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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  • Intussusception

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

  • 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…

  • Necrotizing Enterocolitis

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

  • Plagiocephaly

    Plagiocephaly is most commonly known as flat head syndrome. It is a condition with various levels of severity, treatments, and…

  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

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

  • 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…

  • Cancer

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

  • Heart Murmurs

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

  • Polio Vaccine

    Poliomyelitis (polio) is a serious illness that is caused by a virus. You can keep your children from getting polio…

  • Managing and Preventing Temper Tantrums

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

  • Febrile Seizures

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

  • 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…

  • Childproofing Your Home

    Childproofing your home is critically important in preventing childhood injuries and deaths from household items and situations.

  • Childhood Vaccines: What They Are and Why Your Child Needs Them

    Childhood vaccines are important in protecting children and the population. All are safe and are to be given at specific…

  • Chickenpox Vaccine

    Chickenpox is highly contagious and can be very serious. Beginning at 12 months old, almost everyone should have the chickenpox…

  • Babies and Thumbs, Fingers, and Pacifiers

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

  • Immunization Schedules

    Find immunization schedules for adults and children.

  • Leukemia

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

  • 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…