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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

Paperback

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.

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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4.9

(based on 10 reviews)

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100%

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Pros

  • Easy to read (8)
  • Informative (8)
  • Well written (5)
  • Deserves multiple readings (4)
  • Page-turner (3)

Cons

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Best Uses

  • Reference (7)
  • Gift (6)
  • Special needs (3)
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    • Casual reader (6)

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5.0

Excellent, to the point, common sense

By 

from Manly

Overall great advice and easy to read and follow

 
5.0

So reassuring

By 

from Sydney, au

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Pros

  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Easy To Read
  • Informative

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Reference

    This book gives practical down to earth advice and information on everything you need to know about your new baby - just as the jacket says. I just wish I'd got it and read some BEFORE my baby actually arrived. That would have put my mind at ease alot earlier.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    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

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      • 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

       
      5.0

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

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      from Sydney AUS

      About Me Bookworm

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      Pros

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

      Cons

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        • Gift
        • New Mother
        • Special Needs

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

         
        5.0

        A must have

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        from Sydney

        About Me Everyday Reader

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        Pros

        • Easy To Read
        • Informative
        • Well Written

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

           
          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.

             
            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.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            The only Baby Reference book you'll need

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            from Sydney

            About Me Casual Reader

            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!

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Excellent book

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              from Perth

              About Me Casual Reader

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Gift
                • Reference

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

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                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): 0.75
                  Edition Number: 6
                  Edition Type: Revised