It's Newborn Screening Awareness Month. If you're an expectant parent, it's also the perfect time to ask what tests your baby will need and why.
Serious reactions to childhood vaccines are rare, but if your child is among the few who have experienced one, you may have lingering concerns. A research review offers reassuring news.
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.
Find out how much you know about asthma basics with this quiz.
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.
A heart murmur is blood flow in the heart that makes a noise. Heart murmurs are common in children, and most often a normal part of growth. See how a heart murmur occurs, and when it may need to be treated.