Children's Health

Caregiver spoon feeding baby in highchair at the table
April 23, 2024/Children's Health

When Your Baby Can Have Honey

In babies under 12 months, honey may cause a serious illness called infant botulism

Three sick babies crying amidst toys and baby items
April 18, 2024/Children's Health

How To Keep Your Kids Healthy When They Go to Daycare

You can help strengthen your child’s immune system by focusing on hand washing and staying up-to-date on their vaccines

Newborn's tiny hand gripping caregiver's thumb
April 15, 2024/Children's Health

Why Is My Baby Hairy? Newborn Body Hair Explained

Lanugo — the soft, fine hair that develops in utero — is harmless and will shed within a few weeks

Newborn baby with crossing eyes
April 10, 2024/Children's Health

Why Are My Newborn’s Eyes Crossing?

Crossed eyes in a newborn are fairly common, typically harmless and usually go away

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Close up of child's chipped teeth
March 29, 2024/Children's Health

What To Do if Your Child Chips a Tooth

A dental emergency, quick action is key to preventing long-term damage

child kneeling down, holding head, with a headache
March 19, 2024/Children's Health

How Serious Are Headaches in Children?

Severe and debilitating headaches can affect the quality of your child’s life

Close up of hand holding a scoop of powder baby formula over container of powder baby formula
February 23, 2024/Children's Health

Feeding Your Baby: How and When to Supplement With Formula

When breastfeeding doesn’t go as planned, you may need to supplement with formula or donor breast milk — and that’s OK

Sad, exhausted parent holding newborn in cage surrounded by drug addiction possibilities
February 15, 2024/Children's Health

Can Babies Be Born Dependent on Drugs?

Neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome, or NOWS, can develop when a birthing parent uses opioids, nonmedical drugs or even some prescription drugs during pregnancy

Baby in onesie asleep on back
February 12, 2024/Children's Health

When Can I Put My Baby To Sleep on Their Stomach?

Your baby needs to able to roll in both directions before they can make the switch

parent holding baby at a doctor's appointment
February 8, 2024/Children's Health

How Many Bones Do Babies Have?

Surprise: A lot more than adults!

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