Will the baby grow up to be the Dalai Lama? How do you twist balloons into dogs? Which countries offer the best maternity benefits? What are the most common baby names? What does a human face look like to a newborn? Crib Notes is the delightful, illustrated compendium of factsuseful and useless, and always fascinatingabout pregnancy and early childhood. This enchanting volume offers page after page of compelling trivia and practical information, made all the more playful by the juxtaposition of subjects. Growth charts, nanny salaries by region, ancient and modern gender predictors, bedtime story generators, and information and advice on scores of other topics make this whimsical book completely necessarya shower gift that will bring endless pleasure and the perfect cribside companion.