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Mayo Clinic guide to raising a healthy child / Guide to raising a healthy child medical editor, Angela C. Mattke, M.D. - 502 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm

"Ages 3-11"--Cover. Includes index (pages 482-501).

Part 1: Growth and development. Welcome to the preschool and school-age years -- Preschool years -- Early elementary school years -- Late elementary school years -- Part 2: Health and welness. Partnering with primary medical care -- Vaccinations -- Protecting your child's teeth -- Good night, sleep tight -- Child care when you're not there -- Staying safe -- First aid and emergency care -- Part 3: Fitness and nutrition. Moving for life -- Nutrition for growing kids -- Preventing obesity and eating disorders -- Childhood obesity -- Part 4: Emotions and behaviors. Encouraging positive behavior -- Raising a resilient child -- Fostering friendships -- Coping with tough times -- Mental health concerns -- Part 5: Common illnesses and concerns -- Part 6: Complex needs. Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder -- Learning disorders -- Autism spectrum disorder -- Parenting complex needs -- Part 7: Being a family. Families of all kinds -- Parenting together -- Juggling act -- Understanding special education services -- Making meals easier -- Pain reliever dosage by weight -- Additiona resources.

"[In this book] you will find answers to dilemmas such as feeding a picky eater, resolving sleep problems, addressing bullying, treating common injuries and illnesses, and coping with complex health care needs. You'll also get expert insights on shaping your child's behavior in a positive way, increasing your child's resilience and cultivating a warm, supportive environment for your family."--Page 4 of cover.

9781893005488 1893005488


Child rearing.
Child development.
Children--Health and hygiene.
HEALTH & FITNESS / Children's Health.
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Life Stages / Infants & Toddlers.

RJ61 / .M418 2019

618 649.1/23

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