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  • Apnea of Prematurity for Parents


    Apnea of prematurity (AOP) is a condition in which premature infants stop breathing for 15 to 20 seconds during sleep. AOP usually goes away on its own as a baby matures.

  • Talking to Your Child About Puberty for Parents


    Talking to kids about puberty is an important job for parents, especially because kids often hear about sex and relationships from unreliable sources. Here are some tips.

  • Nightmares for Parents


    Nightmares aren't totally preventable, but parents can help kids feel better when they have one and ease their transition back to sleep.

  • Communication and Your Newborn for Parents


    From birth, your newborn has been communicating with you. Crying may seem like a foreign language, but soon you'll know what your baby needs - a diaper change, a feeding, or your touch.

  • Communication and Your 1- to 3-Month-Old for Parents


    Your baby is learning to communicate through facial expressions like smiling or frowning as well as crying, squealing, babbling, and laughing. And those sounds are early attempts to speak!

  • Are Detox Diets Safe? for Teens


    The name sounds reassuring - everyone knows that anything toxic is bad for you. But detox diets aren't good for teens. Find out why.

  • Delayed Puberty for Teens


    Concerned about your growth or development? Puberty can be delayed for several reasons. Luckily, doctors usually can help teens with delayed puberty to develop more normally.

  • When a Parent Is Deployed for Parents


    When a parent is deployed, there are ways to help kids cope and foster the resiliency they need to endure during the separation.

  • Sleep and Your 1- to 2-Year-Old for Parents


    Frequent night-feedings may be a thing of the past, but in this second year of life your tot might be rising for other reasons. Learn more.

  • X-Ray Exam: Elbow for Parents


    An elbow X-ray can help find the cause of symptoms such as pain, tenderness, swelling, or a deformity. It can also help to detect broken bones or a dislocated joint.