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Caring for your Baby and Young Child: Birth to Age 5


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Product Description

NEW 6th edition! 

This essential resource from the most respected organization on child health is the one guide pediatricians routinely recommend and parents can safely trust. 

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: 917
  • Trim Size: 7 inches x 9 inches
  • Illustrations: 350 Black & White Illustrations
  • Publisher: Bantam
To view inside of the book visit: www.shop.aap.org

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.

Associate Medical Editor: Tanya Remer Altmann, MD, FAAP 

Tanya Remer Altmann, MD, FAAP, is a board-certified pediatrician in private practice; clinical instructor at Mattel Children’s Hospital at the University of California, Los Angeles; and mother of 2 young children.


Associate Medical Editor, Emeritus: Robert E. Hannemann, MD, FAAP 

Robert E. Hanneman, MD, FAAP is a visiting professor of chemical and biomedical engineering at Purdue University. He is a former president of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

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