A record book which will prove of value to parents, doctors and schools
 as the child grows to maturity.

Published under the auspices of
Mothers' Aid of Chicago Lying-in Hospital
University of Chicago Medical Center


We no longer sell the 7th Edition.

We have spare binders and pages ONLY!

The 8th Edition is available from Amazon.com


We are considering the development of an electronic version of the Baby Book.

If you would be interested in this, please contact us so you can be notified when it is ready.


If you have any questions, please call or e-mail us at babybook@avnv.net
Call (775) 372-1034 for assistance.

  Maternity research conducted at Chicago Lying-in Hospital, The University of
Chicago, benefits mothers and babies all over the world. This research is
supported by proceeds from the sale of Our Baby's  First Seven Years Record
Book, and other fundraising activities of the Mothers' Aid.

Illustrated by Liza Brown

First Edition 1928
Second Edition copyright 1941, revised 1949, 1953, 1955, 1956
Third Edition copyright 1958, revised 1963, 1965, 1967
Fourth Edition copyright 1969, revised 1973, 1975, 1978
Fifth Edition copyright 1980
Sixth Edition copyright 1989

Seventh Edition Copyright 2000 by Mothers' Aid of Chicago Lying-in Hospital

The original edition of Our Baby's First Seven Years, inspired by Dr. Joseph Bolivar DeLee
 and compiled by Mrs. Hermien D. Nusbaum, was published in
1928. Completely new editions involving new design, art, text, and typeface
were published in 1941, 1958, 1969, 1982, and 1989. This seventh edition
includes the latest medical knowledge related to maternal and child health and
the philosophy of child care. Members of the Board of Directors of Mothers'
Aid continue to serve in an editorial capacity, and we are grateful to them as
well as to the following medical professionals for their contribution of scientific
and medical data in their special fields.

Obstetrics and Gynecology:
  Sandra Culbertson, M.D.
Arthur L. Herbst, M.D.
Atef H. Moawad, M.D.

Fuad Baroody, M.D.
Janis Mendelsohn, M.D.
Joel Schwab, M.D.

Nursing / Health Education:
Sharon Broderick, R.N.
Francine Padrid, R.N.
Patricia Schneider, C.N.W.

Pediatric Dentistry:
Christopher Morin, D.D.S.

Marilyn Lawler, R.D.

Speech Pathology:
Penny Huddleston, M.A., CCC-SLP
Jeanne P. Perkins, M.A., CCC-SPA

Raoul Wolf, M.D.


All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced in any form or by any means,
electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by any information storage
and retrieval system without the written permission of the publisher.

Our Baby's First Seven Years is a registered trademark of
Mothers' Aid of Chicago Lying-in Hospital, University of Chicago Medical Center.

Printed in Amargosa Valley, Nevada, U.S.A, by Mojave Development LLC,
  a company owned and operated by the DeLee Family.


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Last update March 28, 2018