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The cover of Guide for the Care of Children

This198-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