Baby and childcare book benjamin spock
Baby and Child Care by Benjamin SpockOVER 50 MILLION COPIES IN PRINT!
THE CLASSIC THAT CONTINUES TO GROW WITH THE TIMES! For sixty-five years, parents have relied on the expert advice of renowned pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock. But while children never change, issues and concerns do. Dr. Robert Needlman, himself a top-notch pediatrician, has newly updated and expanded this timeless classic to speak to any parent who is raising children in our rapidly changing world. While still providing reassuring advice on age-old topics such as caring for a new baby, as well as accidents, illness, and injuries, this book also contains expanded information in many new areas, including:
• Cutting-edge medical opinion on immunizations
• Obesity and nutrition
• Cultural diversity and nontraditional family structures
• Children’s learning and brain development
• The newest thinking on children with special needs
• Environmental health
• Increasingly common disorders such as ADHD, depression, and autism— including medications and behavioral interventions
• Children and the media, including electronic games
• Coping with family stress
• And much, much more
With an updated glossary of common medications and an authoritative list of the most reliable online resources, this invaluable guide is still the next best thing to Dr. Spock’s #1 rule of parenting: “Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.”
Child Development Theorists
Spock's Baby and Child Care : 9th Edition. Benjamin Spock , Robert Needlman. This fully revised and updated edition of the classic manual provides first time and experienced parents the best information about caring for new babies, toddlers, and adolescents in the twenty-first century.
From the pediatrician whose advice has shaped parenting practices for more than half a century comes the essential parenting book—fully revised and updated with the latest research and written in clear, accessible prose for parents of all backgrounds. Generations of parents have relied on the influential bestseller Dr. This timeless yet up-to-date edition has been revised and expanded by Dr. Robert Needlman, a top-notch pediatrician who shares Dr. In this tenth edition, you can gain the latest information on child development from birth through adolescence—including cutting-edge research on topics as crucial as immunizations, screen-time, childhood obesity, environmental health, and more. With a revised glossary of the newest and most common medications and a guide to reliable online resources, this vital handbook will help you become the best parent you can be. Benjamin Spock was the most trusted and most famous pediatrician worldwide; his reassuring and commonsense advice shaped parenting practices for half a century.
Benjamin Spock is the most trusted name in child care today, as well as being the most famous pediatrician worldwide. His reassuring and commonsense advice has shaped parenting practices for over half a century. The author of eleven books, he was a political activist for causes that vitally affect children: disarmament, day care, schooling, housing, and free, good quality medical care for all. Life magazine listed Dr. Spock as one of the most influential figures of our time, by changing the way the world raises their children. Spock still remains the trusted guide in parenting worldwide.
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Spock has been at the forefront of child care since he first made a splash seven decades ago. Benjamin Spock has been at the forefront of child care since he first made a splash seven decades ago. His advice has been religiously followed by some, dismissed as kooky by others; controversy has swirled around his ideas for decades. But despite the controversy, today — years after his death March 15, — new parents still follow his advice. They just might not realize they do.