Posts tagged with ‘infantile’

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  • 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…

  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)

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

  • Phenylketonuria (PKU)

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

  • 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,…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Cerebral Palsy

    Cerebral palsy is a group of neurological disorders that affect body movement and muscle coordination. It usually appears in infancy…

  • Croup

    Croup is caused by a respiratory virus and causes children, usually age 5 and younger, to have a barking…

  • Baby’s First Steps

    Watching a baby take their first steps is exciting, but it also leads to a new set of challenges for…

  • Bronchiolitis

    Bronchiolitis is a common lung infection in infants and young children. It is usually caused by a virus. RSV is…

  • The Dangers of Secondhand Smoke

    Just because you aren’t the person smoking the cigarette doesn’t mean it can’t harm you. Secondhand smoke contains more than…

  • Growing Up Healthy: The Importance of Starting Good Nutrition Early

    Children develop eating patterns early in life. Eating healthy food helps them get nutrients their bodies need to stay healthy,…

  • Common Newborn Rashes and Birthmarks

    Many newborn babies have skin conditions. Some are born with birthmarks. Some get rashes. Most are harmless and usually clear…

  • 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…

  • Recognizing Newborn Illnesses

    It might be hard to tell if your newborn is sick. Be sure to look for signs of common newborn…

  • Spitting Up in Babies

    Babies spit up when they’ve eaten too much or swallowed air while feeding. It isn’t the same as vomiting. Babies…

  • Hip Problems in Infants

    A hip problem in infants is known as developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH). It is when the ball of…

  • Congenital Heart Disease: How to Care for Your Baby and Yourself

    In many ways, babies born with heart defects are cared for just like any other baby. But there are times…