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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  • Avoiding Food Hassles With Kids

    Don’t make your child’s food hassles a battle. Be creative, stay calm, and be patient when expanding your child’s mealtime…

  • Pyloric Stenosis

    What is pyloric stenosis? Pyloric stenosis is a medical condition. It is a narrowing of the opening between the stomach and the small intestine. That space is called the pylorus. It often occurs in babies younger than 6 months. It is more common in

  • What You Can Do to Change Your Child's Behavior

    Information for parents about identifying and dealing with children & behavior problems.

  • Pacifiers: Benefits and Risks

    Learn about the benefits and risks of pacifier use for your infant or child, and how to keep your baby…

  • Vomiting and Diarrhea

    Information for parents about vomiting and diarrhea in children from the American Academy of Family Physicians.

  • Repeated Infections in Children

    Learn why your child may get several infections while he or she is still young.

  • 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

  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia

    Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) affects your adrenal glands, which produce hormones. Learn about the symptoms and treatment.

  • Chickenpox

    Chickenpox is a highly contagious disease caused by a virus. It once was a common childhood disease until a vaccine…

  • Seborrheic Dermatitis

    Learn about the causes of and treatment options for seborrheic dermatitis.

  • Rotavirus

    Rotavirus is a highly contagious infection commonly affecting babies and young children. A rotavirus vaccine offers some, but not full,…

  • 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…

  • Rickets

    Rickets is a rare disorder that affects children’s bones, causing them to soften and break easily.

  • Children's OTC Cough & Cold Medicine: Dos and Don'ts

    Learn the dos and don’ts for safely giving your child over-the-counter (OTC) cough and cold medicines.

  • Why Should I Breastfeed?

    Deciding whether or not to breastfeed is a very personal decision. Learn about the advantages and challenges of breastfeeding.

  • Toilet Training Your Child

    Toilet training is a major milestone in your child’s life. Learn tips on how you can successfully train your child…

  • Taking Medicine While Breastfeeding

    Certain medicines taken during breastfeeding can affect you or your baby through your breast milk.

  • How to Give Your Child Medicine

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

  • Kids and Needles

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