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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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  • Tuberous Sclerosis

    Tuberous sclerosis is a rare disease that causes tumors, or growths, in the brain and other organs. They are usually…

  • Strabismus

    Strabismus is an eye disorder. It affects the muscle control in your eyes. The eyes don’t line up properly. Instead,…

  • Abusive Head Trauma

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

  • A photo of a baby who has on a cast on his leg

    Clubfoot

    Clubfoot is a treatable congenital condition (present at birth) that causes a baby’s foot to turn inward or downward. It…

  • Illustration of enlarged adenoid

    Enlarged Adenoids

    Adenoids are tiny pieces of tissue in the back of your throat. They hang above your tonsils. They help fight…

  • Family holding newborn, leaving the hospital

    Bringing Your Baby Home

    Welcoming a baby into your home is a big event. It can be scary if it is your first baby…

  • Asthma in Kids

    Asthma is a disease that often starts in childhood and makes it difficult for your child to breathe.

  • Child Safety: Keeping Your Home Safe for Your Baby

    If you have a baby in your house, you need to make sure they stay safe. You may need to…

  • father and daughter sitting on couch reading a book together

    Being a Single Parent

    Being a single parent can be challenging. It can also be very rewarding. It’s important to find a way to…

  • Closeup of a mother helping her toddler walk in the grass

    Intoeing

    Most people’s feet point straight ahead or outward. Some people, however, have feet that point inward. This is called…

  • Doctor examining patient’s ear with otoscope

    Ear Infection

    An ear infection is one of the most common conditions among children. It is caused by a viral or bacterial…

  • Baby bonding and playing with mother

    Bonding with Baby

    Bonding is a special connection you have with your baby. Bonding with your baby is not a one-time event. It…

  • Anemia

    Anemia is the most common blood disorder in the U.S. It affects your red blood cells and hemoglobin. Most people…

  • man coughing into hand

    Whooping Cough

    Whooping cough is a respiratory infection. It is also known as pertussis. Whooping cough is highly contagious and is most…

  • View of a man’s spinal column through the back of his shirt

    Spinal Cord Injury

    Common causes of spinal cord injury include falling, sports-related events, car accidents, and diseases such as polio or spina…

  • Cotton swab with fluid sample for lab test to diagnose meningitis

    Meningitis

    Meningitis is swelling of the tissue around your brain and spinal cord. There are two common types of meningitis: viral…

  • newborn baby wrapped up in a blanket sleeping

    Undescended Testicles

    Testicles are part of the male body. They usually move from inside the body to the scrotum at birth. If…

  • Hand, foot, and mouth disease

    Hand, foot, and mouth disease is a contagious childhood illness. It causes sores inside and outside the mouth as well…

  • Stuttering

    Stuttering is a condition that affects a person’s ability to speak smoothly. It can cause them to repeat words, parts…

  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

    Sudden infant death syndrome is the unexplained reason a baby under 1 year old dies while sleeping. There are no…

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