This book in the 'Well Woman' series is the long awaited follow up of the successful 'Pregnancy&Childbirth' book. 'Mother&Child' focuses on the first crucial years of the child's life and explores the unique relationship that develops in these formative years. Mother&Child is the follow-up to Jan's phenomenally successful Pregnancy and Childbirth. Mother&Child focuses on the first crucial years of a child's life and explores the unique relationship that develops between mother and child in these formative years. The book comprises practical advice for new mothers dealing with the stress of their first baby and gives suggestions on how to recognise and treat the many diseases to which children are prone in their early years. An A-Z of childhood illnesses is included, for quick and easy reference. Jan de Vries also stresses the importance of a healthy lifestyle for busy mothers, and gives simple guidelines on maintaining good health. Mother&Child includes invaluable information on childhood vaccinations, including the controversial MMR. Jan de Vries gives his own balanced opinion, and suggests alternatives.