Introduction

Index A-Z

Pediatric Department
Quick Facts &
Phone Numbers

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Chapter 1
Getting Acquainted
with our Office


Pediatric Services

Appointments


Pediatric Staff

Pediatricians
Nurse Practitioners
Diabetic Case Manager
Dietitian
Psychological Services
Acute Care

Chapter 2
Caring for Your Child

Philosophy of Care

Home from the Hospital
Sibling Rivalry
Fathers
Grandparents
Pets
SIDS, Sleeping Position
Hazards for Babies on Adult Beds
Smoking & Secondhand Smoke

Iowa Metabolic Screening Test

Well Child Examinations

Immunization & Well Child Schedule

Immunization Information

Bathing
Skin & Scalp
Cradle Cap
Ears
Eyes
Mouth
Nails
Umbilical Cord Care
Nose

Breast Enlargement

Cramps & Gas

Crying & Colic

Infant Massage

Teething/Tooth Eruption

Dental Care & Brushing

Tooth Eruption Charts

Head Shape

Hiccups

Lead poisoning

Noise

Pacifiers

Penis
Circumcised
Uncircumcised

Pillows

Playpens

Shoes

Sleep
SIDS
Sleep Patterns & Problems
Helping Baby to Sleep
Night Time Awakening
Trained Night Feeders
Trained Night Criers
Fearful Night Criers
Steps for all Sleep Problems

Sneezing

Spitting

Stooling Patterns

Stuffy Nose

Sunscreens

Toilet Training
Bowel Control
Bladder Control
Accidents
Bedwetting
Wiping

Vaginal Discharge

Chapter 3
Nutrition

Breastfeeding
General Information
Getting Started

Positioning
Helpful Tips
Feeding Patterns
Growth Spurts
Introducing a Bottle
Working & Breastfeeding
Sore Nipples & Breasts
Storing Breast Milk
Thawing Breast Milk
Weaning from the Breast

Bottlefeeding
Cleaning Bottles & Nipples
Bottles and BPA
Heating Formula
Formula Types & Preparation
Feeding Schedule
Points on Feeding
Burping
Weaning from Bottle

Supplements
Iron
Vitamins
Fluoride

Raw Cow Milk

Whole Milk

Water
Softened Water
Well Water

Solid Food
Cereals
Vegetables
Meats
Fruits
Commercial Foods
Homemade Foods
Stage 3/Mashed Foods

Foods and Choking

Foods to Avoid until 1 yr old

Basic Food Groups

Snacks

Cup: Introduction of

Diet Hints
Eating Utensils
Menus (6 mths - 5 yrs)
New Foods
Desserts
Favorite Foods
Likes/Dislikes
Appetite

Chapter 4
Understanding Children's Growth & Development

Temperament

Discipline/Time Out

Fears

Physical Growth
Growth Charts

Development
Development Milestones & Activities (birth-6 yrs)
Encourage Your Child's Development
Preschool Activity List

Television

Toys (birth - 6 yrs)

Exercise

Autism
Hallmark Milestones

Chapter 5
Keeping Your Child Safe

Injury Prevention (birth - 6 yrs)

Car Safety (birth - 8 yrs)
Child Won't Stay in Seat

Cribs

Chapter 6
Illness

Recognizing Illness

Chickenpox

Colds

Diarrhea/Vomiting

Fever
Taking Temperature
Cetingrade & Farenheit Conversion Chart
Tylenol (Acetaminophen) Dosages

Motrin (Ibuprofen) Dosages

Influenza

Medicines
Antibiotic Use
Giving Medicine to your Child
Medicine Safety

Rashes
Rashes with Signs of Illness
Hives
Facial Rash
Infantile Acne
Heat Rash
Diaper Rash

RSV

Vomiting

Chapter 7
Emergencies and First Aid

Choking/CPR

Bites and Stings
Insect Bites
Ticks
Animal
Human

Burns

Chiggers

Cuts

Falls/Head Injuries

Foreign Body in Eye

Fractures/Dislocation

Frostbite

Lacerations

Mouth Injuries
Dental Injuries

Nosebleeds

Poisonings
Emergency Numbers
Poisonous Plant Exposure

Poison Ivy

Scrapes

Seizures (Convulsions)

Slivers/Splinters

Sunburn

Chapter 8
Changes You and Your Family Face

Babysitters

Day Care and In-Home Child Care: How to Choose

Preschools: How to Choose

Additional Resources
Website Links
General Health
Attention Deficit Disorder
Autism
Car Safety & Carseat Guidelines
Diabetes
Downs Syndrome
Epilepsy
Heart Disease
Immunizations
Product Safety
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)