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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


Newborn Complications and Disorders

(Jump to: Overview | Birth Defects | Birth Injuries | Blood Disorders | Brain & Nervous System Disorders | Digestive Disorders | Endocrine Disorders | Heart Disorders | Infections | Metabolic Disorders | Respiratory Disorders | Size & Maturity Variations | Substance Exposure Vision Disorders )

Overview
When Your Baby is Born With a Health Problem:Nemours Foundation


Birth Defects
See Genetics and Birth Defects


Birth Injuries
Birth Injury:Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Erb's Palsy (Brachial Plexus Injury):American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Erb-Duchenne and Dejerine-Klumpke Palsies:NINDS


Blood Disorders
Anemia:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Hemorrhagic Disease of the Newborn (Vitamin K Deficiency):Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Hydrops Fetalis:Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Polycythemia:Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Thrombocytopenia:Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
See also Risks to Pregnancy, Blood Type Incompatibility


Brain and Nervous System Disorders
Intraventricular Hemorrhage:Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Periventricular Leukomalacia:Lucile Packard Children's Hospital


Digestive Disorders
Gastroesophageal Reflux:Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Necrotizing Enterocolitis:Lucile Packard Children's Hospital


Endocrine Disorders
Thyroid Disorders:Merck Manual, Home Edition
See also Endocrine System, Congenital Hypothyroidism
See also Endocrine System, Pancreatic Disorders, Hyperinsulinism


Heart Disorders
See Cardiovascular, Congenital Heart Disease


Infections in Newborns
Cytomegalovirus (CMV):Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV):Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), see Respiratory System, Infections
Sepsis:Lucile Packard Children's Hospital


Metabolic Disorders
Hyperbilirubinemia and Jaundice
Hyperbilirubinemia and Jaundice:Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Jaundice in Newborn Infants:UpToDate Patient Information
Jaundice/Kernicterus:CDC
Other Metabolic Disorders
Hypocalcemia:Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Blood Glucose - Hypoglycemia:Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
See also Nutrition and Metabolic Diseases, Metabolic Diseases


Respiratory Disorders
The Respiratory System in Babies:Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Apnea of Prematurity:Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Chronic Lung Disease (Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia):Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Congenital Cystic Adenomatoid Malformation (CCAM):Children's Hospital Boston
Hyaline Membrane Disease/Respiratory Distress Syndrome:Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Meconium Aspiration:Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension:Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Pneumothorax:Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Transient Tachypnea of the Newborn:Lucile Packard Children's Hospital


Size and Maturity Variations
Low Birthweight:Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Very Low Birthweight:Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Small for Gestational Age:Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Large for Gestational Age:Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Postmaturity:Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Prematurity, see Pregnancy and Childbirth, Premature Birth


Substance Exposure and Newborns
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, see Pregnancy and Childbirth, Drugs and Pregnancy
Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome:Lucile Packard Children's Hospital


Vision Disorders
Retinopathy of Prematurity:Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP):National Eye Institute


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