“‘Ready, Set, Baby!’ is a must-have for new moms and dads.”—DAILYCANDY
Congrats, you're having a baby! Now what? “Ready, Set, Baby!” is the definitive and essential guide to becoming an informed, empowered, and confident new parent. Featuring an all-star cast of five leading childcare experts and an award-winning author, this digital-first resource includes 80 how-to videos, photo slideshows, and interactive guided tours—it’s truly the modern alternative to your parents’ paperback. The keys to raising a happy, healthy baby are right at your fingertips.
READ: A baby book like no other. Leave those clunky paperbacks at home.
WATCH: A baby book with 80 video tutorials. Bring our experts wherever you go.
LEARN: A baby book that brings the latest in interactive education to your fingertips.
? Watch the preview video at betterbook.com/baby
SHEKNOWS ? “Actually seeing a technique demonstrated rather than just reading about it made it so much easier to understand and it kept me from getting bored.”
BABYCENTER ? “A bargain for the wealth of knowledge that will be at your finger tips.”
DAILYCANDY ? “Ready, Set, Baby is a must-have for new moms and dads.”
FITPREGNANCY ? “Ready, Set, Baby! nails the truth about breastfeeding for many women.”
"2014 Best Non-Fiction App" Finalist from the Digital Book Awards
THE COMPLETE FIRST YEAR
Our experts will guide you from birth to bath time to baby steps. You'll know exactly what to expect and when.
— Breastfeeding, Pumping, and Bottle Feeding
— Sleep Training
— Car Seat Installation and Safe Travel
— Bathing, Diapers, and Dressing
— Soothing and Swaddling
— Solid Food Safety
— Infant Development and Pediatrics
— Emergency Life-Saving Techniques
A BETTERBOOK: INSTANT AND INTERACTIVE
Our experts use tools never before available in a book to teach you:
— 80 instructional videos
— Interactive slideshows and guided tours
— Audio samples of white noise and other soothing aides
— Searchable glossary with links to online resources
— Inline “pop-tips” give you easy and quick access to key terms
MEET THE EXPERTS
? Author and Producer: Maureen Connolly Maureen Connolly is an award-winning writer, editor, and producer who has been on staff at Parenting Magazine, The New York Times Women’s Magazines, and “The Dr. Oz Show.” She is also the co-author of “The Essential C-Section Guide” and co-editor of “Unbuttoned,” a breastfeeding anthology.
? Pediatrics: Expert: Benjamin Kligler, M.D., M.P.H. Dr. Kligler is a primary care physician who has treated families and young children for almost 20 years. He is the vice chair of the Department of Integrative Medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center in NYC.
? Car Seats Expert: Alisa Baer, M.D. Dr. Baer is a board-certified pediatrician and a nationally certified child passenger safety instructor with 15 years of experience. She is the co-founder of website The Car Seat Lady and has helped parents properly install more than 10,000 car seats.
? Breastfeeding Expert: Heather Kelly, I.B.C.L.C. Heather Kelly is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, in practice since 2001. She has been affiliated with the Elizabeth Seton Childbearing Center in New York City and was a lactation consultant for Real Birth, a premier NYC pre- and postnatal education center.
? Sleep Expert: Brooke Nalle, Certified Gentle Sleep Coach Brooke Nalle, founder of Sleepy On Hudson, is a pediatric sleep consultant and certified Gentle Sleep Coach. Brooke has specialized training in 4- to 6-month-old sleep and treating sleep disorders.
? Baby Care Expert: Laura Tichler, C.C.E., E.M.T. Laura Tichler is a Certified Childbirth Educator and a DONA-trained postpartum doula, as well as a certified CPR instructor and New York State E.M.T.
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