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Does your child have a broken bone? Here's what you need to know about different types of fractures and how long it will take to heal.

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I Felt Judged When My Baby Broke His Leg and I Wonder If I've Done the Same to Other Parents
When my baby was in an orthopedic boot, I felt the spotlight-hot glare of judgment everywhere we went. I was forced to relive my parenting mistake with every look.
When Your Child Breaks a Bone: Everything You Need to Know About Wearing a Cast
Life in an arm cast or a leg cast isn't easy, especially if you're a kid. But these tricks from parents and doctors can make the experience better for everyone.
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Maybe you're new to the world of kid accidents, or maybe you just need a refresher. Our primer will help you feel prepared—and your child stay calm—the next time she gets hurt.