Dr. Carey is a respected practicing pediatrician in Ventura, California. He hosts Dr. Carey’s Baby Care on CAPS-TV in Ventura and other public broadcasting stations nationwide. Keeping up with technology and user friendly access, he has a website, a YouTube Channel, and a weekly newsletter.
In addition to his medical expertise, Dr. Carey possesses an extensive publishing background. He self-published a comprehensive review series for medical students and has written articles for Ventura Parent Magazine. He serves as a guest speaker for numerous expectant parent classes. Dr. Carey is known for his relaxed and fun attitude, good bedside manner and for always taking his patient’s concerns seriously. He has a deep
love for the children he cares for. The creation of his first book will help you get through all the hiccups of your baby’s first year.
A Doctor’s Original Baby Care Guide for that Important First Year
From the sponsor “With over 120 full color pictures, I am able to share baby care as if you were in my office. Neatly written in under 80 pages (print version), this easy to understand guide is written by a doctor to assure reliable information for you and your child. My goal in writing this guide is to ease your concerns and eliminate those sleepless nights. Dr. Carey’s First Year Baby Care Guide will provide essential baby care knowledge and a better understanding of when your baby needs to be seen by a professional. In short, the confidence to be an
outstanding parent to your baby.”
Some of the topics Dr. Carey shares in this book:
~Your baby’s developmental milestones
~Newborn rashes explained
~How to handle minor medical problems as they arise
~Surviving your baby being sick
~Answers to the most common questions parents ask
PLUS – A place to record your baby’s milestones!
Some of my favorite excerpts:
“I have a secret. When I see a crying baby for the first time, I bundle him snugly, rock him gently, and peek at his parents as they wonder how I calmed their baby so quickly. Truthfully, this secret technique has been used for ages.Many authors have tried to adopt this technique as their own, but bundling is universally known and it is a skill well worth your time to master.”
“Parents pride themselves on having a rash-free child. When a diaper rash does develop, we mark this as a personal failure. Truthfully, no one is to blame. The most diligent parent will eventually be battling their child’s diaper rash. It’s not your fault. Let’s talk about prevention and how to deal with the inevitable.”
“These three simple steps will help prevent most diaper rashes:
1. Change diapers frequently with ultra-absorbent diapers.
2. Wipe but do not scrub the skin when changing a soiled mess.
3. Apply a diaper rash cream after every diaper change.”
“Just because you have a new baby, do not feel trapped at home. It is easier to go out with a newborn than it will be when your baby is six months old. Unless someone is coughing on your baby, you have little to be concerned about. Bundle your baby appropriately and go out. Even airplane travel is safe and very simple with a newborn. If possible offer a pacifier or feed your baby via bottle or breast during take-off and landing to reduce the possibility of ear discomfort when the pressure changes. Enjoy the world with your baby. You will be much happier not feeling
Dr. Carey’s Baby Care: First Year Baby Care Guide is sold on Amazon. Color paperback edition is $14.95. It’s 80 pages long and contains over 120 color pictures. The Kindle version is $9.99.
You can enter below to win a copy of the book and 2 swaddler blankets (highly recommended by Dr. Carey)!
This giveaway is open to all US residents ages 18+. This giveaway runs from June 20 to July 2 at 11:59 pm EST.