Baby Body Signs (Paperback)
The Head-To-Toe Guide to Your Child's Health, from Birth Through the Toddler Years
Bantam, 9780553385656, 250pp.
Publication Date: May 25, 2010
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Baby Body Signs will help you decide when to call the pediatrician and when to relax and stop worrying. What's more, it's packed with fascinating facts about child health--from how in medieval Europe babies were expected to talk when they had all their teeth to the fact that the ears are the first part of the body to reach full size. As entertaining as it is informative, this is the book you'll want to keep close at hand throughout your baby's infancy and toddler years.
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Praise For Baby Body Signs: The Head-To-Toe Guide to Your Child's Health, from Birth Through the Toddler Years…
“This is one of the most useful baby books my wife and I have come across, and it often cuts right to the chase of what’s serious and what’s not. As new parents, we find ourselves asking exactly the kinds of questions this book answers. In many situations, unnecessary long hours in doctor’s office waiting rooms, long holds to speak to nurse advice call-in lines, misinformation gathered from Internet searches, and serious conditions going undiagnosed could be avoided if all parents had a copy of this book on their shelf.”
- Neil Shulman, M.D., associate professor, Emory University School of Medicine; co-author of Your Body’s Red Light Warning Signals
This is a reassuring and comprehensive resource for new parents who want to gain a better understanding of normal and abnormal baby characteristics.”
- Jennifer Wider, M.D., author of The New Mom’s Survival Guide
“Baby Body Signs is the antidote for the anxiety parents suffer when they notice some-thing unusual about their baby and then worry until their next doctor visit. It is well written and contains a wealth of information not found in other parenting books. It will be an excellent addition to any parent’s library.”
- Jeffrey L. Brown, M.D., F.A.A.P., clinical professor of pediatrics, New York Medical College; author of The Complete Parents’ Guide to Telephone Medicine