Hear what parents have to say about raising kids with asthma.
Good oral health starts even before your child's first tooth comes in. Learn how to instill good habits that will last a lifetime.
Ira has cerebral palsy (CP), but it doesn't interfere with his love of sports or his dream of being a broadcaster. Check out this video.
Get advice from parents raising kids with cerebral palsy. Learn what works, what doesn’t, and what helped these families the most.
Shannon has cerebral palsy, which limits many abilities. But her wheelchair and her communication device give her the freedom to explore, and a voice to be heard.
Why is social distancing important? Find out how to keep yourself and other people healthy.
Antibiotics are powerful medicines that can help kids feel better -- but only when they have certain illnesses. Find out if an antibiotic is right for your child.
Emily was born with a type of dwarfism. In this video, she talks about the challenges of being a little person, and how she overcomes the many hurdles she faces.
Many parents struggle to get their toddlers to sleep. Get advice on how you can encourage sleep and promote habits that last a lifetime.
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With a little preparation and practice, you can bottle-feed your baby. Learn how in this step-by-step video.
Breast milk is the healthiest choice for your baby. Learn how to breastfeed your baby in this step-by-step video.
Knowing how to pump and store breast milk is an important part of feeding your baby. Learn how in this step-by-step video.
Vaccines help keep kids healthy, but many parents still have questions about them. Get answers here.
Learn how to encourage good behavior, handle tantrums, and keep your cool when parenting your toddler.
Get tips and advice on helping your child make the switch from diapers to big-kid underwear — for good!
An appendectomy is surgery to remove the appendix. Surgeons remove the appendix when it gets blocked and becomes infected. A laparoscopic appendectomy lets surgeons remove the appendix with the help of a tiny video camera called a laparoscope.
An atrial septal defect (ASD) is a heart defect in which there is an abnormal opening in the dividing wall between the upper filling chambers of the heart.
A cochlear implant is a surgically placed device that helps a person with severe hearing loss hear sounds. Doctors consider cochlear implants for children under 12 months of age with profound hearing loss in both ears. Older children with serious hearing loss also may get cochlear implants.
A doctor might suggest ear tube surgery if a child gets many ear infections that don't clear up easily or the ear infections seem to be causing hearing loss or speech delay. Ear tube surgery can drain fluid from the middle ear, prevent future infections, and help the child hear properly again.
The ears gather sounds from our environment and turn them into messages for the brain to decode. Learn more in this video about the ears.
A hydrocele (HI-dro-seel) is a pouch of fluid around the testicle inside the scrotum. Hydroceles are common in newborns, especially in premature babies. Older boys and men can get them too.
Hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) is a problem that happens when the left side of a baby’s heart doesn't form as it should. It’s smaller than normal and can’t pump enough blood to the body. After the baby is born, doctors can treat the problem with medicines and several surgeries.
An inguinal hernia happens when part of the intestines slips into the groin (where the belly meets the upper leg) instead of staying in the belly as it should. Doctors fix inguinal (IN-gwuh-nul) hernias with surgery.
A pilonidal cyst is a fluid-filled sac under the skin in the just above the buttocks.
Blocked tear ducts are a fairly common problem in infants. If your child has a blocked tear duct, your doctor may show you how to massage the eye several times a day at home for a few months. Massaging can help open the blockage.
Blocked tear ducts are a fairly common problem in infants. A common procedure called a tear duct probe can open the blockage.
Guard against sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) by learning how to safely put your baby to sleep.
A teen athlete talks about why he won't let his condition take him out of the game.
Find out if your baby is ready for solid foods, and if so, what to give, how to give it, and which foods to avoid.
Safely securing kids in cars can be tricky. This video makes it easy to figure out which seat your child needs, and when.
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