Teething refers to the process of new teeth rising from a baby's gums. Here's everything new parents need to know.
Use this checklist to help remember your child’s back-to-school essentials.
Checklist for a Healthy and Safe Summer Break
Use this safety checklist to help keep kids safe while they have fun this summer.
Why Baby Gets Upset During Bowel Movements
WebMD tells you why some babies grunt and groan while pooping.
Helping Your Bedwetting Child Maintain Self-Esteem
Find out from WebMD what you can do as a parent to help minimize the negative emotional effects of bedwetting.
Treatment for Your Overweight Teen
WebMD provides parents with a guide to helping their teenagers manage their weight.
Keeping Toddlers Safe From Pets' Germs and Worms
WebMD offers tips on protecting your child against germs that animals -- including pets -- carry.
Allergy Triggers Checklist
Use WebMD's checklist of allergy triggers to help your child avoid allergy symptoms.
Helping the Overweight Child - How to know if your child is overweight
"Overweight" and "at risk of overweight" are terms sometimes used when referring to children who weigh more than expected. Doctors use the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention growth charts or the body mass index (BMI) to measure a child's weight in relation to his or her height. To find out your child's BMI,use this Interactive Tool: Is Your Child at a Healthy Weight? If you have ...
Health & Parenting Guide - Topic Overview
What is teen substance abuse?While many teens try alcohol or drugs, using these substances is neither safe nor legal. Some teens experiment with drugs or alcohol only a few times, but experimentation can become substance abuse and lead to serious problems, such as poor school performance, loss of friends, problems at home, and even lasting legal consequences.Why do teens abuse drugs and ...