Achieving a Healthy Weight for your Child: An Action Plan for Families

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Achieving a Healthy Weight for Your Child [Paperback]

Sandra G. Hassink, MD, MS, FAAP

Help children with weight concerns by giving their parents the clear-cut information on nutrition and fitness that they need. Dr. Hassink’s plan will help families meet their goals with details on diet and physical activity for at home, in school, and in the community. It offers

  • Sensible, nutritional guidelines emphasizing balanced and nourishing meals
  • Specific suggestions for encouraging children to become more physically active and reduce screen time
  • Advice on how to partner with pediatricians, extended family members, schools and child care to help ensure success
  • Guidance for dealing with emotional turmoil, setbacks, and detours along the way
  • Interactive questions to help parents individually tailor their approaches to the needs of their families

With the information and tools provided in Achieving a Healthy Weight for Your Child,parents will have a practical resource and medical professionals will have an informed partner in making a permanent difference in kids health.

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 978-1-61002-126-5
  • Product Code: CB0102
  • Publication Date: February 6, 2018
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 286


Author: Sandra G. Hassink, MD, MS, FAAP 

Sandra G. Hassink, MD, MS, FAAPis the founder of the Weight Management Clinic for Children at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, DE. She is currently the medical director of the American Academy of Pediatrics Institute for Healthy Childhood Weight.

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.