May 9, 2019

‘Mayo Clinic Guide to Raising a Healthy Child’ answers key questions

By Karl W Oestreich

KARE 11

Drawing from the collective wisdom of pediatric experts at Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Guide to Raising a Healthy Child addresses key questions and concerns many parents have about the preschool and school-age years. Parents learn what to expect between ages 3 and 11. The book focuses on everything including: feeding a picky eater, resolving sleep problems, addressing bullying, treating common injuries and illnesses, and coping with complex health care needs. Experts also explain what it takes to prepare a child for a rich and meaningful adult experience.

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Context: Raising a child in the 21st century is a life-changing adventure with many unknowns but also plenty of rewards. A new Mayo Clinic book, Mayo Clinic Guide to Raising a Healthy Child, helps parents navigate many of the twists and turns of parenting by offering a trusted guide to raising children during the preschool and elementary school years. 

The book draws from the collective wisdom of Mayo Clinic pediatric experts, addressing key questions and concerns that many parents have. "Fortunately, there are plenty of opportunities to provide children with balanced, healthy life choices and to build a strong foundation that allows children to weather life's ups and downs," says Angela Mattke, M.D., a pediatrician at Mayo Clinic Children's Center and the book's editor. You can read more about the guide on Mayo Clinic News Network.

Contact: Kelley Luckstein

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