American Medical Association Girl's Guide to Becoming a Teen

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John Wiley & Sons, Jun 29, 2012 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 128 pages
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Becoming a teen is an important milestone in every girl’s life. It’s even more important to get answers and advice to the most common health issues girls face from a trusted source. The American Medical Association Girl’s Guide to Becoming a Teen is filled with invaluable advice to get you ready for the changes you will experience during puberty. Learn about these important topics and more:
  • Puberty and what kinds of physical and emotional changes you can expect—from your developing body to your feelings about boys
  • The importance of eating the right foods and taking care of your body
  • Your reproductive system inside and out
  • Starting your period—what it means and how to handle it
  • Thinking about relationships and dealing with new feelings

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User Review  - jacksonaft -

This is a wonderful book to assist me in preparing my 9 year old daughter for the body changes that she is going to experience. When she received it she was so excited and could not put the book down ... Read full review


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Took a difficult subject and turned it into a well written complete book. Read full review

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Amy B. Middleman, MD, MSEd, MPH, is a board-certified Adolescent Medicine specialist and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. She is a practicing and teaching physician specializing in the care of adolescents at Texas Children's Hospital. In addition to her Doctor of Medicine degree, she has a Master of Science in Education and a Master of Public Health degree.

Kate Gruenwald Pfeifer, LCSW, is a licensed clinical social worker. She has a master's degree in social work from Columbia University as well as a certificate in psychodynamic psychotherapy with children and adolescents from NYU Psychoanalytic Institute.

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