Health Information for Parents
How Do Vaccines Work?
Vaccines prepare the body to fight off illness. This video answers common questions about kids and vaccines.
How Does Therapy Help Kids?
Therapy can help kids get through tough times and build resilience.
Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)
This virus spreads easily and can cause breathing problems.
Talking to Kids About Race and Racism
When we teach kids early on that it's OK to talk about race, we help them to understand, respect, and appreciate the differences between people.
Watch Your Baby Grow
This week-by-week calendar is a detailed guide to the changes taking place in your baby — and you.
Questions and Answers
It's a delicate balance — staying aware of what your kids do online, but without snooping. The key is to stay involved in a way that makes your kids understand that you respect their privacy but want to make sure they're safe.
In the United States, every newborn is tested for genetic and other conditions that aren't obvious at birth. A simple blood test lets doctors find out if a baby has one of several health problems so that treatment can start right away if needed.
A lymphatic malformation is a clump of lymph vessels. These growths aren't cancerous, but they often need treatment because they can press on other body parts as they grow, causing problems.