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  • Listeria Infections for Parents


    Listeriosis is a serious infection caused by eating contaminated food. It mostly affects pregnant women, newborns, and adults with weakened immune systems. Here's how to protect your family.

  • 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.

  • Cytomegalovirus (CMV) for Parents


    This virus poses few risks to healthy kids, but can cause serious health problems in unborn babies and kids with a weak immune system.

  • Erythema Toxicum for Parents


    Erythema toxicum is a common rash seen in full-term newborns. No treatment is needed and it goes away on its own.

  • Transient Tachypnea of the Newborn (TTN) for Parents


    For some newborns, the first few breaths of life may be faster and more labored than normal because of a lung condition called transient tachypnea of the newborn (TTN).

  • Your Newborn's Growth for Parents


    A newborn's growth and development is measured from the moment of birth. Find out if your baby's size is normal, and what to expect as your baby grows.

  • Medical Care and Your 1- to 3-Month-Old for Parents


    You probably have lots of questions about your baby's health. When should you call the doctor, and what medical care should you expect for your baby at this age?

  • Toxoplasmosis for Parents


    Toxoplasmosis is an infection that passes from animals to humans, sometimes without causing any symptoms. Learn more about this infection in this article for parents.

  • Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections and Related Conditions for Parents


    Recurrent urinary tract infections can cause kidney damage if left untreated, especially in kids under age 6. Here's how to recognize the symptom of UTIs and get help for your child.

  • Medical Care and Your 4- to 7-Month-Old for Parents


    Because your baby begins to show his or her personality during these months, your questions may move from simple sleeping and eating concerns to those about physical and social development.