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  • Rheumatic Fever

    Rheumatic fever is a rare disease. It usually doesn’t happen in the United States. It’s tied to the bacteria that…

  • 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,…

  • 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…

  • Helping Your Child Deal with Peer Pressure

    Children of all ages experience peer pressure. As a parent, you can help your child deal with peer pressure and…

  • 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…

  • Teens and Alcohol

    Underage drinking can occur in any family. It’s important to talk to your child frequently, and at a young age,…

  • Bronchiolitis

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

  • Signs of Childhood Sexual Abuse

    Any sexual activity involving a child is sexual abuse and has long-term effects. Learn how to recognize signs of abuse…

  • Girls and Puberty

    Puberty is a time of changes—both physical and emotional. Helping your daughter understand what’s happening and what to expect is…

  • School Lunches: Helping Your Child Make Healthy Choices

    Helping your child to understand how to make healthy food choices now will lead to healthier decisions in the…

  • Hip Problems in Infants

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

  • Premature Birth

    When a baby is born prematurely, he or she can have health problems. That’s because some organs are still developing…

  • 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…

  • Boys and Puberty

    Most boys experience puberty between the ages of 9 and 16. It’s important your son learn about the changes of…

  • Heart Murmurs

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

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