The Baby Owner’s Manual: Operating Instructions, Trouble-Shooting Tips, and Advice on First-Year Maintenance

At Last! A Beginner’s Guide to Newborn Baby Technology

You’ve programmed your DVR, you’ve installed a wireless Internet connection, you can even check Facebook on your cell phone. But none of this experience will prepare you for the world’s biggest technological marvel: a newborn baby.
Through step-by-step instructions and helpful schematic diagrams, The Baby Owner’s Manual explores hundreds of frequently asked questions: What’s the best way to swaddle a baby? How can I make my newborn sleep through the night? When should I bring the baby to a doctor for servicing? Whatever your concerns, you’ll find the answers here—courtesy of celebrated pediatrician Dr. Louis Borgenicht and his son, Joe Borgenicht. Together, they provide plenty of useful advice for anyone who wants to learn the basics of childcare.


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D. H. Luer "Belushi TD" on November 21, 2014 at 2:05 AM.

On our third child, and yet this is the best baby book out there… My wife and I are 6 months into our third child, and we have read several baby books previously. This one has more useful information, and even stuff that no one had told us or was in any of the half dozen books we previously read. It lays out problems and solutions very clearly and makes appropriate jokes, without insulting anyone’s intelligence.Let me repeat – I’ve read a half dozen baby books, and this one STILL had new and useful information, as well as covering all the…

um on November 21, 2014 at 2:24 AM.

Got this for my husband I got this for my husband because we are starting to think about having kids in the future. He thinks it is hilarious. I know people were disappointed that it didn’t contain more real information or that it was written as to much of a joke but it is so well done. My husband fixes everything by using an owner’s manual. He is excited to be a parent and great with kids but nervous. I have been babysitting for almost 20 years. He feels like he doesn’t know enough to have a new born. This…