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  • Growing Up Q&A for Parents


    Answers to questions about your preteen's or teen's changing body.

  • Sexual Development for Parents


    Here's what to expect as your child matures and approaches puberty.

  • Sexual Development Q&A for Parents


    Answers to your questions about sexual development and sexual activity.

  • 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.

  • Q&A for Parents


    Our medical experts answer some common - and not so common - questions from readers about parenting, diseases and conditions, the human body, and raising happy and healthy kids.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Growth & Development for Parents


    What should you expect as your child grows? Learn how to understand and deal with your child's changing body and mind from infancy through the teen years.