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  • 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.

  • Newborn Screening Tests for Parents

    Newborn screening tests look for harmful or potentially fatal disorders that aren't apparent at birth. Find out which tests are done and which disorders they're designed to detect.

  • Can I Keep My Cat Now That I'm Pregnant? for Parents

    Find out what the experts have to say.

  • Infections That Pets Carry for Parents

    Kids can benefit from the companionship, affection, and relationships they share with pets. But it's important to know how to protect your family from infections carried by pets and other animals.

  • Parasitic Infections (Worms, Lice, etc.) for Parents

    From bedbugs to head lice, find out how to treat these common pests.

  • Week 5 for Parents

    This week, the embryo begins to form a distinct shape that includes the neural tube, which will become the spinal cord and brain.

  • Prenatal Test: Percutaneous Umbilical Blood Sampling (PUBS) for Parents

    This quick test examines fetal blood directly from the umbilical cord. It's used to detect disorders in the fetus.

  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction (IUGR) for Parents

    IUGR is when a baby in the womb doesn't grow at the expected rate during the pregnancy. Women with IUGR should eat a healthy diet; get enough sleep; and avoid alcohol, drugs, and tobacco.

  • Staying Healthy During Pregnancy for Parents

    During your pregnancy, you'll probably get advice from everyone. But staying healthy depends on you - read about the many ways to keep you and your baby as healthy as possible.

  • Prenatal Tests: First Trimester for Parents

    Find out what tests may be offered to you during the first trimester of pregnancy.