Tips to Grow By™ Index

The information in these Tips to Grow By™ is of a general nature and is not intended to serve as a substitute for the advice of a physician.

Note: Tips to Grow By are copyrighted, and photocopying of Tips to Grow By is prohibited.



Infants and Newborns

IN239   Reading Books to Babies
When, how and what to read to your baby.
 
IN238   Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
Identifies risk factors associated with SIDS and offers strategies for reducing those risks.
 
IN237   Learning, Play and Your Baby
Encouraging your newborn to learn through sensory play.
 
IN235   Building Your Child’s Brain
Encouraging imaginative play and critical thinking.
 
IN234   Jaundice in Healthy Newborns
Types of jaundice; causes and treatment in newborns
 
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Toddlers and Preschoolers

TP311   Disciplining Your Child
General discipline guidelines for school-age children, including setting house rules and routines and positive reinforcement guidelines.
 
TP309   Bedtime Problems (PDF)
Types, causes, treatment and prevention of bedtime problems.
 
TP308   Temper Tantrums
Causes, prevention and coping strategies for temper tantrums in young children.
 
TP305   Security Blankets
How and why security blankets become needed; how and when to break the bond.
 
TP303   Toilet Training
How to tell when your child is ready; strategies and techniques for successful training.
 
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Kids and Teens

KT804   Dental Health
Guide to dental care from infancy to adulthood, including cavity prevention and first aid for tooth injuries.
 
KT1130   Sleep Problems in Teens
Tips to help you and your teen get a good night's sleep, including sleep problems and how to deal with them and how to establish a sleep routine.
 


Safety

SA502   Poison Prevention
Tips for poison proofing your home and ensuring your child's safety.
 


Illness and Injury

General Illness Topics

GI604   Preparing Your Child for Hospitalization
How to prepare your child and yourself for a trip to the hospital.
 

Specific Illnesses and Injuries

SI719   Constipation
Tips for preventing and treating constipation in infants and children.
 
SI715   Allergies
What allergies are, how to spot symptoms and coping with allergies.
 
SI709   Cuts, Strains, Sprains and Fractures
Symptoms of various injuries and suggested first aid procedures.
 
SI708   Vomiting
Easy-to-follow advice for easing your child through stomach disturbances.
 
SI706   Ear Infections
Causes, symptoms, treatment and prevention of ear infections.
 
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Wellness/Disease Prevention

Disease Prevention

DP902   Kids and Smoking
 
DP901   Immunizations (PDF)
This schedule of recommended immunizations may vary depending upon where you live, your child's health, the type of vaccine, and the vaccines available.
 
DP903   Secondhand Smoke
 

Wellness Visits

WV1007   Preschool Well Visit
This series emphasizes the importance of regular doctor visits. Each Tip explains what to expect during the visit, including immunizations and routine tests, as well as typical developmental stages for each age range.
 
WV1006   1-2 Year Old Well Visit
This series emphasizes the importance of regular doctor visits. Each Tip explains what to expect during the visit, including immunizations and routine tests, as well as typical developmental stages for each age range.
 
WV1005   18 Month Old Well Visit
This series emphasizes the importance of regular doctor visits. Each Tip explains what to expect during the visit, including immunizations and routine tests, as well as typical developmental stages for each age range.
 
WV1004   08-12 Month Old Well Visit
This series emphasizes the importance of regular doctor visits. Each Tip explains what to expect during the visit, including immunizations and routine tests, as well as typical developmental stages for each age range.
 
WV1003   04-08 Month Old Well Visit
This series emphasizes the importance of regular doctor visits. Each Tip explains what to expect during the visit, including immunizations and routine tests, as well as typical developmental stages for each age range.
 
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