Caring for Your Baby and Young Child, 5th Edition: Birth to Age 5 (Paperback)

Caring for Your Baby and Young Child, 5th Edition: Birth to Age 5 (Paperback)

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Synopsis
THE MOST UP-TO-DATE, EXPERT ADVICE FOR MOTHERS, FATHERS, AND CARE PROVIDERS FROM THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS From the most respected organization on child health comes this essential resource for all parents who want to provide the very best care for their children. Here is the one guide pediatricians routinely recommend and parents can safely trust, covering everything from preparing for childbirth to toilet training to nurturing your child's self-esteem. Whether it's resolving common childhood health problems or detailed instructions for coping with emergency medical situations, Caring for Your Baby and Young Child has everything you need. Basic care from infancy through age five Guidelines and milestones for physical, emotional, social, and cognitive growth A complete health encyclopedia covering injuries, illnesses, congenital diseases, and other disabilities Guidelines for prenatal and newborn care with sections on maternal nutrition, exercise, and screening tests during pregnancy An in-depth guide to breastfeeding, including its benefits, techniques, and challenges A complete guide for immunizations and updated information on vaccine safety A guide for choosing child care programs and car safety seats Ways to reduce your child's exposure to environmental hazards, such as secondhand smoke Sections on grandparents, building resilience, media, and multiples New chapters on sleep and on allergiesincluding food allergies New content on prebiotics and probiotics, organic foods, and other healthy lifestyle topics And much more

Product Identifiers
ISBN-10 0553386301
ISBN-13 9780553386301

Key Details
Author American Academy of Pediatrics Staff, Steven P. Shelov, Tanya Remer Altmann
Number Of Pages 928 pages
Format Paperback
Publication Date 2009-10-13
Language English
Publisher Random House Publishing Group

Additional Details
Edition Number 5
Copyright Date 2009
Illustrated Yes

Dimensions
Weight 53.1 Oz
Height 1.8 In.
Width 7.3 In.
Length 9.1 In.

Target Audience
Group Trade

Classification Method
LCCN 2009-009859
LC Classification Number RJ61.C329 2009
Dewey Decimal 649/.122
Dewey Edition 21

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