Physical Development

Your toddler's physical development is amazing to watch. Here you'll learn what to expect ? from running to jumping to grasping a pencil. Plus, we'll also tell you how your toddler ranks on height and weight charts compared to his peers.

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5 Things to Consider Before Your Kid Does Growth Hormone Therapy

Since my 3-year-old son is shorter than 99 percent of boys his age, the doctor recommended growth hormones. Here’s what I discovered about the therapy.

8 Important Ways Sleep Helps Your Child Grow

Geek out with this fascinating look at your child’s brain and body on a good night’s sleep. 

Milestones: Red Flags to Watch For at 12 to 18 Months

Your baby is growing into a toddler! Here's what you can expect to see and when you should talk to a doctor.

When Your Child Is Skinny

At a time when one in three kids weighs too much, an inability to pack on pounds might seem like a minor issue. But some slender children have health concerns of their own.
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Is Your Child Hitting "Typical" Milestones or Could There Be a Delay?

Nearly every parent wonders at some point whether her child is on track, or if she might have a developmental delay. These guidelines will help you make sense of milestones.