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Of course you want to help your child feel better fast, but the wrong tummy treatment could set her back for days. Avoid these six mistakes.
Is rubbing Vick's VapoRub on the bottom of your child's feet to stop a cough a safe (clever!) DIY cure? An expert weighs in.
Ditch the spoonful of sugar. Use these proven strategies, from both doctors and real parents, if the "Here comes the airplane" tactic fails to work.
Although you can usually tell if your child's caught a stomach bug -- she'll have vomiting or diarrhea that lasts 24 to 48 hours -- you should know these other common causes of tummy trouble, and how you can help her feel better.
After his toddler puked in the back seat, this dad detailed losing his lunch and a run-in with the cops in hilarious texts to his wife.
Is your child scared of getting shots? Reduce your toddler's anxiety before your next visit to the doctor's office.
We've put together a cheat sheet to help you prepare for your child's 1-year well checkup -- from what vaccines she'll get to which questions you should be sure to ask.
This video from the Kennedy Krieger Institute, in Baltimore, features three children who show early signs of autism spectrum disorder playing with toys and interacting and communicating with others. It compares the footage on each of these children to that of typical children in the same situations. It helps parents to articulate to their pediatrician any behaviors that concern them, says Rebecca Landa, Ph.D., director of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders.
Should you be concerned that your baby has a fever? Find out when he needs to be checked out by your doc.
A simple plan to treat your feverish child -- with advice on when to call the doctor.
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.
Every year, more than 6 million children are infected with these harmless yet pesky parasites. We've pulled together expert answers to your top questions on everything from prevention to treatment.
A high temperature doesn't usually mean anything serious.
Wondering whether you need to quarantine your child when she has a cold, an ear infection, pinkeye, or another common childhood illness? Read on to find out what precautions you should take and how long these conditions are contagious -- if at all.
Why your child may be prone to repeat bouts of colds, ear infections, strep throat, pneumonia, or other ailments -- and what you can do to help.
These images are difficult to see. Still, every parent should understand how serious bacterial meningitis truly is.
One dad took to social media when he discovered his daughter's sippy cup was hiding mold and making her sick.
This time in your child's life can be stressful -- for the both of you! We asked pediatricians from around the country to share their best tips for parenting toddlers. Here's what they want you to know.
From potty-training and playdates to toddler teeth and watching TV, we asked some of the nation's leading pediatricians to address some of your biggest worries.
Parents talk about the struggles and triumphs of raising children with Autism. Families work every day to overcome challenges such as communication problems, sensory issues, temper tantrums, and societys pressure on Autism children. Video courtesy of interactingwithautism.com
This video shows a 3 year old boy with scarlet fever. Common symptoms of scarlet fever are a high fever, a sore throat, difficulty swallowing, a headache and swollen lymph nodes in the neck. The child will also have a distinctive rash.