9780470243381

It's a Baby Boy! : The Unique Wonders and Special Nature of Your Son from Pregnancy to Two Years

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  • ISBN13:

    9780470243381

  • ISBN10:

    0470243384

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-01-27
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass
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Summary

Very practical science based tips and guidelines and stories for moms and dads of baby boys. Including:* Why we need a book just about boys. The very different health issues, genetic predisposition, hard wiring, neurological and biological development of boys from conception that relates to birth issues and unique strengths and weaknesses.*How to understand the core nature of your boy and nourish it through problems of crying, fussing, eating, sleeping, attaching and other key issues during the first 12 months of life.*Warm hearted stories about boys and tips from real moms who have baby boys, and a preview of what's to come for boys as they become toddlers, preschool kids, pre-pubescent and beyond.

Author Biography

Stacie Bering, MD, is a board-certified obstetrician-gynecologist who has practiced and taught obstetrics and gynecology for twenty-five years in Spokane, Washington, where she skis and travels with her husband, Jeffry, and their grown children Cassie and Zack.

Adie Goldberg, ACSW, MEd, is a board-certified social worker who has been a psychiatric social worker at WomanHealth, an OB-GYN practice, for twenty years and is certified at the Gurian Institute. She lives in Spokane, Washington, with her husband and youngest daughter, Chloe.

Michael Gurian is the founder of the Gurian Institute and one of the pioneers in the boys' movement. He is the author of The Minds of Boys, The Wonder of Boys, Boys and Girls Learn Differently, and The Purpose of Boys. He lives in Spokane, Washington, with his wife and two daughters.

The Gurian Institute

is committed to providing both science-based information and practical and relevant applications for everyday life. The staff of certified trainers helps to build self-sufficiency in communities. To learn more, please visit www.gurianinstitute.com.

Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction: It's a Baby Boy!
The Boy Inside You
His First Year
Gazing into the Future: Toddler and Preschool Boys
A Baby Boy Is a Family Affair! Circles of Support Sources
Resources for Parents of Boys
The Gurian Institute
About the Authors
Index
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