A completely new and indispensable book for parents in the 21st century!
This is where to find the answer to almost every question concerning your child, from birth to their teenage years. It deals with your child’s health, development, illnesses and everyday life.
A comprehensive chapter describes the various symptoms which can be a sign of illness or ill health, with cross references to the illnesses which may be causing these symptoms. The comprehensive section on illnesses gives details of all the common and less common illnesses which may affect your child, provides support and advice on what you yourself can do, and when you should seek professional help.
There is also a substantial section on the anxieties children can suffer in the modern world, the importance of a sound upbringing, everyday life with children and young people, together with chapters on your child’s health, your new born baby, your child’s development, and what you should do if your child is hurt and needs emergency care.
Chief editor Tor Lindberg, Emeritus Professor of Paediatrics, has written several sections of the book himself, as has psychologist Bengt Grandelius. Several of Sweden’s foremost doctors and specialists in paediatrics have also contributed.