If you’ve been told that “colic does not exist”
or “there’s nothing you can do” or if an expert has told you that there’s only ONE
way to ‘fix’ colic and that didn’t work for your baby, this is the book for you.
sanity-saving book, Jen Lester brings together all the information that parents
need to help their baby stop screaming.
Cutting through all the confusion, misinformation and product sales
pitches, Jen brings clarity to the colic debate for the first time.
With 5 star
rave recommendations from readers and critics alike, including:
★★★★★ “A no-nonsense, but
unassuming masterpiece when it comes to helping you survive one of the most
difficult issues that can arise with that sweet little bundle of joy that has
suddenly turned into a wailing demon… Using her own experience as well as a
mountain of medical research, Jen has truly dedicated herself to helping others
get through the frustration of this most difficult time…. Survivor’s Guide to
Colic is not only essential reading for expecting and new parents, but
mandatory.” Bil Howard for Readers' Favorite
★★★★★ “A must-read for
parents dealing with colicky babies” Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite
★★★★★ “Reading this book
gives you the feeling of a mother talking to another mother; it has that easy
personal touch” Faridah Nassozi for Readers' Favorite
Guide to Colic clearly explains the main theories about the causes of colic and
covers your options to prevent or reduce colic. For each option, Jen
thinks it works and why;
disagrees and why;
medical evidence to back up each viewpoint; and
- her own
conclusion after reading the latest medical research and going through it
empower you as parents, to find the right solution/s for your family.
comprehensive book includes baby whisperer settling secrets that you can use
right now to help your settle your baby.
It explains the key settling elements, as well as advanced techniques
that are particularly effective when dealing with hard to settle colicky
babies. Jen explains what colic is and
why there is so much argument about what causes it and how to treat it.
Guide to Colic gives you the lowdown on a range of issues that parents of
colicky babies often wonder about including burping, baby massage, lactose
intolerance and other food allergies, reflux, changing formulas, probiotics,
herbal remedies, gripe water, lactase drops, overstimulation, constipation,
swaddling, white noise and other calming sounds etc.
Easy to read for new, sleep-deprived parents.
Jen Lester’s introduction to motherhood was rough – her little boy suffered terribly from colic. This led her on an exhaustive quest for answers. In the process she discovered that there are solutions out there. Jen is passionate about helping new parents so they can get back to enjoying their baby, instead of just ‘surviving’ them.
Jen’s profession is corporate law - she has a background in research commercialisation and technology licensing, but she’s had a diverse career: having been everything from a solicitor, a medicine student, a non-profit lawyer to a professional circus instructor (yes, really!). Jen thrives on work and loves a good challenge, but her fiercest passion is her family.
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• 2016 Family Choice Award Winner
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