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Food Fights: Winning the Nutritional Challenges of Parenthood Armed With Insight, Humor, and a Bottle of Ketchup Paperback – February 7, 2012
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Laura A. Jana, MD, FAAP is a pediatrician, author, and national health communicator. Having co-founded The Dr. Spock Company in 1999, Dr. Jana has been actively involved in national parenting media for over a decade and is the co-author of Heading Home with Your Newborn (AAP) and Food Fights (AAP). She now lives with her husband and 3 children in Omaha, Nebraska where she also owns and operates an educational child care center called Primrose School of Legacy.
Dr. Jana is a member of the AAP's Executive Committee for Early Education and Child Care, part of Dr. Nancy Snyderman's BeWell/LLuminari Expert Network, an early literacy advocate for Reach Out and Read and co-founder of Amazing Me Books, a certified child passenger safety technician, and a consultant to several corporate, academic, and government organizations on a broad range of topics related to the health and well-being of children. She is also on the Advisory Board for American Baby magazine and the Walt Disney Internet Group, has appeared nationally on shows including NPR's The Parent's Journal, the Today show, CNN's Nancy Grace, ABC News, and Fox, and is well recognized as Omaha's parenting expert for her local NBC affiliate.
Jennifer Shu, MD, FAAP is a pediatrician, author and mother in Atlanta. As the medical editor for HealthyChildren.org, she serves as an expert on parenting issues and provides oversight and direction for site in conjunction with the Managing Editor and staff.
An enthusiastic and experienced writer and public speaker, Dr. Shu is frequently featured as a medical expert in numerous national and local television and radio shows, Internet articles, parenting magazines, newspapers and medical publications. Dr. Shu is editor-in-chief of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Baby & Child Health and co-author of the award-winning books Heading Home with Your Newborn and Food Fights, both published by the AAP.
Dr. Shu received her bachelor’s degree at the University of Virginia and her medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia. Dr. Shu completed her pediatric training and chief residency at the University of California in San Francisco. She has worked in the private practice setting as well as in academics, as a former director of the normal newborn nursery at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. Dr. Shu has been a leader within the medical profession as a past national chairperson of the young physicians sections for both the American Medical Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics.
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great book for anyone who has ever experienced frustration feeding their childPublished 21 months ago by Max K. Fischer
My daughter & so-in-law have been reading this and learning a thing or two.
They are finding out ways to introduce foods and techiniques to avoid picky eaters later.
Great tips and info for first time parents. Basic info about whether baby should be waking up in the middle of the night to eat at what age. Read morePublished on October 24, 2013 by Michelle
I was looking for a book that would help me persuade my picky preschooler to try different foods, but the authors' relentless puns and wordplay made it unreadable. Read morePublished on April 5, 2012 by Chicago
This book is filled with very questionable nutritional advice. For example, the "doctor" authors promote feeding children pre-packaged foods laden with chemicals and preservatives,... Read morePublished on March 20, 2012 by Knowledge is Power
advice as per your pediatrician so buy accordingly. If you want advice like putting your 2 yr old on low fat milk and other such pieces of "wisdom" go for it. Read morePublished on October 12, 2011 by p31Mom