American Medical Association Girl's Guide to Becoming a Teen

American Medical Association Girl's Guide to Becoming a Teen

By: Kate Gruenwald (author), American Medical Association (author), Amy B. Middleman (editor)Paperback

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Description

Becoming a teen is an important milestone in every girl's life. It's even more important to get answers and advice to the most common health issues girls face from a trusted source. The American Medical Association Girl's Guide to Becoming a Teen is filled with invaluable advice to get you ready for the changes you will experience during puberty. Learn about these important topics and more: * Puberty and what kinds of physical and emotional changes you can expect-from your developing body to your feelings about boys * The importance of eating the right foods and taking care of your body * Your reproductive system inside and out * Starting your period-what it means and how to handle it * Thinking about relationships and dealing with new feelings

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About Author

Amy B. Middleman, MD, MSEd, MPH, is a board-certified Adolescent Medicine specialist and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. She is a practicing and teaching physician specializing in the care of adolescents at Texas Children's Hospital. In addition to her Doctor of Medicine degree, she has a Master of Science in Education and a Master of Public Health degree. Kate Gruenwald Pfeifer, LCSW, is a licensed clinical social worker. She has a master's degree in social work from Columbia University as well as a certificate in psychodynamic psychotherapy with children and adolescents from NYU Psychoanalytic Institute.

Contents

FOREWORD. Chapter One: Welcome to Puberty. Chapter Two: Eating, Exercise, and a Healthy Weight. Chapter Three: Your Height. Chapter Four: Your Skin, Teeth, and Hair. Chapter Five: Your Reproductive System-Inside and Out. Chapter Six: Your Period. Chapter Seven: Your Feelings. Chapter Eight: Relationships. Chapter Nine: What About Sex? FIND OUT MORE! GLOSSARY. INDEX.

Product Details

  • publication date: 16/06/2006
  • ISBN13: 9780787983444
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 128
  • ID: 9780787983444
  • weight: 242
  • ISBN10: 0787983446

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