Every new parent has questions about his or her newborn, and every new parent should have this go-to book of answers. For answers to questions such as: What is a baby's hospital stay like after birth? How common are newborn rashes and skin markings? How should newborn skin be bathed? How much should a newborn eat and sleep? What about gas, fevers, spit-up, and crying? All of these questions and more are answered clearly and concisely in Dr. Janet Stockheim's Nothing But Newborn: A First-month Primer for Parents. Based on the author's many years of experience in pediatrics and parenting, this essential book for anyone involved in newborn care explains the reasons behind the answers in simple terms and plain language. Finally, a book focused entirely on newborns, for new parents' peace of mind.
Janet Stockheim, MD, MPH earned her medical and public health degrees from New York Medical College, and received additional training in pediatric infectious diseases at Northwestern University. Board certified in both pediatrics and pediatric infectious diseases, she is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She has been recognized numerous times for clinical and teaching excellence, and has been providing care to newborns and infants for nearly two decades. The author and her husband have three children and reside in Pleasantville, NY.