Taking Care of Your Child: A Parent's Illustrated Guide to Complete Medical Care
More than one million families already use Taking Care of Your Child to help keep their children healthy. A completely revised and updated edition of this award-winning book, this sixth edition gives parents clear, practical advice on feeding, medicines, doctor visits, discipline, and all other aspects of raising a healthy child.Taking Care of Your Child is easy to use, even in a crisis. From injuries and allergies, to childhood diseases and everyday worries, simply look up a symptom and find a complete explanation of probable causes, how serious they might be, and how a parent might quickly relieve a child's problem at home. Easy-to-follow decision charts show readers exactly when to see a doctor. Covering more than 100 common complaints with especially clear advice on handling emergencies, Taking Care of Your Child is the health guide every parent should have on hand.
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