About This Book.
Conventions Used in This Book.
How This Book Is Organised.
PART I: CHILDREN'S HEALTH: THE BASICS.
Chapter 1: Your Child’s Health in a Nutshell.
Chapter 2: Your Child’s Body and Development.
Chapter 3: The Immune System and Immunisation.
Chapter 4: Who’s Who? The Roles of Healthcare Professionals.
PART II: THE FIRST YEAR OF LIFE.
Chapter 5: Is My Baby Okay? Health and Development Checks in the First Year.
Chapter 6: Feeding Your Baby.
Chapter 7: Spotting the Signs that Something’s Wrong.
Chapter 8: Hello World! Common Newborn Health Niggles.
PART III: RAISING HEALTHY CHILDREN.
Chapter 9: The Importance of Nutrition.
Chapter 10: Exercise, Activity, and Play.
Chapter 11: Dozing Off: The Importance of Sleep.
Chapter 12: Basic Hygiene and the War on Germs.
PART IV: SYMPTOMS, ILLNESSES, AND TREATMENTS.
Chapter 13: Symptoms and What They May Mean.
Chapter 14: Common Childhood Illnesses.
Chapter 15: Allergies, Asthma, and Eczema.
Chapter 16: Behavioural Problems and Emotional Health.
PART V: PLAYING DOCTORS AND NURSES: LOOKING AFTER A SICK CHILD.
Chapter 17: Caring for an Ill Child.
Chapter 18: Knowing Something about Medicines.
Chapter 19: Knowing Something about First Aid.
PART VI: THE PART OF TENS.
Chapter 20: Ten Ways to Stay Healthy on Holiday.
Chapter 21: Ten Health Web Sites You Can Trust.
Chapter 22: Ten Ways to Keep Your Child Safe at Home.
""…you’ll be home-educating in a trice."" (Families South East, September 2006)
""...you can expect the book to cover absolutely every topic on children’s health imaginable, and it certainly does. ...highly recommend..."" (Familiesonline.co.uk, September 2006)