How to Raise a Healthy Child: Medical & Nutritional Advice from America's Best-loved Pediatrician

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M. Evans and Company, 1996 - Family & Relationships - 390 pages
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How to Raise a Healthy Child is the distillation of Dr Smith's experiences dealing with three generations of infants and children. The first half of the book begins with a discussion of preconception, pregnancy, and delivery and follows through with chapters of the newborn, diet for the first few years of life, growth and development for the first year, and a chapter on development norms for the years following up the age seven. The second half of the book describes common symptoms, diseases, ailments, allergies, and sensitivities. Dr Smith tells worried parents how to make intelligent educated guesses about what may be wrong with their children; what is serious and what is not; and when necessary, what action to take.

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How to raise a healthy child: medical & nutritional advice from America's best-loved pediatrician

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Smith (Hyper Kid Workbook, Shaw Spelling, 1990) provides parents with a guide to raising healthy, happy children. He encourages parents to become active, informed participants in the medical decision ... Read full review

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This man is such a love. His gentle approach to understanding children and their health and behavior issues was so helpful for me as a mother and a clinician. I highly recommend this book to parents or physicians. Read full review


The Newborn
Diet for the First Few Years of Life
Development from One Month to One Year of Age

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Smith-Advocate for children's health and nutrition

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