Caring for Your Baby & Young Child: Birth to Age 5

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Oxford University Press, 1997 - Child care - 676 pages
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This authoritative and comprehensive book brings you state-of-the-art answers to all your medical and parenting concerns. Written in a warm, accessible style and illustrated with more than 350 helpful drawings and diagrams, this book gives you the information you need to know about looking after your baby up to the age of five. In Caring for your Baby and Young Child you will find: BL a month-by-month guide to your baby's first year that lets you know what to expect in terms of growth, behaviour, and development BL a yearly guide for years two to five, with practical advice for dealing with nightmares, bedwetting, and temper tantrums BL health watch features that alert you to potential problems at each stage BL advice on effective discipline and optimal nurturing BL a complete health encyclopaedia covering illnesses, injuries, congenital diseases, and other disabilities BL a discussion of family issues from sibling rivalry and adoption to stepfamilies and professional child care. This is an essential child care resource for all parents who want the best for their children.
  

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A great resource for understanding how babies and young kids develop in their first few years of life and the types of illnesses they may encounter. Read full review

Review: Caring for Your Baby and Young Child: Birth to Age 5

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A great resource for understanding how babies and young kids develop in their first few years of life and the types of illnesses they may encounter. Read full review

Contents

Preparing for a New Baby
3
Issues to Discuss with Your
9
Birth and the First
23
Basic Infant Care
33
Your Babys Basic Health Care
58
Storing Formula 99 6 The First Month
133
Burping Hiccups and Spitting Up 106 Hearing
144
Your Newboms First Days 112 Pacifiers
150
Burns
448
Cuts and Scrapes
455
Appendicitis
472
Food Poisoning
480
Malabsorption
486
Behavior
495
Temper Tantrums
502
Bronchiolitis
510

Safety Check
164
Basic Care
181
Immunization Alert
187
Basic Care
203
Age Eight Months Through
215
Basic Care
237
Behavior
244
Growth and Development
250
Basic Care
265
Behavior
276
Immunization Alert
283
Growth and Development
290
Basic Care
305
Family Relationships
320
Growth and Development
326
Age Four to Five Years
343
Keeping Your Child Sale
375
Kitchen
384
Pacifiers
393
Parttime Care
411
Making a Final Selection
419
Building a Relationship with Your
428
Controlling Infectious Diseases
436
Parttime Care for Children with
442
Pneumonia
516
Tuberculosis
518
Cerebral Palsy
526
Ears Nose and Throat
535
Hay Fever Allergic Rhinitis
541
Sore Throat Strep Throat
547
Eyes
555
Cataracts
561
Divorce
568
Health Watch 128 Breathing Difficulties 159
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Labial Adhesions
589
Head Nervous System Face
597
Sinusitis
603
Heart Murmur
609
Musculoskeletal Problems
617
Pigeon Toes Intoeing
623
Chicken Pox
629
Head Lice
635
Chronic Conditions
647
Failure to Thrive
654
Index
661
402
674
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