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From the American Academy of Pediatrics, the most up-to-date, expert advice for mothers, fathers, and care providers All parents want to provide the very best care for their children. This essential resource from the most respected organization on child health is the one guide pediatricians routinely recommend and parents can safely trust, covering everything from preparing for childbirth to toilet training to nurturing your child's self-esteem. Whether it's resolving common childhood health problems or detailed instructions for coping with emergency medical situations, this new and revised edition of Caring for Your Baby and Young Child has everything you need: * a review of necessary basic care from infancy through age five * milestones for physical, emotional, social, and cognitive growth, including red flags for preventing obesity * a complete health encyclopedia covering injuries, illnesses, congenital diseases, and other disabilities * guidelines for prenatal and newborn care, with spotlights on maternal nutrition, exercise, and screening tests during pregnancy * an in-depth discussion of breastfeeding, including its benefits, techniques, and challenges, as well as nutritional needs and vitamin/iron supplementation * updated safety standards: the very latest AAP recommendations, from CPR instruction and immunizations to childproofing tips and product and toy safety * tips for choosing child care programs and car safety seats * ways to reduce your child's exposure to environmental hazards, such as air pollution and secondhand smoke * the latest reports on cutting-edge research into early brain development * updated content dedicated to sleep and allergies (including food allergies) * new chapter on the effects of media and technology exposure on children * special messages for grandparents and stepfamilies * and much more.



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Please also visit our storefront https://www.amazon.com/americanacademyofpediatricsThe American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is a world leading non-profit pediatrics and child health content publisher, offering books and other publishing materials written for parents, physicians and other health care professionals, backed by the expertise of our member network of 67,000 pediatricians.When you purchase AAP resources, you're not only preparing yourself with expert child health and care information, your contributing to our mission of improving the health and well-being of children everywhere. To learn more about the AAP, please visit https://www.aap.org--------------AAP Publishing Divisions:Professional & Clinical PublishingThe AAP is the leading publisher of professional and clinical resources for pediatricians and child health professionals. Our publications include essential policy manuals, in-depth clinical handbooks, and quick reference guides on a wide range of topics, including infectious diseases, dermatology, neonatology, behavioral health, signs and symptoms, emergency medicine, hospitalist practice, and many more. The AAP also offers a robust line of coding and other practice management resources.Parenting Book PublishingOur parenting book publishing program provides quality educational information for parents and caregivers on a wide variety of health issues. From child care basics, to your child's symptoms, nutrition, allergies, toilet-training strategies and more, we've got it covered for new and current parents!Patient Education PublishingAAP patient educational publications (print and electronic) have always been considered an extension of the pediatric visit and highly regarded by AAP members as an integral part of their health education efforts. AAP patient education publications are used worldwide to bridge the gap between professional knowledge and patient compliance. Digital PublishingThe Digital Publishing group works at the forefront of digital association publishing to provide high-quality resources for professionals and parents. Our Solutions platform delivers highly sought publications such as Pediatric Care Online, Red Book Online, and Pediatric Coding Newsletter. The AAP eBooks platform provides online and mobile app access to the AAP Publishing line. We also produce an extensive line of mobile apps, videos, toolkits, and other digital publications.



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