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  • If you would like a printed copy of Guide for the Care of Children: Ages Birth to 5 email patienteducation@allina.com.

    The cover of Guide for the Care of Children

    This 198-page book costs $5.75 for one copy. All sales are final.

    Like the online version, this comprehensive manual by Allina Health's Patient Education Department is divided into these sections:

    • infant care
    • breastfeeding
    • well checkups
    • nutrition
    • infections
    • diseases and allergies
    • safety precautions and emergencies
    • wellness

    It also includes a helpful glossary and worksheets.

  • Source: Allina Health's Patient Education Department, Guide for the Care of Children: Ages Birth to 5 Years Old, fifth edition. To avoid awkward sentences, instead of referring to your child as "he/she" or "him/her," this guide will alternate between "he" or she" and "him" or "her."
    Reviewed by: Allina Health's Patient Education Department experts, including the Pediatric Department of Allina Health Coon Rapids Clinic
    First published: 02/01/2010
    Last reviewed: 01/01/2016