There's no reason to lose sleep over this anymore! This book shows you how to set bedtime boundaries and break the habit. The practical advice in the book will also help you deal with other areas of concern, such as confidence and clinginesss.

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Flat Belly Diet!

Still trying to shift the post-baby weight off your middle? Look no further than this realistic guide from one of America's leading fitness magazines. The book inlcudes a practical weight-loss plan that targets stubborn stomach fat as well as delicious recipes. Devised by experts using the latest research, it's a must-have!

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The P**ed-off Parents Club

We've all had days of feeling overwhelmed. This amusing book is the perfect antidote to your woes! Follow the antics of first-time mom Roxy as she rebels against the loneliness she feels and begins the Pi**ed-off Parents Club. It will leave you feeling you can take on that load of washing and the puree-encrusted dishes in no time. 

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Babycare Bible

Find anything you need to know about caring for baby at a glance in this comprehensive guide. From the basics, like bathing your baby and changing a nappy to discipline and nutrition- this book has it all.

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Jo Frost's Confident Baby Care

We all feel like we need a little help, especially in those early days of being a first-time mom. Well, this book covers just about everything you need to know in the first year of your baby's life, from development, breastfeeding and safety, to childcare and sleep issues, in an easy-to-read format and it's written by Britain's favourite nanny.

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Homemade Kids

With the recent global focus on living eco-friendly, you may be looking for ways to apply these principles to family life. It's easy with this handy book. It's packed full of tips, ideas and practical advice for your home, toys and activities, green baby products and more. It's perfect if you're looking to raise your children without putting a strain on your wallet or on the planet.

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Switching to solids can be a very stressful period for a mom. Take the edge off with this handy book. It tells you everything you need to know- what to buy, when to begin and how to do it. The recipes are super nutritious and easy to follow and the essential information provided will ensure you establish good eating habits for the rest of your child's health.

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52 Ways to grow creative children

Instead of resorting to TV to entertain your kids, pick an activity out of 52 Way to grow creative chilfdren, by Lisl Barry. It's packed with fun things to do and teaches you to provide a stimulating environment in which your children can flourish.

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Sensible Stimulation

Focus on your baby's development with insights into stimulation, motor development, your child's learning process, body image, emotions and discipline. This book helps you to guide your child to eventually become a confident adult. A good overall guide to the first three years of your baby's life. 

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The Mommy Chronicles

Take a look into the lives of Sara and Stephanie, both moms and great friends, as they email each other about the toils and joys of motherhood. It's often hilarious, quite insightful and guaranteed to make you feel better about yourself as a mother.

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Mind Moves 

You needn't feel disempowered in the face of your child's learning difficulties- this book provieds you with hands-on solutions. It is an easy-to-use guide that helps you cope with your child's learning barriers, like ADHD and ADD, from the author of Mind Dynamics and BabyGym. It also provides you with ways to improve your child's sensory-motor intergration, auditory processing, concentration and language development.

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Baby's first skills

Dr Miriam Stoppard is considered the UK's most trusted parenting expert and in this book she explains how it is impossible to over estimate the importance of play to babies- it's the basics for all learning. Your baby's first and best playmate is you, and all you have to do to help a skill develop is to take the lead from your baby. In this book, Dr Stoppard explains how you can encourage your child's emerging skills, develop potential and help your baby to be happy and confident with a golden hour of play each day. Follow your baby's rapid progress, month by month, during the first year plus you get 48 fun-filled activities to enjoy with your baby.

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How to crack a egg with one hand

The author of this book has a quirky take on modern motherhood that she describes in this out of the ordinary book. The ecclectic information, from the history of Caesarean and etiquette for a playgroup, to nursery rhyme lyrics, it's a refreshing take on the traditional baby guide for moms with a sense of humour. 

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