From Dr. Spock to Gina Ford and beyond, there are a slew of childcare experts eager to pass on their advice. Unfortunately for new moms and dads, the advice can often vary dramatically, leaving most parents feeling hopelessly confused. With the benefit of real parents' wisdom paired with wit, insight and empathy, Daisy Goodwin navigates every maddening twist of the maze of experts' advice in this must-have resource and provides an oasis of sanity for all stressed new parents. All the themes of babyhoodfrom sleeping to breastfeedingare covered addressed through the methods and approaches that have worked best for real parents. Funny and consoling, this guide shows that experts aren’t always right, and that it’s ok to raise your child your way.