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  • Managing Home Health Care for Parents


    When kids need intensive health care after they're discharged from the hospital, it's important that family and caregivers learn about the devices, equipment, and support they'll need.

  • Taking Your Preemie Home for Parents


    If you're about to begin caring for your preemie at home, try to relax. With some preparation and planning, you'll be ready.

  • Medical Issues in Adoption for Parents


    Considering adoption? Here are some things to know about the health and medical care of an adopted child, before, during, and after the adoption.

  • Knowing Your Child's Medical History for Parents


    In an emergency, health care professionals will have many questions about a patient's medical history. It's easy to compile this information now, and it could save critical minutes later.

  • Managing Your Medical Care for Teens


    Visit our center on managing your medical care for advice on how to get involved in taking charge of your health and choosing the right health care providers.

  • Can I Get My Medical Records if a Doctor Moves Away? for Teens


    If your doctor moves, can you ask for a copy of your medical records? Find out what the experts have to say.

  • Transitioning Your Medical Care: Sickle Cell Disease for Teens


    At a certain point, you'll no longer be able to see your childhood doctor. Here are tips for teens on making a smooth switch to adult sickle cell care.

  • Who's Who in the Hospital for Parents


    Parents are likely to be stressed when a child is hospitalized, and questions about the people providing medical care and what roles they play can add to the confusion. Our guide can help.

  • Getting Medical Care for Teens


    This section has tips on everything from taking care of your body to choosing the right health care providers.

  • Transitioning Your Medical Care: Diabetes for Teens


    Most teens with diabetes should switch to an adult health care provider when they're between 18 and 21. Here's how you can do that.