Three of the most common concerns of parents in their baby's first
- Why is my baby crying?
- How can I
get my baby to sleep well?
- How can I enhance my baby's
The best-selling book, Baby
Sense, reveals that the answer to these concerns lies in your baby's
sensory world. Your baby's response to his sensory world is the key to
having a baby who is happily awake, learning from his world or falling
asleep with ease and sleeping peacefully for long stretches. In this
unique book based on sensory integration principles, baby care
consultants Megan Faure (an occupational therapist) and Ann
Richardson (a specialist nursing sister) pool their wealth of
experience and professional knowledge to help you tune in to your baby
and understand how sensory input affects him what he means by the
signals he gives and how to respond to these signals by regulating his
sensory environment and stimulation.
knowledge will enable you to keep your baby calm, contented and free
from colic, provide optimal stimulation at appropriate times to enhance
his development and ensure that he has positive early sensory
The first part of the book
provides answers and explanations for the common questions of the first
year - feeding, sleep and crying, from the perspective of your baby's
The second part is divided into
six age bands from birth to one year, with guidelines and practical
advice on feeding and sleep, establishing a flexible routine, age
appropriate routines and detailed suggestions for appropriate
stimulation to enhance development.