Your Baby's First Year

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Bantam Books, Dec 1, 2004 - Family & Relationships - 698 pages
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With more than 2,000,000 copies in print, here is state-of-the-art advice you can trust from the American Academy of Pediatrics, the organization that represents the nation’s finest pediatricians. The second edition of Your Baby’s First Year is the essential guide to all aspects of infant care. Here, in an easy-to-use format, you’ll find:
• A month-to-month guide to your baby’s first year that lets
you know what to expect in terms of growth, behavior,
and development
• A complete health encyclopedia, plus detailed instructions
for coping with emergency medical situations
• Information about vaccine safety and schedules for
immunizations and health-care visits
• Complete information on breastfeeding, bottle-feeding, and
introducing solids
• Suggestions for choosing quality child care–and ways to
ease your baby’s introduction to a sitter
• Safety points for grandparents to keep in mind, both inside
and outside the home
• Poison prevention, infant CPR and choking instruction, general
first-aid care
• Safety checks for home and car, including a car safety seat
shopping guide
Your Baby’s First Year is the indispensable guide to infant care for all parents who want to provide the very best care for their baby–from a source they can safely trust.
 

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Dr. K. Haka-Iksen doesn't even have children on her own. How can anybody without having children have the nerve to give all the "I know it all" advises? Sorry, no offense to the medical knowledge, but I believe it's more than that. Again, no offense, but............!!

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Contents

Musculoskeletal
25
Pediatrician
30
Gmngyom Baby a Healthy Preparing Your Other Children
42
Choosing a Pediatrician 23 Routine Vaginal Delivery
49
Your Babys Basic Health Formula Feedings 14 6
91
Advantages and and Spitting Up
152
How Your Newborn
157
7
167
Chest and Lungs
494
Cough
502
Pneumonia
509
Developmental
516
Congenital Abnormalities
522
Hearing Loss 531
530
Middle Ear Infections
537
Sore Throat
543

Health Watch
175
The First Month
182
Bowlegs
183
Basic Care
204
Age One Month Through
227
Basic Care
243
Health Watch
248
Upper Respiratory
254
Basic Care
273
Parttime Care
339
Making a Final Selection
350
Building a Relationship
357
Controlling Infectious
364
Parttime Care for Children Preventing Kidnapping
422
Why Children Get Injured 376 12 Emergencies 427
430
Baby Equipment 390 Cuts and Scrapes
443
Milk Allergy 479
461
Vomiting
482
Separation and Stranger
488
Strabismus
549
Family Issues
557
One and TwoChild
563
Working Mothers
570
Genitourinary Tract
584
Urinary Tract Infections
591
Seizures and Convulsions
597
Heart Murmur
604
Children Who Should
610
Elbow Injuries
615
Chickenpox
623
Hives
629
Measles
635
Chronic Conditions
644
Cystic Fibrosis
651
The Environment andYour
658
Radon
664
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Dr. Steven P. Shelov, M.D., M.S., F.A.A.P. is Professor of Pediatrics at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Chairman of Pediatrics at Maimonides Medical Center and Lutheran Medical Center and Vice President of the Infants' and Childrens' Hospital of Brooklyn. He is the Editor-in-Chief of several of the parent publications for the AAP including Caring For Your Baby and Young Child, The First Year Of Life, and A Guide to Child Symptoms. Dr. Shelov pioneered and developed these series of books. In 2002, Dr. Shelov was presented with the Lifetime Achievement in Education Award by the American Academy of Pediatrics, its singular highest award for pediatric education. The American Academy of Pediatrics is an organization of 57,000 primary care pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists, and pediatric specialists dedicated to the health, safety, and well-being of infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. AAP books with Bantam include Caring for Your Baby and Young Child Birth to Five, Caring for Your School-Age Child Ages 5 to 12, Caring for Your Teenager, Guide to Toilet Training, and New Mother's Guide to Breastfeeding.

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