Search results for: the-contented-baby-with-toddler-book

The Contented Baby with Toddler Book

Author : Gina Ford
File Size : 35.23 MB
Format : PDF
Download : 691
Read : 1054
Download »
The prospect of bringing a new baby home when you already have a toddler can be extremely daunting. Life with a newborn baby is tiring and challenging enough but with a demanding elder brother or sister to deal with too, how do you cope? Written in the same reassuring, accessible style as her bestselling The Contented Little Baby Book, The Contented Baby with Toddler Book is full of practical tips and sanguine advice that will calm and reassure all panicked parents. A major feature of the book is the adaptable routines, specifically designed to help you structure your day and meet all the needs of your toddler and your new baby... and still have time for lots of cuddles. By using Gina's easy-to-follow methods not only will you have a contented baby who feeds regularly and sleeps through the night from an early age, but also a happy, involved toddler who remains calm and co-operative during this unsettled time.

The Contented Toddler Years

Author : Gina Ford
File Size : 26.18 MB
Format : PDF, Kindle
Download : 381
Read : 236
Download »
As babies grow, so their routines and patterns change. In The Contented Toddler Years Gina addresses the many changes in sleeping and feeding habits that arise during the second and third year. She offers invaluable advice and insight into these crucial stages of a child's development, from walking and talking, to teething and potty training and also shows you how to: -deal with tantrums, food refusal and sibling jealousy -prepare for the arrival of a second baby, including how to cope physically, emotionally and financially, and how to adapt her routines when caring for a baby and toddler -make teeth-cleaning fun and put an end to habits such as thumb-sucking, nail-biting and eating dirt -decide what type of childcare is best for you and your toddler Gina's advice is derived from hands-on experience of dealing with children. Parents can be confident that her techniques, which have been tried and tested many times and have proved successful with many different children, can also work for them. She has listened to the concerns of thousands of parents via her consultations and website. Reassuring and down-to-earth, parents will find Gina's advice can help make the passage from contented baby to confident child a happy and stress-free experience for the whole family.

The Complete Sleep Guide For Contented Babies Toddlers

Author : Gina Ford
File Size : 77.43 MB
Format : PDF, ePub
Download : 183
Read : 871
Download »
Sleep, or rather the lack of it, is the issue of paramount concern to the overwhelming majority of new parents. Getting enough sleep is vital for the health of a growing baby or toddler, and the sanity of mums and dads. Yet striking the right balance between their differing needs can be hard to achieve. Once sleep problems set in, they can fast demoralise and exhaust parents, undermining confidence in their ability to cope. Gina Ford has come to the rescue with her answer: the key to a good night's sleep for the whole family lies in teaching parents to understand the changing sleep needs of their growing baby. This book informs and reassures parents, dispelling many common myths and anxieties and offering practical solutions that work. By creating a structure of regular feeding, sleeping and playing times, Gina explains how parents can help their baby to find a rhythm that will be comfortable for all concerned. Whether parents want to establish good sleeping habits from the start, or find they need to cure sleep problems and get their child back on track, Gina has the answers.

The New Contented Little Baby Book

Author : Gina Ford
File Size : 21.21 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Docs
Download : 623
Read : 285
Download »
The perfect baby book for new moms and dads! You’ve just had a baby. Everything is perfect. Then the hospital sends you home—without an instruction manual... Baby expert Gina Ford comes to the rescue with her newly revised hour-by-hour, week-by-week guide. One of Great Britain’s top parenting experts, she draws on more than twenty years of experience researching and studying the natural sleep rhythms and feeding patterns of babies to ease the stresses and worries of new parents. In this new edition, you’ll find everything you need to know to get your newborn to sleep through the night. In addition to advice on sleep training, Ford shares her expertise on feeding schedules, colic, crying, teething, illness, pacifiers, separation anxiety, and setting up the perfect nursery. With this easy-to-follow guide, Ford will have your whole family sleeping through the night—happily and peacefully—in no time.

My Contented Baby s Record Book

Author : Gina Ford
File Size : 43.57 MB
Format : PDF, Kindle
Download : 140
Read : 1219
Download »
From a trusted parenting author, an adorable and stylish baby record book for parents to chart their baby's first year, with beautiful ribbon bookmark and envelopes The first year can fly by, but this lovely book allows parents to note down all the important milestones in their baby's development. The book makes it incredibly easy to chart every detail, including the date and place of birth, the baby's christening and first Christmas, first smile, words, and steps, the baby's routines, and the baby's first birthday party. Fully illustrated throughout, there is space for inserting photographs, plus envelopes for baby's hair and other precious keepsakes. This will be a lovely memento for parents to treasure the early memories of their contented little baby.

Gina Ford s Top Tips for Contented Babies and Toddlers

Author : Gina Ford
File Size : 61.76 MB
Format : PDF, Kindle
Download : 100
Read : 1001
Download »
Gina Ford has worked as a maternity nurse all over the world, and here she offers her top parenting tips in a concise format for busy parents. She deals with sleeping, weaning, feeding, potty training and behavioural development at a pace that is right for children.

From Contented Baby to Confident Child

Author : Gina Ford
File Size : 68.22 MB
Format : PDF, Mobi
Download : 635
Read : 631
Download »
So you followed The Contented Little Baby Book to the letter and your baby behaved like a dream - at least for the first few months. But as your baby grows, so his or her routines and patterns change. In her years as a maternity nurse, Gina has been able to learn valuable lessons from watching her charges' older siblings and in this new book she applies this knowledge to the many problems parents face in the first three years. From feeding and sleeping problems in the first year, including weaning and early-morning waking, to teething and potty training, Gina offers her own particular brand of down-to-earth advice. She takes a look at toddlerhood, showing how to deal with tantrums, sibling jealousy and food fights and reveals how to build your child's self-esteem, as well as to discipline and teach him or her good manners. She also shows you how to make teeth-cleaning fun and to put an end to annoying habits such as thumb-sucking, nail-biting and eating dirt. From Contented Baby to Confident Child is essential reading for all parents who have already benefitted from Gina's advice and would like to learn more.

The Contented Baby Goes to School

Author : Gina Ford
File Size : 57.47 MB
Format : PDF, Docs
Download : 116
Read : 709
Download »
Your child's first days at school and nursery are exciting times, but they can be very daunting - for both your child and yourself. In this book, Gina Ford helps you calm any fears with practical advice on preparing your child to be confident and capable of taking these important new steps. Find out how to: - Lessen separation anxiety and regressive behaviour - Help your child develop social skills and make friends - Prepare your child for the new routines and environments - Equip your child with the behavioural and mental skills they will need for the best start With practical exercises for developing skills, plus detailed advice on overcoming any difficulties you might face, this book will ensure that both you and your child are fully prepared for this new stage in your lives.

The Contented Little Baby Book Of Weaning

Author : Gina Ford
File Size : 41.18 MB
Format : PDF, Docs
Download : 937
Read : 940
Download »
Weaning your baby on to solid foods is one of the most important milestones during the early months of parenthood, and Gina's expert advice on weaning makes a baby's transition from milk to solid foods as straightforward as possible. Successful weaning establishes a pattern of healthy eating in babies, avoiding the pitfalls of fussy eaters restricted to a narrow diet. In this revised edition of The Contented Little Baby Book of Weaning, Gina includes the latest recommendations regarding breast-feeding and the introduction of solid food from the World Health Organisation and the UK Department of Health. She aims to take the worry out of weaning, guiding parents step-by-step through the process and shares the insight and expertise gained from personally helping to care for over 300 babies, and advising thousands more parents via her consultation service and website. Included in this revised edition: - The best time of day to introduce the first solid food - Which foods to introduce and at what age - Getting the balance of milk feeds and solids right - How to eliminate night feeds once solids are introduced - The importance of introducing finger foods at the right age - Extended parent-friendly feeding plans to take parents step-by-step through the different stages - Newly developed rotating meal planners for older children up to the end of the first year - Brand new questions and answers giving the most up-to-date advice to parents. The Contented Little Baby Book of Weaning is the definitive guide to ensuring babies eat well now and as they grow up and is as relevant and helpful to those parents who have not previously followed Gina's routines.

Contented Little Baby Book

Author : Gina Ford
File Size : 64.71 MB
Format : PDF
Download : 153
Read : 386
Download »
The prospect of bringing a tiny baby home for the first time is daunting. Horror stories of sleep-starved nights, inconsolable crying and feeding on demand can make any proud parent fearful of the future. Maternity nurses have long been used as live-in babycare tutors who will settle your baby as well as boost your confidence; this book promises to do the same and for a fraction of the price! Gina ford uses her years of experience in caring for hundreds of different babies to produce a plan that will ensure your baby is happy and contented. She believes that simple routines can avoid months of sleepless nights, colic and feeding difficulties that many people believe are a normal part of parenting. Her babies feed regularly and well, never have colic and sleep through the night at six to eight weeks. Practical and calm and using lots of parent-friendly schedules and time-plans, The Contented Little Baby Book has already worked for hundreds of mothers and babies all over the world. Now it can work for you.

The Contented Child s Food Bible

Author : Gina Ford
File Size : 61.96 MB
Format : PDF, ePub
Download : 618
Read : 288
Download »
Raising children is not easy and often feeding one's child can be one of the hardest aspects of parenting; there is now clear evidence stating that what children eat can affect their future physical and intellectual development The media is full of information on nutrition and diet but knowing what to apply to your own child can be difficult. In The Contented Child's Food Bible, top maternity nurse, Gina Ford and leading UK nutritionist, Paul Sacher offer practical and down-to-earth advice for parents struggling with the many difficulties of feeding; ranging from the benefits of breast feeding to overcoming snacking and getting your child to eat fruit and vegetables every day. Clearly organised by age group and packed full of case studies and handy hints, this accessible guide is all a parent will need to raise a happy and healthy child. Contents include: -What foods are key to particular stages of development -How to deal with allergie -Is my child growing at the correct rate? -How to deal with fussy eaters -What vitamins and minerals should my child take?

The Gina Ford Baby and Toddler Cook Book

Author : Gina Ford
File Size : 22.98 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Download : 162
Read : 1241
Download »
The importance of good childhood nutrition has never been more topical. Parents are constantly being reminded of the need to offer their children healthy, home cooking and cut down on the number of fat, salt and suger-laden ready-prepared meals they feed them instead. Yet busy lifestyles dictate that family time is in short-supply and it is often hard to balance this need with the practicality of cooking for every family member. Gina Ford is here to help, providing the solution to this common parental dilemma in this highly accesible family recipe book. Picking up from where The Contented Little Baby Book of Weaning left off, The Gina Ford Baby and Toddler Cook Book addresses the next stage in childhood nutrition, from the age of nine months. Simplicity is the key to Gina's advice and her realistic approach to the demands of modern-day parenting account for the time restrictions of parents who want to provide good nutrition fast.This invaluable family cookbook includes chapters on: - juggling the needs of all the family: recipes for mothers and babies; recipes for mothers, babies and toddlers -ideas on batch cooking: how to make twelve meals for the freezer at one cooking session -quick and tasty breakfast recipes -how to make vegetables appealing and much more! 'This book could be your salvation!' The Daily Telegraph on The New Contented Little Baby Book

From Crying Baby to Contented Baby

Author : Gina Ford
File Size : 62.84 MB
Format : PDF, Docs
Download : 530
Read : 336
Download »
All parents relish that very first cry from their newborn baby. Yet as the crying continues it can become deeply stressful. And no sooner have you worked out what your young baby is trying to tell you - often hunger, fatigue or discomfort - than they grow older and the reasons more complex - teething pain, anxiety or simply frustration. In From Crying Baby to Contented Baby, Britain's bestselling childcare author, Gina Ford, outlines the common triggers for each specific age group, whether it's a five-week-old or a 10-month-old, to help you determine the most likely cause for your baby's distress so that you can respond to their needs and quickly comfort and settle them. Full of practical tips such as encouraging parents to 'stop, look, listen', and lots of reassuring advice, your baby - and you! - will soon be calm and content once more.

The Contented Baby s First Year

Author : Gina Ford
File Size : 48.68 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Docs
Download : 271
Read : 405
Download »
Gina Ford's bestselling The Contented Little Baby Book established Gina as one of the UK's most influential voices in baby and childcare issues. Her groundbreaking routines have been the salvation of hundreds of thousands of parents and her sound advice on weaning and sleep has guaranteed contented little babies in households around the world. In The Contented Baby's First Year Gina takes you through your baby's first year in a month-by-month guide. From physical and mental development through to changes in feeding and sleeping patterns, this wonderful book is packed with practical parenting advice. There's information here on soothing, breastfeeding, weaning and bathing your baby together with suggestions for encouraging key developmental milestones: holding a toy, rolling over, sitting up and crawling. Additionally, for each month there is a handy Q&A that offers reassuring solutions to particular problems that can occur at each stage in your baby's development. Beautifully illustrated with stunning photography, including step-by-step guides to caring for your little one, The Contented Baby's First Year is essential reading for guaranteeing a contented little baby in year one.

Your Baby and Toddler Problems Solved

Author : Gina Ford
File Size : 76.59 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Download : 835
Read : 465
Download »
Bringing together decades of successful work with families, Gina Ford Solves All Your Baby and Toddler Problems provides answers to hundreds of baby and toddler care challenges. Organised chronologically for easy reference and with detailed case studies and examples, Gina Ford, one of the UK’s bestselling childcare authors, shares her practical and realistic solutions to help you and your baby or toddler have a contented household now and for years to come. It is Gina’s belief that sleeping and feeding are intrinsically linked and that all too often babies and toddlers are subjected to unnecessary sleep training methods. Whether your baby or toddler is a fussy feeder or waking up several times a night, her holistic and gentle approach will ensure that your child’s feeding and sleeping needs are fully met, and that you resolve the root cause of the problem for good.

The Contented Mother s Guide

Author : Gina Ford
File Size : 48.91 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Docs
Download : 325
Read : 925
Download »
Ensure your contented baby has a contented mum Becoming a mum is an exciting journey, with new rewards and responsibilities. But while you focus your energies on the needs of your growing baby, it's easy to neglect your own needs as a new mum. Gina Ford has helped millions of women bring up contented babies and now she wants to ensure that it's not just your baby that's happy, but you are too. In this indispensable guide, Gina has worked with her online community of mothers to distill the best advice on being a happy mum. This one-stop guide will help you navigate all the essential issues of motherhood: - Happiness, health and fitness - Relationships with friends, family and your partner - Outings and holidays with your new baby - Returning to work or becoming a full-time mum - Whether to extend your family further With the personal experiences of hundreds of mothers, The Contented Mother's Guide will help you make the best choices and embrace your new role as a mum.

Baby Sense

Author : Megan Faure
File Size : 85.53 MB
Format : PDF
Download : 499
Read : 920
Download »
Parenting experts and co-authors of the Sense-series books, Meg Faure (OT) and Ann Richardson (Registered Nurse and Midwife) bring you the updated and expanded third edition of their highly acclaimed practical guide to parenting in the first year.

The Complete Sleep Guide for Contented Babies and Toddlers

Author : Gina Ford
File Size : 51.75 MB
Format : PDF, Kindle
Download : 926
Read : 1228
Download »
Sleep is probably the most misunderstood and confusing aspect of parenthood. Babies are supposed to sleep most of the time, aren't they? Well, some do, but an awful lot don't. Gina Ford's practical guide helps parents understand their children's sleep patterns and gives them invaulable advice on how to solve or avoid common problems. Starting on the first day at home after the birth, she advises new parents to disregard any advice to let the baby's habits rule the roost. By creating a structure of regular feeding, sleeping and playing times, parents can help their baby to find a rhythm that will be comfortable for all concerned. Among the questions this book answers are: * How much sleep do babies need? * What's the difference between a sleep and a nap? * When can certain sleeps be dropped? Gina Ford's blueprint for creating happy and rested babies and parents has been successfully applied over many years.

Potty Training In One Week

Author : Gina Ford
File Size : 84.32 MB
Format : PDF, Docs
Download : 501
Read : 823
Download »
Many parents experience a long and bumpy ride along the road to a nappy-free existence. Advice on offer from grandparents, friends and professionals is often conflicting, leaving parents unsure of how and when to potty train their child. In Potty Training in One Week, bestselling author Gina Ford sets out a simple, easy-to-follow programme that works quickly and avoids many of the common pitfalls parents encounter. This clearly organised book makes potty training easy, and even fun. Including updated information on: - How to know when your child is really ready - How to make potty training fun for your child - How to reward - How to deal with accidents - What to do when you go out - What to do at sleep times

Top Tips for Weaning

Author : Gina Ford
File Size : 43.64 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Docs
Download : 350
Read : 1287
Download »
Weaning your baby on to solid foods is one of the most important milestones during the early months of parenthood, and Gina Ford's expert advice on weaning makes a baby's transition from milk to solid foods as straightforward as possible. Gina's no-nonsense, quick and easy tips will help you to: - Understand which foods to introduce and at what age - Get the balance of milk feeds and solids right - Eliminate night feeds once solids are introduced This handy guide offers sensible solutions to ensure that your baby eats well - now, and as she grows up.