Child of Mine: Feeding with Love and Good Sense / Edition 1

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Overview


Widely considered the leading book involving nutrition and feeding infants and children, this revised edition offers practical advice that takes into account the most recent research into such topics as: emotional, cultural, and genetic aspects of eating; proper diet during pregnancy; breast-feeding versus; bottle-feeding; introducing solid food to an infant's diet; feeding the preschooler; and avoiding mealtime battles. An appendix looks at a wide range of disorders including allergies, asthma, and hyperactivity, and how to teach a child who is reluctant to eat. The author also discusses the benefits and drawbacks of giving young children vitamins.

"This is the book that parents have been waiting for. It expertly combines solid nutrition theory with practical advice for feeding infants and toddlers... ."---Journal of Nutrition Education

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"An excellent source of solid nutrition information. . . . it espouses a philosophy of moderation and common sense that fosters good health, good eating habits, and, most of all, a loving relationship between parents and children. —Washington Post

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780923521516
  • Publisher: Bull Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 3/1/2000
  • Edition description: Third edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 536
  • Sales rank: 136,952
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author


Ellyn Satter, MS, RD, CICSW, BCD, is an internationally recognized authority on eating and feeding. She is an author, trainer, psychotherapist, and eating therapist with more than 30 years' experience in helping people of all ages learn positive and natural ways of becoming competent with their eating.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 22, 2008

    Couldn't ask for a better guide for feeding your child!

    Great book about feeding your child--from newborn to teenager. Also should read 'Secrets of Feeding a Healthy Family'

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 10, 2007

    If you are have a child you NEED to read this book!

    Ellyn Satter is so amazingly practical, knowledgeable, and refreshing! The information and advice in this book has been right on the mark every step of the way as my child has progressed from infancy to toddlerhood. It has saved my sanity and made all of our lives so much easier! I am a better mom and my child is a GREAT eater because of this book! If you are going to be a parent or you are a parent who struggles with feeding issues - this book may change your life!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 9, 2006

    Comprehensive Baby/Child Nutrition Information

    This book was given to me as a gift from my clinical dietitian sister when I gave birth to my first child. The information has helped me in countless ways. Whenever I am concerned about what or how to feed my child, I refer to the book. I don't worry about quantity of food consumed and I make sure that healthy food are always available. This is a must-read for all parents who are concerned about nutrition for their baby -preschooler.

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