The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Book of Pregnancy and Child Care

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Patrick S. Pasquariello
Wiley, Mar 25, 1999 - Family & Relationships - 636 pages
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World-renowned specialists answer all your questions about your child's birth, health, and development.

Here is your complete, authoritative guide to caring for babies and young children from conception to age five. Clearly organized and packed with vital instructions, this book features the expertise of leading doctors, nurses, psychologists, nutritionists, therapists, and many other reassuring resources. Prepared in association with Great Ormond Street Hospital in London, it delivers everything you need to know to give your child the best care possible, and puts the essential information right at your fingertips:

  • Checklists for healthy labor and delivery.
  • Developmental and behavioral milestones.
  • Day-to-day child-care advice.
  • Appropriate child's play based on the latest brain research.
  • Solutions to feeding and sleep problems.
  • Language development.
  • Toilet training.
  • Early education.
  • Coping with physical or mental disabilities.
  • Medical emergencies.
  • Preventing and treating illnesses.
  • and much more.

    "Comprehensive . . . reassuring . . . easily understood . . . Parents want to know as much as possible. This book fills the bill." —C. Everett Koop, M.D., Sc.D.

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ITHE CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF PHILADELPHIA is consistently ranked as one of the top two pediatric facilities in the United States by U.S. News & World Report. Established in 1855, the Hospital provides state-of-the-art medical, surgical, psychiatric, and rehabilitative care in addition to being a leader in research and pediatric training.

PATRICK S. PASQUARIELLO, JR., M.D., is director of the Diagnostic Center at the Hospital and Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He has been a practicing pediatrician for over 36 years.

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