Baby Sense: Understanding Your Baby's Sensory World - the Key to a Contented Child
Now updated with the latest research, the focus of this best-selling babycare book with its accessible tone remain the three most common concerns of parents in their baby’s first year: Ø Why is my baby crying? Ø How can I get my baby to sleep well? Ø How can I enhance my baby’s development? Ø New and expanded sections include: Ø How different babies cope differently with sensory information. Ø How you can help your baby maintain the Calm-Alert state – the ideal state for learning. Ø The relationship between tiredness and crying. Ø More on breast-feeding. Ø More on colic, including a step-by-step response plan. The new edition of Baby Sense is sure to hold the same appeal for parents in that it offers practical solutions for the common issues of infancy. The new content will enhance the ways parents respond to their baby’s sensory needs in a sense-able manner. Baby Sense is your key to Ø A calm, contented, colic-free baby. Ø Establishing good sleep habits and enjoying peaceful nights. Ø Your baby’s optimal development and positive early experiences.
‘Sensory input is good, but babies can suffer as much from over-stimulation as from under-stimulation. Baby Sense strikes a wise and helpful balance between these extremes. It will teach you to read your baby’s cues and adjust the environment and your interactions to give your child the optimal level of sensory input at every stage.’ - Lise Eliot, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Neuroscience, Chicago Medical School, USA Baby Sense received gold in the UK’s Practical Pre-school Awards 2008 and 2009 “... easy to read and full of excellent tips ... ” ‘At last parents have a resource book to help them understand their infant’s sensory world. This appealing and well-written book helps parents find ways to provide normalizing sensory experiences for their baby… in everyday routines and play… Baby Sense is a must-read for parents of young babies!’ - Georgia DeGangi, Ph.D. George Washington University, USA ‘This book helps readers tune in to their babies and read their babies’ signals in order to provide appropriate stimulation at the right time…’ - Kate Bailey, Moms and Babes Workshops ‘I would encourage all new parents to embrace the principles of this book; it can only enhance both your and your baby’s enjoyment of life and of each other.’ - Manuela Cooper, PNDSA ‘… a book that empowers the mother by teaching her to ‘read’ her baby and to respond accordingly.’ - Tina Otte, Your Pregnancy Magazine