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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Pantell, Robert H., 1945-
Taking care of your child.
Philadelphia, PA : Da Capo Life Long, a member of the Perseus Books Group, 
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Robert H Pantell; James F Fries; Donald M Vickery
|Description:||1 online resource|
|Contents:||Cover; Title Page; Dedication; Copyright; A Note to Our Readers; Contents; Acknowledgments; In Memoriam; Introduction; Part I: Birth of a Family; Chapter 1: A Child Is Coming; I'm Pregnant, We're Pregnant; Taking Care of Yourself During Pregnancy; Diet; Exercise; Traveling; Sex; Prenatal Screening During Pregnancy; The New Biology: Genes, Genomics, and Genetic Screening; Screening Tests: What You Should Know Before a Test; Medicine; Pets; Infections; Breast-Feeding or Bottle-Feeding?; Concerns about Breast-Feeding; Benefits of Breast-Feeding; Formula- or Bottle-Feeding. Childbirth Preparation ClassesLamaze; Other Types; Sources; Home Delivery, Hospital Delivery, or Something Else?; Hospitals; At Home; Other Options; Additional Reading and Resources; Chapter 2: The Big Event; Stages of Labor; Rupture of the Membranes; Medications Used During Labor; Sleep Medications; Pain Medications: You Are in Charge; Analgesia and Anesthesia; Pitocin and "Induced Births"; Fetal Heart Monitoring; Delivery Room Procedures; Episiotomy; Breech Deliveries; Cesareans; Premature Labor and Births; Newborn Procedures; Newborn Blood Screening; Hearing Screening. Screening for Heart DiseasesCircumcision; Taking Your Child Home; Hospital Routine; Product Samples; The Drive Home; Arriving Home; Chapter 3: Your First Concerns; The First Child; The Second Time Around; Activity; Breathing; Parts of the Body; The Skin; The Head; The Eyes; The Nose; The Mouth; The Face; The Hands; The Chest; The Abdomen; The Genitalia; The Feet; Feeding; Breast-Feeding; Bottle-Feeding; How Much Milk or Formula?; Solid Foods; Feeding Ability; Social Eating; Overeating; Food Additives; Additional Reading; Part II: The Growing Child; Chapter 4: Growth and Development. What Does Normal Mean?Growth; Your Child's Weight; Your Child's Height; Growth at Puberty; Development; New Skills; How Babies Learn; Sequence of Skills; Individuality; Monitoring My Child's Development; Toilet Training; Bowel Control; Bladder Training; Bed-Wetting; Additional Reading; Chapter 5: Personality and Behavior; Infancy: Birth to One Year; Crying; Sleeping; Toddlers; Sleeping; Thumb Sucking and Pacifiers; Temper Tantrums; Breath-Holding Spells; The Preschool Years; Short Attention Span (Hyperactivity); The Early School Years (Ages 6 to 11); Friendships; Ethical Codes. Development in SchoolAdolescents (Age 12 and Up); Expectations; Independence; Choosing Medical Care; Problem Behaviors; Discipline; Age-appropriate Discipline; Punishment; Sexuality; Infants; Toddlers; Ages 3 to 6; Ages 7 to 12; Adolescents; Summary: Parenting Children and Beyond; Additional Reading; Chapter 6: Today's Family; Adoption; Open Adoption; What to Tell Your Child; Child Care; Your Child's Needs; Benefits and Risks; Choosing a Program; Divorce and Remarriage; Parents' Feelings; The Arrival; Separation; Frustration; Psychological Resources; Additional Reading; Chapter 7: School Days.|
|Responsibility:||by Robert H. Pantell, M.D., James F. Fries, M.D., Donald M. Vickery, M.D.|