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Dad to Dad: Parenting Like a Pro

Parenting Like a Pro

David L. Hill, MD, FAAP

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1.     Welcome to the Club

2.     When Can He Play Ball? Infant and Child Development

3.     Infant Feeding for the Mammary-Challenged: What Your Baby Will Eat and When

4.     The Pit Crew: If You Can Change the Oil…

5.     Crying Foul: Why Is My Baby Crying and When Will It Stop?

6.     That Wasn’t There Yesterday: Colors, Spots, Bumps, and Rashes

7.     A Good Shot: Vaccines and Common Sense

8.     The Big Sleep: Helping Your Child Learn to Sleep, Over and Over

9.     The Air Force: Congestion, Coughing, and Wheezing in Babies

10.  Eye, Captain: Eye Boogers, the Red Eye, and When to Worry

11.  Keep It Down: Infant Spitting Up and Vomiting

12.  Heating and Cooling: Fevers and What to Do About Them

13.  Ear, Ear: How to Tell if Your Child Has an Ear Infection and What to Do About It

14.  Food Fight: Why Your Toddler Won’t Eat Anything

15.  It’s My Potty: When Changing Diapers Just Isn’t Fun Anymore

16.  Time-out: Rules of the Game

17.  Snot Funny: Colds, Allergies, Sinusitis, and Who Nose What Else

18.  How Much Does It Cough? When Breathing Doesn’t Come Easy

19.  I Don’t Feel So Good: Vomiting, Diarrhea, and Bellyaches

20.  Water, Water Everywhere: Is This Wetting Normal?

21.  Hard to Swallow: The Sore Throat

22.  What’s the Heading? Headaches and When to Worry

23.  Making the Grade: When to Worry About ADHD

24.  Electronica: Television, Computers, Video Games, and Mobile Phones

25.  Uh, So, It’s Like This: Talking to Your Children About Sexual Development

26.  It’s Complicated: Dealing With Nontraditional Parenting Relationships


All fathers have heard it before-having a baby really changes your life. And maybe they felt like David L. Hill, MD, FAAP, author of Dad to Dad: Parenting Like a Pro. Dr Hill is a dad himself and a pediatrician in practice. Inside this practical yet humorous book, dads and dads-to-be will find helpful information on topics such as

-Infant and child development

-Baby basics- crying, sleeping, pooping, and eating

-Everyday illnesses and what to look for - fevers, ear infections, colds, stomach bugs, and sore throats

-A guide to vaccines, when to get them, and just what they're for

-Sound advice to cope with toddlerhood and beyond

After reading Dad to Dad, fathers will feel more comfortable about fatherhood and have answers to day-to-day parenting issues at their fingertips.



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"Becoming a new father can be terrifying, but Dad to Dad will make the journey seem not only manageable but actually kind of fun...I wish I'd read this book before my children were born, more importantly, so do my wife and kids." -- Dan Tynan, contributing editor, Family Circle

About the author

David L. Hill, MD, FAAP

David L. Hill, MD, FAAP  is a pediatrician, writer and father of 3 and believes humor is essential to surviving parenthood. Dr. Hill's medical roles include vice president of Cape Fear Pediatrics, adjunct assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Executive Committee member of the North Carolina Pediatric Society, and program director of the AAP Council on Communications and Media.