Leg pains are common in children. It is important to be able to identify red flags that may suggest a problem requiring medical attention.
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.
Hand, foot, and mouth disease is a painful rash that is often mistaken for chickenpox. Learn more about this very common, contagious childhood illness.
Pediatric bronchiolitis is a common yet potentially serious medical condition. This article discusses incidence, causes and treatment.
The movement against the use of vaccines is continuing to grow. Learn about where this movement started, and why it is so dangerous.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Provides overview of pediatric fibromyalgia with up-to-date knowledge of contributing characteristics, causes, associated conditions, and triggers. Emphasizes the importance of coping techniques.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.