Drawing from the collective wisdom of pediatric experts at Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Guide to Raising a Healthy Child addresses key questions and concerns many parents have about the preschool and school-age years.
In this book, parents learn what to expect in the lively, wonder-filled time between ages 3 and 11. They’ll find answers to family dilemmas such as feeding a picky eater, resolving sleep problems, addressing bullying, treating common injuries and illnesses, and coping with complex health care needs.
Experts discuss what it takes to prepare a child for a rich and meaningful adult experience.
It’s no secret that parenting is rarely a straightforward path and that it can be challenging at times, but anyone can be a good parent. This book is intended to be a companion manual for navigating those early to middle childhood years, offering encouragement and trusted advice from some of the best experts around, and helping your family find success.
The book is divided into 6 sections: · Section 1 address growth and development · Section 2 focuses on health and safety · Section 3 discusses important topics related to emotional wellbeing · Section 4 covers common illnesses and concerns · Section 5 is devoted to special circumstances in raising a child · Section 6 provides tips and guidance creating a healthy family unit
Angela C. Mattke M.D.
Mayo Clinic is the first and largest integrated, not-for-profit group practice in the world. Doctors from every medical specialty work together to care for patients, joined by common systems and a philosophy that the needs of the patient come first. Over 3,600 physicians and scientists and 50,000 allied staff work at Mayo, which has sites in Rochester, Minn.; Jacksonville, Fla.; and Scottsdale/Phoenix, Ariz. Collectively, Mayo Clinic treats more than 500,000 patients a year. For more than 100 years, millions of people from all walks of life have found answers at Mayo Clinic. Angela C Mattke, M.D., is a pediatrician in the Division of Community Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine at Mayo Clinic Children’s Center in Rochester, Minnesota. She spends most of her time providing general pediatric care in an outpatient clinic. Dr. Mattke has a special interest in using social media to connect with patients and families and hosts a Facebook Live show called #AsktheMayoMom. She lives in Rochester with her husband and two sons.