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Your Baby's First Year (Revised / Updated) (Paperback) (Steven P. Shelov)

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The one guide pediatricians most recommend—now completely revised and updated!From the American Academy of Pediatrics, the nation’s most trusted name in child care, comesYour Baby’s First Year, the definitive all-in-one resource thatprovides authoritative advice on every aspect of infant care. Featuring new and expanded content, including the latest reports on cutting-edge research into early brain development, the fully illustrated fourth edition of Your Baby’s First Year includes• Guidelines for prenatal care, with spotlights on maternal nutrition, exercise, and screening tests during pregnancy• Growth and developmental milestones through the first twelve months of a child’s life, including physical, emotional, and cognitive development• An updated chapter on developmental disabilities• A complete health encyclopedia covering injuries, illnesses, and congenital diseases• Breastfeeding discussion, including its benefits, techniques, and challenges, as well as nutritional needs and vitamin/iron supplementation• Recommendations for choosing child care programs• Updated safety standards: the very latest AAP recommendations, including immunizations, childproofing, and toy safety• Safety checks for home, including bathing, preventing drowning, poisoning, choking, burns, and falls• Car safety, including information on car safety seats• And much moreComprehensive, reassuring, and up-to-date, Your Baby’s First Year is an indispensable guide for parents everywhere.
This authoritative and invaluable volume from the organization representing the nation's finest pediatricians brings state-of-the-art answers to all your medical and parenting concerns. Here is sound, reassuring advice on baby care that covers everything from preparing for childbirth to family issues such as adoption and stepfamilies to age-appropriate toys. Here too is an indispensable guide to recognizing and solving common health problems during the first year, plus detailed instructions for coping with emergency medical situations.

Comprehensive, accurate, and up-to-date, Your Baby's First Year includes:a month-by-month guide to your baby's first year that lets you know what to expect in terms of growth, behavior, and development a complete health encyclopedia covering injuries, illnesses, and other disabilities safety checks for home, outdoors, and cars, with crucial new information on air bag safety and infant car seats coverage of breastfeeding techniques and benefits guidelines for choosing a child-care provider and much, much more. Warmly-written and accessible, yet encyclopedic in scope, this sourcebook guides parents through all aspects of caring for infants. This is advice that parents can trust, from the nation's leading specialists in pediatric medicine.
Edition: Revised / Updated
Number of Pages: 785
Genre: Family + Relationships, Health + Wellness
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Random House
Author: Steven P. Shelov
Language: English
Street Date: September 29, 2015
TCIN: 17392820
UPC: 9780812988451
Item Number (DPCI): 247-46-3045
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