When Your Child is Sick: What You Can Do To Help

When Your Child is Sick: What You Can Do To Help

by Alf Nicholson

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Overview

Pediatrician Alf Nicholson guides parents through the most common childhood illnesses, explaining what is happening and what parents can do about it, including alternative medicines and therapies, where appropriate.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780717169221
Publisher: Gill Books
Publication date: 12/31/2016
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 9.96(h) x 1.26(d)

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Section 1 The Top 20 Children's Ailments: Know How to Treat Your Child at Home - And When to Call the Doctor

1 Asthma 2

2 Colic 18

3 Chest Infection 27

4 Constipation 38

5 Eczema 50

6 Eye & Ear Problems 60

7 Feeding Problems 73

8 Fever 89

9 Fits & Faints 99

10 Food Allergy 111

11 Gastroenteritis 122

12 Growth & Puberty Problems 131

13 Hyperactivity 147

14 Infectious Diseases 159

15 Nasty Parasites 174

16 Obesity 184

17 Penis & Foreskin Problems 199

18 Recurring Headaches & Tummy Pains 207

19 Sleep Problems 220

20 Waterworks & Wetting Problems 233

Section 2 The Normal Child: Know What to Expect as Your Child Grows

21 'Is this Normal, Doctor?' What New Parents Ask 244

22 The Normal Stages of Development 256

23 The Safe Child & the Top Six Causes of Injury 264

24 How to Grow Normal Teeth 273

Section 3 Health Risks in the Pre-teen Years: What to Look Out for in Early Adolescence

22 Health Risks in the Pre-teen Years 282

Section 4 Keeping Your Child Healthy: Factors You Should Consider

26 Natural Therapies & Your Child 294

27 The Home Medicine Chest 299

28 'Is it Measles?' The Diseases Made Rare by Vaccination 302

29 The Vaccine Debate 305

Useful References & Further Reading 312

Index 318

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