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  • Newborn Sleep Routines

    Establishing a sleep routine for your newborn can help instill good bedtime habits for years to come. Learn tips so…

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  • Caffeine and Kids

    In children, caffeine can raise blood pressure and interfere with sleep. It can make children less aware of being tired…

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  • Neural Tube Defects

    Neural tube defects (NTDs) include several birth defects. They affect a fetus’ spine, spinal cord, or brain from forming…

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  • Enuresis (Bedwetting)

    Enuresis (bedwetting) is a common occurrence when children wet the bed during sleep. It is often just a stage in…

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  • Necrotizing Enterocolitis

    Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) is a serious intestinal disease. It mostly occurs in premature infants or babies with weakened immune systems…

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  • Amblyopia

    Amblyopia (lazy eye) develops in childhood when one eye doesn’t work properly with the brain. Left untreated, it can lead…

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  • 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…

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  • Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

    Neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) occurs when a baby is exposed to drugs in the womb. After birth, the baby goes…

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  • Your Child’s Mental Health

    Good mental health is an important part of a child’s overall health. There are many ways adults can help children…

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  • Meconium Aspiration Syndrome (MAS)

    Meconium aspiration syndrome happens when a newborn inhales meconium and amniotic fluid before, during, or after labor and delivery.

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  • Plagiocephaly

    Plagiocephaly is most commonly known as flat head syndrome. It is a condition with various levels of severity, treatments, and…

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  • Baby’s First Steps

    Every baby develops at their own pace, but many walk between 11 and 13 months of age. Talk to your…

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  • Diaper Rash

    Diaper rash is a red rash found on a baby’s bottom or genital area. It is very common and can…

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  • Bronchiolitis

    Bronchiolitis is a common lung infection in infants and young children. It is often caused by a virus. Symptoms can…

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  • Rheumatic Fever

    Rheumatic fever is a disease that can develop from strep throat. It is not common in the U.S. and mostly…

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  • Croup

    Croup is a common childhood condition. It is recognizable by its barking cough. It spreads through airborne particles and from…

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  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia

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

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  • Nutritional Needs for Kids with Cancer

    Good nutrition is especially important for children who have cancer. Eating well can help these children keep up their strength…

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  • Teeth Grinding (Bruxism)

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

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  • Stuttering

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

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