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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  • 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…

  • Spina Bifida

    Spina bifida is a birth defect that happens when a baby’s spine and spinal cord don’t close completely during…

  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)

    Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a common virus that makes it hard to breathe. RSV is common in children under…

  • Rosacea

    Rosacea is a common skin condition that occurs on the face. It causes redness and small bumps that are similar…

  • OTC Cough and Cold Medicines and My Child

    Doctors do not recommend giving children younger than 6 years old OTC medicines for cough and cold.

  • Latex Allergy

    Natural rubber latex comes from a liquid in tropical rubber trees. The protein in this rubber can cause an allergic…

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

    Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a gastrointestinal (GI) disorder. It describes a group of symptoms that affect your large intestine…

  • Phenylketonuria (PKU)

    Phenylketonuria (PKU) is a rare genetic condition where babies are unable to break down an amino acid. This can lead…

  • Vaccines: Myth Versus Fact

    There are many common misconceptions regarding vaccines. Use this evidence-based information to clear up any confusion.

  • Colic

    Colic is when a healthy baby cries a lot for no reason. It’s defined as crying for more than 3…

  • Infant Jaundice

    Infant jaundice is common. It can make your baby’s skin, eyes, and mouth turn yellow. While it may look odd,…

  • Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate

    Cleft lip and cleft palate are birth defects that happen when a baby’s lip or mouth don’t form correctly early…

  • Diaper Rash

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

  • Pneumonia

    Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs. How serious it is depends on what caused the pneumonia, your age, and…

  • Cytomegalovirus

    Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a common virus that most people are exposed to as infants. It rarely causes symptoms, but sometimes…

  • Crying: Under Age 1

    A crying baby is normal. However, it can be upsetting to you and it’s usually a sign something is bothering…

  • Circumcision

    Circumcision is a procedure where the foreskin (the skin that covers the tip of the penis) is removed. It’s usually…

  • Choosing Safe Baby Gear

    Having a baby means you’ll need a lot of baby gear. First, do your research to ensure everything you buy…