About the BookParenting a child is a lifelong commitment involving taking care of the baby in every way, satisfying all its needs, and ensuring that it grows into a healthy, happy and normal child. It is a task that needs strength and compassion.
All parents wish to nourish their children in a loving, caring, safe and secure atmosphere. They endeavour to give proper care and attention to the little ones right from the birth and early stages of their development till they turn into independent boys and girls, and even beyond. The parents encounter various types of difficulties relating to the child’s health, hygiene, feeding, sleeping, bladder, bowel and other habits. They need to know what to do so that their baby develops properly while they themselves are not exhausted and are able to perform their other activities normally.
Handbook of Baby and Child Care is a complete treatise on baby and child care. It has been prepared with scientific information and presented in a clear and concise manner. The couples reading this book will be inspired towards a newfound understanding, not only of their baby and how to bring it up and look after it properly, but also gain complete knowledge of pregnancy and parenthood. The book is not limited only to the care of infant and children, but also includes guidance up to the stage of adolescence. Various experts in the pertinent fields have been consulted for writing this book. It covers vast areas—from medicine, drug industry—to specialities like psychology and psychiatry to make this book a complete guide on baby and child care.
The book will not only help parents in the proper upbringing of their children, but also serve as a manual for medical practitioners, and gynaecologists. Physicians and nurses will also find a wealth of ideas, both medically valid and emotionally supportive, to help the pregnant mother look after her child properly.About the Author/sAroona Reejhsinghani started writing at the age of ten and by the time she was 16 years old, she was writing regularly for The Times of India, Indian Express, Hindustan Times, Statesman, Femina, Eves Weekly, etc. For some time she was the editor-in-chief of Cuisine, India’s first magazine on food. She also started her own magazine Aroona’s World of Food and News Unlimited, a tabloid.
Her first book Woman’s World, was published when she was eighteen. Since then she has written more than 215 books on health, childcare, nutrition and cookery.
She has been a beauty editor for Manorama magazine and a columnist for Janmabhoomi, Deccan Herald and Navhind Times, Goa. For five years she wrote a popular weekly column for Free Press Journal titled ‘Health without Medicine’. Her articles and books have been translated in various Indian languages.
Aroona won her first prize at the age of ten, from Spectator, the Famous American Magazine. In 2000 she received the All India Freelance Journalist Association Award for excellence in freelance journalism. In 2001 she got the Winged Word Award from International Socio- literary Foundation for outstanding contribution to literature. In 2001 she was nominated as the International Personality of the Year by International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England. In 2007 she was conferred with honorary doctorate of literature by the UNESCO recognised World Academy of Arts and Culture, Paris.