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  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Eczema and Atopic Dermatitis

    Eczema is a general term for rash-like skin conditions. The most common type of eczema is called atopic dermatitis, which…