A new baby presents many firsts, from first nappy change, feed and bath, to first smile along with the first of many sleepless nights! As GP and mother of three, Dr Dawn takes you through the steep learning curve that presents when you become a parent, taking you through the basics of feeding, changing and bathing. This reassuring book tells you what to expect, covering everything from nappy rash and sore nipples to premature babies, twins and emergencies. Other topics include:
New mother - taking care of yourself
Travelling with your baby
Developmental checks and milestones
Vaccinations and the diseases they protect against
Medicines and first aid
Safety in and around the home
Dr Dawn Harper works as a GP in Stroud, Gloucestershire. She studied at Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School. Since 2007 she has been one of the presenters on the BAFTA award-winning Embarrassing Bodies on Channel 4 and presented Born Naughty?. She has also appeared regularly on ITV's This Morning, Channel 5's The Wright Stuff and was on the celebrity series of The Island with Bear Grylls. She is a regular on LBC, Talk Radio and Woman's Hour and works closely with Public Health England on a wide variety of health campaigns and with Jamie Oliver on the SugarSmart campaign.