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Caring for Your Baby and Young Child: Birth to Age 5
Caring for Your Baby and Young Child Birth to Age 5
Author: Steven P. Shelov (Editor), Robert E. Hannemann (Editor)
The organization that represents the nation's finest pediatricians and the most advanced research and practice in the field of child care answers all your medical and parenting questions.  Here is sound, reassuring advice on child rearing that covers everything from preparing for childbirth to toilet training to nurturing your chil...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780553379624
ISBN-10: 0553379623
Publication Date: 6/1/1998
Pages: 736
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3.9 stars, based on 77 ratings
Publisher: Bantam
Book Type: Paperback
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Great quick refrence to keep on the bookshelf. Easy to use to pick up and just check out a symptom.
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Very useful guide to all aspects of care from birth through early childhood. Excellent. I wouldn't part with it, but my daughter is just turning 5, and we've outgrown it. A must have, as it's chock full of reassuring info and guidance I haven't seen in other books of its type. From the American Academy of Pediatrics, so it reflects their stance on issues such as extended breastfeeding, co-sleeping and various other choices parents may make. Nevertheless, the medical info is sound, the developmental info is complete and clearly presented, and you'll find advice about when your child needs to see the doctor, home care for various ailments, basic newborn care, age-appropriate discipline, considerations for child-care/preschool selection, helping your child cope during family crises, managing sibling issues, and much more.
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This book is a great reference book. I own a couple, so I am able to part with one. This book is one you pull off the shelf many times.
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An excellent reference for parents, caregivers. The American Academy of Pediatrics advice for infant, toddlers, children--will carry you from parenting the newborn to age 5. A great resource. As I have now entered the stage of parenting a teen, it is time to pass my copy of this on to someone who can use it. Very comprehensive, full of info.
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Very helpful, especially for first-time Mommies!
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This book was very helpful for me with my first child. I used it as reference several times.


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