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Sep 22, 2020
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Sep 22, 2020 | ISBN 9780593158289
The guide to every aspect of infant care that’s most recommended by pediatricians and trusted by parents, with over four million copies sold—now in a completely revised and updated fifth edition!From the American Academy of Pediatrics, the nation’s most authoritativename in childcare, comes the definitive all-in-one resource Your Baby’s First Year. Featuring new and expanded content, including the latest reports on cutting-edge research into early brain development, the fully illustrated fifth edition of Your Baby’s First Year includes • Guidelines for prenatal and newborn care, with spotlights on maternal nutrition, exercise, and screening tests during pregnancy• Milestones for physical, emotional, social, and cognitive growth, as well as visual, hearing, language, and movement milestones • Cutting-edge research on early brain development and how babies and young children think.• A complete health encyclopedia covering injuries, illnesses, and congenital diseases• An in-depth discussion on breastfeeding, including its benefits, techniques, and challenges • Revised nutrition recommendations, including the importance of early introduction of allergenic foods and obesity prevention tips • Tips for choosing childcare programs• Updated safety standards: the very latest AAP recommendations, from CPR instruction, safe sleep, and immunizations, to childproofing tips, car safety seats, and toy safety• Safety checks for home, including bathing, preventing drowning, poisoning, choking, burns, and falls• And much moreComprehensive, reassuring, and up-to-date, Your Baby’s First Year is an indispensable guide for parents everywhere.
The American Academy of Pediatrics is an organization of 66,000 primary-care pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists, and pediatric surgical specialists dedicated to the health, safety, and well-being of infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.
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