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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  • Intoeing

    Learn about the causes, treatment and complications of intoeing, a condition that causes a child’s feet to point inward.

  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction

    Intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) is a term that describes an unborn baby who isn’t growing at the normal rate inside…

  • Intussusception

    Intussusception is medical emergency when one part of the intestine slides into another section. This causes a serious blockage.

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

    Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a group of symptoms that affect your large intestine. Common symptoms are pain, bloating, gas,…

  • Is Your Child Too Busy?

    Helping your child find a balance between school, activities, and play can be tricky. It’s up to you to find…

  • Kids and Needles

    Many children are scared of shots because they have a fear of needles. Help your child understand that shots are…

  • Latex Allergy

    The protein in rubber latex can cause an allergic reaction in some people. This reaction can range from sneezing to…

  • Leukemia

    Leukemia is cancer of the white blood cells. There are 4 main types that have different symptoms and treatments.

  • Malaria

    Malaria is a serious disease caused by a parasite. The parasite is carried by one type of mosquito. Humans get…

  • Managing and Preventing Temper Tantrums

    Managing and preventing temper tantrums is something every parent experiences. Plan ahead to avoid tantrums with simple tips.

  • Measles

    What is measles? Measles (also called rubeola) is a serious respiratory illness. This means it affects the lungs and breathing tubes. It also causes a rash and a fever. It is a very contagious disease. It can be spread to others very easily. In

  • Meckel's Diverticulum

    A Meckel’s diverticulum is a small pouch on the wall of the lower part of the small intestine. It is…

  • Meconium Aspiration Syndrome (MAS)

    Meconium aspiration syndrome happens when a newborn inhales meconium and amniotic fluid before, during, or after labor and delivery.

  • Meningitis

    Bacterial and viral meningitis cause the tissue around your brain and spinal cord to swell. Bacterial meningitis can cause brain…

  • Necrotizing Enterocolitis

    Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) is a disease of the intestine that can affect premature and newborn babies.

  • Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

    Neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) occurs when a baby is exposed to drugs in the womb. After birth, the baby goes…

  • Neural Tube Defects

    Neural tube defects (NTDs) are birth defects in a baby’s spine, spinal cord, or brain. They occur when a fetus’…

  • Newborn Reflexes and Behavior

    While newborn babies develop at different rates, your baby should have a series of built-in responses to different stimuli at…

  • Newborn Screening Tests

    Your newborn will go through screening tests at the hospital. The purpose is to find and treat certain health issues…

  • Newborn Sleep Routines

    The first few weeks of your baby’s life can be some of the toughest for you. You’re up and down…