Once your child begins to walk, he or she is considered a toddler. Although toddlers are still very attached to their caregivers, they want to do things on their own and according to their own wishes. This sets the stage for conflict, confusion, and occasional breakdowns. There is a reason the toddler stage is also called the "terrible twos." Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about toddlers, how to handle temper tantrums, keep toddlers safe, help them grow, and much more.
Pool & Spa Hazards for Children
WebMD tells you how to keep children and adults alike safe from pool and spa hazards.
Childproof Your Home
WebMD offers tips on how to childproof your home.
Make Your Backyard Safe for Children
Home safety doesn't stop at your back door. Get tips from WebMD on making your backyard safe for children.
Your Child's First Visit to the Dentist
WebMD tells you what to expect the first time you take your child to the dentist.
Putting the Squeeze on Juice
When you hear the phrase 'All things in moderation,' fruit juice probably doesn't come to mind, but most pediatricians caution parents that allowing kids to drink excessive amounts of juice is a recipe for poor health.
New Pool Safety Gadgets Help Prevent Drowning
Children between the ages of 1 and 4 are most at risk for drowning, and adult supervision often isn't enough to prevent it.
Gentle Discipline Tips
Three experts who have written extensively on the new, enlightened approach to parenting young children, offer suggestions for dealing with toddlers.
How Safe Is Junior at Play?
More than 240,000 playground injuries are treated each year in U.S. emergency rooms.
Strengthen Your Mom Muscles
Strong core muscles are crucial for moms who spend much of their time bending, lifting and toting children.
Keeping Toddlers Safe From Germs
Experts offer tips on how to keep your toddlers safe from infectious germs.
Kids and Toxic Chemicals
Young children can easily transfer toxic substances from hands to mouth if proper precautions aren’t taken.
Baby Growth from 8 to 12 Months
As babies approach the one-year mark, there are major milestones in store. We have advice for keeping them happy and safe.
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Toddler Milestones -- Your Child's Second Year of Development
Daily showdowns with a toddler can be rattling, but there are plenty of exhilarating moments in the mix. Preview the highlights of baby’s second year with WebMD’s guide to the most anticipated toddler milestones.
Childhood Illnesses Every Parent Should Know
Croup, sore throat, glue ear and Kawasaki disease are among child illnesses parents must know. BootsWebMD has symptoms, pictures, and advice for when to seek medical advice.
Slideshow: 11 Common Causes of Skin Rashes
11 Common Causes of Skin Rashes
See causes of skin rash, irritated skin, and eczema. Find out what chemicals in your cosmetics and home could be causing your child’s itchy skin.