Pregnancy: Planning a baby; Conception; Antenatal care; Rights and benefits; Weeks 0-8; Week 12; Week 16; Week 20; Week 24; Week 28; Week 32; Week 36; Week 40; Common discomforts; Conditions of concern; Your birth choices; Preparing for birth; Labour; Birth procedures; After the birth; The postnatal period. Baby and child care - caring for your newborn birth to 6 weeks: Getting to know your newborn; Breastfeeding your baby; Bottles and bottle-feeding; Taking care of your baby; Your baby's skin; Massaging your baby; When your baby cries; Sleep and your newborn; How you'll feel; Caring for your baby 6 weeks to 12 months: Feeding and weaning; Bathing your baby; Taking care of your older baby; Sleep and your older baby; Going back to work; Your new family; Caring for your toddler 12 to 24 months: Feeding your toddler; Sleep and your one year old; Practical care of your toddler; Independence and tantrums; Starting toilet training; Family life; Caring for your toddler 24 to 36 months: Food and your child; Toilet training; Crying and sleep; Starting playgroup or nursery; The next step. Development - your developing baby birth to 6 months: The first 6 months; Birth to 2 months; 2 to 4 months; 4 to 6 months; Your developing baby 6 to 12 months: The second 6 months; 6 to 8 months; 8 to 10 months; 10 to 12 months; Your developing toddler 12 to 24 months: The second year; 12 to 16 months; 16 to 20 months; 20 to 24 months; Your developing toddler 24 to 36 months: The third year; 24 to 28 months; 28 to 32 months; 32 to 36 months. Health: Keeping health; Immunizations; Your baby's health; Six-week check; Caring for a sick baby; Your child's health; Caring for a sick child; Check-ups and hospitals; Special needs; Complementary therapies; Childhood illnesses: Infectious illnesses; Respiratory infections; Eye, ear, nose and throat; Skin and hair; Bowels and bladder; Chronic conditions; Safety; First aid.
Dr Carol Cooper is a practising family doctor, prolific medical journalist and mother of three. She writes for many publications, including New Baby magazine and The Sun. She also broadcasts on medical matters on Sky News and other channels. Carol resides in Chorleywood, Hertfordshire, where she has a practice. Previous DK titles include the Baby & Child Question and Answer book.