America's foremost baby and childcare experts, William Sears, MD, and Martha Sears, RN, explain the benefits-to both you and your child-of connecting with your baby early.Might you and your baby both sleep better if you shared a bed? How old is too old for breastfeeding? What is a father's role in nurturing a newborn? How does early attachment foster a child's eventual independence? Dr. Bill and M… artha Sears-the doctor-and-nurse, husband-and-wife team who coined the term "e;attachment parenting"e;-answer these and many more questions in this practical, inspiring guide. Attachment parenting is a style of parenting that encourages a strong early attachment and advocates parental responsiveness to babies' dependency needs.The Attachment Parenting Book clearly explains the seven "e;Baby Bs"e; that form the basis of this popular parenting style:BondingBreastfeedingBabywearingBelief in the language value of baby's cryBedding close to babyBalanceBeware of baby trainers.Here's all the information you need to achieve your most important goals as a new parent: to know your child, to help your child feel right, and to enjoy parenting.
Series: Blackstone Publishing