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Babyfacts The Truth about Your Child's Health from Newborn Through Preschool

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ISBN-10: 0470179392

ISBN-13: 9780470179390

Edition: 2009

Authors: Andrew Adesman, William Sears, Adesman, Adesman

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CONTENTS Foreword: by William Sears, M.D. Introduction and How to Use This Book CHAPTER ONE: From Milk to Cookies: The Truth About Feeding And Nourishing Your Child CHAPTER TWO: Lights Out, Kiddo: The Truth About Getting Your Child To Sleep CHAPTER THREE: Baths and Booties: The Truth About Keeping Your Baby Clean And Comfortable, From Head to Toe CHAPTER FOUR: Diapers, Pull-Ups, and Potties: The Truth About Diapering and Toilet Training CHAPTER FIVE: Little Coughs, Big Worries: The Truth About Common Childhood Illnesses And Keeping Your Child Healthy CHAPTER SIX: Growing, Growing, Gone! The Truth About How Your Child's Body And Brain Develop CHAPTER SEVEN:When Accidents Happen: What To…    
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Book details

List price: $15.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Canada, Limited
Publication date: 1/1/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

William Sears, M.D., received his pediatric training at Harvard Medical School's Children's Hospital & Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children, the largest children's hospital in the world. He has practiced as a pediatrician for nearly thirty years & is a former assistant professor at the University of Southern California School of Medicine. He & Martha Sears are the parents of eight children.

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction
The problem: Myth and misinformation
The solution: BabyFacts
From milk to cookies: The truth about feeding and nourishing your child
Breast-feeding and bottle-feeding: Facts and fiction (and lots of opinions)
Cow's milk: What kind, when, and just how much
Real food: When milk isn't the only thing on the menu
Sugars: The lowdown on sweet stuff
Weight gain: What's to blame, and when it's an issue
Lights out, kiddo: The truth about getting your child to sleep
Safe sleep: The best position
Good sleep: From naps to nighttime sleep, from bassinets to beds
Co-sleeping: When three isn't a crowd
After the crib: Big-kid beds, night-lights, and things that go bump
From bathtub to booties: The truth about keeping your baby clean and comfortable, from head to toe
Clean and dry: Skin-care tips and bath-time basics
Baby clothes 101: Dressing your baby
Safe in the sunshine: Protecting your skin
Diapers, disposable training pants, and potties: The truth about diapering and toilet training
Diapers (and a bit of digestion): Don't do anything "rash"
On to the potty: The moment you've been waiting for (and you may have to wait a while)
Little coughs, big worries: The truth about common childhood illnesses and keeping your child healthy
Colds, coughs, and kids: Treating them the right way
Fever: Keeping your cool when your child heats up
Ear infections and sore throats: "Mommy, it hurts when I swallow!"
Conjunctivitis: Don't rub, don't share, and don't panic
Immunizations: Keeping kids healthy for life
Allergies and asthma: Know the facts, breathe easier
Baby teeth: Cutting them, losing them, and keeping them healthy
Tummy troubles: From colic to stomachaches
Growing, growing, gone!: The truth about how your child's body and brain develop
Noggin power: Your child's brain
Speech and hearing: How your child communicates
Vision: Bringing the facts into focus
Walking: From first steps to first shoes
Physical growth: Big, little, and in between
Behavior: The good, the bad, and the normal
When accidents happen: What to do-and what not to do-when your child gets hurt
Head injuries: When (and why) to call a doctor
Seizures: What (not) to do
Cuts and burns: First-aid care, and when to get more help
Bruises, breaks, and sprains: When sticks and stones hurt their bones
The great (itchy) outdoors: When bugs bite and plants are pests
Stopping trouble in its tracks: Preventing accidents
Conclusion
Index