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    1. Cleaning Your Young Son's Natural (Uncircumcised) Penis - Risks

      The main risk of surgery to repair choanal atresia is needing another surgery if the airway does not stay open. In general, children have a small risk of infection or bleeding. Any surgery involving general anesthesia carries a small amount of risk. Call the doctor if your child has bleeding, a fever of, pus coming from the nose, or you are unable to keep the stents clear so your child can ...

    2. Healthy Eating for Children - Topic Overview

      What is healthy eating?Healthy eating means eating a variety of foods so that your child gets the nutrients (such as protein, carbohydrate, fat, vitamins, and minerals) he or she needs for normal growth. Your child can eat all types of food, as long as his or her weekly intake is balanced and varied.How much food is good for my child?From birth, children have an "internal hunger gauge" that ...

    3. Cleaning Your Young Son's Natural (Uncircumcised) Penis - Topic Overview

      What is a hydrocele?A hydrocele is a painless buildup of watery fluid around one or both testicles that causes the scrotum or groin area to swell. Although this swelling may be unsightly and uncomfortable, it usually is not painful and generally is not dangerous. Although hydroceles are common in newborns, they can also occur at any age in later life.What causes a hydrocele?The cause of most ...

    4. Parenting acTopic Centers - Frequently Asked Questions

      Learning about bullying:What is bullying?How common is bullying?What are the consequences of bullying?What are the characteristics of children who bully?What are the characteristics of children who are bullied?Getting help for bullying:What can children do to stop bullying?How should children react if they are bullied?What can adults do to stop bullying?What can schools do to stop bullying? ...

    5. Cleaning Your Young Son's Natural (Uncircumcised) Penis - Topic Overview

      What is congenital torticollis?Torticollis, also known as "wryneck, " is a condition in which your baby's head is tilted. The chin points to one shoulder, while the head tilts toward the opposite shoulder. Treatment is necessary to prevent your baby's face and skull from growing unevenly and to prevent limited motion of the head and neck. "Congenital" means a condition that is present at birth. ..

    6. Growth and Development, Ages 1 to 12 Months - Health and Nutrition

      It is easy to get too tired and overwhelmed during the first weeks after childbirth. Take it easy on yourself. Get rest whenever you can,accept help from others,and eat well and drink plenty of fluids. Getting rest Like pregnancy,the newborn period can be a time of excitement,joy,and exhaustion. You may look at your wondrous little baby and feel happy. You may also be overwhelmed by ...

    7. Cleaning Your Young Son's Natural (Uncircumcised) Penis - When to Call a Doctor

      Talk to your child's health professional about weaning if:Your baby refuses all solid food and is older than 6 to 8 months of age.Your baby has changed from sleeping through the night to waking up during the night hungry. Your baby develops dental cavities (caries).Your baby seems overweight for his or her age, size, or birth weight.Your toddler (1 to 2 years old) focuses on breast - or ...

    8. Parenting acTopic Centers - Prevention

      You can help prevent child abuse and neglect by using techniques to help you manage the responsibilities and stress related to parenting and daily life. Regardless of whether you are a parent, you can help children by showing concern for their well - being, volunteering when you are able, and being a general advocate for them. If you are a parent or caregiver of children:Learn and use effective ..

    9. Cleaning Your Young Son's Natural (Uncircumcised) Penis - Topic Overview

      Cup-feeding is a way to provide breast milk or formula to a baby who is unwilling or unable to breast-feed or drink from a bottle. If a mother wants to breast-feed,cup-feeding is also sometimes used as an alternative to bottle-feeding for a baby who needs supplementation for a few days. To cup-feed your baby,fill a medicine cup to about 1 fl oz (29.6 mL) with breast milk or formula. Make ...

    10. Parenting acTopic Centers - Topic Overview

      Children who are being bullied may be embarrassed and not want to talk about it. Be aware of the signs that your child is being bullied so you can help resolve the problem. If your child is being bullied,he or she may: Have physical injuries. Bruises,cuts,scrapes,and scratches are common. "Lose" items frequently. Bullying often includes taking belongings or stealing lunch money or ...

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