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Dr. Spock's Baby and Child Care : 65th Anniversary (Revised / Expanded) (Paperback) (Benjamin Spock)

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Dr. Benjamin Spock is America’s most trusted name in child care and parenting, and his essential guidebook has topped bestseller lists for over sixty-five years. This fully revised and updated edition of the classic manual provides first time and experienced parents the best information about caring for new babies, toddlers, and adolescents in the twenty-first century.All of Dr. Spock’s invaluable, time-tested advice is here, along with the most current medical practices and advances in health care. While still covering key parenting issues like accidents, illnesses and injuries, this edition of the classic also contains the latest on:* Immunizations* Nutrition and childhood obesity* Cultural diversity* Alternative and non-traditional family structures* Children’s learning and brain development* Raising children with special needs* Environmental health* Increasingly common disorders such as ADHD, childhood depression, and autism—including medications and behavioral interventions* Children and the media, including screen time, video games, and the internetUpdated by leading pediatrician Robert Needlman, the book includes a revised glossary of common medications and a resource guide that compiles the most reliable online resources. This indispensable guide is still the next best thing to Dr. Spock’s #1 rule of parenting: “Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.”

THE CLASSIC THAT CONTINUES TO GROW WITH THE TIMES! For sixty-five years, parents have relied on the expert advice of renowned pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock. But while children never change, issues and concerns do. Dr. Robert Needlman, himself a top-notch pediatrician, has newly updated and expanded this timeless classic to speak to any parent who is raising children in our rapidly changing world. While still providing reassuring advice on age-old topics such as caring for a new baby, as well as accidents, illness, and injuries, this book also contains expanded information in many new areas, including:

? Cutting-edge medical opinion on immunizations

? Obesity and nutrition

? Cultural diversity and nontraditional family structures

? Children's learning and brain development

? The newest thinking on children with special needs

? Environmental health

? Increasingly common disorders such as ADHD, depression, and autism? including medications and behavioral interventions

? Children and the media, including electronic games

? Coping with family stress

? And much, much more

With an updated glossary of common medications and an authoritative list of the most reliable online resources, this invaluable guide is still the next best thing to Dr. Spock's #1 rule of parenting: ?Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.?

Edition: Revised / Expanded
Number of Pages: 1130
Genre: Family + Relationships
Sub-Genre: Parenting / Single Parent
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Author: Benjamin Spock
Language: English
Street Date: January 24, 2012
TCIN: 13307672
UPC: 9781439189283
Item Number (DPCI): 248-62-1400
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CupertinoLady 3 years ago
This is an updated version of the book that helped me raise my kids 30 years ago. Almost any question about baby care or child rearing is covered. The best book of it's kind out there. It has saved me many hours of lost sleep and helped me avoid calling the pediatrician for minor problems or questio...see moreof the reviewer's review
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