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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  • Why Should I Breastfeed?

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

  • Whooping Cough

    Whooping cough (pertussis) is a contagious infection. It is caused by bacteria and spread by people through the air or…

  • When Your Toddler Doesn't Want to Eat

    Toddlers can have strange eating patterns. But most are completely normal. Establish healthy eating habits and pleasant mealtimes to encourage…

  • When Does My Child Need Emergency Services?

    If you have any question at all about your child’s health, call his or her doctor. The doctor can tell…

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

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

  • Vomiting and Diarrhea

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

  • Vaccines: Myth Versus Fact

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

  • Urinary Tract Infections in Young Children

    A urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection of the urinary tract, which is made up of the kidneys, bladder,…

  • Undescended Testicles

    Learn about undescended testicles and how they are treated.

  • Tuberous Sclerosis

    Learn about the causes and symptoms of, and treatments for, tuberous sclerosis.

  • 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…

  • Thrush

    Thrush is a yeast infection that occurs on your tongue and the lining of your mouth.

  • The Importance of Vaccinations

    Vaccinations are an important part of public health. They prevent the spread of contagious, dangerous, and deadly diseases, and save…

  • Thalassemia

    Thalassemia is a group of inherited blood disorders that prevent your body from producing the amount of hemoglobin it…

  • Testicular Torsion

    Testicular torsion is when a testicle becomes twisted, restricting its blood supply. If not treated quickly, the testicle can become…

  • Teeth Grinding (Bruxism)

    Teeth grinding, also called bruxism, is the conscious or unconscious grinding of teeth that happens most often in children.

  • Taking Medicine While Breastfeeding

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

  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

    Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is the somewhat unexplained reason a baby under the age of 1 dies in its…

  • Stuttering

    Stuttering is a problem commonly associated with childhood, but, for some people, it can last a lifetime.

  • Strabismus

    Learn about the causes of and treatments for strabismus, or cross-eyes.