Peanut allergies are on the rise across the world. We are seeing more children with allergic reactions to peanuts than in any other time in history.
An article which examines what parents should know when baby fails the newborn hearing screening program. What does a "refer" mean, and could the baby have a permanent hearing loss?
Provides overview of pediatric fibromyalgia with up-to-date knowledge of contributing characteristics, causes, associated conditions, and triggers. Emphasizes the importance of coping techniques.
Caring for a baby is hard work—but caring for a baby with a cold can be scary! Arm yourself with the knowledge you need to make your little one feel more comfortable.
Microcephaly is a rare neurological condition that results in a small infant head. Every year approximately twenty-five thousand children are born with this condition in the U.S.
We as a society are questioning fevers in children. Should we treat them, or should we leave them alone? Should we give them medication to bring it down, or should we got to the hospital? The question we should be asking is if fevers are dangerous at all, and if we should be doing anything.
Hand, foot, and mouth disease is a painful rash that is often mistaken for chickenpox. Learn more about this very common, contagious childhood illness.
This article explores the known biological effects of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), as well as various treatment options. Medication, behavioral therapy, and nutrition are examined in detail through modern research.
Puberty is a confusing and often uncomfortable time for everyone. Kids are experiencing many changes in their bodies and emotions which raise some embarrassing questions. If these changes aren’t addressed and questions aren’t answered by a parent or trusted adult, the child and their peers will come up with their own answers and they usually aren’t correct ones.
Does your child have brachycephaly or plagiocephaly? Or have you noticed that your child's head is not quite round? Learn what these terms mean, and what you can do to correct this condition.
This article will help you with how to protect your children from lice by offering suggestions for prevention and providing home remedies for getting rid of it altogether. I've also tried to help by explaining some of its history and trying to answer all of your lice questions.
Febrile seizures remain the most common seizure disorder in children. It's a frightening experience, but properly educating yourself will help you stay calm so you can provide your child with the necessary first aid.
Many of you have heard a great deal about whooping cough and its danger to infants with all of the commercials offering parents warnings. You may have heard more about it by its other name, pertussis.
When your child gets a red rash on their skin, and they are uncomfortable or itchy, it's hard to know what to do to make them feel better. Unfortunately, many parents don't know exactly what to do and turn to harmful treatments in order to get rid of the eczema. Read here to find out more.
Spitting up is normal for a baby, but if it happens frequently and won't go away, it may indicate that your baby has GERD. Learn about the causes, symptoms, treatment, and prevention of acid reflux in infants.
Understanding seizures in young children can help you better recognize and assist a child having a seizure. This article will provide you with options for mitigating the seizures, or preventing them from happening in the first place.
Diaper rash is one of the most common ailments in infants. Most forms are easily treated with lotions available from the drugstore. But there are more severe conditions which may need medical attention. This article explains how to recognize the problem and what to do if your baby is suffering.
The newborn hearing screening test is an objective way of determining how well a new baby hears. Early detection of hearing loss is vital as spoken language is dependent on access to sound.
Of all the dangers your baby faces as an infant, SIDS is probably the scariest. Research has been conducted on this syndrome for decades to no avail; it still remains a mystery—even to experts.