Caring for Your Baby and Young Child

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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 big fat book from the American Academy of Pediatrics gets four stars from me because I simply haven't found anything better, although I'm not a huge fan, I find it to be trustworthy and fairly ... Read full review

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Subject to extensive review by Academy members, this handbook on the early years of a child's life is comprehensive, authoritative, and interesting. In section 1, chapters divided according to ... Read full review

Contents

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63
Preparing
76
The First Month
85
Possible Problems
91
Supplementation for BreastFed
104
Your Babys First Days
111
Parenting Issues
124
Controlling Infectious Diseases
436
Parttime Care for Children with
442
Abdominal Pain
469
Food Poisoning
477
Hydrocele Communicating
484
Reye Syndrome
490
18
507
Developmental Disabilities
521

Safety Check
163
The Family
165
Basic Care
181
Immunization Alert
187
285
196
Twelve Months
215
Age Two to Three Years
216
Basic Care
237
Growth and Development
250
Basic Care
265
Family Relationships
282
Growth and Development
290
Basic Care
305
Behavior
312
Parttime Care
411
Making a Final Selection
418
Building a Relationship with Your
428
20
535
Hay Fever Allergic Rhinitis
541
Sore Throat Strep Throat
547
Routine Vaginal Delivery
583
Blood the Urine Hematuria
587
555
599
Heart
607
565
613
Musculoskeletal Problems
617
627
647
432
654
436
661
630
663
Family Issues
666
Head Lice
669
200
674
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