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Baby Steps, Second Edition

Baby Steps, Second Edition

A Guide to Your Child's Social, Physical, and Emotional Development in the First Two Years

Claire B. Kopp, Ph.D.

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A revised and updated edition of this popular
step-by-step guide to baby development
When Baby Steps was first published in 1993, it was named one of the 10 Best Parenting Books by Child magazine. Now, this popular guide to baby's first two years has been completely revised to incorporate the latest research on the young child's developing brain and behavior, including brand-new material on temperament, language, and memory.
Baby Steps pinpoints the important events in an infant's life, examining them month by month for the first year, and in three-month intervals during the second year. Beginning with a "miniguide" to early development, the book goes on to a cover such important subjects as sleep, crying, colic, motor development, social play, and toilet training. Developmental hints and alerts throughout the book provide parents with a clear understanding of the full range of "normal" behaviors for each phase, helping to allay common anxieties.
An accessible, concrete guide to infant and toddler behavior, Baby Steps takes much of the guesswork out of parenting.

Praise for Baby Steps, Second Edition

“In contrast to all the 'how to' guides, this book provides readers with the in-depth developmental understanding they need to cultivate parenting techniques that work best for them and their toddler.” —Child magazine

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Claire B. Kopp, Ph.D.

Claire B. Kopp, Ph.D., is an acclaimed developmental psychologist. She has been a professor at Claremont Graduate University and was also an adjunct professor at UCLA for more than twenty years. Baby Steps is the result of over three decades of her work with children and parents, as well as her own experiences as a mother and grandmother. She lives in Los Angeles.

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