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Baby Health (Mini Parenting Guides)
1 Baby Health (Mini Parenting Guides)
Australia The Australian Women's Weekly Home Library 2001 1863962255 / 9781863962254 Reprint Stapled Cover Very Good 12mo 
63 indexed pages including coloured illustrations. An Australian Women's Weekly parenting guide. It covers keeping baby healthy; giving your baby medicine, immunisation, common baby ailments, Abdominal pain, Allergies, Anaemia, Antibiotics, Aspirin, Asthma, Bites and stings, Animal bites and insect bites, At the beach, Taking a temperature, Breathing problems, Bronchiolitis and bronchitis, Burns and scalds, Chickenpox, Choking, Coeliac, disease, Colds, Colic, Conjunctivitis, Constipation, Convulsions, Cradle cap, Dehydration, Diarrhoea, Dislocation, Diphtheria, Drowning, Ear problems, Eczema, Encephalitis, Eye problems, Fever, Finger injuries, Foot problems, Fractures, Gastric reflux, Gastroenteritis, Genital problems, Giardiasis, Head injuries, Heart murmurs, Heat problems, Hepatitis, Hernia, Hl / infection and AIDS, Hives, Impetigo, In?uenza, Intestinal obstruction, Leg problems, Lumps and swellings, Measles, Meningitis, Mouth problems, Mumps, Nose problems, Pneumonia, Poisoning, Poliomyelitis, Po?ution effects, Rashes, Roseola infantum, Rubella, Scabies, Scarlet fever, Shock, Sneezing, Splinters, Suffocation, Sunburn, Teething, Tetanus, Thrush, Urinary tract infections, Vaginal infections, Viruses, Vomiting, Whooping cough, Worms. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Poems for Occasions
2 Poems for Occasions
Australia Viking 2005 0670028592 / 9780670028597 1st Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 12mo 
117 indexed pages. Life is full of occasions - marriage, birthdays, anniversaries, funerals - and sometimes you just need to find something that expresses what you feel. So this is the book to turn to for any event, from birth to death and everything in between. The poetry collected here will inspire you when celebrating a new baby, a marriage or when delivering a eulogy. Yes, "Poems for Occasions" is the perfect answer to the eternal question: What should I say? There are 44 poems on many and varied subjects that will touch most of us in our lifetime. The beautiful hardback format makes this title a wonderful addition to any poetry collection. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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The Giant Baby, Ahlberg, Allan
3 Ahlberg, Allan The Giant Baby
United Kingdom Puffin 1996 0140363807 / 9780140363807 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Good 12mo Fritz Wegner 
156 pages. Alice always wanted a baby brother. When a giant baby is left one night on the Hicks' doorstep, Alice is delighted - but her parents are horrified. How will they cope? Reporters, social workers, circus owners and scientists flock so see the infant phenomenon, some with evil designs on the baby. Moderate creases in cover 
Price: 8.50 AUD
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That Aussie Christman Book, Andrew Daddo,Terry Denton
4 Andrew Daddo,Terry Denton That Aussie Christman Book
Australia Scholastic 2007 1741690439 / 9781741690439 1st Edition Soft Cover Very Good 12mo Terry Denton 
183 pages. Streuth! It's another flamin' Christmas book from Scholastic! The author of Good Night, Me; Youse Two; Muffin Top; Sprung; and countless other beloved Aussie tales offers up a new collection of wickedly funny stories! Andrew Daddo's brilliant ability to tap into the inner child and deliver stories that will ring true with kids is more outstanding than ever in this collection of hilarious, quirky accounts of Christmas-the Aussie way! Packed with stories, unfortunate twists and silly alterations, some of Daddo's stories are loosely based on his own family Christmas experiences, while others are just far-out super-silly tales that we know children of this age group love. Andrew Daddo well known to television audiences in Australia and overseas for more than ten years, as a presenter on American MTV, Lonely Planet, 11 AM, and (with Ernie Dingo) Kidspeak and Olympic Sunrise. He is a reporter on the current series of The Great Outdoors. He is a mad golfer and lives with his wife Jacqui, son Felix and baby daughter Anouk on Sydney s northern beaches. Terry Denton is one of Australia s best loved artists: he has won many awards including Picture Book of the Year, and he created the look for ABCTV s internationally successful children s show Lift Off. Terry lives with his wife and children in Mornington. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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The Karma of Culture, Arasanayagam, Jean
5 Arasanayagam, Jean The Karma of Culture
Canada Trafford Pub 2005 1412050790 / 9781412050791 1st Edition Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
xxi + 150 pages. This book provides a thoughtful approach to some important and highly topical questions on what constitutes Australia's nationhood. It appeals to academics, public servants, students, and many members of the general public. Culture is ubiquitous. Culture is all-pervasive. Many (mainly Asian) immigrants take into white host nations strongly divergent, and historically durable, cultural stances and practices. In the migrant-receiving countries of the Western world, the core issue of a conflict between a sustained attempt by such immigrants to retain their cultures and the osmotic force of equal opportunity offering an earlier and smoother integration into the values and mores of the host people bobs up and down in the seas of social policy. Cultural diversity can therefore be de-stabilising to a hitherto cohesive society. The national identity which had evolved through the merging of culturally compatible tribes and peoples can now be seen to be threatened. Whilst this book is about Australia, the issues raised have relevance for all immigrant-receiving nations. One's culture provides the template for dealing with life. Its base is laid in childhood, through the values imposed by family and community. The cultural practices of one's tribe reinforce these values and associated perceptions. The impacts of nurture (experience) upon nature (inheritance), as one passes through life, are filtered through this network of cultural values. A conditioned belief among some in the West that a human zygote equates to a human being, contrasting with an older Asian belief that the human soul enters a baby's body at or after birth, is reflective of divergent cultural values. The need for immigrants to reconcile their inherited cultural values and associated practices with the predominant values and practices of their adopted nation-state can create stresses on both cultures. The issues which arise from this cross-cultural impact are those of: equal opportunity; whether a unified people can arise from a wide tribal diversity; individualism vs the collective (the family), ie whether the individual or the family unit has priority in terms of rights and responsibilities; the definition of family, and its role in society; cultural hegemony and political sovereignty in a globalising nation-state; the place of the Creator in modern life; and whether Australia's 'fair-go' social and policy ethos needs an infusion of Asian values. 
Price: 26.00 AUD
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Baby and Toddler Meals, Barker, Robin
6 Barker, Robin Baby and Toddler Meals
Australia Pan Macmillan 2010 1405036354 / 9781405036351 Reprint Revised Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Good 12mo 
214 indexed pages. This is the baby food book that puts the fun back into feeding.A completely revised edition of Robin Barker's popular and practical guide to feeding babies and toddlers, "Baby and Toddler Meals". This up-to-date edition features the latest information about food allergy and intolerance as well as recent recommendations from the National Health and Medical Research Council about breastfeeding, fat, cholesterol and salt. "Baby and Toddler Meals" is written by the bestselling author of Baby Love, Robin Barker, and explodes all the myths that surround feeding babies and toddlers. Robin takes you through each developmental stage, showing you how to introduce new foods and explaining why some foods are more appropriate at certain stages than others. Realistic advice, based on sound guidelines, is given to help you if your baby or toddler won't eat or will only eat selectively. "Baby and Toddler Meals" offers over one hundred yummy recipes, suitable not only for babies and toddlers, but for the whole family. Robin Barker is a registered nurse, midwife and early childhood nurse with over twenty-five years experience with families and babies. Robin's other books include Baby Love and The Mighty Toddler, both of which are bestsellers and have been reprinted many times. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Baby Love Guide to: Crying / Baby Love Guide to: Sleeping, Barker, Robin
7 Barker, Robin Baby Love Guide to: Crying / Baby Love Guide to: Sleeping
Australia Pan Macmillan 1998 1st Edition Soft Cover Very Good 16mo 
The two books sell together. Two in a series of self-help manuals for parents. One provides information on why babies cry and normal crying patterns and gives advice on how to deal with crying. Other books in the series include 'The Baby Love Guide to Sleeping'. By the author of 'Baby Love'. The other provides information on basic sleep patterns and gives advice on how to help a baby sleep. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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First Three Months, Barker, Robin
8 Barker, Robin First Three Months
Australia Pan 1998 0330361074 / 9780330361071 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Good 16mo 
96 indexed pages including b/w illustrations. This field guide has been written primarily for the non-botanist interested in the native trees of the Australian Capital Territory. It contains descriptions and illustrations of the sixty woody species of Australian plants commonly reaching tree height, or more precisely four metres, growing naturally within the Territory. As the coastal vegetation of the Jervis Bay region is quite different from that of the inland part of the Territory and would add greatly to the complexity of this guide, it has not been included; and as an additional aid to a compact guide, the descriptions have been kept as short as possible. References to further reading are included for those wanting more information. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Men at Birth: Stories of triumph, power and love from the men and women who brought new life into the world - and how it was Done, Biddulph, Steve
9 Biddulph, Steve Men at Birth: Stories of triumph, power and love from the men and women who brought new life into the world - and how it was Done
Australia Australian College of Midwives 2006 0975167448 / 9780975167441 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Good 12mo 
226 pages including illustrations. What does it feel like to attend the birth of your own child? How do men overcome their natural anxiety about birth? What is the best way that men can support their partners? What is it like to cut an umbilical cord? How does it feel when you meet your baby for the very first time? What if something goes wrong? This book answers these questions and many, many more. 'Men at Birth' contains over thirty stories written by men, for men about their birth experiences. Each story was specifically written for this book. 
Price: 19.00 AUD
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Nourish: Food for Your Baby, Blackmore, Sophie
10 Blackmore, Sophie Nourish: Food for Your Baby
Australia Ibis Publishing 2004 1920923314 / 9781920923310 1st Edition Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
119 pages including drawings. A guide to the food needs of your baby and toddler. It is an essential resource for parents wanting advice on easy to prepare, delicious and nutritious meals for their young children. This book features information and recipes on a selection of core ingredients, all arranged in alphabetical order. An important focus of the book is on cooking for the whole family. It shows how recipes can be adapted to suit all family members, so you don't need to cook separate meals for everyone. There is a small inscription in the inside front cover. 
Price: 17.00 AUD
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What Not to Name Your Baby, Borgenicht, Joe
11 Borgenicht, Joe What Not to Name Your Baby
U.S.A. Pocket Books 2005 1416511245 / 9781416511243 1st Edition Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
146 pages. This book offers a little light relief to the serious business of choosing a name for your baby. They are hard to escape, these days, the names that will cause numerous hardships in the playground. From the pop star wannabees (Courtney, Kylie, Britney), through locations (China, Brooklyn), passing by the shops (Timberland, Armani), along the hippy trail (Leaf, Sunset, Pagan) to those heading for trouble (Romeo, Chastity) the inspirations for baby names are countless. Parents looking for novelty might turn to famous sidekicks (Tonto, Garfunkel) or indeed dictators (Saddam, Benito) before settling on a name that sounds normal but is damn tricky to spell (Kaycee, Genni, Jho). Joe Borgenicht offers nearly 1500 names which absolutely, positively, cannot be used for a child. With the help of this book, readers are less likely to have their children resent them - well, okay, that's a stretch - but at least the parents can say they tried. There is an inscription in the first page. 
Price: 7.00 AUD
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Me And My Big Surprise, Burt, Denise
12 Burt, Denise Me And My Big Surprise
Australia Collins 1987 090940478X / 9780909404789 Reprint Stapled Cover Good Large 8vo Haworth Bartram (Photography) 
24 pages including colour photographs. "Me And My Big Surprise" refers to a curious Todler first visit to Uncle Bill's farm. There he saw a cow being milked, a baby foal that he could not touch, two sheep dogs rounding up many sheep, a draught horse that he mounted, a calf that he liked feeding. He saw many more things and animals so going to Uncle Bill's farm was the best surprise he could have had. There is a dedication in the first page, creases in the cover and a repaired tear in the last leaf. 
Price: 12.50 AUD
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The Fertility Plan: A Holistic Self-help Programme for Conceiving a Healthy Baby, Caton, Helen
13 Caton, Helen The Fertility Plan: A Holistic Self-help Programme for Conceiving a Healthy Baby
Australia Simon & Schuster 2000 073181004X / 9780731810048 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Good 12mo 
143 indexed pages including colour illustrations. For couples who are having difficulty conceiving and are reluctant to use drugs or try invasive procedures--as well as those who want a trouble-free pregnancy--this practical, accessible handbook provides an all-natural approach to fertility. Some creases. 
Price: 13.00 AUD
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Baby on Board: Understanding What Your Baby Needs, Chilton, Howard
14 Chilton, Howard Baby on Board: Understanding What Your Baby Needs
Australia Finch 2003 1876451394 / 9781876451394 1st Edition Pictorial Soft Cover Good 12mo 
216 indexed pages. This reassuring medical guide to tackling the first nine months of parenthood discusses important issues that require parental decisions and describes the evolutionary background to the needs of babies. Issues explored include breastfeeding, circumcision, colic, immunization, SIDS, postnatal depression, and sleeping with a baby. Intriguing research into babies' senses and what they can perceive is also presented. The informative and engaging advice throughout will help parents avoid panic and achieve a rewarding relationship with their newborn. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Your Baby on a Budget, Clegg, Mimi
15 Clegg, Mimi Your Baby on a Budget
Australia New Holland 2003 1864368020 / 9781864368024 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
128 indexed pages. This book is packed with lots of clever ideas to help you raise your little ones for less, including: Information and tips on equipment, furniture, toys and clothes that you really need for your baby. Fun, free activities to help your baby grow and learn. Tips to foster reading and writing. Simple, effective home remedies to help deal with everyday baby health care. Nutritious recipes to tempt your baby starting on solids, and also for the rest of the family. Guidelines for keeping your baby or toddler safe. This lively little book is a must for all parents and parents-to-be. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Holy Ground, Corrigan, Thomas X.
16 Corrigan, Thomas X. Holy Ground
Australia Spectrum Pub 1992 0867861789 / 9780867861785 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Good 12mo 
149 indexed pages including bibliographical references. A collection of poems by Fr Thomas X. Corrigan. ". . .Before the burning bush of God's self-revelation in and through everyday events, he takes off his shoes in recognition and reverence. . .there is an experience of God to be discerned in the ordinariness and even the 'greyness' or sameness of our daily living, in the world around us, the rushing traffic of the busy city, the crying of a baby in the night, the dropping of a leaf or the curl of a wave on the beach, the loss of a loved one, the warmth of friendship and the distress of a quarrel. This is the very essence of these reflections... ...Reading this book offers both inspiration and challenge. Because the poet instinctively understands and articulates human experience, many of us will be inspired and excited by the accuracy with which we find our experience mirrored here... ...Life is to be lived in somewhat the same way as a connoisseur drinks wine, savoured, registered by the senses, held on the tongue till all the nuances of its flavour and aroma are revealed. This little book is testimony to the fact that Father Tom Corrigan is a connoisseur of life..." (From the Foreword by Evelyn Woodward, RSI) Thomas X. Corrigan is a priest of the Wagga Wagga Diocese. He grew up in the Upper Murray Region of Southern N.S.W. and studied for the priesthood in the Seminaries at Springwood and Manly, being ordained in 1973. While serving in Parishes he has had particular involvement in the Cursillo movement and Youth ministry, and has done Retreat work with young people and adults. 
Price: 13.00 AUD
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Nutrition: The Importance of a Healthy Diet, Cuthbertson, Jacqueline
17 Cuthbertson, Jacqueline Nutrition: The Importance of a Healthy Diet
Australia Elsevier 2009 0729538192 / 9780729538190 1st Edition Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
96 pages including references. The human body comes with many mechanisms, checks and balances, and this ensures you get adequate nutrition, as long as it is provided with enough variety. Optimal nutrition leads to good health and quality of life, whereas under-nutrition has an effect on brain development, immunity and disease. There is now such a wide variety of food available and much of this food is already prepared for you, but not all of the food available is produced with optimum nutrition in mind. This book will give you information about the food you are eating and what foods will help to keep you healthy. No matter whether you are young and healthy, or older and starting to be concerned about the way your health is going, improving your current and future health prospects just by changing what you eat is achievable. Naturally, diet alone is not sufficient to improve your health, and if you combine a healthier diet with physical activity, the benefits gained will start to be their own incentive. Jacqueline Cuthbertson has been a registered nurse/midwife for many years and has a degree in health science. She has worked in paediatrics and maternity units in country hospitals and also larger metropolitan units. Jacqueline writes for health, mother and baby magazines and health journals, and has a strong interest in preventative and natural health care, which centres around nutrition, complementary therapies, and natural childbirth. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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What do I feed my baby: a step-by-step guide to starting solids / Leanne Cooper, Davidoff, Nadine
18 Davidoff, Nadine What do I feed my baby: a step-by-step guide to starting solids / Leanne Cooper
Australia Cadence Health 2009 0980366801 / 9780980366808 2nd Edition Soft Cover Very Good Folio 
8o pages including colour illustrations. Starting solids, like so many decisions in parenting, can be a minefield, especially when advice can be contradictory. "WHAT DO I FEED MY BABY?" is a step-by-step guide on how to introduce solids, with day-by-day ideas that then progress to meal plans. Written by a mother of two and leading childhood nutritionist, this book will guide you through: when to start and with which meal - what foods to start with - how much to give baby - when to progress onto more meals - how to introduce foods to reduce reactions and fussy eating. Leanne Cooper, BA (Psych/Ed); Dip. Nut.; Grad Cert Higher Ed.; Grad Cert Nut., has worked in education and health for over twenty years. 
Price: 19.00 AUD
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Which Tests for My Unborn Baby: Ultrasound and Other Prenatal Tests, De Crespigny, Lachlan;Dredge, Rhonda;Crespigny, Lachlan De
19 De Crespigny, Lachlan;Dredge, Rhonda;Crespigny, Lachlan De Which Tests for My Unborn Baby: Ultrasound and Other Prenatal Tests
Australia Oxford Univ Pr 1998 0195539540 / 9780195539547 New Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
188 indexed pages. Recent advances in medical technology have made it possible to test babies before birth to detect abnormalities or complications. While providing parents with a new set of options, prenatal diagnosis has become one of the most controversial areas of medicine. This book cuts through the sensationalism to give a clear outline of the techniques available and the main ones in use, By setting out the options and the factors involved, the main aim is to encourage informed decision-making. The authors have quoted from a number of people who have used the procedures; this anecdotal material, plus the question-and-answer section at the end of each chapter, give an extra personal dimension. This new edition includes up-to-date information on clinical advances in ultrasound testing. New and better ultrasounds are used to illustrate the text, The authors have added new material on the ethics and quality of newer forms of testing, and on testing for Down Syndrome. Table of Contents: Normal early development of your baby; why have an ultrasound scan?; the ultrasound examination; what ultrasound can show you; causes of abnormality in babies; amniocentesis; earlier testing with CVS; making the decisions; why not just test the mother's blood?; other tests occasionally used. 
Price: 9.00 AUD
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Baby Talk: How to Learn the Language of Infants and Toddlers - and Teach Them to Talk to You, Too!, Devine, Monica
20 Devine, Monica Baby Talk: How to Learn the Language of Infants and Toddlers - and Teach Them to Talk to You, Too!
U.S.A. Berkley Pub Group 1993 0425139840 / 9780425139844 1st Edition Glossy Soft Cover Good 16mo 
217 indexed pages on how parents may watch, listen, play, and interact with their babies and what to expect at different stages of a baby's life. What baby's babble really means; how to tame the terrible twos; and how to create conversations. 
Price: 9.00 AUD
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