One in four moms of typically developing kids wonder whether their child needs to be evaluated because of a potential developmental disorder, our survey revealed. If you're one of them, ask yourself these questions.
As a parent of a child with speech and social-emotional delays
who's been through the process of early intervention, I can tell you firsthand that finding help doesn't have to be overwhelming or scary. There's plenty of support for your child -- and for you, too.
One of the most popular alternative treatments for autism is the gluten-free casein-free diet (GFCF). It has not been proven to work, and many doctors are cautious about it, but if you're wondering if it could help your child, read the facts below.
Children with sensory processing disorder sometimes overreact or underreact to touch, sounds, and food textures. Doctors debate the condition, but parents say it's real, and therapists say it's treatable.
Could a sudden, severe change in a child's behavior be brought on by something as common as strep throat? Many experts -- and distraught parents -- say yes. We dig deeper to find out what's going on, and which children are at risk.
When your child is driving you crazy, it can feel as if he's always misbehaving. Instead of losing your cool, check out 10 ways to stay calm while still making your point and setting necessary boundaries.
We've all heard how important breakfast is for kids, but that certainly doesn't make it any easier to get them to eat healthfully on those hectic mornings. Just when you think you've got it all figured out, something else comes up. Moms who are also registered dietitians share their secrets to handling morning struggles.
Check out our baby growth chart to calculate your child's height and weight percentile. Whether your little one is going through a growth spurt or you're worried about baby's development, keep track of his early childhood development with our growth charts. Click "start now" to see where your child falls on our boys' and girls' growth charts.