Sometimes autism symptoms don’t show up in girls the same way they do in boys. In some cases they are more severe; in others, they’re less obvious. A pediatric psychologist explains what autism research has uncovered in recent years.
Sometimes, your child’s abdominal pain is just a run-of-the-mill stomachache. But if it keeps coming back along with bloating, gas, and diarrhea or constipation, it could be irritable bowel syndrome.
Should you worry if your baby started out in the 90th percentile but as a toddler is barely in the 20th? Growth looks different for every kid. Here’s what to look for, including some possible reasons your child’s weight and height may differ from their peers.
The grocery store aisles are overrun with on-the-go, kid-friendly finger foods — and most are highly processed and full of preservatives. But there are healthy choices as well. Choose from our list of 20 unprocessed foods and feel good about what your kids put in their mouths.
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A study shows that ads on TV and social media have an impact on a child’s food choices.
It may be easy for you to recognize your own allergy symptoms, but it can be tough for even the most seasoned parent to tell the difference between allergies and a cold in kids. Here’s one allergist’s advice.
As soon as that first tooth sprouts, it’s time to start brushing your baby’s teeth. Here’s a parents guide to brushing, flossing and taking care of those baby teeth.
A baby’s first visit to the dentist isn’t just the exam, cleaning and fluoride application. It’s also for the parents to get a crash course in preventing cavities.
Childhood obesity can set a child up for a lifetime of weight and health challenges. But you can help by being a good role model and taking these other simple but important steps.
If you child has a cold or allergies, you might have to step in and help them clear their stuffy nose. Follow these snot-removal suggestions from a pediatrician