Caring for your Baby and Young Child

Caring for your Baby and Young Child

Birth to Age 5

Book - 2014
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"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, this new and revised edition of Caring for Your Baby and Young Child has everything you need: a review of necessary basic care from infancy through age five milestones for physical, emotional, social, and cognitive growth, including red flags for preventing obesity a complete health encyclopedia covering injuries, illnesses, congenital diseases, and other disabilities guidelines for prenatal and newborn care with spotlights on maternal nutrition, exercise, and screening tests during pregnancy an in-depth discussion of breastfeeding, including its benefits, techniques, and challenges, as well as nutritional needs and vitamin/iron supplementation updated safety standards: the very latest AAP recommendations, from CPR instruction and immunizations to childproofing tips and product and toy safety tips for choosing child care programs and car safety seats ways to reduce your child's exposure to environmental hazards, such as air pollution and secondhand smoke the latest reports on cutting-edge research into early brain development updated content dedicated to sleep and allergies (including food allergies) new chapter on the effects of media and technology exposure on children special messages for grandparents and stepfamilies and much more"-- Provided by publisher.
"Now in its 6th edition, the mega-bestselling Caring for Your Baby and Young Child: Birth to Age 5 (CFYBYC) is the most thorough and respected consumer book dedicated to early child care, reviewed and revised with state-of-the-art advice from the most trusted authority: The American Academy of Pediatrics. CFYBYC always addresses the latest medical research and recommended practices as well as the voiced concerns from their regular parent focus groups, ensuring a book that is thoroughly up-to-date and emminently useful"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Bantam books, 2014.
Edition: New and revised sixthBantam Books trade paperback edition.
ISBN: 9780553393828
Characteristics: xix, 917 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm


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