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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 Disorders

(Jump to: Overview | Bowel Problems | Breast Problems | Colic | Croup | Crying | Hernia | Positional Plagiocephaly (Flattened Head) | Rashes | Stridor | Thrush )


Toddler Health:MedlinePlus

Bowel Problems

Bowel Movements During Infancy:Aetna InteliHealth
Bowel Problems:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Elimination Problems in Infants and Children: Self-Care Flowchart:American Academy of Family Physicians

Breast Problems

Breast Problems:American Pediatric Surgical Association


Colic:Mayo Clinic
What Can I Do About Colic:Nemours Foundation
Crying and Colic:Aetna InteliHealth
Colic (Excessive Crying) in Infants:UpToDate Patient Information
Infantile Colic:American Academy of Family Physicians


See Respiratory System, Respiratory Infections


Crying Baby? How to Keep Your Cool:Mayo Clinic
What to Do When Your Newborn Cries:Mayo Clinic


Umbilical and Inguinal Hernia:Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Inguinal Hernia:Texas Pediatric Surgical Associates
Inguinal Hernia Repair:MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia
Umbilical Hernia:Texas Pediatric Surgical Associates
Umbilical Hernia Repair:MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

Positional Plagiocephaly (Flattened Head)

Positional Plagiocephaly:American Association of Neurological Surgeons
Deformational Plagiocephaly:Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Positional Molding Helmet/Band Therapy:American Association of Neurological Surgeons
Diagnosis and Management of Positional Head Deformity:American Academy of Family Physicians


Newborn Rashes and Birthmarks:Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Diapers/Diaper Rash:Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Diaper Rash in Infants and Children:UpToDate Patient Information
Seborrheic Dermatitis (Cradle Cap):Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
See also Skin Diseases, Rashes in Children


See Respiratory System, Respiration Disorders


See Infectious Diseases, Candidiasis

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