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Children's Health For Dummies

Katy Holland (Editor), Sarah Jarvis (Co-Editor)
ISBN: 978-0-470-02735-6
Paperback
368 pages
October 2006
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Introduction.

About This Book.

Conventions Used in This Book.

How This Book Is Organised.

PART I: CHILDREN'S HEALTH: THE BASICS.

Chapter 1: Your Child’s Health in a Nutshell.

Chapter 2: Your Child’s Body and Development.

Chapter 3: The Immune System and Immunisation.

Chapter 4: Who’s Who? The Roles of Healthcare Professionals.

 PART II: THE FIRST YEAR OF LIFE.

Chapter 5: Is My Baby Okay? Health and Development Checks in the First Year.

Chapter 6: Feeding Your Baby.

Chapter 7: Spotting the Signs that Something’s Wrong.

Chapter 8: Hello World! Common Newborn Health Niggles.

 PART III: RAISING HEALTHY CHILDREN.

Chapter 9: The Importance of Nutrition.

Chapter 10: Exercise, Activity, and Play.

 Chapter 11: Dozing Off: The Importance of Sleep.

Chapter 12: Basic Hygiene and the War on Germs.

PART IV: SYMPTOMS, ILLNESSES, AND TREATMENTS.

Chapter 13: Symptoms and What They May Mean.

Chapter 14: Common Childhood Illnesses.

Chapter 15: Allergies, Asthma, and Eczema.

Chapter 16: Behavioural Problems and Emotional Health.

PART V: PLAYING DOCTORS AND NURSES: LOOKING AFTER A SICK CHILD.

Chapter 17: Caring for an Ill Child.

Chapter 18: Knowing Something about Medicines.

Chapter 19: Knowing Something about First Aid.

 PART VI: THE PART OF TENS.

Chapter 20: Ten Ways to Stay Healthy on Holiday.

Chapter 21: Ten Health Web Sites You Can Trust.

Chapter 22: Ten Ways to Keep Your Child Safe at Home.

Index.

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