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Baby Love : Australia's No. 1 Baby Book - Everything You Need to Know About Your Baby - Robin Barker

Baby Love

Australia's No. 1 Baby Book - Everything You Need to Know About Your Baby

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Published: 1st August 2013
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Fully Revised and Updated

Australian, authoritative and totally up to date, Baby Love is the only book you'll need to guide you through your baby's first year.

Australia's bestselling babycare book is loved by thousands of new parents every year. With expert advice for the first twelve months of every baby's life and full of Robin Barker's wisdom and humour, this classic guide has been fully revised, including new material on car safety and updates on circumcision, safe sleeping and controlled crying.

With over twenty-five years of hands-on experience with mothers and babies, Robin Barker knows exactly the kind of information parents are looking for. Baby Love is full of detailed material you won't find in any other book, including:

  • practical and informative advice on sleeping and crying
  • clear and concise information about getting breastfeeding right for you
  • advice on all aspects of your baby's nutrition, including bottle feeding
  • an extensive selection of nutritious recipes to tempt the fussiest eaters.
About the Author

Robin Barker is a registered nurse, midwife and early childhood nurse with over thirty-five years' experience with families and babies. Robin's other books include Baby and Toddler Meals and The Mighty Toddler, both of which have been reprinted many times.

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4.9

(based on 8 reviews)

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Pros

  • Easy to read (7)
  • Informative (7)
  • Well written (5)
  • Deserves multiple readings (3)
  • Page-turner (3)

Cons

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  • Gift (6)
  • Reference (6)
  • Special needs (3)
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5.0

Believe the hype

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from Melbourne, AU

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Pros

  • Easy To Read
  • Practical Balanced Advice
  • Well Researched

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Gift

    A fantastic resource for new parents. Have read a lot of baby raising books and still consult most, but this is definitely our go-to book. Robin gives balanced advice on a huge number of common problems. A to top it off its easy to read

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    5.0

    My total go-to book for all 3 of my babies!

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    from Sydney AUS

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    Pros

    • Deserves Multiple Readings
    • Easy To Read
    • Informative
    • Well Written

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Gift
      • New Mother
      • Special Needs

      -great chapters re all topics for not only first time mothers, but all parents

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      5.0

      A must have

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      from Sydney

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      Pros

      • Easy To Read
      • Informative
      • Well Written

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        • Reference

        Excellent book, not judgemental or prescriptive, and very informative.

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        5.0

        Great read!

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        from Melbourne

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        Pros

        • Deserves Multiple Readings
        • Easy To Read
        • Engaging characters
        • Informative
        • Page-Turner
        • Well Written

        Cons

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          • Gift
          • Older Readers
          • Reference
          • Travel Reading

          I read it daily. Its very informative.

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          5.0

          My Baby Bible

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          from Australia

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          Pros

          • Informative

          Cons

          • Can be overwhelming

          Best Uses

          • Reference

          This book is very informative, covering all aspects of parenting for babies. It was recommended by my doctor and draws on experience as well as medical training by the author. It will be my baby bible.

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          5.0

          The only Baby Reference book you'll need

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          from Sydney

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          Pros

          • Diverse Information
          • Easy To Read
          • Informative
          • Page-Turner
          • Well Written

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • All Mums
            • First Time Mums
            • Gift
            • New Mums
            • Reference
            • Special Needs

            This book was my complete reference with my first baby & I've gone back to it for different reasons for my second baby!!

            i've since bought it as a gift for many friends as it helped me enormously understanding & accepting the strange new world of parenthood!

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            4.0

            Excellent book

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            from Perth

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            Pros

            • Deserves Multiple Readings
            • Easy To Read
            • Informative
            • Page-Turner
            • Well Written

            Cons

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              • Gift
              • Reference

              An informative, helpful and well written book. Highly recommend it.

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              5.0

              The Must have Baby Bible

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              from Sydney

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              Pros

              • Easy To Read
              • Informative
              • Perfect Reference Guide

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Gift
                • Reference
                • Special Needs

                I was given this book as a gift and subsequently purchased another for a girlfriend who is due to give birth. New mums can all benefit from this amazing book.

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                Robin Barker

                Robin Barker is a registered nurse, midwife and parentcraft nurse with thirty years experience with families and babies. Baby Love is the result of countless hours spent one-on-one with parents discussing things like breastfeeding, crying, sleep hassles, strange habits in normal babies and, of course, the inevitable poo. Robin's other books include Australian Baby and Toddler Meals, The Mighty Toddler, and the Baby Love Guides to Sleeping; Feeding; Crying; and The First Three Months.

                Visit Robin Barker's Booktopia Author Page


                ISBN: 9781742613307
                ISBN-10: 1742613306
                Audience: General
                Format: Paperback
                Language: English
                Number Of Pages: 608
                Published: 1st August 2013
                Publisher: Pan Macmillan Australia
                Country of Publication: AU
                Dimensions (cm): 23.6 x 15.5  x 4.6
                Weight (kg): 0.76
                Edition Number: 6
                Edition Type: Revised