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Heading Home with Your Newborn, 4th Edition [Paperback]

From Birth to Reality

Laura A. Jana, MD, FAAP, and Jennifer Shu, MD, FAAP

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Send parents home from the hospital with confidence when you provide this invaluable guide.

This best-selling guide on newborns is now fully revised and updated with the essential information new parents need. Written by pediatricians who are also parents, Heading Home With Your Newborn covers everything from feeding and dressing, to diapering and bathing, and from crying and sleep to travel and activities. It also includes information on

  • Breastfeeding tips and techniques
  • Pumping and accessing insurancebenefits
  • Formula options, vitamins, and supplements
  • Safe sleep and sleep strategies
  • Normal development and concerns to discuss with the pediatrician
  • Illness and injuries
  • Vaccines and well-baby visits
  • The impact of social media sharing
  • Baby blues and postpartum depression, including symptoms and getting help
  • And much more

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  • ISBN-13: 978-1-61002-424-2
  • Product Code: CB0120
  • Publication Date: September 22, 2020
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 391
  • Trim Size: 9 inches x 6 inches x 0.8 inches
  • Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Availability: In Stock


Jennifer Shu, MD, FAAP

Jennifer Shu, MD, FAAP, is a practicing pediatrician, mother, medical editor in chief of, and content reviewer for She has been a health expert for,, and the Parents magazine advisory board and is the former director of the Newborn Nursery at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH. She lives in Atlanta, GA.


Laura A. Jana, MD, FAAP

Laura A. Jana, MD, FAAP, is a pediatrician and mother of 3 with a faculty appointment at the Penn State University Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center. She is the author of more than 30 parenting and children’s books and serves as an early childhood expert/contributor for organizations including the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Primrose Schools, and US News & World Report. She lives in Omaha, NE.

Heading Home with Your Newborn, 4th Edition [Paperback]

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