Ready, Set, Baby!
The Watch and Learn Guide to Your Baby's First Year
The "Ready, Set, Baby!" team is a collaboration of five leading child care experts and an award-winning author, Maureen Connelly. Together, they've created the essential guide to becoming an informed, empowered, and confident new parent. Raise a happy, healthy baby with 80 expert videos, full-color slide shows, and interactive guided tours.
The Complete First Year
We'll guide you from birth to bath time to baby steps. You'll know exactly what to expect and when.
- Breastfeeding, Pumping, and Bottle Feeding
- Sleep Training
- Car Seat Installation and Safe Travel
- Bathing, Diapers, and Dressing
- Soothing and Swaddling
- Solid Food Safety
- Infant Development and Pediatrics
- Emergency Life-Saving Techniques
Maureen Connolly, Author and Producer
Maureen Connolly is an award-winning writer, editor, and producer of parenting, health, nutrition, and wellness content.
Benjamin Kligler, M.D., M.P.H.
Dr. Benjamin Kligler is vice chair of the Department of Integrative Medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center and associate professor of Family and Social Medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
Alisa Baer, M.D.
Dr. Alisa Baer is a board-certified pediatrician and a nationally certified child passenger safety instructor.
Heather Kelly, IBCLC
Heather Kelly is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant.
Brooke Nalle, Certified Gentle Sleep Coach
Brooke Nalle is a pediatric sleep consultant and certified Gentle Sleep Coach.
Laura Tichler, CCE, EMT
Laura Tichler is a certified childbirth educator through the Childbirth Education Association of Metropolitan New York, where she also served on the board of directors.
Instant and Interactive
These handy tech features are like having a lactation consultant, sleep, and car seat expert all rolled into one:
- 80 instructional videos
- Interactive slideshows and guided tours
- Audio samples of white noise and other soothing aides
- Searchable glossary with links to online resources
- Inline "pop-tips" give you easy and quick access to key terms
Never Fear the Gear
From cribs and car seats to bottles and breast pumps, our experts recommend the best products and show you how to use them. You'll be an expert in no time.
- Car Seats, Strollers, and High Chairs
- Cribs and Bassinets
- Breast Pumps and Formula
- Skin Care, Diapers, and Dressing
- Medicine Cabinet Must-Haves
- Home Baby-Proofing
- Eco-Friendly Options