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Of Special Interest: Infant-Early Toddler (0-2)

Related Guide: Premature Babies

Learn why prematurity is a problem and how you should take care of your preemie -- and yourself!

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Video: Preemie Miracles

Hear the story of Clara Elizabeth, born at 26 weeks, with advice from her parents and doctor for other pregnant moms.

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Related Guide: SIDS

Learn more about sudden infant death syndrome -- a tragic, rare condition -- including risk factors that may be associated with it and precautions that may reduce the danger to your baby.



Ear Infections in Kids

Most parents eventually become familiar with this common condition in babies and children. Learn what symptoms to look for and how to treat ear infections.

Ear Infection


Gastoesophageal Reflux (GERD) in Infants and Children

When your baby is doing more than just spitting up, it’s time to seek advice. Learn what causes GERD in children, symptoms to watch for, and how you can treat it.

Gastoesophageal Reflux (GERD) in Infants and Children


Croup and the Crying Baby

This common childhood viral infection can panic both parent and child. But stay calm and learn what you can do when croup symptoms appear.



Autism Basics

Learn the general symptoms that are present in an autistic child, as well as the established treatments for this condition.



Related Guide: Shaken Baby Syndrome

It’s a disturbing, but important topic to understand. Learn the symptoms and treatments of this injury to young children.

Shaken Baby Syndrome


Eczema and Baby's Skin

Your baby may outgrow this itchy skin condition, but learn what you can do to treat it now and prevent it from coming back.



Childhood Skin Problems

Learn the causes, symptoms, and treatment for cradle cap, roseola, and Fifth’s disease.

Childhood Skin Problems


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