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A beautiful keepsake for new parents

Advantages: Beautifully illustrated, looks expensive, well thought-out sections
Disadvantages: None

Help! So your friend/sibling/child has had a new baby, and you want to buy an extra special gift to welcome the new arrival. But where to start? A quick look round the shops or online will tell you that there must be 50 million different items in ...

Calla76 02.05.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Humphrey's Corner Baby Record Book - Jarrold

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Listen To Granny

Advantages: Interesting
Disadvantages: Too many contradictions, unfunny humour

I bought this book on impulse at my local garden centre, it was not something I was looking out for, or something I had heard of, but the cover caught my eye and the price was also good - it was on offer at £2.99 (the RRP is £12.99). Then when I read the ...

Keelar 11.03.2011 · Read full review
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Review of A Spoonful Of Sugar - Liz Fraser

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Pearls of Wisdom for New Parents

Advantages: A comprehensive child and babycare book that is humorous, practical and easy to read
Disadvantages: That it doesn't go beyond 5 years old

‘Your Baby & Child – from birth to age five’ written by Dr Penelope Leach is an indispensable guide to parenting. I first came across this particular book after having read Dr Leach’s previous publication ‘Babyhood’. The latter book contained a grea ...

sdwill 22.07.2002 · Read full review
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Review of Your Baby and Child - Penelope Leach

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Holding my hand...

Advantages: Wonderful reference guide
Disadvantages: None found yet

I love my baby son very much, but it was still a shock to realise he came without a manuel. As I was leaving the hospital I was still asking How do I...? What about...? I hated the hospital but I was terrifed of going home with this awesome bundle. I me ...

Psychgirl 01.03.2002 · Read full review
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Review of Your Baby and Child - Penelope Leach

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The best book for pregnant women

Advantages: Easy to understand, covers everything, good detailed pictures
Disadvantages: -

...first found this book at a carboot sale which just cost me £1 although the book is a bit on the expensive side at £14.99 its well worth buying. Without a doubt having a baby is one of the most exciting, life changing experiences of your life. Wheth ...

ejb2004 28.04.2005 · Read full review
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Review of The Pregnancy Questions and Answer Book - Christoph Lees, Karina Reynolds, Grainne McCartan

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