Caring for your sick baby is among the biggest responsibilities any new parent faces. Here, you'll find information on some of the most common (and uncommon) health problems your baby is likely to encounter including: Acid Reflux, Allergies, Asthma, Autism, Colds, Constipation, Cough, Flu, Ear Infection, Eczema, Diarrhea, Fever, Teething, Rashes, Sunburn, and more.
Rashes develop when the skin is irritated by allergic reactions to bacteria, viruses, foods, metals, and other factors. Read about different rashes to prevent and treat them.
What does that wheezing, hacking, or barking mean?
Here, experts weigh in on common myths surrounding the practice of vaccination -- and why those myths are wrong.
Vomiting can signal anything from a 24-hour bug to a food allergy to appendicitis. Here's how to figure out what's making your child's stomach ache -- and how to treat it.
Eczema, or atopic dermatitis, is a common problem among babies. First-time mom Melissa set out to change her family's lifestyle to help alleviate baby Ethan's severe eczema. Get her tips for treating eczema and providing relief for itchy skin rashes.
Now that your baby's teeth are on their way in, it's time to start taking care of them. Even though this set will only be around for a short time, their health is essential to your baby's gums and those future permanent teeth. Make sure your baby's new teeth get the best care. Here are some practical tips.
Having a baby is a joyous event for most women. After childbirth, however, more than 80 percent of women suffer from a mild form of sadness, fear, anger, or anxiety. But if those baby blues don't go away after a week or two, it may signal a more serious problem. Take our quiz and find out if you may be showing signs of postpartum depression.Take Quiz
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. aIt helps parents to articulate to their pediatrician any behaviors that concern them,ay says Rebecca Landa, Ph.D., director of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders.
There are two types of contact dermatitis: irritant contact dermatitis and allergic contact dermatitis. Find out how to identify and treat both skin conditions and when you should call the doctor.
Find out how to recognize signs and symptoms of constipation in babies, and learn some pediatrician-approved strategies for treating this common condition.
A teething child's temperature doesn't usually rise enough to be considered a fever, according to a new AAP report.
If you think your child is too young to need a dentist, you're wrong -- her teeth are at risk long before she's tasted her first piece of candy.
Learn the symptoms, causes, and treatments for this common childhood ailment.
The fall and winter months are Sicky City. We've got expert advice on helping her through the illnesses that bother babies most.
The average cold can last up to 10 days--that's a long time of not feeling well for a baby! Here's how to survive and make your little one feel better, too.
If your baby is constipated, you may need to examine the baby's diet and your own.
Looking for safe, doctor-approved cures for sore throats, coughs, stomachaches, and more? Check this out!
We've all had coughs that keep us awake at night, but when babies cough at night, diagnosing the problem can be difficult. Learn more about the causes of nighttime cough and the ways to treat it.
No matter how much pregnancy weight you lose initially (many moms find the pounds melt off from breastfeeding and other post-delivery hormonal shifts that boost metabolism), eventually you hit that "why aren't my clothes getting any looser" plateau. Want to get rid of those won't-budge pounds? No more excuses! Here are 18 surprising strategies that helped these moms get fit again.
It can be hard to notice food-allergy symptoms in babies. Here's how to tell if your newborn could be suffering from one.
Pertussis, or whooping cough, is a bacterial respiratory infection that might look like a cold at first. Learn more about the symptoms of this serious condition and when you should worry.
Hives is a common skin condition that can be caused by bug bites, medications, food allergies, and more. If you suspect your baby has hives, learn how to spot the symptoms, how to treat her, and when to call a doctor.