More about Su laurent

Su has been a paediatrician for more than 20 years. She is a senior consultant at Barnet and Chase Farm hospitals in London, treating and supervising the medical care of children from premature babies to teenagers.

She runs specialist clinics for children with asthma and with constipation problems and has a special interest in the links between body and mind, in particular the way a child's emotions can affect his or her symptoms.

Su is a trustee of the charity Child Bereavement UK and has a wealth of experience as an educator, author and television presenter. As well as acting as a medical adviser and presenter for the Baby Channel, Su is also an expert paediatrician for Mother & Baby magazine.

Su's books

Su is the author/co-author of three books:

Your baby month by monthYour baby month by month, co-authored with her husband Peter Reader, with Maya Isaaks as writer, is a practical and reassuring guide to your baby's first two years.






Your child year by yearYour child year by year, written as one of a panel of expert authors, covers every stage of a child's mental, physical and emotional development from three to 14 years of age.






Your premature babyYour premature baby, co-authored with Maya Isaaks, is a guide for parents to what they might expect if their baby is born early. The book includes medical, practical and emotional information and advice, as well as a wealth of stories and tips from parents of premature babies.





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A day in my life as a paediatrician

My child had a febrile convulsion

I cycled to Amsterdam for charity

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