|Publisher:||Turner Publishing Company|
|Edition description:||First Edition|
|Product dimensions:||5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)|
About the Author
Table of ContentsForeword by William Sears, M.D.
The problem: Myth and misinformation.
The solution: BabyFacts.
Chapter 1: From Milk to Cookies.
The truth about feeding and nourishing your child.
Breast-feeding and bottle-feeding: Facts and fi ction (and lots of opinions).
Cow’s milk: What kind, when, and just how much.
Real food: When milk isn’t the only thing on the menu.
Sugars: The lowdown on sweet stuff.
Weight gain: What’s to blame, and when it’s an issue.
Chapter 2: Lights Out, Kiddo.
The truth about getting your child to sleep.
Safe sleep: The best position, 52
Good sleep: From naps to nighttime sleep, from bassinets to beds, 55
Co-sleeping: When three isn’t a crowd, 67
After the crib: Big-kid beds, night-lights, and things that go bump, 71
Chapter 3: From Bathtub to Booties.
The truth about keeping your baby clean and comfortable, from head to toe.
Clean and dry: Skin-care tips and bath-time basics.
Baby clothes 101: Dressing your baby.
Safe in the sunshine: Protecting your skin.
Chapter 4: Diapers, Disposable Training Pants, and Potties.
The truth about diapering and toilet training.
Diapers (and a bit of digestion): Don’t do anything “rash”.
On to the potty: The moment you’ve been waiting for (and you may have to wait a while).
Chapter 5: Little Coughs, Big Worries.
The truth about common childhood illnesses and keeping your child healthy
Colds, coughs, and kids: Treating them the right way.
Fever: Keeping your cool when your child heats up.
Ear infections and sore throats: “Mommy, it hurts when I swallow!”
Conjunctivitis: Don’t rub, don’t share, and don’t panic.
Immunizations: Keeping kids healthy for life.
Allergies and asthma: Know the facts, breathe easier.
Baby teeth: Cutting them, losing them, and keeping them healthy.
Tummy troubles: From colic to stomachaches.
Chapter 6: Growing, Growing, Gone!
The truth about how your child’s body and brain develop.
Noggin power: Your child’s brain.
Speech and hearing: How your child communicates.
Vision: Bringing the facts into focus.
Walking: From fi rst steps to fi rst shoes.
Physical growth: Big, little, and in between.
Behavior: The good, the bad, and the normal.
Chapter 7: When Accidents Happen.
What to do—and what not to do—when your child gets hurt.
Head injuries: When (and why) to call a doctor.
Seizures: What (not) to do.
Cuts and burns: First-aid care, and when to get more help.
Bruises, breaks, and sprains: When sticks and stones hurt their bones.
The great (itchy) outdoors: When bugs bite and plants are pests.
Stopping trouble in its tracks: Preventing Accidents.