The Resource The informed parent : a science-based resource for your child's first four years, Tara Haelle and Emily Willingham, Ph.D

The informed parent : a science-based resource for your child's first four years, Tara Haelle and Emily Willingham, Ph.D

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The informed parent : a science-based resource for your child's first four years
Title
The informed parent
Title remainder
a science-based resource for your child's first four years
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Tara Haelle and Emily Willingham, Ph.D
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Language
eng
Summary
  • "The latest scientific research on home birth, breastfeeding, sleep training, vaccines, and other key topics--to help parents make their own best-informed decisions. In the era of questionable Internet "facts" and parental oversharing, it's more important than ever to find credible information on everything from prenatal vitamins to screen time. The good news is that parents and parents-to-be no longer need to rely on an opinionated mother-in-law about whether it's OK to eat sushi in your third trimester, an old college roommate for sleep-training "rules," or an online parenting group about how long you should breastfeed (there's a vehement group for every opinion). Credible scientific studies are out there - and they're "bottom-lined" in this book. The ultimate resource for today's science-minded generation, The Informed Parent was written for readers who prefer facts to "friendly advice," and who prefer to make up their own minds, based on the latest findings as well as their own personal preferences. Science writers and parents themselves, authors Tara Haelle and Emily Willingham have sifted through thousands of research studies on dozens of essential topics, and distill them in this essential and engaging book. Topics include: Home birth * Labor induction * Vaginal birth vs. Cesarean birth * Circumcision * Postpartum depression * Breastfeeding * Vaccines * Sleep training * Pacifiers * SIDS * Bed-sharing * Potty training * Childhood obesity * Food sensitivities and allergies * BPA and plastics * GMOs vs. organic foods * The hygiene hypothesis * Spanking * Daycare vs. other childcare options"--
  • "In the era of questionable Internet "facts" and parental oversharing, it's more important than ever to find credible information on everything from prenatal vitamins to screen time. The good news is that parents and parents-to-be no longer need to rely on an opinionated mother-in-law about whether it's okay to eat sushi in your third trimester, an old college roommate for sleep-training "rules," or an online parenting group about how long you should breastfeed (there's a vehement group for every opinion). Credible scientific studies are out there--and they're "bottom-lined" in this book. The ultimate resource for today's science-minded generation, The Informed Parent was written for readers who prefer facts to "friendly advice," and who prefer to make up their own minds, based on the latest findings as well as their own personal preferences. Science writers and parents themselves, authors Tara Haelle and Emily Willingham have sifted through thousands of research studies on dozens of essential topics and distill them in this essential and engaging book. "--
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Haelle, Tara
Dewey number
649/.1
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ769
LC item number
.H228 2016
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1968-
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Willingham, Emily Jane
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Child rearing
  • Parenthood
  • Pregnancy
  • Infants
  • Child development
  • Families
  • FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Parenting / General
  • HEALTH & FITNESS / Pregnancy & Childbirth
  • FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Life Stages / Infants & Toddlers
  • Infants
  • Child development
  • Child rearing
  • Families
  • Parenthood
  • Pregnancy
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The informed parent : a science-based resource for your child's first four years, Tara Haelle and Emily Willingham, Ph.D
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Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Parenting begins before pregnancy -- Bun in the oven -- Delivery day around the corner -- The birth day -- The first weeks -- Now I lay me down to sleep -- The joys and pains of feeding -- You, your child, and the environment -- This is your child's brain on screens -- Development and its derailments and delays
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 321 pages
Isbn
9780399171062
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2015046759
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)913924770
  • 710300
  • (OCoLC)ocn913924770
  • 710300
Label
The informed parent : a science-based resource for your child's first four years, Tara Haelle and Emily Willingham, Ph.D
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Parenting begins before pregnancy -- Bun in the oven -- Delivery day around the corner -- The birth day -- The first weeks -- Now I lay me down to sleep -- The joys and pains of feeding -- You, your child, and the environment -- This is your child's brain on screens -- Development and its derailments and delays
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 321 pages
Isbn
9780399171062
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2015046759
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)913924770
  • 710300
  • (OCoLC)ocn913924770
  • 710300

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