The most commonly asked questions about your child's health
By Dr William Feldman
The New Zealand 3am Handbook answers some of the most common questions parents ask about their children's health and development. Based on sound scientific evidence, written by a team of highly trained and accomplished paediatricians and adapted for New Zealand by the Starship Children's Starship Hospital, this comprehensive book will help parents through the sometimes exasperating challenge of raising healthy children and provide guidance for fixing things when they go wrong.
With its detailed tables, sidebars and diagrams, this comprehensive book gives parents and caregivers the essential information in easy-to-understand terms. Topic covered include;
- What to expect in the maternity ward
- Advice on breastfeeding
- Choosing your child's doctor
- Coping with a baby who won't stop crying
- Establishing sleep patterns
- Help with toilet-training
- Making mealtimes work
- Dealing with behavioural and learning problems
- Preventing injuries
- Treating rashes and fevers
- Treating common childhood illness
An extensive index, valuable emergency section and helpful listings of support and information groups round off this important book, which is sure to become the most well-thumbed reference book in any family home.
The New Zealand 3am Handbook is indispensable; a practical question-and-answer guide, it will help you and your child sleep better.
Paperback, 2003 231 page, very good condition