Parents are often the first to suspect that their child or teen is challenged by feelings, behaviors, or environmental conditions that cause them to act disruptive, rebellious, or sad. But when does a problem require professional help?
Your child’s world has changed in many ways because of the pandemic, from social distancing to virtual celebrations of birthdays and graduations. These changes—and the uncertainty of more—can take a toll on a child’s mental health. Here's how you can help.
Sooner or later your child will simply be too big for his or her crib. Most children will move to a bed by age 2.
When your children act as if they are carrying the weight of the world on their shoulders, maybe you should check their backpacks. Overloaded packs can put stress on muscles and soft tissues.
You're a careful parent who steers children away from things that could harm them. So, for safety's sake, look through your home often. Keep an eye out for not-so-obvious hazards, like window blinds and household chemicals.
More than a million Americans are infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. Find out more about HIV and AIDS by taking this quiz.
When you are trying to have a baby, fertile times are an important factor. Use this information about your cycles to help to predict your more fertile times and when you will ovulate.
This video shows the steps for taking your child’s temperature by mouth.