Caring for Your Baby and Young Child, 7th Edition: Birth to Age 5


From the American Academy of Pediatrics, comes this all in one guide, now in its 7th edition. This essential resource from the most respected organization in child health is the one guide pediatricians routinely recommend. Parents can safely trust the guidance, which covers everything from preparing for childbirth to toilet training and from breastfeeding to nurturing your child’s self-esteem.  You’ll get information dealing with: basic care from infancy through age five; milestones for physical, emotional, social, and cognitive growth, as well as visual, hearing, language, and movement mileposts; information on healthy development and disabilities; injuries, illnesses, congenital diseases, and other disabilities addressed in a complete health encyclopedia; updated content dedicated to environmental hazards and allergies; guidelines for prenatal and newborn care; an in-depth discussion of breastfeeding, including its benefits, techniques, and challenges; revised nutrition recommendations and updated safety standards; the very latest AAP recommendations, from CPR instruction, safe sleep, and immunizations to childproofing tips, car safety seats, and toy safety and much more.


About the Author

The American Academy of Pediatrics is an organization of 67,000 primary care pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists and pediatric surgical specialists dedicated to the health, safety and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults.

Tanya Altmann, MD, FAAP, is a practicing pediatrician who founded Calabasas Pediatrics and is an assistant clinical professor at Mattel Children’s Hospital at UCLA. She is also an American Academy of Pediatrics spokesperson and sits on the Editorial Advisory Board for Sharecare. Dr. Tanya is the author of Baby and Toddler Basics and What to Feed Your Baby. She lives in Calabasas, CA with her husband and 3 sons

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