The American Academy of Pediatrics Guide to Toilet Training
Publication Date: April 1, 2003
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Enhance the quality and pace of language development. Toilet training is an important developmental milestone for children, and it also can be one of the greatest challenges for parents. Not all children are ready at the same age, and they often respond differently to the various training methods. With conflicting advice from friends, relatives, and the media, parents can quickly become confused and frustrated. This new AAP handbook cuts through the confusion to provide practical information, proven techniques, and expert advice to ensure the best toilet-training experience for children and parents-must reading for every new parent, from the organization representing the nation's finest pediatricians. A complete guide to every phase of the toilet-training process.
About the AuthorMark Wolraich is CMRI/Shaun Walters Professor of Pediatrics and Director of the Child Study Center and Section on Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City.
Dr. Steven P. Shelov, M.D., M.S., F.A.A.P. is Professor of Pediatrics at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Chairman of Pediatrics at Maimonides Medical Center and Lutheran Medical Center and Vice President of the Infants' and Childrens' Hospital of Brooklyn. He is the Editor-in-Chief of several of the parent publications for the AAP including "Caring For Your Baby" and "Young Child, The First Year Of Life," and" A Guide to Child Symptoms," Dr. Shelov pioneered and developed these series of books. In 2002, Dr. Shelov was presented with the Lifetime Achievement in Education Award by the American Academy of Pediatrics, its singular highest award for pediatric education. The American Academy of Pediatrics is an organization of 57,000 primary care pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists, and pediatric specialists dedicated to the health, safety, and well-being of infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. AAP books with Bantam include "Caring for Your Baby" and "Young Child Birth to Five," "Caring for Your School-Age Child Ages 5 to 12," "Caring for Your Teenage"r, "Guide to Toilet Training," and "New Mother's Guide to Breastfeeding,"