Health Reference Series: Infant, Toddler, and Child Health Sourcebook, 1st Edition

  • Angela Williams
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  • ISBN-10: 078081813X
  • ISBN-13: 9780780818132
  • DDC: 618.92
  • 600 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released September 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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Provides information about how to keep children advancing from infancy through their early childhood years healthy safe, and stable, including the ten components that researchers identify as essential for high-quality childcare and other information on best practices.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Healthcare Overview of the Newborn.
1: Basics of Newborn Health.
2: Assessing Health and Vital Signs of a Newborn.
3: The Umbilical Cord: Cutting and Aftercare.
4: Early Initiation of Breastfeeding.
5: Care of the Premature Infant.
6: Common Newborn and Infant Problems.
7: Impact of Preconception and Prenatal Care on Infant Health.
Child Development Milestones.
8: Developmental Milestones Matter.
9: Milestone Checklist.
10: Speech and Language Developmental Milestones.
11: Understanding Your Child's Social and Emotional Development from Birth to Age Five.
12: Are You Concerned about Your Child's Development?.
13: Communicating with Your Child.
14: Overview of Early Intervention.
Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities.
15: What Are Birth Defects?.
16: Diagnosis of Birth Defects.
17: Congenital Heart Defects.
18: Neural Tube Defects.
19: Microcephaly.
20: Upper and Lower Limb Reduction Defects.
21: Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate.
22: Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.
Childhood Illnesses and Conditions.
23: Respiratory Illness.
24: Other Infections in Children.
25: Common Medical Problems in Children.
26: Growth-Related Issues.
27: Acquired Childhood Injuries.
28: Childhood Mental Disorders.
29: Childhood Cancer.
30: Antibiotic Resistance: A Health Crisis.
Bringing Up Healthy Infants and Toddlers (Ages 0 to 3).
31: Infant and Toddler Nutrition.
32: Vaccination and Immunization for Infants and Toddlers.
33: Sleeping Patterns and Safe Sleep Practices.
34: Infant and Toddler Hygiene.
35: Infant's Primary Teeth.
36: Ensuring Safe and Healthy Child Care.
37: Physical Activity for Preschool-Aged Children.
38: Keep an Eye on Children's Height and Weight.
Bringing Up Healthy Children (Ages 4 to 11).
39: Diet and Nutrition for Children.
40: Vaccination and Immunization for Children.
41: Importance of Personal Hygiene for Children.
42: Oral Health.
43: Working with a Dietitian If Your Child Has Food Allergies.
44: Positive Parenting Tips.
45: Role of Family Structure in Child Development.
46: Physical Activity.
47: Help Children Maintain a Healthy Weight.
Safety in the Home and Community.
48: Creating Safe, Stable, Nurturing Relationships and Environments.
49: Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention.
50: Child Safety and Injury Prevention.
51: Keeping Children with Disabilities Safe.
Additional Help and Information.
Glossary of Terms Related to Infant, Toddler, and Child Health.
Resource List for Parents and Caregivers.