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4 Myths About Kids and Constipation

Think you understand constipation—and how to fix it—when it comes to your kids? You may be surprised.

Raising a Son with a Special Heart: An Interview with Bret Baier

Bret Baier's life as a father changed when his first son, Paul, was born with five congenital heart defects. The Fox News anchor of Special Report with Bret Baier talks to Parents.com to promote awareness of a common (but rarely detected) birth defect and how he balances parenthood with raising a toddler who has congenital heart disease.

Mom Speaks Out After Her Baby Almost Dies of Herpes from a Stranger Kissing Her on the Lips

A 22-year-old first-time mom got the shock of a lifetime when her daughter start screaming inexplicably when she put her in the bath this past December.

Help Kids Start Healthy Hygiene Habits

Help your take-charge preschooler adopt these healthy hygiene habits.

My Son Was Born With ‘Bubble Boy’ Disease—But A Gene Therapy Trial Saved His Life

I wish more than anything that my son Everett had not been born with severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID). But I know he is actually one of the lucky unlucky ones.

More Other Health Issues

How Much Do You Really Need to Know About Your Kids' Poop?

Quite a lot, as it turns out. Here's what's healthy, and what might mean your kid is constipated. 

What to Do About Recurring Illnesses

Why your child may be prone to repeat bouts of colds, ear infections, strep throat, pneumonia, or other ailments—and what you can do to help.

10 Reasons to Chill About Lice (Seriously)

A case of head lice may seem like the worst hair day ever, but don't let it put you over the edge. Here's why you can (sort of) relax.