Infants and Toddlers

Find information on toddlers and infants, caring for your newborn, potty training, vaccination decisions, home safety and nutrition, plus tips for picky eaters.

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  • Abusive Head Trauma

    Abusive head trauma (shaken baby syndrome) is a form of child abuse that can be deadly or leave a baby…

  • Amblyopia

    Amblyopia (lazy eye) develops in childhood when one eye doesn’t work properly with the brain. Left untreated, it can lead…

  • Anemia

    Anemia is a common blood disorder that affects your red blood cells. Learn about the types, causes, treatments, and prevention…

  • Asthma in Kids

    Living with asthma as a child can be difficult. Asthma attacks interfere with a child’s physical activity, sleep, and can…

  • Autism

    Autism is a developmental brain disorder that affects social, behavioral, and communication skills. Degrees of autism can vary, as can…

  • Avoiding Food Hassles With Kids

    Don’t make your child’s food hassles a battle. Be creative, stay calm, and be patient when expanding your child’s mealtime…

  • Babies and Thumbs, Fingers, and Pacifiers

    Babies love to “mouth” things, like their thumbs, fingers, and pacifiers. There are pros and cons for each.

  • Baby’s First Steps

    Watching a baby take their first steps is exciting, but it also leads to a new set of challenges for…

  • Being a Single Parent

    Being a single parent can be challenging, but also very rewarding. There are things you can do so you don’t…

  • Bonding with Baby

    Bonding with your baby is a natural process. It can begin at different times as you spend more time with…

  • Breastfeeding: Hints to Help You Get Off to a Good Start

    Breastfeeding benefits your baby. Breast milk contains nutrients and antibodies your baby needs. Breastfed babies are less likely to develop…

  • Breastfeeding: How to Pump and Store Your Breast Milk

    Pumping and storing breast milk allows you to continue to feed your baby breast milk through a bottle.

  • Breastfeeding: Returning to Work

    Returning to work while breastfeeding can feel like a challenge. But you can make it work if you are…

  • Bringing Your Baby Home

    There is a lot to plan for before and after you bring a new baby home.

  • Bronchiolitis

    Bronchiolitis is a common lung infection in infants and young children. It is usually caused by a virus. RSV is…

  • Cancer

    Cancer is a collection of many diseases that all involve growth of abnormal cells.

  • Caring for a Baby Who Has Down Syndrome

    If you have a child with Down syndrome, he or she is similar to other children in many ways. But…

  • Caring for Your Premature Baby

    A baby’s birth can be a happy time. However, it can be stressful if your baby is born premature. Premature…

  • Cerebral Palsy

    Cerebral palsy is a group of neurological disorders that affect body movement and muscle coordination. It usually appears in infancy…

  • Chickenpox

    Chickenpox is a highly contagious disease caused by a virus. It once was a common childhood disease until a vaccine…