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Dr. Spock's Baby and Child Care: 9th Editionby Benjamin M D Spock
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THE CLASSIC THAT CONTINUES TO GROW WITH THE TIMES! andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;For over sixty years, parents have relied on the expert advice of renowned pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock. But while children never change, issues and concerns do. Dr. Robert Needlman, himself a top-notch pediatrician, has newly andlt;Bandgt;updated and expanded andlt;/Bandgt;this timeless classic to speak to any parent who is raising children in our rapidly changing world. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;While still providing reassuring advice on age-old topicsand#8212;such as caring for a new baby, as well as accidents, illness, and injuriesand#8212;this book also contains expanded information in many new areas, including: andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; Cutting-edge medical opinion on immunizations andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; Obesity and nutrition andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; Cultural diversity and nontraditional family structures andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; Childrenand#8217;s learning and brain development andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; The newest thinking on children with special needs andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; Environmental health andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; Increasingly common disorders such as ADHD, depression, and autismand#8212;including medications and behavioral interventions andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; Children and the media, including electronic games andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; Coping with family stress andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; And much, much more! With an updated glossar y of common medications and a resource guide that compiles the most reliable online resources, this invaluable guide is still the next best thing to Dr. Spockand#8217;s #1 rule of parenting: andlt;Bandgt;and#8220;Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.and#8221;andlt;/Bandgt;
From the pediatrician whose advice has shaped parenting practices for more than half a century, comes the essential parenting book, fully revised and updated for a new generation.
From the pediatrician whose advice has shaped parenting practices for more than half a century, comes the essential parenting book—fully revised and updated for a new generation.
This timeless, classic bestseller has been revised by Dr. Robert Needlman, a top-notch physician who shares Dr. Spocks philosophy. All Dr. Spocks invaluable, time-tested advice is here, along with the most current medical practices and advances in health care, and a resource guide. More than ever before, this essential work will help all parents face their many challenges and responsibilities with new confidence and joy.
Updated information includes:
• Extensive coverage of nutrition and obesity, immunizations and preventive medicine, mental and emotional health, and environmental health
• Expanded coverage on multi-cultural families, family stress, children and the media, and children with special health care needs
• Common disorders, such as ADHD, depression, and autism— including medications and behavioral interventions
• Developmental, behavioral, and physical health
• And much more!
The Classic Handbook — Completely Up-To-Date
For generations, parents across the world have relied on Dr. Spock's expert pediatric advice. Now, In this fully revised edition of his timeless bestseller, you'll find all the information you need to meet the changes and challenges of childrearing in the new millennium — including entirely new chapters about international adoption, coping with terrorism and disasters, college planning, autism, and other such topics as:
breast-feeding: the latest research, approaches, and techniques
...and more. With all-new glossaries of medical terms and common medications, and an updated list of resources, this invaluable guide is the next best thing to Dr. Spock's #1 rule of parenting: "Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do."
About the Author
andlt;bandgt;Benjamin Spock, M.D.,andlt;/bandgt; practiced pediatrics in New York City from 1933 to 1947. He then became a medical teacher and researcher at the Mayo Clinic, the University of Pittsburgh, and Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. The author of eleven books, he was a political activist for causes that vitally affect children: disarmament, day care, schooling, housing, and medical care for all. He had two sons, a stepdaughter, and four grandchildren. Dr. Spock, who died March 15, 1998, at age ninety-four, was married to Mary Morgan. andlt;iandgt;Dr. Spock's Baby and Child Careandlt;/iandgt; has been translated into thirty-nine languages and has sold fifty million copies worldwide since its first publication in 1946.
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