6 × 9 SPINE: 0.53 FLAPS: 0 Suanne Kowal-Connelly, MD, FAAP Parenting Through Puberty and Growing Pains M o o d S w ings, Acne, Puberty is tough on kids—and maybe even more so on parents! But the American Academy of Pediatrics and Suanne Kowal-Connelly, MD, FAAP, are here to help. Parenting Through Puberty explains the physical and emotional changes you can expect to see in your child. Dr. Kowal-Connelly covers the nitty-gritty of adolescents’ changing bodies and, critically, addresses the emotional toll puberty can take, covering issues of moodiness, body image, and self-esteem. Dr. Kowal-Connelly’s reas- suring advice also includes ways to encourage your child to embrace a healthy, active lifestyle in these crucial years, with tips on exercise and nutrition. About the Author Suanne Kowal-Connelly, MD, FAAP, is a practicing pediatrician with more than 30 years’ experience. She currently serves as director of pediatric clinical quality for the Long Island Federally Qualified Health Centers in Nassau County. Dr. Kowal-Connelly sits on several American Academy of Pediatrics councils and sections, is an avid triathlete, and is the mother of 3 adult sons. She lives on Long Island, NY. AAP Parenting Through Puberty Suanne Kowal-Connelly, MD, FAAP Mood Swings, Acne, PainsGrowingand “Talking to kids about puberty is awkward and embarrassing for parents, but learning about the physical and emotional changes during puberty doesn’t have to be....I recommend this book to all parents and health care providers looking to equip themselves with the most up-to-date information about puberty.” —Robert C. Lee, DO, MS, FAAP, associate pediatric program director, NYU Winthrop Hospital 9 781610 022125 51695 ISBN 978-1-61002-212-5 US $16.95 CAN $22.95 AAP PUBERTY WORk final mechv4.indd 1 7/12/18 1:56 PM
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