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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  • Dental Hygiene: How to Care for Your Child's Teeth

    Helping your child to develop healthy dental habits now can aid in the prevention of infection, disease, and other teeth…

  • Diaper Rash

    Diaper rash is redness and rash on a baby’s bottom or genital area. It is a very common rash. Normally,…

  • Down Syndrome

    Down syndrome is a genetic disorder that causes physical problems and intellectual disabilities.

  • Ear Infection

    Ear infections are one of the most common conditions in children, especially younger children. They are caused by a bacterial…

  • Enlarged Adenoids

    Adenoids are tiny pieces of tissue at the back of your throat. They help children’s bodies fight infection by catching…

  • Esophageal Atresia and Tracheoesophageal Fistula

    Esophageal atresia (EA) and a tracheoesophageal fistula (TEF) is a digestive disorder that can affect some babies at birth.

  • Febrile Seizures

    Febrile seizures typically occur in children ages 12 months to 18 months. They are generally harmless and caused by a…

  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

    Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) is the most serious type of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD), which occur when a mother…

  • Fever in Infants and Children

    A baby or infant's first fever can be scary. Learn how to take your child’s temperature, how to bring down…

  • Group B Strep Infection

    Group B strep is a common kind of bacteria that can sicken newborns who are exposed to it during…

  • Growing Up Healthy: The Importance of Starting Good Nutrition Early

    Children develop eating patterns early in life. Eating healthy food helps them get nutrients their bodies need to stay healthy,…

  • Hand, foot, and mouth disease

    Hand, foot, and mouth disease is a contagious virus that is common in infants and children under the age of…

  • Hearing Problems in Children

    There are many types of hearing problems in children. Many of these problems result in hearing loss. Loss may be…

  • Heart Murmurs

    A heart murmur is an abnormal noise between heartbeats and can be innocent or indicative of a more serious health…

  • Hip Problems in Infants

    A hip problem in infants is known as developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH). It is when the ball of…

  • Hirschsprung’s Disease

    Hirschsprung’s is a rare birth defect that affects the large intestine. It is caused by missing nerves near the end…

  • How to Give Your Child Medicine

    Learn what parents should know in order to safely give prescription and nonprescription medicine to children.

  • Immunization Schedules

    Find immunization schedules for adults and children.

  • Infant CPR/Choking

    Anyone who is spends time with babies should know how to perform infant CPR—and when it’s appropriate to perform CPR…

  • Infant Formula

    Baby formulas are an alternative to breastfeeding and are specifically made to meet a baby’s nutritional needs.