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This section about Children is a comprehensive portal to information about learning, behaviour, parenting, nutrition, safety, and illness of children.
The Hospital for Sick Children's guide from birth to 10 years.
Anxiety-Free Kids  (616.85223 Zue)
research has shown that if left untreated, children with anxiety disorders are at higher risk to perform poorly in school, to have less developed social skills and to be more vulnerable to substance abuse.
"a comprehensive guide to children's health, written by pediatricians at the world-renowned Hospital for Sick Children."
Healthy Eating for Kids  (613.2083 Bea)
"over 100 meal ideas, recipes and healthy eating tips for children."
This book is filled with reliable information and appropriate guidance to help you understand your child's illnesses and your pediatrician's medical advice.
"a weight loss resource for parents and kids from one of America's leading health and fitness dynamos."
Natural Children's Health  (613.0432 SAC)
Naturopath and herbalist Penelope Sach guides parents through common childhood ailments.
Osteopathy For Children  (615.53308 Hoa)
Holistic and natural treatments for the developing infant, toddler and growing child.
Parenting a Bipolar Child  (618.92895 FAE)
This comprehensive approach to the treatment of children with bipolar disorder offers parents step-by-step advice for selecting professional care and medication, dealing with sleep problems, and managing the child’s issues at school.
Dr. Elizabeth Roberts, a board-certified psychiatrist specializing in the treatment of children and adolescents, explains the risks and benefits of medicating and not medicating your child for conditions ranging from depression to ADHD to bipolar disorder.
Stress Free Feeding  (618.92 Coo)
How to develop healthy eating habits in your child.
Super Sized Kids  (618.92398 LAR)
This book shows parents how to help their children achieve better health and fitness.
Well-organized, comprehensive and written with humor, this book covers all the bases. Each chapter is informative, with useful illustrations, and helpful lists such as The Real Life Layette, essential clothing and items needed for newborns; Tricks of the Tired, suggestions for getting through the day when sleep isn't an option (soaking up sun, eating enough protein); and exactly what to pack in your diaper bag.
Organized into age-specific sections, this book features a modular format that allows parents or caregivers to jump in and out with just the information they need.
"informs you about your family's food choices so you can all eat healthier - together!"
"a reassuring, informative guide to your child's well being and happiness."
"balanced, professional advice to help you make the best decision for your child."
"Everything you need to know about your child's health."
This book provides recent research on environmental toxins in a concise, readable format. Recommended reading for anyone with children.
What's Eating Your Child?  (613.2083 Dor)
Why treat your child with drugs when you can cure your child with food?
Your Baby's First Year  (649.122 Cur)
A week by week guide to your baby's first year giving the latest pediatric guidelines and recommendations and the essential milestones of baby's social, emotional, intellectual and physical development.
Your Struggling Child  (618.9285889 NEW)
A noted neuropsychologist explains the different and overlapping symptoms of learning, mood, and behavioral disorders, and guides parents in getting the right diagnosis and treatment.
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