For generations, parents across the world have relied on Dr. Spock's expert pediatric advice. Now, in this fully revised edition of his timeless bestseller, you'll find all the information you need to meet the changes and challenges of childrearing in the new millennium-including entirely new chapters about international adoption, coping with terrorism and disasters, college planning, autism, and other such topics as: * breast-feeding: the latest research, approaches, and techniques * common medical-care Q and A * talking to your child about sex, drugs, and disease * immunizations, vitamins, and nutrition * learning, behavioral, and physical disorders * dental and vision care * raising nonviolent children, teaching tolerance * blended families * gay and lesbian parenting * first aid and injury prevention ... and more. With all-new glossaries of medical terms and common medications, and an updated list of resources, this invaluable guide is the next best thing to Dr. Spock's #1 rule of parenting: "Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do."Spock, Benjamin M. is the author of 'Dr Spocks Baby and Child Care A Handbook for Parents of Developing Children from Birth Through Adolescence', published 2004 under ISBN 9780743476683 and ISBN 0743476689.