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American Babies

RRP $256.99

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The focus of this book is the journey babies have made over the past century. The rise of the middle class in America dictated major changes in the ways babies were fed, cared for, and raised. Social programs focused on improving water and sanitation programs for all, which led directly to decreased infection among infants and improved morbidity and mortality rates. Other programs also focused attention on babies. Advances in medicine allowed infants to be immunized against once-deadly and disabling diseases and to survive congenital defects, premature birth, and infectious disease. Physicians helped infertile couples conceive and carry a baby to term. Prenatal care helped mothers give birth to a healthy baby. Early intervention services gave infants an advantage as they faced growing up in the modern era. Today, most American babies are better off than they were in 1901. Overall they are bigger, healthier, and much more likely to survive the first year. But challenges remain. By reviewing the events of the past century, Reedy hopes we can make even more of a difference in the lives of American babies in the century to come.

In 1900, most babies were born at home. Infant mortality was high and most families could expect to lose one or more of their babies within the first year of life. A family was expected to have babies, and they were certainly wanted in most situations, however, they did not generally receive the attention they do today. In the early years of the 21st century, the birth of a baby is a time of joy for most parents and extended families. Birth occurs most often in a hospital delivery room with the father and sometimes other family members present. While the infant mortality rate in the United States still lags behind many other developed countries, it has significantly improved over the past century, and infant death is not a family expectation.

The main focus of this book is the journey babies have made over the past century. The rise of the middle class in America dictated major changes in the ways babies were fed, cared for, and raised. No longer a financial necessity as in an agrarian society, babies became a symbol of middle class prosperity and parents basked in the reflected glow. Social programs, authorized and regulated by federal and state government, became a reality. Progressive Era reformers focused on improving water and sanitation programs for all, which led directly to decreased infection among infants and improved the dismal morbidity and mortality rates prevalent among all social classes. Other programs, such as the Shepard-Towner Act, the Social Security Act, and Lyndon Johnson's Great Society initiatives also focused attention on babies. Advances in medicine allowed infants to be immunized against once-deadly and disabling diseases and to survive congenital defects, premature birth, and infectious disease. Physicians discovered the means to help infertile couples conceive and carry a baby to term. Prenatal care helped mothers prepare for the birth of a healthy baby. Early intervention services by educators, social workers, and others gave infants an advantage as they faced growing up in the modern era.

At the beginning of the 21st century, most American babies are better off than they were in 1901. Overall they are bigger, healthier, and much more likely to survive the first year. But challenges remain. By reviewing the events of the past century, Reedy hopes we can make even more of a difference in the lives of American babies in the century to come.


A Simple Guide To Feeding Babies And Toddlers

RRP $13.99

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A Simple Guide to Feeding Babies and Toddlers is a guide for parents and care givers. It contains information on how to feed your baby from birth to five years of age. Yuchi Yang, the author, is a registered dietitian and a mother of two children. In this book, you will find information on how to provide the best nutrition to your precious child and how to establish good eating habits and prevent common problems such as constipation, picky eating, and childhood obesity. The book is easy to read and provides you nutrition facts and practical tips that you can apply on a daily basis. In this book, you will find details on when and how to introduce baby foods. You will also learn how to increase baby food textures based on your child's developmental stages. In addition, you will find answers to most frequently asked questions such as: My child looks a little bit chubby. Should I put my child on a diet? My child is constipated. What can I do to alleviate the problem? I heard that some vegetables might have a harmful substance, i.e. nitrate. Should I make my own baby vegetables?"


Owl Babies

RRP $19.99

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A beautiful pop-up edition of the classic picture book.

Three baby owls, Sarah, Percy and Bill, wake up one night to fi nd that their mother has gone. So they sit on a branch and watch and wait for their mother to return... Clever pop-ups bring this bestselling picture book to life - the owl babies slowly close their eyes and fall asleep, their mother swoops gracefully through the forest, and Sarah, Percy and Bill bounce up and down with joy when their mother comes home.

About the Author

Martin Waddell is widely acknowledged as one of the greatest living writers of books for children. He has won many awards for his work, including the prestigious Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2004.

About the Illustrator

Patrick Benson is the Emil/Kurt Maschler award-winning illustrator of The Little Boat.



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