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Need to access pediatric information related to your child's development, behavior and illnesses? You've come to the right place. Below are explanations and tips that have been written specifically for you, the parent.

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Pregnancy and newborns

Whether you just found out that you're expecting or your due date is fast approaching, find out what you need to know about pregnancy, childbirth, and preparing for parenthood.

Your Pregnancy
Advice on taking care of you, and your baby-to-be!

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Preparing for Parenthood
What you need to know before you welcome home your little bundle.

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Childbirth
Info on labor and delivery, epidurals, C-sections, and more.

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Newborn Care
Baby basics on feeding, sleep safety, bathing, and other routine care.

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Newborn Health Conditions
Learn about health conditions, like jaundice, that newborns can have.

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Questions and Answers
Answers to your questions about pregnancy.

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Pregnant or Breastfeeding Recipes
Nutrient-packed meals to help baby grow and thrive, and keep you feeling good!

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Growth and development

What should you expect as your child grows? Learn how to understand and deal with your child's changing body and mind from infancy through the teen years.

Growth and Development
A collection of articles on growing up, communication, feeding/eating, growth, learning/play, medical care, movement, senses, sleep and sexual development.

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First aid and safety

What should you expect as your child grows? Learn how to understand and deal with your child's changing body and mind from infancy through the teen years.

Printable Safety Guides
First aid and other guidance for emergency situations.

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Household Safety Checklists
Use these checklists to make a safety check of your home. You should answer "yes" to all of the questions.

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Play It Safe
How to be safe in the field and on the court.

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Emergencies
First aid and other guidance for emergency situations.

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Home Sweet Home
Guidance on childproofing and keeping kids safe at home.

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The Great Outdoors
Here's how to be safe under the sun and outside the home.

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Is it a Medical Emergency?
Different problems require different levels of care. When your child needs some sort of medical help, you have many options.

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Positive parenting

All parents need a little advice now and then. Get the lowdown on parenting basics like discipline, homework help, and how to talk to your child about tough subjects, like sex, tobacco, and alcohol. Plus, find out where you can turn for help and support.

School and Family Life
A collection of articles on reading, learning and education, tough family topics, family life, and resources for parents.

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Condition centers

Check out our Condition Centers for one-stop destinations for everything you need to know about asthma, diabetes, fitness & nutrition, and more!

Allergies
Some allergies are seasonal and happen only at certain times of the year (like when pollen counts are high); others can happen anytime someone comes in contact with an allergen.

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Asthma
What is asthma? How does it affect breathing? Learn here.

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Cancer
Learn about the different types of cancers and how they're treated.

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Diabetes
What is diabetes? How does it affect the body? Find out.

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Flu
Influenza, commonly known as "the flu," is a highly contagious viral infection of the respiratory tract. It affects all age groups, though kids tend to get it more often than adults.

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Hearts
How to take care of your child's heart.

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Sports Medicine
Help kids reduce stress and stay focused on the field.

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Medical tests and exams

Does your child need a diagnostic test? Find out what to expect.

School and Family Life
A collection of articles on various types of tests a child may undergo, from blood tests all the way to x-rays.

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