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  • Published: 6 March 2014
  • ISBN: 9781448177813
  • Imprint: Ebury Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 256
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Keep Calm: The New Mum's Manual

Trust Yourself and Enjoy Your Baby




The essential, practical guide for first-time parents

Keep Calm: The New Mum's Manual, with an introduction by Jools Oliver, is the perfect antidote to inflexible, guilt-inducing parenting guides. Turning the tables on encyclopaedic tomes on parenthood and their often conflicting advice, GP and mum-of-two Dr Ellie will empower you to relax, trust your instincts and enjoy your new baby. Includes:

* Early days – looking after baby and listening to your instincts
* Sleeping – establishing a flexible routine that works
* Feeding – making the right, guilt-free choices
* Soothing – understanding crying and settling your baby
* Weaning – starting with a simple action plan for success
* Development – identifying key milestones and not worrying
* Health – recognising baby illnesses and when to call the doctor
* Vaccinations – understanding the facts and getting them without tears

This isn't a one-size-fits-all routine but a lighthearted, sensible guide that is full of essential advice to build your confidence and bring back mummy power.

  • Pub date: 6 March 2014
  • ISBN: 9781448177813
  • Imprint: Ebury Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 256

About the Author

Ellie Cannon

Dr Ellie Cannon is a GP with a particular interest in family health. With over a decade of experience, Dr Ellie has helped thousands of families adjust to life with a new baby and understands deep down what really matters to parents. She is the go-to health expert for Sky News, Channel 5 and Daybreak and this autumn will be starring in a new Channel 4 health series. Dr Ellie is also the resident GP for the Mail on Sunday, Woman magazine and Mailonline. She is the mother of two young children.


Praise for Keep Calm: The New Mum's Manual

“Dr Ellie is like the angel on your shoulder. She guides you gently through the ups and downs of parenthood.”

Jools Oliver

“This book encourages women to re-engage with their instincts, to trust themselves.”

Polly Vernon, Times Magazine

“Dr Ellie's book offers practical tried and tested advice.”

Anna Tyzack, Telegraph

“Dr Ellie Cannon offers reassuring advice for mums who just want to do the right thing.”

Gurgle Magazine

“Dr Ellie Cannon offers friendly advice to reassure even the most conerned parent”

The Sun

“The aim of the manual is to increase the confidence of new mums…”

The Sun


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