Other Health Issues

It can be downright scary if strange or unfamiliar symptoms present themselves. When you're not quite sure what's wrong, use our advice to keep your baby healthy in any situation.

Woman Behind 'Bun in the Oven' Pregnancy Reveal Delivers Baby at 24 Weeks

"We are believing God," husband Arkell Graves says after his wife delivered their son at 24 weeks. "It's always been in His Hands, so we hold on to Him."

Signs of Seizures in Babies

Is your baby having a seizure? Find out the signs of seizures in babies and what to do if your child has one.

How to Stop a Nosebleed

Learn what causes nosebleeds and what to do when your child has one.

Coxsackie Virus Facts

What you need to know about hand-foot-and-mouth disease.

Could Your Child Have a UTI?

Urinary tract infections can be serious because they're easy to miss, especially in young kids. A pediatrician who's treated his fair share explains exactly what parents should look for.

6 Common Baby Genital Problems

If something doesn't seem quite right in your baby's diaper area, consult our guide.

Taking Care of Baby 'Down There'

Newborns don't come with instruction manuals, and it may seem overwhelming to suddenly have to take care of their precious "parts." Here's everything you need to know to confidently take care of your baby "down there."

Infant Hair Loss

Dr. Alan Greene answers the question, My 4-week-old is losing hair in patches. Is this normal?

All About Tonsils

These pesky little nodes can cause severe sore throats, snoring, sleep disorders, and more. Here, your questions answered.

Contagious Child Viruses

Dr. Alan Greene answers the question, How contagious are these rashes and how are they treated?

Your Stories: Differing Abilities

When Parents featured Emily Keicher, 3, on the cover of our February 2013 issue with her gold-colored walker, we received an overwhelming number of responses from readers sharing their personal experiences raising children of differing abilities. These stories drew our attention to some of the many conditions affecting children nationwide. In the following pages, we highlight several of these children and provide links so we can all learn more about their diagnoses.

Adopting a Child with Spina Bifida

Adopting a special needs child can bring challenges to a family but also plenty of joy. One mother describes the emotional journey of adopting her daughter with Spina Bifida from China.

Life with Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy can cause many limitations in a child with the disorder, but one mom isnt letting that stop her son from living a happy life. Communication and mobility problems cannot stop a childs determination.

Cerebral Palsy: Challenges and Triumphs

A child with cerebral palsy may not be able to play like other children or may even be nonverbal, but that doesnt affect her laughter or desire to explore. While life with the disorder may be different and at times hard, it is not stopping the members of one family from loving and supporting each other.

Real Mom: My Baby Had a Stroke

It happened just hours after I gave birth to my little boy. Now that he's a healthy 4-year-old, I'm finally ready to tell our story.

10 Great Baby Health Apps

Get a better idea of what's going on with your baby - no doctor required. We've rounded up our favorite health apps to help you track Baby's milestones, figure out why she has a fever, and get her on a sleeping schedule.

Q+A: What's the Difference Between Viral and Bacterial Meningitis?

Find out about the differences between these types of meningitis and more here.

6 Normal (but Alarming) Baby Health Issues

If you're a new mom, you'll have moments of panic about your baby's health. Here is a guide to the most common, most freaky phenomena of baby's first year.

Meningitis Symptoms and Treatment

Bacteria, viruses, and even fungi can cause meningitis, a serious infection of the brain and spinal cord. Learn the symptoms and treatment, which includes getting the meningitis vaccine.

Is Circumcision Right for Your Family?

If your baby is a boy, you'll need to determine if he'll have this surgery. Knowing the latest health info can help you make an informed choice.

Infant Absence Seizures

Dr. Alan Greene answers the question,Could my 13-week-old be having seizures?

Tonsillitis Symptoms and Treatment

Tonsillitis happens when the tonsils are infected, causing a fever and sore throat. Identify more symptoms to give proper treatment.

The Myth of Colic

The creator of The Happiest Baby on the Block book and DVD clears up long-held misunderstandings about fussy babies.

My Big Red Nose

Ever since Kenny Breslow was a baby, strangers have pointed and stared at him. Here, in his own words, is what it's like to have a rare condition that makes his nose strikingly red and swollen.

Infant Hemangiomas

Dr. Alan Greene answers the questions, How dangerous is a hemangioma? Does it need treatment?

Your Naked Baby

If you have a delicate question about your newborn's body, we've probably got the answer here.