Baby Developmental Milestones: 8 to 12 Months
See how your baby is growing and developing and find out what to expect with this child development milestone list by months 8 to 12.
Cleft Palate: Feeding Your Baby - Topic Overview
Feeding a baby who has cleft palate can be a challenge. Your baby may have a problem making a tight seal between his or her mouth and the nipple. But with a little preparation,you can successfully feed your baby with breast milk or formula. Bottle-feeding A health professional who specializes in babies with cleft palate can show you how to bottle-feed your baby in the best way. The health ...
Umbilical Hernia in Children - Health Tools
Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health. Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems. Umbilical hernia: Should my child have surgery? ...
Umbilical Hernia in Children - Frequently Asked Questions
Learning about umbilical hernias: What is an umbilical hernia? How common are umbilical hernias? Getting treatment: Should my child have surgery for an umbilical hernia? ...
Umbilical Hernia in Children - Topic Overview
What is an umbilical hernia? An umbilical hernia happens when intestine,fat,or fluid pushes through a weak spot or hole in your baby’s stomach muscles. This causes a bulge near or in the belly button,or navel. It may look like your child’s belly button is swollen. Many children have an umbilical hernia at birth. The hernia usually isn't painful or dangerous,and it often closes on its own ...
Tummy Time: Why It's Important
WebMD talks about why tummy time is important for babies and how to recognize signs of the baby blues.
Pyloric Stenosis - Frequently Asked Questions
Learning about pyloric stenosis: What is pyloric stenosis? Who gets pyloric stenosis? When should I call a doctor? Being diagnosed: What questions will the doctor ask? What is an upper GI series? What is an abdominal ultrasound? Getting treatment: How can I comfort my baby in the hospital? ...
Pyloric Stenosis - Topic Overview
Feeding Your Newborn
WebMD discusses the pros and cons of feeding baby breast milk or formula and discusses how baby’s vision and hearing are developing.
Doctors Who Treat Cleft Lip and Palate - Topic Overview
Often,several doctors and other health professionals will help care for a child with cleft lip and/or cleft palate. The team may include primary care health professionals,surgeons,dentists and orthodontists,and a variety of therapists. The staff at most large hospitals can help you to know who you need to see and when. They can also help you schedule appointments. Primary care health ...