Baby & Toddler Basics: Expert Answers to Parents' Top 150 Questions Book

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Parents of children from birth to age 3 will find answers to their most frequently asked questions about child health and wellness in this easy-to-understand volume. Tanya Altmann, MD, FAAP, a frequent guest on NBC's Today show, helps parents with friendly, straightforward guidance in an easily digestible question-and-answer format. 

Baby and Toddler Basics focuses on parents’ top 150 questions, based on Dr. Altmann’s years in practice. An Internet search of these questions could yield dozens of answers, many from dubious sources. Dr. Altmann addresses parents’ concerns with the expertise of a pediatrician backed by the trusted authority of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). Baby and Toddler Basics’ clear Q&A layout means it’s just as fast as Googling, but with answers parents can trust. 

Topics covered include: 

  • Breastfeeding
  • Developmental stages
  • Fever
  • First aid and injuries
  • General baby care
  • Pooping
  • Safe sleeping and sleep challenges
  • Stomachache and illness
  • Vaccines
  • And much more! 

Dr. Altmann’s clear answers to these questions will help parents take the right actions at home and alert them when it would be best to call their pediatrician. With Baby and Toddler Basics, parents can keep their own “portable pediatrician” in their diaper bag or on their nightstand, always ready with reassuring answers.

Product Details

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

Author: Tanya Altmann, MD, FAAP 

Tanya Altmann, MD, FAAP, is a practicing pediatrician who founded Calabasas Pediatrics and an assistant clinical professor at Mattel Children’s Hospital at UCLA. 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 upcoming 7th edition of the American Academy of Pediatrics flagship book Caring for Your Baby and Young Child: Birth to Age 5 and the author of Mommy Calls and What to Feed Your Baby. She lives in Los Angeles, CA with her husband and 3 sons.

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.