Pediatrics Resources

Our Facey pediatricians have put together a selection of some of the best books and materials to support the healthy development of your child. These provide information based on current research and provide solid advice and parenting tips. 

  • Newborns and Infants
    Facey Pediatric Care Advisor

    These educational handouts were developed by Facey pediatricians to provide you age-specific guidance on nutrition, development and behavior, safety and much more.

    Breastfeeding
    Colic
    General parenting advice
    • Heading Home with Your Newborn: From Birth to Reality by Laura Jana and Jennifer Shu
    • Your Baby’s First Year by American Academy of Pediatrics and Steven P. Shelov
    • Caring for Your Baby and Young Child: Birth to Age 5 by Steven Shevlov and Tanya Remer Altmann
    • Love and Logic Magic for Early Childhood: Practical Parenting from Birth to Six Years by Jim Fay
    • Baby Care Anywhere: A Quick Guide to Parenting On the Go by Ben Spitalnick and Keith Seiber
    Sleep training and infant schedule
    • The Happiest Baby on the Block by Harvey Karp, M.D.
    • On Becoming Babywise by Gary Ezzo
    • The Sleep Easy Solution by Jennifer Waldburger and Jill Spevak
    • Sleep: What Every Parent Needs to Know by the American Academy of Pediatrics, Rachel Y. Moon
    Sickness
    • My Child is Sick! Expert Advice for Managing Common Illnesses and Injuries by Barton D. Schmitt
    • The Big Book of Symptoms: A-Z to Your Child’s Health by Steven Shelov and Shelly Vaziri Flais
    Vaccines

    We recommend and support complete vaccination of all children. All vaccines are thimerisol free. We follow the Center of Disease control (CDC) and American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) schedule for vaccinations. However, the vaccination schedule can vary slightly between providers. View the current CDC Schedule for Childhood Immunizations

    Where can I learn more about vaccines?
    • Immunizations and Infectious diseases: An Informed Parent’s Guide by The American Academy of Pediatrics
    • Do Vaccines Cause That?! A Guide for Evaluating Vaccine Safety Concerns by Myers and Pineda
    • Autism’s False Prophets: Bad Science, Risky Medicine & the Search for a Cure by Offit
    • Deadly Choices: How the Anti-Vaccine Movement Threatens Us All by Offit
    • Vaccines and Your Child: Separating Fact from Fiction by Offit
  • Toddlers 2-4 Years Old
    Facey Pediatric Care Advisor

    These educational handouts were developed by Facey pediatricians to provide you age-specific guidance on nutrition, development and behavior, safety and much more.

    Discipline and temper tantrums
    • 1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12 by Thomas W. Phelan
    • Raising Your Spirited Child: A Guide for Parents Whose Child is More Intense, Sensitive, Persistent, and Energetic by Mandy Sheedy Kurcinka
    Feeding and picky eaters
    • Child of Mine: Feeding with Love and Good Sense by Ellyn Satter
    • Deceptively Delicious by Jessica Seinfeld
    • Food Fights: Winning the Nutritional Challenges of Parenthood Armed With Insight, Humor, and a Bottle of Ketchup by Laura Jana and Jennifer Shu
    General parenting advice
    • Love and Logic Magic for Early Childhood: Practical parenting from birth to six years by Jim & Charles Fay
    • Caring for Your Baby and Young Child: Birth to Age 5 by Steven Shevlov and Tanya Remer Altmann
    Being sick
    • My Child is Sick! Expert Advice for Managing Common Illnesses and Injuries by Barton D. Schmitt
    • The Big Book of Symptoms: A-Z to Your Child’s Health by Steven Shelov and Shelly Vaziri Flais
    Sleeping
    • The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep: A New Way of Getting Children to Sleep by Carl-Johan Forssen Ehrlin
    Toilet training
    • Toilet Training in Less than a Day by Nathan Azrin, Richard M. Foxx
    • Oh Crap! Potty Training: Everything modern parents need to know to do it once and do it right by Jamie Glowacki
  • Childhood 5-12 Years Old
    Facey Pediatric Care Advisor

    These educational handouts were developed by Facey pediatricians to provide you age-specific guidance on nutrition, development and behavior, safety and much more.

    ADHD
    • Driven to Distraction, Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood through Adulthood by Edward M. Hallowell and John J. Ratey
    • Taking Charge of ADHD by Dr. Russell Barkley
    • Attention Deficit Disorder: The Unfocused Mind in Children and Adults by Dr. Thomas Brown
    • ADHD What Every Parent Needs to Know by Michael I. Reiff and The American Academy of Pediatrics
    Anxiety
    • What to Do When You Worry Too Much by Dawn Huebner
    • The Feelings Book by Dr. Lynda Madison (American Girl Publishing)
    Bullying
    • Stand Up for Yourself and Your Friends: Dealing with Bullies and Bossiness and Finding a Better Way by Patti Kelley Criswell and Angela Martini
    Discipline, anger and temper tantrums
    • 1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12 by Thomas W. Phelan
    • What to Do When Your Temper Flares: A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming Problems with Anger by Dawn Huebner
    • Raising Your Spirited Child: A Guide for Parents Whose Child is More Intense, Sensitive, Persistent, and Energetic by Mandy Sheedy Kurcinka
    • The Difficult Child by Stanley Turecki
    General parenting advice
    • Raising Kids to Thrive: Balancing Love with Expectations and Protection with Trust by Kenneth Ginsburg, Ilana Ginsburg, Talia Ginsburg
    • Building Resilience in Children and Teens: Giving Kids Roots and Wings by Kenneth Ginsburg and Martha Jablow
    Growing up and puberty
    • The Care and Keeping of You 1: The Body Book for Younger Girls by Valorie Schaefer
    • The Boy’s Body Book: Everything You Need to Know for Growing Up You! by Kelli Dunha
    • It’s Not the Stork!: A Book About Girls, Boys, Babies, Bodies, Families and Friends by Robie Harris
    • It’s So Amazing: A Book About Eggs, Sperm, Birth, Babies and Families by Robie Harris
    • It’s Perfectly Normal: Changing Bodies, Growing Up, Sex and Sexual Health by Robie Harris
    Feeding and picky eaters
    • Child of Mine: Feeding with Love and Good Sense by Ellyn Satter
    • Deceptively Delicious by Jessica Seinfeld
    • Food Fights: Winning the Nutritional Challenges of Parenthood Armed With Insight, Humor, and a Bottle of Ketchup by Laura Jana and Jennifer Shu
    Being sick
    • My Child is Sick! Expert Advice for Managing Common Illnesses and Injuries by Barton D. Schmitt
    • The Big Book of Symptoms: A-Z to Your Child’s Health by Steven Shelov and Shelly Vaziri Flais
    Sleep
    • Sleep: What Every Parent Needs to Know by AAP, Rachel Y. Moon
  • Adolescence 13-18 Years Old
    Facey Pediatric Care Advisor
    ADHD
    • Driven to Distraction, Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood through Adulthood by Edward M. Hallowell and John J. Ratey
    • Taking Charge of ADHD by Dr. Russell Barkley
    • Attention Deficit Disorder: The Unfocused Mind in Children and Adults by Dr. Thomas Brown
    • ADHD What Every Parent Needs to Know by Michael I. Reiff and The American Academy of Pediatrics
    Bullying
    • A Smart Girl’s Guide: Drama, Rumors, and Secrets by Nancy Holyoke
    General parenting advice
    • Uncommon Sense for Parents with Teenagers by Michael Riera
    • Staying Connected to Your Teenager: How to Keep Them Talking to You and How to Hear What They’re Really Saying by Michael Riera
    • Raising Kids to Thrive: balancing Love with Expectations and Protection with Trust by Kenneth Ginsburg, Ilana Ginsburg, Talia Ginsburg
    • Building Resilience in Children and Teens: Giving Kids Roots and Wings by Kenneth Ginsburg and Martha Jablow
    Puberty
    • The Care and Keeping of You 2: The Body Book for Older Girls by Dr. Cara Natterson
  • Medications & Dosing Guidelines