Steven Shelov

Steven Shelov

Meet the author

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Steven P. Shelov, MD, MS, FAAP is a professor of pediatrics at Stony Brook Medicine and associate dean of undergraduate medical education at the Winthrop University Hospital Regional Campus of Stony Brook. He received his medical doctorate from the Medical College of Wisconsin and his master's degree in administrative medicine from the University of Wisconsin. Author of more than 100 original publications and 15 books.

​Books (editor)

Your Baby's First Year (English and Spanish), 4th Edition

Your Baby's First Year is the definitive all-in-one resource that provides authoritative advice on every aspect of infant care. Featuring new and expanded content, including the latest reports on cutting-edge research into early brain development, the fully illustrated fourth edition of Your Baby's First Year includes:

  • Guidelines for prenatal care, with spotlights on maternal nutrition, exercise, and screening tests during pregnancy
  • Growth and developmental milestones through the first twelve months of a child&s life, including physical, emotional, and cognitive development
  • An updated chapter on developmental disabilities
  • A complete health encyclopedia covering injuries, illnesses, and congenital diseases
  • Breastfeeding discussion, including its benefits, techniques, and challenges, as well as nutritional needs and vitamin/iron supplementation
  • Recommendations for choosing child care programs
  • Updated safety standards: the very latest AAP recommendations, including immunizations, childproofing, car seat usage, and toy safety
  • And much more!

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 978-1-58110-975-7
  • Product Code: CB0095
  • Publication Date: September 1, 2015
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 800
  • Trim Size: 9 inches x 6 inches
  • Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics

Caring for Your Baby and Young Child: Birth to Age 5​, 6th Edition (English and Spanish) (with associate medical editor Tanya Altmann and associate medical editor emeritus Robert Hanneman, MD, FAAP)

New and updated content includes:

  • New chapter on the effects of media and technology exposure in children
  • Updated Developmental Disability chapter
  • Updated content using the latest cutting-edge research on early brain development
  • Updated breastfeeding and nutrition content and policies
  • Obesity updates
  • Safety standard updates: the latest AAP recommendations, from CPR instruction and immunizations to childproofing tips and product and toy safety
  • Updated content dedicated to sleep and allergies (including food allergies)
  • Special messages for parents and stepfamilies
  • And much more!

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 978-1-58110-916-0
  • Product Code: CB0088
  • Publication Date: November 2, 2014
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 892
  • Trim Size: 7 inches x 9 inches
  • Illustrations: 350 Black & White Illustrations
  • Publisher: Bantam

​​The Big Book of Symptoms: A-Z Guide to Your Child's Health (with co-editor Shelly Vaziri Flais, MD, FAAP)

New! Raising a happy, healthy, well-adjusted child is one of the most demanding and challenging of all human endeavors. Fortunately it's also one of life's most rewarding. During the course of parenting, there may be times when parents come up against a situation in which they need help. The good news is that they are not alone.

 The Big Book of Symptoms: A–Z Guide to Your Child's Health helps parents with day-to-day health and safety issues that may arise—from infancy through adolescence. It covers minor everyday concerns and more serious problems, suggests a reasonable course of action for each problem, and confirms when it's best to consult with a pediatrician.

 Divided into 2 major sections—an A-Z directory of the most common childhood symptoms and an illustrated first aid manual and safety guide—The Big Book of Symptoms also has an extensive index to that information can be found quickly. Also includes a pull-out 3-in-1 Choking, First Aid and CPR Chart that families can post at home!

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 978-1-58110-840-8
  • Product Code: CB0076
  • Publication Date: June 20, 2014
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 260
  • Trim Size: 9 inches x 7 inches
  • Illustrations: 28 black and white illustrations
  • Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics 
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