Baby Care Basics
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Despite all the planning in the world, nothing can really prepare a soon-to-be new parent for that big step after the baby is born. All that well-intentioned information and counsel offered by family and friends is just not enough and likely confusing when the stressful days arrive.
Written by leading pediatric experts in a friendly, easy-to-understand style, Baby Care Basics offers a comprehensive guide to help parents make the right choices for that new baby.
In full color, the book is engaging and user-friendly. It covers all the essential topics from a baby's birth, first few days, growth, development, breast-and formula-feeding, introducing solid food, to sleeping through the night and much, much more.
Having easy and quick access to this comprehensive information is so important in getting started on parenting and establishing a routine that works for all.
Better Baby Food (2nd Edition)
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The complete, authoritative guide that takes the guesswork out of feeding babies -- from birth to 24 months and beyond.
This newly revised and expanded edition of Better Baby Food combines the most up-to-date expert advice with easy-to-read information about every aspect of feeding babies, from breastfeeding and bottle feeding up to and beyond the introduction of solid foods.
The addition of 50 brand new recipes brings the total to 250, all organized by both meals and age range. Each recipe includes a nutritional analysis, and each page is packed with tips, recommendations and commonsense guidelines for parents and caregivers. Some of the important topics explored are food safety and allergies, teething and tooth care, digestive problems, essential vitamins and minerals, snacking, homemade versus commercially prepared foods, childhood obesity, and vegetarian diets.
In addition, the front section of the book includes 100 pages of up-to-date, easy-to-understand nutritional information -- helping children start off on a healthy life.
Better Food for Kids
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A new edition of the quintessential guide for parents.
Most parents understand the importance of providing their children with nutritious, well-balanced meals, yet they sometimes need help and guidance in order to prepare healthy dishes when their children are between the critical ages of two and ten years old. In these early years children can develop the positive attitudes toward good nutrition that will allow them to lead to a healthy lifestyle as adults.
This new edition of Better Food for Kids features:
- New, revised, expanded and updated nutritional information on topics such as essential nutrients, vitamins and minerals, food safety, food allergies and dealing with picky eaters
- 75 new recipes, bringing the recipe count to more than 200
- Updates and modifications to all of the recipes so they reflect the latest guidelines for salt and sugar intake
Here are some of the recipes that the whole family will enjoy:
- Baked vegetable frittata
- Breakfast fruit smoothie
- Zucchini pudding
- Tex-Mex turkey wraps
- Tasty tofu
- Carrot-potato soup
- Macaroni and beef with cheese
- Lemon-mustard chicken
- Braised lamb
- Deluxe coleslaw
- Pizza-style hamburgers
- Family cheese fondue
- Apple gingerbread
- Peanut butter brownies
With both professional advice and delicious recipes that are thoroughly tested and analyzed, this guide is a comprehensive resource for parents.
Better Sleep for Your Baby and Child: A Parent's Step-by-Step Guide to Healthy Sleep Habits
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Most parents experience difficulties at some time with a child's sleep patterns.
Sleep problems from infancy through the teen years are common and can be highly disruptive and troublesome for all.
Better Sleep for Your Baby and Child is written both for expectant parents who want to prevent childhood sleep problems before they start, and for parents who want to solve a child's existing sleep difficulties. Strategies and professional advice are based on scientific and hands-on clinical experience.
The book includes:
- Detailed explanations of sleep: what it is, why it's needed, how much is needed, how it changes through childhood, and what happens when a child is not getting a sufficient amount of it.
- Preventative strategies and "sleep hygiene" habits.
- Sound advice on where an infant should sleep, sleeping through the night, "colicky" babies, and what to do if a baby seems to prefer nursing all night long.
- Guidelines for recognizing when a child has a serious problem, keeping a sleep diary, and dealing with teenage sleep requirements.
- Detailed information on nocturnal feeding/drinking disorder, nightmares and night terrors, nighttime breathing disorders, and other difficulties.
- Professional advice about sleep medications and how each may help or potentially harm a child.
By following the professional, practical advice in Better Sleep for Your Baby and Child, both parent and child can regularly enjoy a restful night.
Canada's Toddler Care Book
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Everything parents need to know about the all-important toddler years
Nothing can quite prepare parents for the toddler years, when, seemingly overnight, their reliant baby turns into an incredibly mobile, opinionated individual. This wonderful resource, written by leading pediatric experts, provides age-appropriate strategies to help parents deal with toddler issues.
This incredibly comprehensive guide features a wealth of reliable information, presented in a friendly, easy-to-understand style that parents will appreciate. It is in full-color, with hundreds of full-color photos. Each chapter ends with a Frequently Asked Questions section and covers topics ranging from healthy sleep habits to food and nutrition, physical and emotional developmental milestones, behavior patterns and issues, and safety recommendations for home, car, school bus, playgrounds and more. In addition, there is a chapter dedicated to first aid, as well as one devoted to caring for your sick child, with advice on treating conditions ranging from fever and colds to impetigo and lice to urinary tract infections, flat feet and cerebral palsy.
Without question, Canada's Toddler Care Book is the most complete book on toddler care in the marketplace today.
SAY "AAAH": A Common Sense A to Z Guide to Those "Aaahsome" Years Newborn to Age 5
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The A to Z of Children's Health: A Parent's Guide from Birth to 10 Years
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An indispensable reference which is sure to become the go-to health and wellness guide for parents.
This comprehensive and contemporary guide is written by the pediatric experts at the world-renowned Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids). It goes without saying that no one understands kids or relates to parents better than these extraordinary experts. It covers over 235 childhood conditions and illnesses in children ages newborn to ten in a friendly yet authoritative manner.
Parents will find all the valuable information they need to better understand and manage their child's health concerns. All the illnesses are arranged alphabetically by "Condition & Care" -- making it easy, quick and accessible for parents -- for those situations when time really is of the essence. Parents will find expert advice on how to cope with everything from common accidents and emergencies that occur in childhood, to information on the nature of the many conditions that can affect their child. Most importantly, they get answers to three questions: 1) what is the condition, 2) what might happen as a result of the condition, and 3) how should the problem be treated?
Some of the topics covered include:
- Fever, headaches and migraine, asthma, abdominal pain
- Croup, failure to thrive, thumb sucking and nail biting, night terrors
- Heart murmurs, infective endocarditis, measles, mumps and rubella
- Rheumatic fever, spina bifida, tonsillitis and strep throat
- Down syndrome, head lice, separation anxiety, shingles.
There are photographs and diagrams featured throughout the book, making it easy for parents to accurately pinpoint what potential condition and/or illness their child may be experiencing. An extensive glossary of terms combined with a well-organized index complete this valuable guide.
When A Child Has Diabetes
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Updated edition of one of the most highly respected resources on juvenile diabetes, from the Diabetes Team at the world-renowned Hospital for Sick Children.
For the parents and caregivers of over 15,000 children diagnosed with diabetes every year, the key to successful diabetes management is to learn as much as possible about juvenile diabetes. Armed with this knowledge, they will be able to improve quality of life for both their children and themselves.
This new edition offers the latest medical expertise, based on current research and standards for diagnosis, and features an even more user-friendly format, case studies, charts and Question and Answer sections. A must-have for anyone caring for a child with diabetes, When a Child Has Diabetes covers the causes of diabetes, current and evolving treatments, blood glucose management, meal planning, associated conditions, strategies for adjustment and much more. With its friendly, approachable style, this comprehensive and supportive guide will help parents and children learn the hands-on skills needed for at-home diabetes care so they can all live happy, healthy lives.
Your Premature Baby: The First Five Years
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Your Premature Baby is the definitive guide to every aspect of nurturing a child who is born too soon. Reassuring and frank, it is the only book that informs and guides parents right from their baby's too-early birth into the growing years.
Features of this book:
- Exactly how prematurity affects a baby
- Explains hospital terms, procedures, treatments, and equipment
- What to expect as your baby progresses through treatment and procedures
- Gives advice for coping practically and emotionally
- Help and ideas for parents from when their baby comes home up to age 5
- Discusses the latest research into the causes of prematurity and its preventions
- Offers a wide variety of resources for further information and support