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Kids' and Teens' Health Archive

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Pregnancy and Infancy | Toddlers and School-aged Children | Teens and Young Adults | Conditions and Treatments | Prevention | Diet and Nutrition | Fitness | Mental Health | Personal Stories

Pregnancy and Infancy

Clearing the air for your baby Birth control for breastfeeding women Bladder control during pregnancy Breastfeeding and working: you can do it Breastfeeding your baby: how long should you do it? Caring for your newborn: when to call the doctor Circumcision controversy The dangers of drinking for two: alcohol and birth defects Dealing with the drool: a teething guide for parents Neonatal drug withdrawal Feeding your infant: ages 0 to 4 months Feeding your infant: ages 5 to 8 months Feeding your infant: ages 9 to 12 months Folic acid: a "family values" vitamin Group B strep screening: don’t wait until it’s too late A healthy mouth for your baby How to keep your home clean—but not toxic Immunization guidelines for children The importance of breastfeeding premature babies Iron supplementation in babies and children Infant feeding: breast or bottle? Loving touch: the benefits of infant massage New dimensions in prenatal ultrasound: 3D and 4D Pregnancy, parenting, and HIV Prenatal screenings Solid advice on introducing your baby to solid foods Taking your baby home: caring for your newborn The new dads' survival kit Tips for keeping tiny teeth healthy Tips on choosing a babysitter Toning up your tiny tots: exercises for babies and toddlers Traveling by car or train with a newborn Traveling by plane with a newborn Traveling with a newborn baby: at a restaurant or hotel True or false: a baby who wears shoes or uses an infant walker will learn to walk sooner Ultrasound exams

Toddlers and School-aged Children

Breaking your child's thumbsucking habit Child sexual abuse: know the warning signs Childhood habits Coming of age in the computer age Create a healthy summer camp experience for your child Dangers of exotic pets Emotion overload: understanding your toddler’s moods For kids' sake: think toy safety Helping your child conquer shyness How to keep your home clean—but not toxic How to wean your child from a pacifier Type 2 diabetes in children Iron supplementation in babies and children It isn't easy being a gifted child Keep your kids tobacco-free Keeping your child safe from accidents Making Halloween safer: tips for protecting your little monsters The new addition: what to consider before adopting a pet Preparing children for the new baby Preschool: is it necessary? Promoting language development and math skills in everyday activities Promoting motor development in everyday activities Seeking professional help for an angry child Should you spank your child? Should your child skip a grade? Summertime rashes: poison ivy, oak, and sumac Sweet z-z-z-z-z's: the world of childhood sleep Taming childhood anger—developing healthy habits Tips on choosing a babysitter True or false: eating sugar tends to make children hyperactive True or false: older children are more intelligent than their younger siblings When "time out" does and doesn't work When your child has inflammatory bowel disease When Emily's backpack weighs more than she does When toddlers explore their bodies

Prevention

Birth control for breastfeeding women BPA raising concerns Childproofing your home Dangers of exotic pets Dental sealants: an investment in oral health Fighting bugs naturally Fireworks safety: how to keep it fun and avoid injury For kids’ sake: think toy safety Group B strep screening: don’t wait until it’s too late Guidelines for children’s heart health Healthy snacks to prevent tooth decay in kids How to keep your home clean—but not toxic How to wash your hands properly Immunization guidelines for children Keep your kids tobacco-free Keeping your child safe from accidents Keeping your kids safe in the car Making Halloween safer: tips for protecting your little monsters New dimensions in prenatal ultrasound: 3D and 4D Pandemic (H1N1) Influenza Vaccine: Questions and Answers Prenatal screenings Preventing adolescent suicide: what you can do Preventing burns in children Preventing child abduction Safety tips for babysitters (part 1): general guidelines Safety tips for babysitters (part 2): keeping indoor play areas safe Safety tips for babysitters (part 3): keeping outdoor play areas safe Safety tips for sleeping babies Summer safety tips for kids Swimming lessons: when should your children start? Talking to your kids about sexually transmitted infections Teaching kids about real life emergencies Tips on car seat safety Tips on choosing a babysitter Tips for keeping tiny teeth healthy Water, water, everywhere, but is it safe to swim? What to do if your baby chokes

Mental Health

Accutane and depression: is there a link? Adjustment concerns with adopted adolescents Answering your child's tough questions Beating the homesick blues Big stresses for small people Can your child benefit from counseling? Child sexual abuse: know the warning signs Children of divorce: easing their pain Coping with competition between twins Creativity and depression: is there a link? Depression in college Emotion overload: understanding your toddler’s moods Empty nest syndrome: how to cope when the kids leave home A family's guide to tackling eating disorders Health issues for gay teens Help for kids with oppositional defiant disorder Helping your child conquer shyness The importance of fathers Marriage and family therapy Intellectual disability On your own: being a good single parent Preparing children for the new baby Preventing adolescent suicide: what you can do Promoting language development and math skills in everyday activities Promoting motor development in everyday activities Psychological misdiagnosis of gifted and talented children Raising a child with autism: the basics Telling your kids about your terminal illness The role of depression in adolescent obesity Secondhand emotions: "catching" a bad mood Seeking professional help for an angry child Shiftworking parents: how to stay connected to your kids Should you spank your child? Smothered with something that looks like love, but isn't: munchausen syndrome by proxy Stemming the tide of teen violence Surviving family vacations Symptoms and signs of depression in children and adolescents Taming childhood anger—developing health habits Teaching children patience in an impatient world Teaching kids about diversity Teaching your children compassion in a violent world True or false: older children are more intelligent than their younger siblings What every parent should know about college binge drinking When "time out" does and doesn't work Why teens need more sleep than they’re getting
 

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