Dr. Spock's Baby and Child Care

ISBN-10: 0743476670

ISBN-13: 9780743476676

Edition: 8th 2004 (Revised)

Authors: Benjamin Spock, Robert Needlman

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The Classic Handbook -- Completely Up-To-DateFor generations, parents across the world have relied on Dr. Spock's expert pediatric advice. Now, In this fully revised edition of his timeless bestseller, you'll find all the information you need to meet the changes and challenges of childrearing in the new millennium -- including entirely new chapters about international adoption, coping with terrorism and disasters, college planning, autism, and other such topics as: breast-feeding: the latest research, approaches, and techniques common medical-care Q&A talking to your child about sex, drugs, and disease immunizations, vitamins, and nutrition learning, behavioral, and physical disorders dental and vision care raising nonviolent children, teaching tolerance blended families gay and lesbian parenting first aid and injury prevention ...and more. With all-new glossaries of medical terms and common medications, and an updated list of resources, this invaluable guide is the next best thing to Dr. Spock's #1 rule of parenting: "Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do."
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List price: $19.99
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Gallery Press, The
Publication date: 6/1/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 992
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Robert Needlman, M.D.,is Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Case Western Reserve University, and co-founder of Reach Out and Read, a national organization that promotes reading aloud to young children. A practicing pediatrician for more than fifteen years, Dr. Needlman has contributed to numerous magazines, textbooks, and journals, and is a widely featured speaker on early learning, literacy, and child development. The Vice President of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics at The Dr. Spock Company and author ofDr. Spock's Baby Basics(also available from Pocket Books), Dr. Needlman lives in Cleveland, Ohio, with his wife and daughter.

Acknowledgments
A Letter to the Reader
About This Seventh Edition
The Parents' Part
Trust Yourself
Parents Are Human
What Are Your Aims in Raising a Child?
Why Feelings Are Different for Different Children
Are Parents Meant to Love All Their Children Equally?
The Father as Parent
Quality Time
Special Time
The Temptation to Spoil
Parental Sexual Relations After Delivery
Parents as Companions
The Child's Part
The Development of Children
A Fascinating Process
The Development of the Brain
The What of Development
The How and Why of Development
Temperament: The How of Development
Language Development
Cognitive Development: Piaget's Theory
Emotional Development
Motivation Theory: The Why of Development
Nature or Nurture?
A Transactional Model of Child Development
Gender Differences
How Human Beings Get Their Aspirations
Before the Child is Born
Pregnancy and Delivery
Planning the Homecoming
Equipment and Clothing
Outside the Home
Nursery Equipment
Other Equipment
Bedding
Clothing
Diapers
Bathing
Toiletries
Feeding Equipment
Outings
Care of Your Newborn
Enjoy Your Baby
Early Feelings
Bodily Contact and Other Bonds
Caring for Your Baby
Diapers
Bowel Movements
The Bath
The Fontanel
The Navel
The Penis
Clothing, Fresh Air, and Sunshine
Sleep
Breast- and Bottle-Feeding
Tips for Breast- and Bottle-Feeding
Breat-Feeding
The Value of Breast-Feeding
Feelings About Breast-Feeding
How to Give Breast-Feeding a Fair Trial
The Nursing Mother's Physical Condition
The Working Mother
Getting Started at Breast-Feeding
How the Nursing Pattern Gets Established
How You Know the Baby Is Getting Enough
Special Problems During Breast-Feeding
Engorged Breasts
Manual Expression and Breast Pumps
Breast and Bottle Combinations
Bottle-Feeding
Choosing and Preparing Formula
Sterilization or Washing?
Sterilization
Mixing the Formula
Bottling the Formula
Formula Refrigeration
Giving the Bottle
Feeding in the First Year
What Feeding Means to the Baby
Schedules
Getting Enough and Gaining Weight
Vitamins in Infancy
Drinking Water for a Baby
Weaning from the Breast
Weaning from Bottle to Cup
Wean the Baby Gradually
Adding Solid Foods
Changes in Schedule
Changes in Appetite and Habits
Care During the First Year
Crying in the Early Weeks
Can You Spoil a Baby?
Letting Babies Cry
Stranger Anxiety
Developmental Gains
Play Is the Work of Babies
Clothes and Equipment
Common Physical Issues in the First Year
Constipation
Diarrhea
Rashes
Birthmarks and Other Skin Conditions
Birthmarks
Jaundice
Other Common Newborn Conditions
Mouth Troubles
Eye Troubles
Breathing Troubles
Other Common Issues in the First Year
Physical Development and Motor Skills
One-Year-Olds
What Makes Them Tick?
Avoiding Injuries
Fears Around One Year
Independence and Outgoingness
Handle Them Matter-of-Factly
Nap Hours Are Changing
Two-Year-Olds
What They're Like
Negativism
Worries Around Two
Three- to Six-Year-Olds
Devotion to the Parents
Curiosity and Imagination
Fears Around Three, Four, and Five
Six- to Eleven-Year-Olds
Fitting into the Outside World
Self-Control
Posture
Stealing
Lying
Adolescence
Puberty
Other Changes in Adolescence
Psychological Changes
The Three Stages of Adolescence
Anticipatory Guidance for Parents
Gay and Lesbian Sexuality and Bisexuality
Diet in Adolescence
Raising Physically Healthy Children
Nutrition
The Importance of Good Nutrition
Plant-Based Diets
Feeding Young Children
Foods for a Sensible Diet
Meals
Feeding Between Meals
Feeding Problems
Thin Children
Fat Children
Preventing Injuries
Principles of Prevention
Traffic Injuries
Pedestrian Injuries
Bicycle Injuries
Fire, Smoke, and Burns
Drowning and Water Safety
Poisons
Lead Poisoning
Choking
Suffocation
Guns in the Home
Falls
Infant Equipment
Playground Injuries
Sports and Recreation Safety
Cold Weather-Related Illnesses
Heat-Related Illness
Bug Bites
Dog Bite Prevention
Holiday Safety
Home Alone: Children in Self-Care
Childproofing Your Home
Dental Development and Oral Health of Children
Tooth Development
Teething
What Makes Good Teeth?
Tooth Decay
Tooth Brushing and Flossing
Sealants
Dental Injuries from Trauma
Preventing Traumatic Injuries to the Mouth
Dental Office Visits
Immunizations
Children and Tobacco
Parental Smoking
Sun Care
Raising Mentally Healthy Children
Introduction
Self-Esteem
Discipline
The Facts of Life
The Development of Sexuality
Music
Manners
Duties and Chores
Reading
Play and Outgoingness
Common Behavior Problems
Sibling Rivalry
Stranger Anxiety
Separation Anxiety
Temper Tantrums
Swearing and Naughty Words
Messiness
Dawdling
Whining
Biting
Aggression
Hyperactivity
Common Developmental Challenges
Toilet Training
Bowel Control
Bladder Control
Sleep
Common Sleep Problems
Temper Tantrums
Death
Comforters
Thumb-Sucking
The Pacifier
Nail-Biting
Soiling
Bed-Wetting
Stuttering
Rhythmic Habits
The Premature Baby
Developmental Disabilities
Children with Disabilities
Mental Retardation
School and Learning Problems
School Difficulties
What School Is For
Learning Disabilities
The Gifted Child
The Unpopular Child
School Avoidance
The Child Who Can't Eat Breakfast Before Going to School
Helping Children with Their Lessons
Relations Between Parent and Teacher
Day Care, Baby-Sitters, and Out-of-Home Issues
Children and Caregivers
Baby-Sitters
Managing Family and Career
Day Care and Preschool
Types of Day Care
Choosing a Day-Care or Preschool
Traveling with Children
Relations with Grandparents
New Issues: Preparing for the Twenty-First Century
Our Children Are Our Future
Superkids
Computer Literacy
Computer Games
Cruising the Internet
Alcohol and Other Drugs
Raising Nonviolent Children
Media Exposure
Television
Movies
Rock and Roll
The Changing Roles of Women and Men
Different Family Constellations
The Single Parent
Divorce
Custody and Visitation
Stepfamilies
Multiple Births: Twins, Triplets, and More
Gay and Lesbian Parents
Birth Order
Adoption
Family Stresses and Crises
Child Abuse and Neglect
Missing Children
Using Child Mental Health Professionals
Medical Issues
Communicating with Your Doctor or Nurse Practitioner
Regular Checkups
Office Visits for Illness
Telephone Calls to Your Doctor or Nurse Practitioner
Alternative Therapies
Handling a Child with an Illness
Fever
Diet During Illness
Giving Medicine
Isolation for Contagious Diseases
Going to the Hospital
How to Help Your Child
First Aid and Emergencies
Cuts
Splinters
Bites
Bleeding
Nosebleeds
Burns
Skin Infections
Foreign Objects
Sprains
Fractures
Neck and Back Injuries
Head Injuries
Swallowed Objects
Poisons
Allergies
Choking
How to Give Artificial Respiration
Home First Aid Kit
Common Illnesses of Infancy and Childhood
Colds
Ear Infections
Tonsils and Adenoids
Sore Throat, Tonsillitis, and Swollen Glands
Croup and Epiglottitis
Influenza, Bronchitis, and Pneumonia
Headaches
Stomachaches and Upsets
Constipation
Genital and Urinary Disturbances
Vaginal Discharge
Allergies
Skin Conditions
Infectious Diseases
Measles, Rubella, Roseola, Chicken Pox
Whooping Cough, Mumps, and Diphtheria
Poliomyelitis and Tuberculosis
Other Health Concerns
Joint Problems
Heart Problems
Hernias and Hydrocele
Eye Problems
Neurological Problems
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
Hormonal Disturbances
Reye's Syndrome
Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
Scoliosis
Afterword
Glossary of Medical Terms
Guide to Child and Family Resources
Index
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