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These books will help guide you as a parent though the early years of your child’s life so you can better understand what changes to expect and how to deal with each stage as it comes. Because these books are written for parents and not child development professionals, they are also easy to understand and learn from.
The Wonder Weeks. How to stimulate your baby’s mental development and help him turn his 10 predictable, great, fussy phases into magical leaps forward
This book will take you through the 10 stages that all babies go through during their first year of life. These stages nearly always happen around the same time for all babies and are closely related to the changes that occur in the baby’s brain during these times. Without this book to guide parents through each stage, parents may find themselves bewildered at the many changes a child goes through during this crucial stage of child development.
Baby Development: Everything You Need to Know
Information in this baby development book for parents is presented in a simple way that any parent can understand. It also contains extremely practical information so rather than simply knowing what’s going on, parents will also learn exactly what they need to do to help their baby reach each important milestone through step-by-step guides accompanied by pictures so there’s no confusion.
Retro Baby: Cut Back on Infant Gear, Media and Smart Toys, and Boost Your Baby’s Development with Time-Tested Activities
Written by an occupational therapist with over 20 years of experience, this book will help you understand the individual needs of your baby and give you the tools to meet those needs. The focus here is that there are potential dangers to using too many modern toys and exposing your baby to too much technology. Instead, parents need to be spending one-on-one time with their baby which will not only help them develop cognitively, but will also create a deep emotional bond.
Teach Yourself Your Baby’s Development
For parents that are ready to learn everything there is to know about their child’s development, there’s this book on baby development. It will take you through each stage of development, step-by-step. What sets this book apart from many others is that it also includes information geared towards parents of multiples and premature babies, which have some differences compared to full-term and/or single birth babies.
What to Expect the First Year
The best-selling and most-loved baby development book for parents, it’s no surprise that there are over 10 million copies in print. Now in its third revision, it’s packed with even more information for parents to understand their baby’s development. The information is presented in an easy-to-follow month-by-month format and contains all of the advice, tips, and tricks that a parent could need to guide their baby through their first year of life.