Sunday, October 25, 2015

Baby Care Basics Book Review & Giveaway! #WIN

We are on baby watch here at the Rup-House! I'm 37 weeks and while I am what some would call a seasoned mom - I still have a lot to learn. I'm so happy to share with you this book - Baby Care Basics by Doctors - Friedman, Saunders and Saunders.  This book covers everything you need to know for pretty much the whole first year of life!


The perfect parent guide — all the essential information you need about babies, from birth to 12 months old.

Despite all the planning in the world, nothing can quite prepare you for the big step from pregnancy to parenting. What can make it even more challenging is all the well-intentioned but often confusing advice offered by family and friends.

Written by leading pediatric experts in a friendly, easy-to-understand style, Baby Care Basics offers a concise yet comprehensive wealth of reliable information that will help you make the right choices for your baby. And, its full-color pages are hugely engaging and extremely user-friendly.
The topics are broken down chronologically to help you access the information you need quickly and easily, whether you’ve just given birth, have just arrived home from the hospital, are learning the ropes with your newborn or are gaining experience as your baby grows and develops.
You’ll learn everything you need to know about breast- and formula-feeding, introducing solid food, treating your baby’s illnesses, sleep habits, playing with your baby and much more. This is the perfect book for busy parents who need the most up-to-date information at their fingertips. And, it's low price point makes it an affordable 'must-have' resource for all new parents. $19.95 CAN/USA

 About the Authors:

DR. JEREMY FRIEDMAN, MB.ChB, FR CPC, FAAP, is the Chief of Paediatric Medicine at the Hospital for Sick Children and a Professor of Paediatrics at the University of Toronto. He resides in Toronto, Ontario.
DR. NATASHA SAUNDERS, MD, MSc, FR CPC, is a pediatrician at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, ON and the mother of two small children. She understands the issues of being a busy parent more than you know!

My Thoughts:

I love the layout of this book. It includes colorful pictures which are totally appealing to the eye. Each section is short and precisely to the point. Which is perfect for busy new moms trying to look up information but not really having the time to devour a full book in one sitting. I loved how it covered so many topics. From feeding, to childproofing and diapering to illness. You will find answers to all your questions!

You can purchase your copy at your local bookstore or online at stores like Amazon.

One lucky reader will win a copy of Baby Care Basics! received product, press or compensation to facilitate this review. This post may contain affiliate links. We only give our honest opinons of products. This post is in accordance with the FTC 10 CFR, Part 255 concerning the use, endorsements or testimonials in advertising.


  1. Babies make all kinds of strange noises at first! Its ok! I was shocked by all the sounds
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  2. Not all wive's tales are true. Use common sense and good judgement and you'll do fine.

  3. Sleep when the baby sleeps, it was the best tip ever.

  4. The best one I've heard is nap while your baby is napping,.


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