Summary: The new 3rd edition contains updated guidelines on the development and evaluation of the health and safety of children in all types of early care and education settings - centers and family child care homes. Coming in February - new 3rd edition! Features 10 chapters of 650+ standards including a new Preventing Childhood Obesity in Early Care and Education Programs standards. Includes: standards in all areas, Expanded discussion of all standards, Easy-to-read 2-column format. Chapters ...show more include: Staffing, Program Activities for Health Development, Healthy Promotion and Protection, Nutrition and Food Service, Facilities, Supplies and Equipment, Playgrounds and Transportation, Infectious Diseases Children with Special Health Care Needs, Administration, Licensing and Community Action.