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Baby Body Signs The Head-To-Toe Guide to Your Child's Health, from Birth Through the Toddler Years

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ISBN-10: 0553385658

ISBN-13: 9780553385656

Edition: 2010

Authors: Joan Liebmann-Smith, Jacqueline Egan

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From blue birthmarks to bulging belly buttons, dimpled ears to double eyelashes, this indispensable guide will teach you how to interpret the "body signs" that are important clues to your babyrs"s health. Like most parents, you probably notice-and often worry about-every little change in your growing baby. Why is one of his pupils bigger than the other? Whatrs"s that bald spot on her head? Why is he walking on tippy toes? Drawn from the latest research and reviewed by a panel of pediatricians and other medical experts, Baby Body Signswill answer these and other troubling questions. Yours"ll also learn bull; when snoring is normal and when itrs"s a sign of sleep apnea bull; what type of…    
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List price: $17.50
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 5/25/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Foreword
Introduction
Baby Body Signs Panel of Medical Experts
Your Baby's Head
Bulging Soft Spots
Sunken Soft Spots
An Extra Soft Spot
Large Soft Spots
Small or Missing Soft Spots
Cone-Shaped Head
A Long, Narrow Head
A Flattened Head
Misshapen Heads in Older Babies
A Large Head
A Small Head
Head Banging
Your Baby's Hair and Scalp
Colorless Hair
A White Streak of Hair
Very Tangly Hair
Easily Broken Hair
Hair That Pulls Out Easily
Born Bald
Triangular Bald Spot
Baby Bald Patch
Balding Baby
Missing Chunk of Scalp Skin
Soft Lump on Scalp
White Flakes on the Scalp
Spotted, Scaly Scalp
Hair Twirling
Your Baby's Eyes
Different-Colored Eyes
Pale or Pink Eyes
Red Eyes
Yellow Eyes
"White Eye" in Photos
"Yellow Eye" in Photos
Mismatched Pupils
Misshapen Pupil
Double Pupil
Red Eyelids
Crusty Eyelids
Eyelid Lump or Bump
Droopy Eyes
Double Eyelashes
Baby Shiners
Baby Bags
Protruding Eyes
Too Many Tears
No Tears
Happy Tears
Darting Eyes
Crossed Eyes
An Outward-Drifting Eye
An Up-Cast Eye
Angelic Eyes
Downcast Eyes
Squinting
Blinking and Winking
Lack of Eye Contact
Your Baby's Ears
Dimpled Ear
Ear Tag
Ear Bumps
Wrinkled Ear
Small Babies and Hearing
Born Deaf
Ear Infections and Hearing Loss
Stuffing Stuff in the Ears
Deafness or Autism?
Your Baby's Nose
Flaring Nostrils
Hairless Bump on the Nose
Hairy Bump on the Nose
Nasal Crease
Runny Nose
Dangerous Colds
Sun Sneezing
Small Snorers
Breathing Breaks
Wee Whistles
Fast or Slow Breathing
Shoving Stuff up the Nose
Nose Picking
Your Baby's Mouth
Blue Lips
Baby Blisters
Blackish Tongue
A Groovy Tongue
Heart-Shaped Tongue
Smooth Tongue
Traveling Tongue Patches
Trembling Tongue
Milky Mouth
Crooked Gums
Tiny Gum Dots
Bad Baby Breath
Tiny Teeth
Tardy Teeth
Discolored Teeth
Blue-Tinged Teeth
Yawning a Lot
Drooling a Lot
Stuffing Stuff in the Mouth
Nocturnal Noises
A Raspy Voice
Stammering When Speaking
Your Baby's Torso and Limbs
Budding Breasts in Baby Girls
Budding Breasts in Baby Boys
One Swollen Breast
Triple Breasts
Leaky Nipples
Triple Nipples
Invisible Nipples
Sunken Chest
Pointy Chest
Belly Button Bulge
Belly Button Stump
Limber Limbs
Bent Thumb
Bowed Legs
Knock-Knee
Pigeon Toes
Duck Walking
Walking on Tippy Toes
Flat Feet
Shuddering Spells
Swaddling
Your Baby's Skin
Red or Pink Birthmark
Large, Lumpy Birthmark
Burgundy Birthmark
Blue Birthmark
Black-and-Blue Birthmarks
Lots of Freckles
Large Freckles
Lip Freckles
Baby Blemishes
Baby Acne
Baby Blisters
Honeycomb-like Blisters
Traveling Diaper Rash
Hairy Moles
Skin Tag
Orange Bump on the Face
Leg Dimple
Back Dimple
Blue Skin
Yellow or Orangish Skin
Marbled Skin
Light Skin Patches
Baby Hickey
Easy Bruising
Leg Bands
Sweaty, Salty Skin
Your Baby's Genitals
Boy or Girl?
Swollen Vagina
Extra Piece of Skin
Baby Period
Yucky Odor
Penis Pearls
Snug Foreskin
Smelly Penis
Crooked Penis
Little Penis
Small Scrotum
Bulging Scrotum
Swollen Scrotum
Peeing Off Center
Missing the Mark
Genital Touching
Penis Play
Diaper Dumping
Your Baby's Body Wastes
A Wee Bit of Pee
Peeing a Lot
Very Yellow Pee
Orange Pee
Reddish or Pinkish Pee Spots
Sweet Pee
Not-So-Sweet Pee
Yellowish Poop
Orange Poop
Green Poop
Pale Poop
Blackish Poop
Reddish Poop
Watery Stools
Recurrent Runs
Periodic Pooping
Floating Feces
Gassy Baby
Multisystem Diseases in Babies and Their Signs
Resources
Acknowledgments
Index