Mama Doc Medicine : Finding Calm and Confidence in Parenting, Child Health, and Work-life Balance. (Book, 2014) []
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Mama Doc Medicine : Finding Calm and Confidence in Parenting, Child Health, and Work-life Balance.

Mama Doc Medicine : Finding Calm and Confidence in Parenting, Child Health, and Work-life Balance.

Author: Wendy Sue Swanson
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Perseus Distribution Services, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wendy Sue Swanson
ISBN: 9781581108378 1581108370
OCLC Number: 1297005736
Awards: Commended for IndieFab awards (Health) 2014
Commended for Midwest Book Award (MIPA) (Family/Parenting) 2015
Description: 250 pages ;
Contents: Mama Doc MedicineTable of ContentsForewordIntroduction Loving Your Children More Than Imaginable: Modern Parenthood, a Blog, and a Mission For MorePart One - Prevention Introduction1. Can We Prioritize Sleep?2. A Spoonful of Bacteria for Baby?3. Mix and Match: Goldilocks Formula4. Colic, Crying, and the Period of PURPLE Crying5. How to Cope with Colic or Fussy Infants6. Reading a Growth Chart7. 100 Calories8. Science of the Soft Spot9. Why Broad Spectrum Sunscreen?10. Protecting Infants from the Sun11. If It Were My Child: No Television In the Bedroom12. What Does TV Do To My Kids' Brain?13. What Your Child Watches on Television Matters14. Why No Television Before Bed is Better15. Asking About Guns in Your House16. About Violent Video Games17. Going Back to School Monday After Newtown Shootings18. Less Is More: Pink Eye, Ear Infections, Teething and CT Scans19. Drowning: Quieter and Faster Than You Think20. Why I Hate the Bouncy House21. Seven Truths About The "Stomach Flu"22. New Bike23. Helicopter: You Betcha24. Understanding Risks for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)25. Why I Hate Sleep Positioners26. Two is the New One: Rear-Facing Car Seats Until At Least Age 227. If It Were My Child: No Texting and Driving28. How Do Doctors Screen for Autism?29. When Not To Worry About Autism30. Five Ways to Avoid Cavities31. READ The Most Devastating Article32. Prepare: Make a 3-Day Disaster Kit33. What To Do About A Lice InfestationPart Two: Social-Emotional SupportIntroduction 1. BPOD: Best Part of the Day2. Blowing Colors3. Children with Gay Parents4. Love: Unequal and Incomparable5. Mindful Parenting6. Teasing out Self Talk: Our Inner Critic7. New Rule: Be Without a Ceiling8. Learning to Lose9. Plan a Vacation STAT10. Why the Pony Doesn't Win11. Anything for a Nap12. Surviving Tantrums: The Anger Trap13. Surviving Separation Anxiety14. I Hope He Never Reads It15. The Saturday Box16. Play17. Soccer Mom18. Inspiring Generosity in our Children19. Miserable School Drop Offs20. No More "Clean Plate Club"21. Digital Sabbatical and Digital Sabbath22. Dr. GooglePart Three: Immunizations Introduction1. Do You Believe in Vaccines?Part 1. EmotionalPart 2: EvidencePart 3: Experience2. Pediatricians Conditional Comfort with Alternative Vaccine Schedules3. Pediatricians Who Refuse Families Who Don't Immunize?4. Most Parents Avoid Alternative Vaccination Schedules5. The Injustice of Immunization Interviews: Vaccines on the News6. Pile on the Paperwork: Vaccine Exemption7. Keep the Book8. Fear of Needles9. People are Dying from the Flu10. Varicella Vaccine: It Works11. Chickenpox Parties12. Cocoon a Newborn: Only an Email Away13. What is Whooping Cough? And What About the Tdap Shot?14. Don't Make Promises: Yearly Immunization Update15. HPV (Human Papillomavirus)Part Four - Work-Life Balance/MotheringIntroduction1. Competitive Parenting2. The Working Mom Wonders, "What Am I Doing?"3. Only One Decision4. Doctor, Daughter, Mother and Wife: Four Corners5. She-Woman Wednesday6. Every Illness a Love Story7. The Juggle: Working and Breastfeeding8. Complex Problem: Raising a Child9. Nothing I Learned in Med School: On Parenting10. Four Hours on a School Bus11. When Parenthood Exceeds Expectations12. "Having It All": Stumbling13. The Tiger Mom14. "The Wife"15. Magic16. Open Letter to Marissa Mayer17. One Mother's Day Gift18. Getting It "Right": Birthdays in Mommyland19. Tina Fey's Triannual Sob, The Mommy Wars, and a Truce20. A Single Moment21. I Love Being a Working Mom22. Baby Elephant's and the Working Mom23. TIME Magazine and the Mommy Middle Road


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Dr Wendy Sue Swanson is a brilliant pediatrician, but she is a mom first. She has an unmatched talent for conveying important health-related information with compassion and empathy by providing the Read more...

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