Dealing with Doctors

Is your kid scared of the doctor? Lessen fears with our tips to help your child overcome his fear of doctors, improve your own interaction with your child's pediatrician, and more. We also list the best pediatricians and the best children's hospitals.

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Why I Love My Pediatrician

Six families share the heartwarming reasons they’re especially grateful to have their child’s doctor in their life.

Endometriosis Attacked My Body After I Donated My Eggs

Less than a year after my donations, I was diagnosed with Stage IV endometriosis. I was young, single, and still dreaming of motherhood at the time.

When Virtual Doctor Appointments Work – And When They Don't

Can a chat with your pediatrician via video be as helpful as an in-person visit? A Parents' expert gives you tips on telemedicine.

Here's How Doctors Are Supporting Your Transgender Child

Based on medical research, new American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines aim to support transgender and gender-diverse (TGD) children and teens.

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9 Things a Pediatrician Wishes You'd Stop Doing

One pediatrician tells us the truth about the things doctors wish parents would stop doing, now.

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I meet too many parents who are following outdated (and potentially dangerous) guidelines.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?