Forget unrealistic childcare manuals -- this is the book you really need to help you cope brilliantly with those first chaotic days and months ahead. / Real photography of real people -- not sanitised studio shots / An excellent antidote to the anodyne baby manuals that fail to take into account the turmoil of the first-timer / Lucy Atkins is a respected health journalist with excellent media contacts and publicity potential / Feisty but highly informed advice / National and regional consumer PR campaign targeting Parenting, Women's and Family press. / Consumer competitions to win baby related goods and vouchers
Following a degree in English from Oxford University, Lucy Atkins established a career as a successful health journalist. She often contributes articles for the Guardian and is a literary critic for both the TLS and the Sunday Times. Her work has also appeared in the Times, the Telegraph, and Red magazine. Lucy has been a first-time parent, as well as a second- and third-time one. She lives with her family in Oxford.
'A great book for any first-time mother.' Sarah Beeny, TV property expert and mother of four.
'An honest, down-to-earth guide.' Mother and Baby
'You can't go wrong with a book as comprehensive as First-Time Parent.' Tidewater Parent
'Eminently more friendly than most baby manuals.' Sunday Express