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  • Old Wives' Tales for Parents

    Why do we cling to old wives' tales when we live in a world rich with medical expertise? While most are harmless, at least one is dangerous. Find out which are fact and which are fiction.

  • Birth of a Second Child for Parents

    Expecting another child? Things will be a little different this time. Here's how to prepare for your new addition.

  • Your Child's Habits for Parents

    Nail biting, hair twirling, thumb sucking, and nose picking - these childhood habits are common. Here's how to deal with them.

  • Bruxism (Teeth Grinding or Clenching) for Parents

    Gnashing and grinding teeth, called bruxism, is common in kids, and often happens during deep sleep or while a child is under stress.

  • Childhood Stress for Parents

    Being a kid doesn't always mean being carefree - even the youngest tots worry. Find out what stresses kids out and how to help them cope.

  • All About Orthodontia for Teens

    Just getting braces and have no idea what to expect? Had braces for a while but wonder what's going on in there? Whatever your situation is, you're not alone: millions of teens have braces.

  • Movement, Coordination, and Your 1- to 3-Month-Old for Parents

    The reflexes they had just after birth start to disappear as babies this age gain more control over movements and interact more with their environment.

  • Movement, Coordination, and Your Newborn for Parents

    It may seem like all babies do is sleep, eat, and cry, but their little bodies are making many movements, some of which are reflexes.

  • The Basics of Braces for Parents

    Does your child need braces? Find out when braces are necessary, what's involved in caring for them, and how to find low-cost orthodontic care in your area.

  • Movement, Coordination, and Your 4- to 7-Month-Old for Parents

    At this age, kids are learning to roll over, reach out to get what they want, and sit up. Provide a safe place to practice moving and lots of interesting objects to reach for.



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