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  • Word! DNA for Kids


    Your body is amazing and complicated.

  • Diabetes Basics for Teens for Teens


    Diabetes can seem complicated at first. This section has the information you need to understand the condition.

  • Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD) for Parents


    Babies who are born prematurely or who experience respiratory problems shortly after birth are at risk for bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD), sometimes called chronic lung disease.

  • A to Z: Endometritis for Parents


    Learn about complications of infections and conditions that affect the female reproductive system.

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux for Parents


    When symptoms of heartburn or acid indigestion happen a lot, it could be gastroesophageal reflux (GER). And it can be a problem for kids - even newborns.

  • Dwarfism for Parents


    Dwarfism is a condition that is characterized by short stature. Many of the possible complications of dwarfism are treatable, and people of short stature lead healthy, active lives.

  • Dwarfism for Teens


    A dwarf is a short-statured person whose adult height is 4 feet 10 inches or under. Find out what happens when a person has dwarfism and why some people are born with it.

  • Type 2 Diabetes: What Is It? for Parents


    Learning what you can about type 2 diabetes will let you help your child manage and live with the disease. Here are the basics.

  • Birth Plans for Parents


    The reality of labor and birth may seem extremely far off - but now's the time to start planning for your baby by creating a birth plan that details your wishes.

  • Cancer Basics for Teens for Teens


    Cancer is complicated, and dealing with it can be scary. Get the facts on cancer in this section.

The Barbara Bush Children's Hospital is a department of Maine Medical Center