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Description - Mommy Calls by Tanya Altmann

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The must-have resource for parents of children up to age three! Small enough to fit in a diaper bag, but big on straight-forward, medically-sound advice delivered in the warm, funny and straightforward style that has made author Tanya Altmann, MD, FAAP, a favorite on NBC's Today show. Beginning in her residency and continuing throughout her years in practice, Dr. Altmann has kept track of the various questions asked by new and experienced parents. Mommy Calls represents what she considers to be the top 101 most common questions parents ask their pediatrician. Sample questions include: How can I be sure that my newborn is getting enough to eat What should I do if I think my child swallowed a coin Should I worry that my child has a fever after getting his shots today She feels better -- is it safe to play with other children now Does his cut need stiches And most importantly: How do I know when to call the pediatrician Organized by category and age group, Mommy Calls is filled with clever tips and fun facts, along with Pediatric Points designed to quickly and clearly communicate important AAP recommendations in easy-to-understand language. Topics include Basic Baby Care Breastfeeding Formula Feeding Solids, Milk, and Other Feeding Issues Pooping Stomachaches and Vomiting Fever Illnesses Skin Ingestions, Injuries, and First Aid Growing Up Sleep

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781581102956
ISBN-10: 158110295X
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 131mm x mm)
Pages: 182
Imprint: American Academy of Pediatrics
Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Tanya Altmann

Tanya Reymer Altmann: Tanya Remer Altmann, MD, FAAP, is a board-certified pediatrician in private practice; clinical instructor at Mattel Children's Hospital at the University of California, Los Angeles; and mother of 2 young children. She is editor in chief of The Wonder Years (Bantam and AAP) and serves on the editorial boards of the top-selling parenting book, Caring for Your Baby and Young Child: Birth to Age 5 (AAP), and Healthy Children magazine (AAP). Mommy Calls was created by Tanya Remer Altmann, MD, FAAP, and Michelle L. Shuffett, MD.