Dr Miriam Stoppard takes the mystery out of child rearing in this comprehensive guide to the first five years of your child's life. Her commonsense approach will inform reassure and inspire all parents. Dr Stoppard gives in-depth advice on topics as diverse as bathing a baby overcoming childbook phobias establishing regular sleep patterns and coping with disorders such as epilepsy and dyslexia. Special panels highlight and explain the differences in development of boys and girls. Case studies provide insights on subjects such as fatherhood and raising a child as a single parent while medical facts help answer questions that concern parents: When should I start my baby on solids? At what age should my child begin walking? How can I help my child express herself? Topics are broken down into four age groups: young baby older baby toddler and preschool child with colour-coded bands for fast access to key information. Packed with illustrations ane photographs that guide you through essential routines Complete Baby & Child Care is the definitive guide to every aspect of your child's development.
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Miriam Stoppard, MD is one of today's most popular medical personalities has published over 40 titles with DK, including Complete Baby & Child Care and Teach Your Child.From Booklist:
Dr. Stoppard, author of Conception, Pregnancy, and Birth (1993) and other titles, is a well-known authority on the health of women and children. Her version of "complete" includes coverage from birth through age five and a look at many special issues concerning health problems and development. Among the special issues that receive lesser coverage elsewhere but careful examination here are giftedness, attention deficit disorder, stuttering, and chronic conditions, such as asthma and epilepsy. The book is neatly designed, that is, emergency information is made readily accessible and everyday facts highly eye-catching. A must to place on the shelves beside the invaluable works of Penelope Leach. Denise Perry Donavin
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Book Description DK, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0751312339