Plunket has been providing new parents with guidance, advice and support for 100 years. This book of indispensable advice from New Zealand's acknowledged experts on childcare is given to every mother of a new baby born in New Zealand. Previously produced in magazine/pamphlet form, it is now produced as a book and sold in the trade and is also updated every year with the latest information and advice. It is a valuable guide for relatives, friends and caregivers, and is ideal for sending to new mothers overseas. Attractively presented in colour-coded, age-related sections, it also includes special information on child safety, family relationships, feeding and common childhood ailments.