Offers a whimsical approach to baby care that likens the newest member of the family to a machine needing extra-special care, in a guide that features schematic diagrams for such "maintenance" techniques as getting a baby to sleep through the night and taking a baby to a doctor for "servicing." Original. 30,000 first printing.
Offers a humorous approach to baby care, featuring schematic diagrams for such "maintenance" techniques as getting a baby to sleep through the night and taking a baby to a doctor for "servicing."
At Last! A Beginner's Guide to Newborn Baby Technology You've programmed your DVR, you’ve installed a wireless Internet connection, you can even check Facebook on your cell phone. But none of this experience will prepare you for the world's biggest technological marvel: a newborn baby. Through step-by-step instructions and helpful schematic diagrams, The Baby Owner's Manual explores hundreds of frequently asked questions: What's the best way to swaddle a baby? How can I make my newborn sleep through the night? When should I bring the baby to a doctor for servicing? Whatever your concerns, you'll find the answers here—courtesy of celebrated pediatrician Dr. Louis Borgenicht and his son, Joe Borgenicht. Together, they provide plenty of useful advice for anyone who wants to learn the basics of childcare.
A beginner's guide to cat care and ownership. Answers hundreds of frequently asked questions by Veterinarian Dr. David Brunner.
The Baby Owner's Manual has taught more than 300,000 parents worldwide how to "operate" newborns and infants. Now the bestselling book is back in an all-new deluxe package-and it's the perfect shower gift for any hip parent-to-be. The Baby Owner's Starter Kit includes--The Baby Owner's Manual-Growth Chart, with stickers for marking baby's progress-Diaper Changing Instructional Poster-Babysitter's Memo Pad-Decorative magnetPackaged with irreverent schematic diagrams, troubleshooting tips, and a handsome keepsake box, The Baby Owner's Starter Kit makes parenting as easy as 1-2-3.
New cars come equipped with operating manuals, but new babies don't. This humorous baby owner's manual, featuring The Criblings, will help parents see the lighter side of baby ownership. It's geared for fathers and formatted like a car owner's manual with a comical slant, but even mothers with no prior baby-ownership experience will get the help they need to own and operate their new acquisitions. Not only is this book fun to read, but it also offers sound advice. Grandparents, godparents and friends of the new baby owner will likewise find it fun as well as helpful. If you've already been a parent, that's no reason not to read this manual; as you'll learn things you didn't pick up the first time around. It would make a great gift for anyone with baby-on-the-brain.
Quirk Owner's Manuals have taught readers how to 'repair' and 'maintain' babies, toddlers, dogs, and cats. Now we're tackling the biggest and most complicated 'appliance' of all your home! Through step-by-step instructions and techy schematic diagrams, The Home Owner's Manual explores hundreds of frequently asked questions: How can I drain the sludge out of my water heater? What makes my radiators 'hiss' at night? Is there any easy way to unstop a toilet? How can I fill a crack in my wall? And when should I seek professional help? You'll also find advice on inspecting a new home, moving in, redecorating, emergency maintenance, and much more. With plenty of helpful illustrations to guide you along, The Home Owner's Manual makes household maintenance a breeze.
A new edition of the best-selling practical manual on baby care written especially for men, covering all shapes, models and sizes. Dr.Ian Banks combines his medical expertise with his experience as a father of four to produce this unique book. Covers all stages of infant development from conception to birth on to 2 years old. Hints, tips and advice from real-life fathers and medical professionals, fault finding charts, serious illustrations and a look at the lighter side with Jim Campbells cartoons. Now in full colour and updated to include the latest options on breastfeeding, immunisation (including the MMR controversy) and paternity leave.
With the same hilarious blend of schematic diagrams, troubleshooting tips, and step-by-step instructions as the bestselling "The Baby Manual," this sequel explores issues of childhood from ages one to three.
For fathers and their partners, a humorous laugh-out-loud introduction to the chaotic world of parenting, packaged as a retro car manual Regardless of the model you have taken delivery of, your baby will have certain standard equipment in common with all babies, and some which vary from model to model. No two Mother Nature Heavy Industries (MNHI) babies are identical. A humorous operating guide for fathers, this book likens a new baby to the other love in a man's life—no, not his wife, his car! This essential handbook covers everything from delivery of baby from Mother Nature Heavy Industries, regular servicing of your baby, standard equipment, the cooling system and liquid waste disposal, warning signs, even optimizing economy, and getting the most out of your baby. This is a must-have book for any father-to-be.