The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Book of Pregnancy and Child CareeBook - 1998
Here is your complete, authoritative guide to caring for babies and young children from conception to age five. Clearly organized and packed with vital instructions, this book features the expertise of leading doctors, nurses, psychologists, nutritionists, therapists, and many other reassuring resources. Prepared in association with Great Ormond Street Hospital in London, it delivers everything you need to know to give your child the best care possible, and puts the essential information right at your fingertips: Checklists for healthy labor and delivery. Developmental and behavioral milestones. Day-to-day child-care advice. Appropriate child's play based on the latest brain research. Solutions to feeding and sleep problems. Language development. Toilet training. Early education. Coping with physical or mental disabilities. Medical emergencies. Preventing and treating illnesses. and much more.
"Comprehensive . . . reassuring . . . easily understood . . . Parents want to know as much as possible. This book fills the bill." --C. Everett Koop, M.D., Sc.D.