Young Children'S Health And Well-Being

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McGraw-Hill Education (UK), Dec 1, 2006 - Education - 205 pages
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This book explores how factors such as parent-child relationships, family networks and social support, housing, poverty and the safety of the environment impact on children s early experiences and have consequences for their later health and well-being.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Young childrens health and wellbeing in context
1
Chapter 2 The transition to parenthood
20
Chapter 3 Foundations for emotional and social wellbeing
35
Chapter 4 Health inequalities in early childhood
56
Chapter 5 Growth and nutrition
73
Chapter 6 The impact of family change on childrens health and wellbeing
89
Chapter 7 Child public health
105
Chapter 8 Children under stress
122
Chapter 9 Childrens involvement in health
140
Chapter 10 Listening to young children
154
Glossary
163
References
172
Index
199
Back cover
207
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Angela Underdown has recently moved from the University of Sussex, Roehampton to the University of Warwick, Institute of Education, where she lectures in Child Health on various Early Years courses.

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