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  • Abusive Head Trauma (Shaken Baby Syndrome) for Parents

    Abusive head trauma (AHT) is the leading cause of death in child abuse cases in the United States. AHT results from injuries caused by someone vigorously shaking an infant.

  • Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) for Parents

    Some kids may be eligible for individualized education programs in public schools, free of charge. Understanding how to access these services can help you be an effective advocate for your child.

  • Preparing for Multiple Births for Parents

    Are you expecting more than one baby? Find out how to take care of yourself and prepare for your multiple birth experience.

  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome for Parents

    If a woman drinks alcohol during her pregnancy, her baby could be born with fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS), which causes a wide range of physical, behavioral, and learning problems.

  • 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.

  • Who's Who in the Hospital for Teens

    There are so many different medical specialties that it's easy to feel confused. Here's a guide to some of the experts who care for you in the hospital.

  • Your Child's Checkup: 9 Months for Parents

    Find out what this doctor's visit will involve and what your baby might be doing by 9 months old.

  • Your Child's Checkup: 2.5 Years (30 Months) for Parents

    Find out what this doctor's visit will involve and what your toddler might be doing at this age.

  • Words to Know (Special Needs Glossary) for Parents

    When your child has a disability and needs services, there's a lot you need to know. This glossary defines terms on health care, government benefits, learning, legal and financial matters, and more.

  • Speech-Language Therapy for Parents

    Working with a certified speech-language pathologist can help a child with speech or language difficulties.