Medical Library


The teen years must be among the most difficult years for any parent. How do you breach the barriers of adolescence?

Sports and Exercise

Besides enjoying the health benefits of regular exercise, kids who are physically fit sleep better and are better able to handle physical and emotional challenges — from running to catch a bus to studying for a test.

Special Needs

Life can be extra-challenging for a kid with special needs. The good news is that parents, doctors, nurses, therapists, teachers, and others can help.


As parents, we want to keep our children safe from harm. Take steps to keep your children safe:


Learn what parents should know in order to safely give prescription and nonprescription medicine to children.

Parenting Tips

Parenting is incredibly challenging and rewarding. There are many things you as a parent can do to help your child grow and learn during each stage of development.


The specific nutritional choices you and your youngster make are crucial. Good nutrition is essential to good health and the American Academy of Pediatrics encourages parents to think of their nutritional decisions as health decisions.


Going home with a new baby is exciting, but it can be scary, too. Babies can have health issues that are different from older children and adults, like diaper rash and cradle cap.

Illnesses and Symptoms

Knowing the common symptoms, and when your child needs to see a doctor, will help make this cold and flu season a manageable one.


The information you need to know now when it comes to breastfeeding baby. Get tips on prepping, pumping, managing feedings while traveling with your little one and much more.


The early years of a child’s life are very important for his or her health and development. Parents, health professionals, educators, and others can work together as partners to help children grow up to reach their full potential.


Behavioral issues in children can lead to stress and frustration for the entire family.