The definitive Canadian resource from the leading association on child health and well-being by laying out the information in an engaging and informative way. Emphasis is placed on health, development, injury prevention and nutrition.
Organized into age-specific sections, the book features a modular format that allows parents or caregivers to jump in and out with just the information they need. Clear instructions are given to help parents assess the severity of a situation or condition, with guidelines that recommend mention at the next Dr.s appt., make an appt. to see the Dr., or proceed to the clinic or emergency room immediately. This type of easy-to-apply advice will make this a go to resource for generations to come.
The book includes the most up-to-date information on:
- Preparing for your baby's arrival
- The role of the parent in caring for your child's health
- The Canadian Health Care System: dealing with the system and your role as a parent in getting the best care
- Growth and Development charts
- A detailed section on children's mental health
The Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS) has been working for children since 1922. Today more than 2,000 paediatricians from across Canada belong to the CPS.
|File size:||2 MB|
About the Author
The Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS) has been working for kids since 1922. Today more than 2,000 paediatricians from across Canada belong to the CPS. Providing educational materials for parents on child health and development is just one of the many things the CPS does.
Dr. Diane Sacks is a practicing paediatrician and the past president of the CPS. Dr. Sacks is also an assistant professor of paediatrics at the University of Toronto School of Medicine. Dr. Sacks contributes a monthly childrens health column to Today's Parent magazine and can be seen regularly on Balance TV.