Caring for Your Baby and Young Child: Birth to Age 5by American Academy Of Pediatrics, Steven P. Shelov, Richard Trubo
Warmly written yet encyclopedic in scope, this bestselling book provides advice that parents can trust from the nation's leading specialists in pediatric medicine. Includes "Where We Stand" boxes commenting on critical parenting issues, plus crucial information on air bag safety and infant car seats and a revised immunization schedule. 350+ illustrations… See more details below
Warmly written yet encyclopedic in scope, this bestselling book provides advice that parents can trust from the nation's leading specialists in pediatric medicine. Includes "Where We Stand" boxes commenting on critical parenting issues, plus crucial information on air bag safety and infant car seats and a revised immunization schedule. 350+ illustrations.
- Random House Publishing Group
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- Edition description:
- Fourth Edition
- Product dimensions:
- 9.08(w) x 7.38(h) x 1.62(d)
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ForewordThe American Academy of Pediatrics is an organization of 53,000 primary care pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists, and pediatric surgical specialists committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. This book is part of the Academy's ongoing education efforts to provide parents with quality information on a broad spectrum of children's health issues.
What distinguishes this child-care book from the many others in bookstores and on library shelves is that it has been developed and extensively reviewed by members of the American Academy of Pediatrics. A six-member editorial board developed the initial material with the assistance of more than seventy-five contributors and reviewers. The final draft was then reviewed by countless numbers of pediatricians. Because medical information on children's health is constantly changing, every effort has been made to ensure that this book contains the most up-to-date information available.
It is the Academy's hope that this book will become an invaluable resource and reference guide for parents. We believe it is the best source of information on matters of children's health and well-being. We are confident readers will find the book extremely valuable, and we encourage them to use this book in concert with the advice and counsel of their own pediatrician who will provide individual guidance and help on issues related to the health of their children.
Joe M. Sanders, Jr., M.D.
American Academy of Pediatrics
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