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Dr Spock's Baby & Childcare 9th Edition : The One Essential Parenting Book - Fully revised and expanded for the 21st century  - Dr Benjamin Spock

Dr Spock's Baby & Childcare 9th Edition

The One Essential Parenting Book - Fully revised and expanded for the 21st century

Paperback Published: 21st June 2012
ISBN: 9780857205261
Number Of Pages: 1118

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Dr Benjamin Spock revolutionised child care, and generations of parents have relied on his timeless bestseller. It remains THE source book, the most authoritative and reliable guide available. Collaborating with Dr Stephen J. Parker, Dr Spock updated and expanded his book to meet the changes and challenges of the 21st century.

Now revised by Dr Robert Needleman, it is organised for fast and easy reference, and includes entirely new sections covering adolescence and provides the latest information on topics from breastfeeding and first aid to talking to your child about sex, contraception and drugs. All Dr Spock's invaluable, time-tested advice is here, including the most current medical practices and advances in childcare. More than ever before, this essential and classic work will help all parents face their many challenges and responsibilities with new confidence and joy. As Dr Spock always said, 'Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.'

About the Author

Dr Benjamin Spock M.D., practised paediatrics in New York City from 1933 to 1947. He then became a medical teacher and researcher at the Mayo Clinic, the University of Pittsburgh, and Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. The author of eleven books, he was a political activist for causes that vitally affect children: disarmament, day care, schooling, housing, and medical care for all. He had two sons, a stepdaughter, and four grandchildren. Dr. Spock, who died March 15, 1998, at age ninety-four, was married to Mary Morgan who survives him.

Dr. Spock's Baby and Child Care has been translated into thirty-nine languages and has sold fifty million copies worldwide since its first publication in 1946.

Trust Yourself and Your Children

Section I: Your Child, Age by Age
Before Your Child ls Born
Your Newborn Birth to About Three Months
The First Year Four to Twelve Months
Your Toddler Twelve to Twenty-Four Months
Your Two-Year Old
Your Preschooler Three to Five Years
Six Through Eleven Years
Twelve to Eighteen Years

Section II: Feeding and Nutrition
Feeding in the First Year
Breast Feeding
Formula Feeding
Starting Solid Foods
Nutrition and Health

Section III: Health and Safety
General Medical Issues
Immunizations
Preventing Injuries
First Aid and Emergencies
Dental Development and Oral Health
Common Childhood Illnesses

Section IV: Raising Mentally Healthy Children
What Children Need
Child Care
Discipline
Grandparents
Sexuality
The Media
Different Types of Families
Stresses and Traumas

Section V: Common Developmental and Behavioural Challenges
Sibling Rivalry
Acting Out
Sadness, Worries and Fears
Habits
Toilet Training Soiling and Bed Wetting
Sleep Problems
Children with Special Needs
Getting Help

Section VI: Learning and School
Learning and the Brain
Ready for School
School and School Problems
Planning for College
Common Medications for Children

Glossary of Common Medications
Resource Guide
Index

ISBN: 9780857205261
ISBN-10: 0857205269
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 1118
Published: 21st June 2012
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.1 x 15.4  x 5.2
Weight (kg): 1.43
Edition Number: 9

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