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  • 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.

  • Delayed Puberty for Parents


    Puberty usually begins in girls 8-14, and in boys 9-15. If kids pass this normal age range without showing any signs of body changes, it's called delayed puberty.

  • 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.

  • Your Daughter's First Gynecology Visit for Parents


    The idea of going to the gynecologist may make your daughter feel nervous. Here's how to make her feel more comfortable about a well-woman visit.

  • 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.

  • Understanding Puberty for Parents


    Puberty was awkward enough when you were the one going through it. So how can you help your kids through all the changes?

  • 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!