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Your Baby's First Year, 4th edition


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American Academy of Pediatrics; Editor in Chief: Steven P. Shelov, MD, MS, FAAP

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: 785
  • Trim Size: 9 inches x 6 inches
  • Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics

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About the Authors

Editor In Chief: Steven P. Shelov, MD, MS, FAAP 

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.

Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics 

The American Academy of Pediatrics is an organization of 66,000 primary care pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists and pediatric surgical specialists dedicated to the health, safety and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults. The AAP is the largest pediatric publisher in the world, with a diverse list of resources that includes essential clinical and practice management titles and award-winning books for parents.

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