THE MOTHER OF ALL BOOKS SERIES

A bestselling Canadian series of guidebooks
on all things pregnancy and parenting,
written by Ann Douglas.

 
 
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THE #1 ALL-CANADIAN GUIDE TO A HAPPY, HEALTHY PREGNANCY

For over two decades, Canadians have counted on Ann Douglas for her reassuring, proven, and never-bossy advice. Featuring the latest recommendations from Canadian health authorities and the best tips from more than 100 Canadian parents, The Mother of All Pregnancy Books is an indispensable guide for giving your baby the healthiest possible start in life.

Inside you'll find

  • Facts about nutrition during pregnancy, prenatal testing, pain relief, and breastfeeding
  • Strategies for dealing with morning sickness and other common pregnancy complaints
  • Tips on coping with a high-risk pregnancy from moms who have been there
  • Information about alternate and complementary therapies
  • Updated research findings on topics including prenatal mood disorders
  • The inside scoop on what labour is really like, with strategies for planning the birth you want
  • A sneak peek at life with your baby.

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THE #1 ALL-CANADIAN GUIDE TO A HAPPY, HEALTHY BABY

For over two decades, Canadians have counted on Ann Douglas for her reassuring, proven, and never bossy advice. Featuring the latest recommendations from Canadian health authorities and the best tips from more than 100 Canadian parents, The Mother of All Baby Books is an indispensable resource for giving your baby the healthiest possible start in life. 

Inside you'll find

  • Proven advice on making the transition to parenthood as smooth as possible
  • Need-to-know information about the physical and emotional highs and lows in the first year, including how to spot the warning signs of a perinatal mood disorder such as postpartum depression
  • Practical tips for getting breastfeeding off to the best possible start for you and your baby
  • Medically reviewed and effective advice on coping with colic, diaper rash, sleep, and other common first-year challenges
  • A no-worry guide to starting your baby on solid foods, including recipes for some of the most popular and easy-to-make baby food purees.

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THE #1 ALL-CANADIAN GUIDE TO A HAPPY, HEALTHY TODDLER

For over two decades, Canadians have counted on Ann Douglas for her reassuring, proven, and never bossy advice. Featuring the latest recommendations from Canadian health authorities and the best tips from more than 100 Canadian parents, The Mother of All Toddler Books is an indispensable resource for helping you and your toddler thrive.

Inside, you'll find

  • Parenting strategies that nurture and grow your relationship with your toddler
  • Parent-tested advice on coping with temper tantrums, biting, and other discipline challenges
  • Key developmental milestones for the toddler years, with safety checklists to help toddler-proof your home
  • The secret to serving up nutritious, toddler-pleasing meals, plus understanding vitamin supplements, food allergies, and food intolerances
  • Tried-and-true methods for making the transition from crib to bed easier, plus managing naps and other sleep difficulties
  • Parent-to-parent dos and don'ts to make potty training easier and less stressful
  • Practical answers to managing fevers, ear infections, and other health questions that can have you hitting the panic button (and/or Google) at 3 am.