Heading Home with Your Newborn

Author: Laura A. Jana
Publisher: Amer Academy of Pediatrics
ISBN: 1581108931
Release Date: 2015-05-12
Genre: Family & Relationships

The new edition of this bestselling guide to newborn care has been fully revised and updated. Written by two pediatricians and focusing on the first few months of an infant’s life, Heading Home With Your Newborn, 3rd Edition, includes new information on breastfeeding and the involvement of allergies, formula options, vitamins and supplements (vitamins, iron, fluoride, probiotics), sleep, extended stay in strapped-in positions(car seats, bouncy chairs), swaddling, diaper options, the impact of social media sharing, and capturing moments/sharing memories.

Baby Child Health

Author: Jennifer Shu
Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
ISBN: 0756617839
Release Date: 2006-02-20
Genre: Family & Relationships

Drawing on the expertise of the American Academy of Pediatrics, this comprehensive reference offers a objective and informative overview of preventive healthcare guidelines for parents of children from newborns to eleven years old, furnishing the latest information on more than 120 childhood ailments and illnesses, including genetic, hormonal, and infectious diseases. Reprint.

Food Fights

Author: Laura A. Jana
Publisher: Amer Academy of Pediatrics
ISBN: 1581105851
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Family & Relationships

Bring "peas and harmony" to the family table with Food Fights, 2nd edition! Knowing what to feed children is one thing. Getting them to eat it is quite another! In Food Fights, 2nd edition, the authors tastefully blend the science of nutrition and pediatrics with the practical insights of parents who have been in your shoes?offering simple solutions for your daily nutritional challenges. Whether you've got an infant, toddler, or young child, Food Fights promises entertaining, reality-based advice on: ? How to pick your battles (and arm yourself accordingly) ? Whining and dining, throwing food, and other dietary distractions ? Heaping helpings, TV dinners, fast food, and other nutritional minefields ? Eating out, grocery shopping, and travel ? The 5-second rule ? Drinking and dozing, juice, soda pop, and other classic drinking problems ? Sick kids, vitamins, body weight, allergies, constipation, spitting up…and so much more! This revised second edition also includes new chapters on healthy breakfasts, what's lacking in snacking, and supermarket sanity, and serves up important guidance on making sense of package labels and choosing foods wisely. Add the cornucopia of resources such as recipes for success, a nutrient primer, and phone apps that help families stay on a tech-savvy track to good nutrition and this new and improved edition of Food Fights is guaranteed to leave you satisfied.

Pregnancy Childbirth and the Newborn

Author: Penny Simkin
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781501112706
Release Date: 2016-03-29
Genre: Family & Relationships

If you only buy one pregnancy book, this should be the one! It’s the most complete. It covers all aspects of childbearing, from conception through early infancy, and tells you what to expect. It offers detailed information, suggestions on decisions to make, and advice on steps to take to have a safe and satisfying experience. The Award-Winning Resource Recommended by Experts & Loved by Parents Parents love this book because it puts them in control by explaining a wide range of options, information, and questions to ask, so parents can find what works best for their health situation, personal goals, and priorities. Experts love this book because it’s based on the latest medical research and recommendations from leading health organizations. It’s practical—rooted in the real-life experiences of new families. The five authors bring a combined total of 150 years of experience working with expectant and new families as educators, nurses, counselors, doulas, physical therapists, and lactation consultants. They have attended hundreds of births, heard thousands of birth stories, and assisted innumerable new parents in adapting to their new lives. Not only that, the authors have a combined total of 12 children and 12 grandchildren. All of this experience allows them to write with compassion, understanding, and wisdom based on what really works in the real-world of parenting. The companion website offers even more details on select subjects, including lists of all the best resources on each topic and worksheets to guide parents’ decision-making process. The website also includes a bonus chapter on pre-conception, which provides ways to improve your health and fertility before pregnancy begins.

Preconception Improve Your Health and Enhance Fertility

Author: Penny Simkin
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781451671247
Release Date: 2016-03-29
Genre: Health & Fitness

Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn is one of the bestselling and most comprehensive books about pregnancy, childbirth, and newborn care on the market. Now completely updated, expanded, and redesigned, this authoritative book is the “bible” for expectant parents and childbirth educators. Here is a free sample chapter for you! In this chapter, "Preconception: Improve Your Health and Enhance Fertility", you’ll learn about: • Emotional wellness • Health • Health care • Hazards • Enhancing fertility and the odds of conception • Concerns about infertility • Planning ahead: maternity care choices If you like this sample chapter, look for Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn. The Award-Winning Resource Recommended by Experts & Loved by Parents Parents love this book because it puts them in control by explaining a wide range of options, information, and questions to ask, so parents can find what works best for their health situation, personal goals, and priorities. Experts love this book because it’s based on the latest medical research and recommendations from leading health organizations. It’s practical—rooted in the real-life experiences of new families. The five authors bring a combined total of 150 years of experience working with expectant and new families as educators, nurses, counselors, doulas, physical therapists, and lactation consultants. They have attended hundreds of births, heard thousands of birth stories, and assisted innumerable new parents in adapting to their new lives. Not only that, the authors have a combined total of 12 children and 12 grandchildren. All of this experience allows them to write with compassion, understanding, and wisdom based on what really works in the real-world of parenting. The companion website offers even more details on select subjects, including lists of all the best resources on each topic and worksheets to guide parents’ decision-making process. The website also includes a bonus chapter on pre-conception, which provides ways to improve your health and fertility before pregnancy begins.

The Toddler Brain

Author: Laura D. A. Jana
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9780738218762
Release Date: 2017-02-14
Genre: Family & Relationships

What if, despite the best of intentions, we are raising our children to succeed in a world that no longer exists? The Toddler Brain helps parents recognize the connection that exists between their own parenting behaviors and their child's ability to acquire valuable twenty-first-century skills. Dr. Laura A. Jana draws on studies and stories from pediatrics, neuroscience, social science, and childcare, as well as the world of business and innovation to show parents how to equip their children with seven key skills. Dr. Jana explores the importance of play and curiosity, imagination and empathy, and strategically strengthening children's neural connections in their first five years.

Newborn 101

Author: Carole Kramer Arsenault
Publisher: The Experiment
ISBN: 9781615193868
Release Date: 2017-05-16
Genre: Health & Fitness

National Parenting Publications Gold Award Winner Ever wish you could have a baby nurse at home to answer your most urgent questions around the clock? Now you can! Carole Kramer Arsenault has spent the last two decades helping parents through pregnancy, labor, and all of their new responsibilities once baby comes home—both as a longtime pediatric nurse, and as the founder of the most highly regarded baby-care service in New England. From the first trimester to the “fourth” (baby’s crucial first three months), Arsenault and her team of professional nurses have seen it all. Now, they share their expert advice on: Preparing your home, including safety tips and must-have supplies Easing through labor, whether at home or in a hospital Breastfeeding how-tos, flexible feeding schedules, and common concerns Baby’s essential first days and weeks, and the milestones in between Welcoming multiples and caring for preterm babies Techniques for soothing baby to sleep Postpartum self-care and getting back to your routine

The Secret to a Smarter Baby

Author: Laura Jana, MD, FAA
Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics
ISBN:
Release Date: 2014-10-08
Genre: Family & Relationships

How do you raise a smart baby? Talk to her, play with her, walk with her, sing to her, imitate sounds, cuddle her, read to her every day, and turn off the television and other electronic devices.

A Parent s Guide to Childhood Obesity

Author: Sandra Gibson Hassink
Publisher: Amer Academy of Pediatrics
ISBN: 1581101988
Release Date: 2006-01-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

Addressing medical, emotional, and psychological factors, this research-based guide to understanding childhood obesity offers guidelines to help parents create balanced meals, encourage physical activity, and partner with pediatricians, family, schools, and childcare providers in their fight against obesity.

Baby Me

Author: Deborah D. Stewart
Publisher: Bull Publishing Company
ISBN: 0923521909
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Health & Fitness

A jargon-free, comprehensive reference written for mothers with marginal reading skills or limited access to health care addresses key areas of concern related to pregnancy, childbirth, and child-care basics, in an updated edition that incorporates new chapters on infant safety and immunizations. Original.

A Parent s Guide to Building Resilience in Children and Teens

Author: Kenneth R. Ginsburg
Publisher: Amer Academy of Pediatrics
ISBN: 1581102267
Release Date: 2006-01-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

Provides guidance and tools for parents on building competence, confidence, connection, character, contribution, coping, and control in children of all ages, and includes stress management guides for teens and preteens.

Library Journal

Author:
Publisher:
ISBN: UOM:39015063375045
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Libraries

Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.

The Experts Guide to the Baby Years

Author: Samantha Ettus
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
ISBN: 0307342085
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Family & Relationships

Covering everything from soothing a crying baby to designing the best nursery for one's infant, a collection of practical information and ideas brings together advice from leading authorities in the field--including Harvey Karp, Charles Schwab, Kate Spade, and Bill Sears--to address important parental concerns. 75,000 first printing.

CURRENT Diagnosis Treatment in Family Medicine Third Edition

Author: Jeannette E. South-Paul
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071769389
Release Date: 2010-12-22
Genre: Medical

Concise, evidence-based coverage of the diseases and syndromes most commonly seen in clinical practice CURRENT Diagnosis and Treatment in Family Medicine is an easy-to-use guide to the diagnosis, treatment, and management of the full range of clinical conditions seen in primary care. The book covers all age groups--from pediatric to geriatric--and includes end-of-life issues. An essential clinical reference for house staff and practicing family physicians, the book is also great for USMLE Step 3 review, board certification, and maintenance of certification. Features Organized according to the developmental lifespan, beginning with childhood and adolescence and progressing through adulthood and senior years Complementary and alternative treatments included where appropriate Recommendations for both immediate and ongoing management strategies Numerous algorithms, charts, and tables encapsulate important information Conservative and pharmacologic therapies Patient education information Sections on Therapeutics, Genetics, and Prevention; Psychosocial Disorders; and Physician-Patient Issues NEW chapter on patient-centered medicine