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Child and Adolescent Health

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Infancy: Newborn Complications and Disorders | Infant Disorders | Infant Care | Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Childhood: General Children's Health | Children's Health Topics (Index) | Childhood Infectious Diseases | Child Care | Growth and Development | Nutrition | Toilet Training | Weight Management

Adolescence: Puberty | General Adolescent Health | Adolescent Physical Health | Adolescent Mental Health | Adolescent Sexual Health

Parenting: General Parenting | Gay and Lesbian Parenting | Adoption | Foster Care

Infant Care

(Jump to: Overviews | Baby Basics | Circumcision | Feeding | Safety | Separation Anxiety | Sign Language | Sleep | Thumb Sucking & Pacifiers )

A Guide for First-Time Parents:Nemours Foundation
Newborn Care: Common-sense Srategies for Stressed-out Parents:Mayo Clinic
New Parents: How to Get the Sleep You Need:Mayo Clinic
Sick Baby? When to Call the Doctor:Mayo Clinic
Infant and Newborn Care:MedlinePlus

Baby Basics
Baby Bath Basics:Mayo Clinic
Baby's First Days: Bowel Movements & Urination:American Academy of Pediatrics
Burping, Hiccups and Spitting Up:American Academy of Pediatrics
Burping Your Baby:Nemours Foundation
Diapering Your Baby:Nemours Foundation
Taking a Rectal Temperature:American Academy of Pediatrics
Trimming Your Baby's Nails:Aetna InteliHealth
Umbilical Cord Care:Aetna InteliHealth

Circumcision:American Academy of Family Physicians
Circumcision in Baby Boys:UpToDate Patient Information
Circumcision Care:Aetna InteliHealth

Feeding, Overviews
Feeding Guide for the First Year:Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Breastfeeding vs. Formula Feeding:Nemours Foundation
Breastfeeding vs. Bottle Feeding:University of Pennsylvania
Feeding & Nutrition Articles:American Academy of Pediatrics
General Information
Breastfeeding Your Baby:ACOG
Deciding to Breastfeed:UpToDate Patient Information
Common Breastfeeding Problems:UpToDate Patient Information
Maternal Health and Nutrition During Breastfeeding :UpToDate Patient Information
Breastfeeding Articles:American Academy of Pediatrics
Breast Feeding & Psychiatric Medications (list of articles):Massachusetts General Hospital
Breast Feeding:MedlinePlus
Breast Pumps
Breast Milk: How to Pump and Store It:American Academy of Family Physicians
Pumping and Expressing Breast Milk:University of Pennsylvania
Breast Pumps:UpToDate Patient Information
Breast Pumps:FDA
Bottle Feeding:American Academy of Pediatrics
Infant Formulas:MedicineNet
Infant Feeding, Other Considerations
Vitamin and Mineral Supplements for Infants:Aetna InteliHealth
Vitamin & Iron Supplements:American Academy of Pediatrics
Weaning From Bottle or Breast:Aetna InteliHealth
Starting Solids: Nutrition Guide for Infants and Children 6 to 18 Months of Age:International Food Information Council
Feeding Problems in Infants and Children, Self-Help Flowchart:American Academy of Family Physicians
Feeding Problems:Merck Manual, Home Edition

Baby Walkers:Aetna InteliHealth
Choosing Safe Baby Products:Nemours Foundation

Separation Anxiety
Separation Anxiety:Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Separation Anxiety:Nemours Foundation
Soothing Your Child's Separation Anxiety :American Academy of Pediatrics

Sign Language and Infants
Sound of Silence:Aetna InteliHealth

Infant Sleep:Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Going to Sleep and Staying Asleep in the First Year:Aetna InteliHealth
Baby Sleep: Help Your Baby Sleep Through the Night:Mayo Clinic
Sleep Safety for Infants:Aetna InteliHealth
Nightmares and Night Terrors:Lucile Packard Children's Hospital

Thumb-Sucking and Pacifiers
Pacifiers and Thumb Sucking:American Academy of Pediatrics
Thumbs and Pacifiers:Aetna InteliHealth
Pacifiers: Are They Good for Your Baby?:Mayo Clinic
Can Pacifiers And Baby Bottles Ruin My Baby’s Teeth?:Columbia University College of Dental Medicine

Child Care

Day Care: Choosing a Good Center:American Academy of Family Physicians
Choosing Child Care:Nemours Foundation
Child Care Resources for Parents:U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services
Making Day Care a Good Experience:AACAP
Child Care Aware:National Association of Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies
FAQ About Child Care:Administration for Children & Families
Home Alone Children:AACAP

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