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How to Get Started with Breastfeeding

Your milk and how you breastfeed change as your baby grows and develops. If you're a new mom, here's what you need to know.

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Has Your Child Outgrown the Pediatrician?

As kids get older, they may not feel comfortable visiting their childhood pediatrician. For some tweens and teens, a family doctor or an adolescent health specialist may be a better fit.

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Is Your Child Carrying a Heavy Load?

Heavy backpacks can cause back, neck, and shoulder pain, as well as posture problems. Here’s what you need to know before your child topples over the next time he or she heads to school.

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Pregnancy and Newborns
Pregnancy & Newborns
Pregnancy is an exciting time for parents-to-be. You want to know as much as you can about your developing baby and how your actions will affect his health. Use this information to help you make informed decisions from conception through delivery.
Children's Health
Children's Health
You want the best for your child, from good nutrition to effective discipline to a breadth of life opportunities.

    Learn about acne with this multiple-choice quiz. You'll learn, for example, which factors promote blackheads.

    BMI, or body mass index, uses weight and height to calculate weight status for adults. BMI for children and teens also takes into account gender and age because healthy body fatness differs between boys and girls and changes as they grow. This BMI calculator will help you determine if your child is at a healthy weight.


      This video shows the steps for a choking rescue for a baby.