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Caring for Your Baby and Young Child By Steven P. Shelov

Caring for Your Baby and Young Child

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This comprehensive volume brings readers state-of-the-art answers to medical and parenting concerns. Written in an accessible style and illustrated with more than 350 helpful drawings and diagrams, it provides the information parents need to know about looking after a baby up to the age of five.

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Caring for Your Baby and Young Child: Birth to age 5 by Steven P. Shelov

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:* 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 * a yearly guide for years two to five, with practical advice for dealing with nightmares, bedwetting, and temper tantrums * "health watch" features that alert you to potential problems at each stage * advice on effective discipline and optimal nurturing * a complete health encyclopaedia covering illnesses, injuries, congenital diseases, and other disabilities * 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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Table of Contents


Part I; 1. Preparing for a new baby; 2. Birth and the first moments after; 3. Basic Infant Care; 4. Feeding your baby: Breast and bottle; 5. Your baby's first days; 6. The first month; 7. Age one month through three months; 8. Age four months through seven months; 9. Age eight months through twelve months; 10. The second year; 11. Age two to three years; 12. Age three to five years; 13. Keeping your child safe; 14. Part-time care for your child; Part II; 15. Emergencies; 16. Abdominal/Gastrointestinal tract; 17. Behavior; 18. Chest and lungs; 19. Developmental disabilities; 20. Ears, nose, and throat; 21. Eyes; 22. Family issues; 23. Fever; 24. Geniturinary tract; 25. Head, nervous system, face, and Neck; 26. Heart; 27. Immunizations; 28. Musculoskeletal probems; 29. Skin; 30. Chronic condition and disease

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GOR001480315
Caring for Your Baby and Young Child: Birth to age 5 by Steven P. Shelov
Steven P. Shelov
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
1998-01-15
704
0192627783
9780192627780
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.