Achieving a Healthy Weight for Your Child: An Action Plan for Families (Paperback)Sandra G. Hassink (author)
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Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics
Number of pages: 286
Weight: 418 g
Dimensions: 228 x 6 x 152 mm
"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, Ph.D., 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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