Baby & Child Health focuses on preventive health care, psychological well-being, and positive parenting to help parents keep their child healthy and safe during the first decade of life. This beautiful yet practical guide offers current information and reassuring advice in engaging, accessible language, enhanced by more than 600 color photographs, drawings, medical scans, and microscope images. Published by DK.
Five sections cover all aspects of a child's physical, emotional, and intellectual growth.
Section 1: Your New Baby
Practical issues of newborn care, from feeding to hygiene to sleep, as well as developmental milestones and infant illness.
Section 2: Raising a Healthy Child
Focused on wellness and prevention of disease and injury, with advice on nutrition, exercise, and emotional health.
Section 3: Diagnosis Charts
Comprehensive discussion of symptoms and possible diagnoses, with action recommendations.
Section 4: Diseases and Disorders
More than 120 childhood conditions are explained with causes, symptoms, treatments and self-help remedies.
Section 5: First Aid and Nursing
Caring for a sick or injured child, current first aid practices, responding to a medical emergency, and more.