Dealing with Doctors
Is your kid scared of the doctor? Lessen fears with our tips to help your child overcome his fear of doctors, improve your own interaction with your child's pediatrician, and more. We also list the best pediatricians and the best children's hospitals.
What she really thinks about the Internet, 3 a.m. calls, and other tricky issues.
These pediatric centers -- leaders in Parents' exclusive evaluation -- routinely heal sick children whom local hospitals could no longer help. Find out where to go if the unfathomable ever happens to your family.
Short wait times, highly trained staff, and a family-friendly atmosphere earned E.R.s at these children's hospitals the top of Parents' ranking.
Six weeks after you give birth, you'll need another OB exam. Here's what to expect.
Survival rates for tricky heart surgeries, experience in treating heart problems, and a robust research program were among the factors that helped put these hospitals on top.
A doctor mom explains how to make sure you don't sacrifice quality care for convenience.
When to start searching, what questions to ask, and what you should look for when finding the best doctor for your baby.
These winning M.D.'s enrich their community, help parents stay calm, and always put their young patients first. The seven pediatricians featured here go above and beyond the traditional call of duty.
Whether your child is getting a shot or having surgery, there are ways to protect her from unnecessary pain that your doctor may never mention them.
You probably have plenty of questions for your baby's pediatrician, but there might be a few you're afraid to ask: Did it drive him crazy that you brought up a possible speech delay at the end of a sick visit? And you like his partner better, but will his feelings be hurt if you switch? Lucky for you, we talked to lots and lots of doctors, nurses, and office managers to find out 12 must-know secrets of the pediatrician's office.
Prepare for your first prenatal visit with your ob-gyn.
I meet too many parents who are following outdated (and potentially dangerous) guidelines. Are you one of them?
Is your child afraid of going to the doctor? We have the ways you can help toddlers deal with visits to the pediatrician.
Choosing a doctor for your little one can be an overwhelming process. Use this guide to make the right decision for your family.
Watch out for these symptoms in your baby. Even though they might seem harmless, you should call your doctor right away.
If the doctor asks to see your paycheck at your kid's next well visit, it's probably because of these new guidelines from the AAP.
With high survival rates, innovative research studies, and family-friendly care, these facilities do an incredible job treating young cancer patients.
Withholding these health details could be riskier than you realize.
Straight from the nation's emergency rooms, here are physician's top 10 ways to keep your child safe.
Getting ready for that first prenatal appointment is so exciting! Here's what you should be sure to discuss with your healthcare provider.
Survival rates for infants born early or with a birth defect, a program to track the developmental progress of patients after discharge, and a family-friendly environment were among the factors that Parents considered when ranking the neonatal intensive care units (NICU) of children's hospitals.
Questions to ask your doctor or midwife.
Determining whether or not kids have ADHD is harder than you think. We set the record straight about diagnosis, drug dangers, and more.
The availability of pediatric specialists, experience in doing scoliosis surgeries, and extensive sports-medicine programs helped to drive the orthopedic departments at these children's hospitals to the top of Parents' list.