For new or anxious parents: This handbook follows the typical checkup schedule from birth to age four, while tackling oft-neglected topics like screen time, picky eaters, and discipline
With the tangle of information available on the internet, it’s easy for new parents to become overwhelmed. In this handbook, Dr. Luke Voytas—a practicing pediatrician (and father of two young kids)—helps parents feel confident and calm by providing advice that is a blend of research-based information and common sense.
Beginning with preparations leading up to baby’s birth, including how to find the right pediatrician, this book follows the traditional checkup schedule—month by month, year by year—through age four. In a friendly, often humorous, and reassuring voice, Dr. Voytas also delves into common illnesses and concerning topics such as behavior, eating, and sleep, providing answers to questions parents frequently ask. Filled with reliable information, Beyond the Checkup from Birth to Age Four will empower parents to make decisions that are best for their child and will surely be a trusted resource for everyday use.