Page Count
Book Type
Cover Treatment

Mayo Clinic Guide to Raising a Healthy Child

Raising a child is an adventure, complete with some of life’s greatest rewards and challenges. There can also be many unknowns. Fortunately, there are plenty of opportunities to provide your child with balanced, healthy life choices, and to build a strong foundation that allows your child to weather life’s inevitable ups and downs.

In the Mayo Clinic Guide to Raising a Healthy Child, you’ll have access to expert guidance and information, broken out into the following parts:

  • Part 1: Growth and Development – Discover what to expect as your child moves through preschool years all the way to getting ready for middle school. Check developmental milestones, read the latest recommendations on technology use, get a preview of puberty and much more.
  • Part 2: Health and Wellness – Learn key tips for keeping your children healthy and safe. Get the latest information on child care, vaccines, dental health and sleep. You’ll also find out what to do in common first-aid and emergency scenarios.
  • Part 3: Fitness and Nutrition – Find trusted and up-to-date information on fitness and sports recommendations, commonsense guidelines for feeding your family a balanced diet, and proven strategies for preventing and treating childhood obesity and maintaining a healthy body image.
  • Part 4: Emotions and Behaviors – This part of the book provides you with step-by-step instructions for helping your child develop positive behaviors, cultivate resilience and foster relationships. You can also learn what you can do to help your child cope with tough times and how to address common childhood mental health concerns.
  • Part 5: Common illnesses and concerns – Here you’ll find helpful tips and remedies for managing conditions that commonly affect children, such as allergies, colds, stomachaches and others.
  • Part 6: Complex Needs – Some children need more care than others, whether it be medical, behavioral or school-related. This section addresses some chronic conditions that occur during the preschool and school-aged years, as well as tips for parenting a child with complex needs.
  • Part 7: Being a Family – Families come in all shapes and sizes, but there are some fundamental principles that every successful family adheres to as they live and learn together. Discover what you need to know.

We've dedicated a team of childhood experts from across a number of specialties at Mayo Clinic to bring you this comprehensive guide. Mayo Clinic Guide to Raising a Healthy Child is a trustworthy and fully up-to-date resource for parents looking to give their child the best childhood possible. Our hope is to help you achieve that goal. Order today!

See More

See Less

List Price: $23.95
Our Price: $19.99
(16.53)% Savings
For bulk orders of 25 or more, please contact our Corporate Sales department at 800-430-9699 or email
Mayo Clinic Medical Emergencies Premium Booklet Cover

Instant Bonus Gift

Order today and get a FREE dowloadable Medical Emergencies - Lifesaving First Steps

Product Details

Mayo Clinic Guide to Raising a Healthy Child
Cover Treatment
A comprehensive guide to raising children, ages 3-11.
Angela C. Mattke, M.D.
Need-to-know advice for raising a healthy, happy child.
Product Type
Mayo Clinic
Copyright Date

When you purchase Mayo Clinic products and services, proceeds are used to further medical education and research at Mayo Clinic. You not only get the answers to your questions on health, you become part of the solution.