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Your Child in the Hospital

Your Child in the Hospital Author Nancy Keene
ISBN-10 9781941089996
Release 2015-04-01
Pages 176
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Millions of parents take their child to the hospital each year for stitches, outpatient surgery, or longer stays for serious illnesses. Your Child in the Hospital: A Practical Guide for Parents is packed with sensible tips and home-grown wisdom that will make any visit to the hospital easier. It explains how cope with procedures, plan for surgery, communicate with doctors and nurses, and deal with insurance companies. Woven throughout the text are dozens of practical and encouraging stories from parents who have been through the experience of having a child in the hospital. This new edition contains a packing list, hospital journal for children, and helpful resources for parents.



Living with Childhood Cancer

Living with Childhood Cancer Author Leigh A. Woznick
ISBN-10 1557988722
Release 2002
Pages 359
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Annotation The authors lay out practical strategies for coping with overwhelming medical information, frequent invasive procedures, heavy financial burdens, and crippling stress.



Different Dream Parenting

Different Dream Parenting Author Jolene Philo
ISBN-10 9781572937154
Release 2011-11-01
Pages 336
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Parenting can be difficult and tiring, especially when you have a special needs child with medical, behavioral, or educational issues. In Different Dream Parenting, author Jolene Philo offers guidance and encouragement through biblical insights and her own personal experiences. Find spiritual wisdom, practical resources, and tools that can help you become an extraordinary advocate for your child. Discover how you can move beyond the challenges and experience the joy of being your child’s biggest and best supporter.



How to Help Children Through a Parent s Serious Illness

How to Help Children Through a Parent s Serious Illness Author Kathleen McCue, M.A., C.C.L.S.
ISBN-10 9781429991193
Release 2011-08-16
Pages 368
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How to Help Children Through a Parent's Serious Illness has become the standard work on an important subject. A classic for over fifteen years, it continues to be a go-to book for supportive, practical advice, based on the lifetime experience and clinical practice of one of America 's leading child life practitioners. Fully revised and updated, this new edition also explores the major issues and developments from the last decade that affect children today, including the dangers and opportunities of the Internet, a deeper understanding of how hereditary diseases affect children, the impact of the nation's explosive growth in single-parent families, and new insights into how family trauma and a parent's mental illness may affect children.



A Different Dream for My Child

A Different Dream for My Child Author Jolene Philo
ISBN-10 9781572937147
Release 2015-01-30
Pages 272
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For years, Jolene Philo’s son was hospitalized many times as he battled a life-threatening birth defect. Far from home, without friends and family to support them, Jolene and her husband felt utterly and completely alone. Today, support networks for parents of critically or chronically ill children have improved, but most only provide for urgent physical needs. The devotional meditations in this book address the spiritual needs of these parents as the author shares her own life lessons, as well as those of other parents who have walked this road. No matter how difficult the road, Philo says, you do not have to lose hope.



Childhood Cancer Survivors

Childhood Cancer Survivors Author Nancy Keene
ISBN-10 9781941089149
Release 2014-03-01
Pages 452
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More than 325,000 children, teens, and adults in the United States are survivors of childhood cancer. The surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, and stem cell transplants used to cure children can affect growing bodies and developing minds. If survivors know of these potential problems, they can take steps to identify, cope with, or treat them early if they do develop. The third edition of Childhood Cancer Survivors charts the territory for survivors by providing state-of-the-art information about: " Medical late effects from treatment " Emotional aspects of surviving cancer " Schedules for follow-up care " Challenges in the heath-care system " Lifestyle choices to maximize health " Discrimination in employment or insurance Woven throughout the text are stories from more than 100 survivors and parents. Authors Keene, Hobbie, and Ruccione are experts in the field of childhood cancer. Keene is the mother of a survivor of childhood leukemia and the author of several books including Childhood Leukemia, Childhood Cancer, Educating the Child with Cancer, and Chemo, Craziness & Comfort. Hobbie is Associate Director of the Cancer Survivorship Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Ruccione is Co-Director of the HOPE (Hematology-Oncology Psychosocial and Education) Program in the Children's Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases at Children's Hospital Los Angeles.



When Your Child Is Sick

When Your Child Is Sick Author Joanna Breyer
ISBN-10 9780698407008
Release 2018-06-26
Pages 448
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An invaluable reference for parents of sick or hospitalized children by an experienced psychosocial counselor. To many parents, it is hard to imagine a more upsetting reality than one where their child is hospitalized, severely sick, or terminally ill. In When Your Child is Sick, psychosocial counselor Joanna Breyer distills decades of experience working with sick children and their families into a comprehensive guide for navigating the uncharted and frightening terrain. She provides expert advice to guide them through the hospital setting, at-home care, and long-term outcomes. Breyer's actionable techniques and direct advice will help parents feel more in-control of a circumstance that has upended their life. She alerts parents to key personnel in the hospital, gives dialogue prompts to help parents ask for the help they need, addresses the needs of their other children at home, offers advice on how to best utilize friends and family who want to help, includes stories from other families who have been there, and teaches coping techniques to help both parents and children weather the stress of prolonged illness and even death. When Your Child is Sick is a valuable guide to managing the myriad practical and emotional complications of an impossible situation.



Parenting Your Child with Autism

Parenting Your Child with Autism Author Anjali Sastry
ISBN-10 9781608821921
Release 2012-06-01
Pages 216
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Amid a bewildering range of treatments that promise to alleviate or even cure autism, even the leading researchers can’t predict what will work for your child. As a parent, you are in a unique position to become the practical expert on your child’s needs and strengths. Parenting Your Child with Autism will equip you with family-tested and science-based approaches for meeting the challenges ahead. You’ll learn how to get a diagnosis and navigate the health care and educational systems, make sense of your child’s treatment options, and tap into expert opinions and your own observations to find a treatment program that works. Perhaps most importantly, you will learn how to become your child’s best advocate, and build a better life for your child. This book focuses on the processes and decisions parents of children with autism face every day. To help you build an everyday life that works for your child with autism and other family members, this book shares suggestions that range from practical and educational to philosophical, closing with some personal and professional advice for your journey ahead.



The Everything Parent s Guide To Children With Juvenile Diabetes

The Everything Parent s Guide To Children With Juvenile Diabetes Author Moira McCarthy
ISBN-10 9781605502717
Release 2007-04-02
Pages 304
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A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every reader.



The Down s Syndrome Handbook

The Down s Syndrome Handbook Author Downs Syndrome Association
ISBN-10 9781448117529
Release 2011-11-30
Pages 176
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Combining medical knowledge with sympathetic common sense, this completely updated comprehensive handbook offers help and advice to all parents and carers of children with Down's syndrome, and shows them how to help their children flourish and reach their full potential. Written in association with the Down's Syndrome Association, this book goes beyond the average introduction to Down's syndrome and addresses the questions, practical or otherwise, that parents will often find themselves asking, and also offers information and advice on a wide variety of related issues, including:--current medical knowledge about the condition--advice on the special care of babies and young children--education and training--emotional and sexual development--integration into society



Child Safe

Child Safe Author Mark A. Brandenburg
ISBN-10 060980412X
Release 2000
Pages 228
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A guide written by an emergency physician offers advice on avoiding potential dangers at home, school, and in the car; describes hidden hazards; and contains age-specific tips for child-proofing a home.



Understanding Rett Syndrome

Understanding Rett Syndrome Author Barbro Lindberg
ISBN-10 9781616763060
Release 2006-05
Pages 201
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This unique book describes the difficulties and challenges of girls and women with Rett Syndrome, and proposes solutions that can help them in everyday life.



Managing Your Child s Chronic Pain

Managing Your Child s Chronic Pain Author Tonya M. Palermo
ISBN-10 9780199330041
Release 2015-04-21
Pages 240
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"Madeline is a 15-year-old girl with abdominal pain and headaches that occur most days of the week. Because of her pain, she has missed 99 days of school this year and is no longer able to play volleyball. Her parents have taken her to see a number of specialists and she has tried many different medications but she has not experienced any improvement in her pain..." Studies suggest that as many as four out of ten children and adolescents suffer from chronic pain. The causes of chronic pain in young people vary, from illness-related causes to pain following medical procedures. In fact, in some children the cause of chronic pain is never explained. Managing Your Child's Chronic Pain is an invaluable resource for parents who wish to learn how to help their children and families cope with persisting pain using cutting-edge, scientifically proven treatment tools and techniques. The easy-to-implement strategies in this book provide parents with practical instructions for pain management that will enable children to return to school, participate in sports and other activities, and pursue healthy and active social lives. With guidance on how to prevent relapse, maintain improvements, and prevent future problems with pain and disability, Managing Your Child's Chronic Pain will empower parents to take a hands-on approach to relieving their child's pain.



Raising Troubled Kids

Raising Troubled Kids Author Margaret Puckette
ISBN-10 1419693425
Release 2008-06-21
Pages 130
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For parents and family members who live with a troubled child orteen, this is a fact-filled and practical guide for achievingstability and well-being by managing daily life in a stressfulhome.



When Your Child Hurts

When Your Child Hurts Author Rachael Coakley
ISBN-10 9780300204650
Release 2016-01-12
Pages 360
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Parents of a child in pain want nothing more than to offer immediate comfort. But a child with chronic or recurring pain requires much more. His or her parents need skills and strategies not only for increasing comfort but also for helping their child deal with an array of pain-related challenges, such as school disruption, sleep disturbance, and difficulties with peers. This essential guide, written by an expert in pediatric pain management, is the practical, accessible, and comprehensive resource that families and caregivers have been awaiting. It offers in-the-moment strategies for managing a child's pain along with expert advice for fostering long-term comfort. Dr. Rachael Coakley, a clinical pediatric psychologist who works exclusively with families of children with chronic or recurrent pain, provides a set of research-proven strategies--some surprisingly counter-intuitive--to achieve positive results quickly and lastingly. Whether the pain is disease-related, the result of an injury or surgery, or caused by another condition or syndrome, this book offers what every parent of a child in pain most needs: effective methods for reversing the cycle of chronic pain.



The Pediatrician s Guide to Feeding Babies Toddlers

The Pediatrician s Guide to Feeding Babies   Toddlers Author Anthony Porto
ISBN-10 9781607749011
Release 2016
Pages 247
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"A comprehensive manual for feeding babies and toddlers during the crucial first years of life, written by a team of medical experts who are also parents. Every new parent struggles when deciding what to feed their child during the first years of life. It's a time when a child's nutritional needs change dramatically, and finding trustworthy information about how to make these decisions is difficult. Unfortunately, there is no single, authoritative guide for parents during this taxing and often stressful time--until now. Written by medical and culinary experts, including a pediatrician, pediatric gastroenterologist, pediatric allergist, pediatric dietitian/nutritionist, and a personal chef/recipe developer specializing in food allergies and dietary restrictions, The Pediatrician's Guide to Feeding Babies and Toddlers will help parents give their children the optimum nutrition they need to thrive. In an incredibly accessible Q&A format, the authors address common concerns, such as when to start solids or how to tell if your child has allergies, offering simple solutions and ideas for feeding children from birth to three years. The Pediatrician's Guide to Feeding Babies and Toddlers will take the guesswork out of mealtime for busy parents, allowing them to feed their children with confidence and ease"--



A Gift of Time

A Gift of Time Author Amy Kuebelbeck
ISBN-10 0801899095
Release 2010-12-29
Pages 408
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Caring and thoughtful, the book helps parents embrace the extraordinary time they will have with their child.