If your child barely speaks or doesn’t play nicely in the sandbox, you might worry they have a developmental delay. Here’s what to look for with language, social and motor development. If delays do exist, getting support early on will make a big difference to their future development.
Coins and button batteries are more dangerous to young children than you may think. Our pediatrician explains a new study showing the number of kids swallowing these items is on the rise.
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 new study finds too much screen time is bad for your preschooler’s development. Our pediatrician gives tips for setting limits and finding other activities they’ll love.
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Little kids pick up germs everywhere they go — especially toddlers. A recent study looks at what’s more effective in keeping little ones free of respiratory infections — soap and water or alcohol-based hand sanitizers.
A recent study shows that despite increased safety standards, infant walkers are still associated with thousands of injuries to children each year.
Preparing to turn your child’s rear-facing car seat around? It might not be time yet, according to new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Think your toddler isn’t getting much added sugar? You could be wrong. Dietitian Jennifer Hyland, RD, explains the results of a new study ― and exactly where that sugar’s lurking.
How do you react when your normally sweet toddler goes ballistic at his own birthday party? Tantrums are tough on toddlers but can be tougher on parents. Follow our pediatricians’ tips for restoring peace to your home.
Discover the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our Short Answer series. Child psychologist Kate Eshleman, Psy.D., answers this one.