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American Medical Association Girl's Guide to Becoming a Teen

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Publisher Comments:

Sound Advice for Pre-Teens on Puberty and Life Changes

Becoming a teen is an important milestone in every girl's life. It's especially important at this time to get answers and advice from a trusted source. The American Medical Association Girl's Guide to Becoming a Teen is filled with invaluable advice to get you ready for the changes you will experience during puberty. Learn about these important topics and more:

  • Puberty and what kinds of physical and emotional changes you can expect—from your developing body to your feelings about boys
  • The importance of eating the right foods and taking care of your body
  • Your reproductive system inside and out
  • Starting your period—what it means and how to handle it
  • Thinking about relationships and dealing with new feelings

The American Medical Association Girl's Guide to Becoming a Teen will help you understand the health issues that are of most concern to teenage girls, and will teach you how to be safe, happy, and healthy through these years.

Synopsis:

Becoming a teen is an important milestone in every girl’s life. It’s even more important to get answers and advice to the most common health issues girls face from a trusted source. The American Medical Association Girl’s Guide to Becoming a Teen is filled with invaluable advice to get you ready for the changes you will experience during puberty. Learn about these important topics and more: Puberty and what kinds of physical and emotional changes you can expect—from your developing body to your feelings about boys The importance of eating the right foods and taking care of your body Your reproductive system inside and out Starting your period—what it means and how to handle it Thinking about relationships and dealing with new feelings

About the Author

Amy B. Middleman, MD, MSEd, MPH, is a board-certified Adolescent Medicine specialist and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. She is a practicing and teaching physician specializing in the care of adolescents at Texas Children's Hospital. In addition to her Doctor of Medicine degree, she has a Master of Science in Education and a Master of Public Health degree.

Kate Gruenwald Pfeifer, LCSW, is a licensed clinical social worker. She has a master's degree in social work from Columbia University as well as a certificate in psychodynamic psychotherapy with children and adolescents from NYU Psychoanalytic Institute.

Table of Contents

FOREWORD.

Chapter One: Welcome to Puberty.

Chapter Two: Eating, Exercise, and a Healthy Weight.

Chapter Three: Your Height.

Chapter Four: Your Skin, Teeth, and Hair.

Chapter Five: Your Reproductive System-Inside and Out.

Chapter Six: Your Period.

Chapter Seven: Your Feelings.

Chapter Eight: Relationships.

Chapter Nine: What About Sex?

FIND OUT MORE!

GLOSSARY.

INDEX.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780787983444
Author:
American Medical Association
Publisher:
Jossey-Bass
Editor:
Middleman, Amy B.
Author:
Gruenwald, Kate
Author:
Gruenwa
Author:
Pfeifer, Kate Gruenwald
Author:
ld, Kate
Author:
Middleman, Amy B.
Subject:
Physiology
Subject:
Teenage girls
Subject:
Health & Daily Living - Maturing
Subject:
Health - Maturing
Subject:
Puberty
Subject:
Teenage girls -- Physiology.
Subject:
Children s Special Topics
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-Health-Maturing
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20070717
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
9.10x7.66x.32 in. .53 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Becoming a teen is an important milestone in every girl’s life. It’s even more important to get answers and advice to the most common health issues girls face from a trusted source. The American Medical Association Girl’s Guide to Becoming a Teen is filled with invaluable advice to get you ready for the changes you will experience during puberty. Learn about these important topics and more: Puberty and what kinds of physical and emotional changes you can expect—from your developing body to your feelings about boys The importance of eating the right foods and taking care of your body Your reproductive system inside and out Starting your period—what it means and how to handle it Thinking about relationships and dealing with new feelings
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