As a parent, you may wonder, did someone forget to give me the owner's manual, rules and regulations, policies and procedures on raising a child. Mary Seger wondered, especially as a young mom. Years later, as the reality of being a grandmother sank in, Dr Seger knew she needed to write this manual. She felt it was time to share the wisdom of her experiences as a mother and nurse practitioner of almost twenty years. The book directs parents on the basics of child rearing from infancy to adulthood. These tips work and will make your life less stressful. Succinct and easy-to-read, The Parent Guidebook includes practical information on how to have a healthy pregnancy and suggestions for labor and delivery. Post partum depression and the baby blues are increasingly common in our society today. Dr Seger helps you identify if you have postpartum depression or the baby blues. She makes suggestions on what to do if you have postpartum depression and tips on how to move through the baby blues. Healthy eating and proper supplementation are imperative for healthy living. Dr. Seger offers guidelines for healthy eating, recommended supplements for infants, children and adults and recipes.