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  • Nurse holding newborn

    Meconium Aspiration Syndrome (MAS)

    Meconium aspiration syndrome affects newborns who inhale their stool and/or amniotic fluid before, during, or after labor and delivery.

  • doctor listens to a baby’s heart with a stethoscope

    Congenital Heart Disease

    Congenital heart disease is a heart problem that some people are born with and can include a hole in the…

  • Toddler refusing to eat his vegetables

    When Your Toddler Doesn't Want to Eat

    Get creative and clever to help your toddler eat healthy.

  • Asthma in Kids

    Asthma is a disease that often starts in childhood and makes it difficult for your child to breathe.

  • Medical illustration of fetus development at 4 months.

    Your Baby's Development: The Second Trimester

    The middle part of your pregnancy is called the second trimester. It is made up of weeks 13 or 14…

  • group of happy children sitting on the edge of a trampoline outside

    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…

  • Closeup of a mother helping her toddler walk in the grass


    Most people’s feet point straight ahead or outward. Some people, however, have feet that point inward. This is called…

  • Stuttering

    Stuttering is a condition that affects a person’s ability to speak smoothly. It can cause them to repeat words, parts…

  • Toddler with oxygen mask

    Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)

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

  • Young child takes an oral cold medicine from a syringe

    OTC Cough and Cold Medicines and My Child

    Doctors do not recommend giving children younger than 6 years old OTC medicines for cough and cold.

  • Phenylketonuria (PKU)

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

  • Young boy having his throat swabbed

    Rheumatic Fever

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

  • Close up of a child's cleft lip

    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…

  • an infant lies on her back without a diaper

    Diaper Rash

    Diaper rash is redness and rash on a baby’s bottom or genital area. It is a very common rash. Normally,…

  • Baby in car seat

    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…

  • Kids leaning against lockers

    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…

  • Doctor listens to the lung of a young girl with croup cough using a stethoscope


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

  • Baby boy taking first steps to mother sitting on floor

    Baby’s First Steps

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

  • Teen boys drinking

    Teens and Alcohol

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

  • mother holds baby being checked by a doctor with a stethoscope


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