This is the practical handbook that every mother needs when preparing for a new baby. Broken down into easy-to-follow timeframes from preparing for arrival and birth right through to 12 months, you'll quickly find answers to everything you need to know. Find out all about: your baby's basic needs and development; common problems and solutions; techniques for breast feeding AND bottle feeding (expressed milk and formula); crying and settling, plus dealing with colic; Sharlene's technique to bring up wind; sleeping patterns and suggested routines; developmental play. For years, Sharlene has been helping new parents. Now Baby Whispering will give you the same skills, confidence and information which you can personalise to suit you and your baby.
Sharlene Poole has over 25 years' of experience of working with babies and young children. For the last 13 years she has worked as a consultant for new parents or parents with children under 5 years, giving them guidance and advice regarding routine, sleep and behaviour. Her talents for calming babies have been showcased on TVNZ's Sunday programme, and she has been a regular contributor to magazines and TV. Now based in Raglan, she is testing her skills on her own young family, while still advising many parents in need.
Baby Whispering covers everything you need to know about caring for a baby from birth to one year old. New Zealand's own TV baby whisperer Sharlene Poole shares her secrets and top tips to feeding, settling, winding and creating an environment in which your baby will thrive.