My daughter did not speak at school for three years. Find out exactly what selective mutism is and how it can be related to obsessive-compulsive disorder. Personal story and tips included.
Caring for a baby is hard work—but caring for a baby with a cold can be scary! Arm yourself with the knowledge you need to make your little one feel more comfortable.
Febrile seizures remain the most common seizure disorder in children. It's a frightening experience, but properly educating yourself will help you stay calm so you can provide your child with the necessary first aid.
Choosing whether or not to implement ADHD medication in your child’s treatment plan is one of the hardest decisions parents of children with ADHD have to make. You know this decision will have a large impact on your child’s life and you just want to do what’s going help your child be successful.
Babies who experience cranial deformities may benefit from wearing helmets. While some professionals disagree, a vast majority agree that helmets can correct flat heads if prescribed at an early age.
While tonsillectomies are relatively common, the recovery is grueling and longer than many parents expect it to be. What to expect after a tonsillectomy in children.
Does your child have brachycephaly or plagiocephaly? Or have you noticed that your child's head is not quite round? Learn what these terms mean, and what you can do to correct this condition.
Wearing a helmet can correct a flat head if it's started early. My son's experience was marked by frustrations with doctors and insurance, but overall, we are glad we pursued this therapy.
The eustachian tubes maintain equal air pressure on each side of the eardrum and drain fluid from the middle ear. They can cause a plugged ear and hearing problems if they malfunction.
Know what to expect when a 24-hour pH/impedance probe monitoring study is ordered for your child to verify the presence of acid reflux and to determine the severity of any GERD that is present.
The movement against the use of vaccines is continuing to grow. Learn about where this movement started, and why it is so dangerous.
Understanding seizures in young children can help you better recognize and assist a child having a seizure. This article will provide you with options for mitigating the seizures, or preventing them from happening in the first place.
Laryngomalacia is a fairly common problem in infants and can sometimes cause serious problems. Read about our journey with complicated laryngomalacia, and the causes and treatments for this disorder.
This article will help you with how to protect your children from lice by offering suggestions for prevention and providing home remedies for getting rid of it altogether. I've also tried to help by explaining some of its history and trying to answer all of your lice questions.
Provides overview of pediatric fibromyalgia with up-to-date knowledge of contributing characteristics, causes, associated conditions, and triggers. Emphasizes the importance of coping techniques.