Authoritative but easily accessible, Complete Baby and Childcare is an invaluable source of information for all parents of infants, toddlers, and preschool kids. Dr. Miriam Stoppard takes the mystery out of child-rearing in this guideto the first five years of a child’s life. The book provides information on topics as diverse as potty training and sleeping patterns to childhood phobias and developmental issues. This new edition has not only been given a completelynew look with stunning new photography, but it has also been updated and rewritten with 20–25 percent new material. New information will cover the latest developments in baby and childcare, such as using sign language to communicate with your baby and progressive child-centered parenting tactics.