Achieving a Healthy Weight for Your Child: An Action Plan for Families (Paperback)
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Achieving a Healthy Weight for Your Child: An Action Plan for Families (Paperback)

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Paperback 286 Pages / Published: 10/04/2018
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Achieving a Healthy Weight for Your Child: An Action Plan for Families is an essential guide to help parents take action to support their child's healthy nutrition and physical activity at home, in school, and in the community. Whether your child struggles with weight issues or you are working on obesity prevention, this book will help you understand childhood obesity and take an informed approach to your child's eating, activity, screen time, and physical and emotional health. Included in this highly readable guide are: ; Sensible, nutritional guidelines emphasizing balanced and nourishing meals ; Suggestions for encouraging your child to become more physically active ; Advice on how to partner with your pediatrician, extended family members, schools and child care to help ensure success ; Guidance for dealing with emotional turmoil, setbacks and detours along the way ; Interactive questions to help you individually tailor your approach to the needs of your child and family With the information and tools provided in Achieving a Healthy Weight for Your Child: An Action Plan for Families along with hard work and perseverance your family will succeed in reaching your goals.

Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics
ISBN: 9781610021548
Number of pages: 286
Dimensions: 228 x 6 x 152 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"Dr. Hassink offers hope to parents of children dealing with weight issues. Her thoughtful, practical advice will help in the fight against childhood obesity, one family at a time." Jackie Bezos, President, Bezos Family Foundation
"This is a must read for parents, other adults who are in children's lives, and pediatricians. The book is mindful, intentional, and empowering." Diane J. Abatemarco, PhD, MSW, Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Pediatrics; Vice Chair of Research; and Director of Maternal Addiction Treatment, Education and Research, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University
"This is an honest and open book for parents about how to tackle an epidemic problem: childhood obesity." Hansa Bhargava, MD, Senior Medical Director, WebMD
"...[P]rovides practical age-specific advice for families concerned about their child's weight and struggling to do the right thing." William H. Dietz, MD, PhD, Chair, Summer M. Redstone Global Center for Prevention and Wellness, George Washington University
"With this book, Dr Hassink draws on her years of experience to provide parents with the knowledge they need and practical tools they can use to actively improve their child's and family's health." Sarah Hampl, MD, FAAP, General Pediatrician and Professor of Pediatrics, Children's Mercy Kansas City Center for Children's Healthy Lifestyles & Nutrition, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
"Dr Hassink is uniquely suited to be the spokesperson for a comprehensive approach to overweight and obesity. This book can be used as a reference, or it may be read cover to cover with many helpful tips for caretakers of children and teens." Daniel J. Levy, MD, FAAP

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