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5th edition

Caring for Your Baby and Young Child

Birth to Age 5
Steven P. Shelov, MD, MS, FAAP Editor in Chief, Tanya Remer Altmann, MD, FAAP, Associate Medical Editor

5th Edition - The trusted guide that parents have turned to for nearly 20 years just got even better – with new chapters on sleep and allergies, along with new content on resilience, prebiotics and probiotics, and other healthy lifestyle topics. Information on obesity, exercise, and nutrition has been expanded as well.

892 pages
Item #: CB0057
ISBN 13: 978-1-58110-345-8

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      With more than 4 million copies in print, our flagship parenting book has shaped the health and well-being of children for nearly 20 years. Drawing on the contributions and practical wisdom of more than 100 pediatric specialists, the thoroughly revised 5th edition includes


      • New chapters on sleep and allergies – including food allergies
      • New content on resilience, prebiotics, probiotics, and other healthy lifestyle topics
      • Expanded information on obesity, exercise, and nutrition
      • A complete guide to immunizations along with updated information on vaccine safety


      • Basic child care from infancy through 5 years
      • Guidelines and milestones for physical, emotional, social, and cognitive growth
      • A complete health encyclopedia covering injuries, illnesses, congential diseases, and other disabilities
      • Guidelines for prenatal and newborn care with sections on maternal nutrition, exercise, and screening tests during pregnancy
      • An in-depth guide to breastfeeding, including its benefits, techniques, and challenges
      • A guide to choosing child care programs and car safety seats
      • Ways to reduce your child's exposure to environmental hazards such as tobacco smoke

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      25-249 Copies   Save 40%   Price each: $13.20
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      Also available in Spanish!  Arabic translation available at Jarir Bookstore.
    Caring for Your Baby and Young Child
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