Common Childhood Infections for Parents
From diarrhea to cold sores, find out about infections many kids get.
Health Problems of Preemies for Parents
Sometimes premature babies are born with health problems. Learn more about some of those problems here.
Newborn Health Conditions for Parents
Learn about health conditions, like jaundice, that newborns can have.
Common Diagnoses in the NICU for Parents
Learn about common NICU conditions, what causes them, how they're diagnosed, how they're treated, and how long babies might stay in the unit.
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.
When Your Baby’s Born Premature for Parents
Premature infants, known as preemies, come into the world earlier than full-term infants. They have many special needs that make their care different from other babies.
Respiratory Distress Syndrome for Parents
Sometimes when babies are born premature, they have trouble breathing. This can be caused by respiratory distress syndrome (RDS). Learn what RDS is, and how babies can be helped.
Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD) for Parents
Babies who are born prematurely or who experience respiratory problems shortly after birth are at risk for bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD), sometimes called chronic lung disease.
How Will I Know if My Child Has Trouble Hearing? for Parents
Find out what the experts have to say.
Meconium Aspiration for Parents
Meconium aspiration can happen before, during, or after labor and delivery when a newborn inhales a mixture of meconium and amniotic fluid. Although it can be serious, most cases are not.