What Babies and Children Really Need What Babies and Children Really Need  Ref: WTBAB
This book represents a milestone in our understanding of child development and what parents can do to provide their children with the best start in life. The author uses the latest scientific research to demonstrate how a baby's relationship with its mother has a lasting and fundamental impact. She argues that changes in society over the past 50 years - such as delayed motherhood, limited uptake of breastfeeding and early return to work - are interfering with the key developmental milestones essential to success and wellbeing in later life. 'We need a state,' says Sally Goddard Blythe, 'that gives children their parents, and most of all, gives babies their mothers back.'It covers: pregnancy and birth; child development; child health; and, parenting.It is suitable for parents; teachers and early years educators; health visitors; paediatricians; special needs teachers; and educational psychologists.It feature articles and reviews from parenting, women's and education magazines; local, regional and national newspapers; radio interviews and features; and ongoing workshops and conferences by the author.