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  • Cerebral Palsy for Parents

    Cerebral palsy (CP) is one of the most common congenital disorders of childhood. This article explains causes, diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and more.

  • Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) for Parents

    Some kids may be eligible for individualized education programs in public schools, free of charge. Understanding how to access these services can help you be an effective advocate for your child.

  • Communication and Your 4- to 5-Year-Old for Parents

    Communicating with our kids is one of the most pleasurable and rewarding parts of parenting. Learn how to connect with your 4- to 5-year-old.

  • Medical Care and Your 8- to 12-Month-Old for Parents

    As your baby becomes more independent, you may have questions about how to prevent bumps and bruises. Here are some other topics you'll cover with your doctor.

  • Your Child's Checkup: 1.5 Years (18 Months) for Parents

    Find out what this doctor's visit will involve and what your toddler might be doing by 18 months.

  • When Will I Start Developing? for Teens

    Lots of girls and guys worry about when their bodies will develop. The fact is that physical development starts at different times and moves along at different rates in normal kids.

  • Failure to Thrive for Parents

    Most kids follow growth patterns that are normal, but others have ”failure to thrive” – they fail to gain weight as expected and have poor height growth.

  • Your Child's Checkup: 2.5 Years (30 Months) for Parents

    Find out what this doctor's visit will involve and what your toddler might be doing at this age.

  • Strokes for Parents

    This "brain attack" happens when blood flow to the brain stops, even for a brief second. Signs and symptoms of strokes in kids are similar to those in adults.

  • Blood Test: Testosterone for Parents

    A testosterone blood test may be done if a boy appears to be entering puberty earlier or later than expected, or to check for damage or disease of the testes or ovaries, adrenal glands, or pituitary glands.