Caring for a Sick Toddler

Caring for a sick toddler isn't easy. Try these ideas to ease his symptoms, learn about over-the-counter aides, and find out when you should take your sick toddler to the doctor.

"My Stomach Hurts": Common Causes and Cures for Tummy Trouble

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.

Should You Take Baby to the Hospital?

How to determine if you have an emergency on your hands.

Guide for Fever Diagnosis and Treatment

A simple plan to treat your feverish child -- with advice on when to call the doctor.

What to Expect at the 1-Year Well Visit

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.

Benefits of Having a Fever

Fever is not a disease in itself -- it's an important part of the healing process.

35 Ways to Keep Your Kids Cold-Free

Chicken soup really works, antibiotics aren't the answer, and other key info you need to survive the coughing and sneezing season.

7 Home Remedies for Tummy Aches

Your little one has a stomach ache? Try one of these natural home remedies to tame his tummy trouble.

6 New Facts About Stomach Flu

What you don't know about this common ailment can make your kid feel even worse. To help her fight back from stomach viruses fast, be sure to learn these six essential facts.

The New Ear Infection Rules

Forget what you thought you knew about the best treatment. Your pediatrician may not give you the same old advice anymore.

Causes and Treatments of Ear Infections

What's causing baby's ear pain and how you can help.

Health Update: How to Soothe Kids' Colds Without Meds

Over-the-counter cold and cough medicines should no longer be given to children younger than 4, according to a new warning from the makers of these children's medications. So what do you do if you child's coughing the night away or sneezing nonstop? We asked top pediatricians how to help your child feel better and sleep soundly -- safely.

Top Toddler Health Concerns

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.

4 Common Tummy-Trouble Mistakes Parents Make

Here's what not to do when your little one has a stomach ache (and which symptoms signal something serious enough for a doctor's visit).

Health 101: Ear Infections

Suspect your kid's got an ear infection? Read this to find out why and what to do.

When to Call the Doctor

Guidelines for the first three years of your child's life

When Should You Call the Pediatrician?

Which symptoms warrant a call to your child's doctor?

8 Things Doctors Can't Believe You Still Believe

I meet too many parents who are following outdated (and potentially dangerous) guidelines. Are you one of them?

5 Medication Mistakes Parents Make

Are you making these common errors when it comes to dosing your kids?

Ugh, a Stomach Bug! 6 Common Tummy Trouble Mistakes

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.

9 Clever Ways to Help the Medicine Go Down

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.

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