Coronavirus and COVID-19

The novel coronavirus—and the disease it causes, COVID-19—is a worldwide pandemic. Learn how the coronavirus affects infants, children, pregnant women, and breastfeeding mothers. Also let our experts teach you how to protect your family from the respiratory illness, and stay informed on the latest COVID-19 news. 

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10 Free Virtual Summer Camps Your Kids Will Love

If your childcare plans have changed, online summer camp might be just the thing to keep your kids busy, entertained, and safe this season.
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6 Photos of Schools Reopening Around the World Show Us What Could Come Next for Our Kids

Wondering what schools might look like with guidelines in place to lower the risk of contracting coronavirus in classrooms? These photos from countries where schools have already reopened hold some clues.
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I’m a Mom and a Pediatric Emergency Physician: This Is What Life in the ER Really Looks Like for Kids

As a doctor, I was as ready as I could be to battle COVID-19 on the frontline. But the physical toll I’ve seen my patients endure from coronavirus is nothing compared to how they’ve suffered mentally.
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How the Pandemic Is Changing the Conversation Around Home Birth

With more pregnant people considering giving birth at home or alternative locations like birthing centers in the face of COVID-19, there's more reason than ever to take a hard look at home birth in America.
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How to Help Children Cope with the Death of a Loved One During the Pandemic

Grief support may be harder now, but it is not impossible. Here are some ways to help children cope, even at a distance.
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What Parents Need to Know About Kawasaki Disease and Its Link to COVID-19

Some children are experiencing a mysterious illness dubbed multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C), which has symptoms similar to Kawasaki disease. Here's what to know and why experts have also linked it to the coronavirus.
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Now Is the Time to Try Crazy Hairstyles With Your Family Because, Why Not?

No haircut? No problem. With everyone staying close to home heading into summer, now’s the time to test out your craziest hair fantasies—with a little inspiration from these 10 celebrities.