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Caring for Your Baby and Young Child, Birth to Age 5, 7th Edition [Paperback]

American Academy of Pediatrics

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With more than 4.7 million copies in print, our flagship parenting title has shaped the health and well-being of children for more than 25 years!

The newly revised and updated seventh edition of Caring for Your Baby and Young Child reflects current AAP policy statements and guidelines. These are just a sampling of the topics included in this comprehensive handbook of child care.

  • ADHD
  • Allergies and asthma
  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Behavior
  • Breastfeeding
  • Car safety seats—updated rear-facing guidelines!
  • Cough and cold treatment
  • CPR instruction
  • Early brain development
  • Eczema
  • Environmental hazards
  • Head lice
  • Immunizations
  • Media and technology exposure
  • MRSA infections
  • Newborn screening
  • Obesity
  • Organic foods
  • Parenting multiples
  • Prebiotics
  • Prenatal and newborn care
  • Probiotics
  • Resilience
  • RSV prevention
  • Safe sleep and SIDS
  • Sickle cell disease
  • Vitamin and iron supplementation

Also included is a complete health encyclopedia covering injuries, illnesses, congenital diseases, and other disabilities.

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  • ISBN-13: 978-1-61002-343-6
  • Product Code: CB0115
  • Publication Date: October 8, 2019
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 935
  • Trim Size: 9 inches x 8 inches x 4 inches
  • Publisher: Bantam
  • Availability: In Stock


Tanya Altmann, MD, FAAP

Tanya Altmann, MD, FAAP, is a practicing pediatrician, founder of Calabasas Pediatrics, and an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Children's Hospital Los Angeles. She is also an American Academy of Pediatrics spokesperson and sits on the Editorial Advisory Board for Sharecare. Dr. Tanya is the editor-in-chief of the American Academy of Pediatrics flagship book Caring for Your Baby and Young Child: Birth to Age 5, the editor-in-chief of Your Baby's First Year, and the author of Baby and Toddler Basics and What to Feed Your Baby. She lives in Los Angeles, CA with her husband and 3 sons.

Associate Medical Editor

David L. Hill, MD, FAAP

David Hill, MD, FAAP is a hospitalist pediatrician at Goldsboro Pediatrics, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University Of North Carolina School Of Medicine, a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics Council Management Committee, and Associate Editor of Pediatric Care Online Patient Education for the AAP. He writes and lectures nationally and internationally on pediatric topics including media use, fatherhood, and family separation.

Caring for Your Baby and Young Child, Birth to Age 5, 7th Edition [Paperback]

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