Here are some tried-and-true tips to help you prepare your baby for sleep - and hopefully, a good night's rest for all of you!
Something as simple as a regular after-school exercise program has been found to enhance cognition in 7, 8 and 9-year-olds.
Sleep researchers say that kids get better, more age-appropriate rest when there are household rules and regular sleep-wake routines.
Many new moms don't get advice from physicians on baby care - sleep position, breastfeeding, immunization and pacifier use - according to a new study.
What can you do when your infant cries every time you try to put him or her in the car seat to go somewhere? Here are some tips.
How to babies learn? When something surprises a baby, he or she ultimately learns more than from a similar yet predictable object.
Emergency medicine physicians and scientists have demonstrated that a protein detectable in urine might serve as a biomarker for appendicitis.
The opportunity to teach sex education during the years when sexual and reproductive health behaviors are being developed is frequently missed,
Early potty training - before age 2 - can mean a much higher risk of developing daytime wetting problems later. Here's why.
Heavy backpacks can do damage to kids' backs and bodies. From medical professionals, here's how to to choose and use a backpack safely!
When it comes to potty training, some kids have it easier than others -- and so do their lucky parents.
Your child's bedwetting may be a cause of concern to him or her - and to you - but it's actually a very common problem, often affecting kids up to age 7.
OTC medications can relieve the minor aches and pains associated with conditions such as headaches, fever, colds, flu, arthritis, toothaches and cramps.
Use of concentrated Tylenol can cause fatal overdoses. Find out the safe way to give acetaminophen to children.
To fit everything in, we often sacrifice sleep - but that affects mental and physical health. It’s vital to your well-being. Here's why you need good sleep.
On a day out by the pool or on the beach, should you use sunscreen for babies?
If you have a son or daughter who’s leaving the nest, you’re probably facing a big change in your child’s medical care - no more pediatrician appointments.
We all develop at different rates. Some children speed along, practically running before they walk. Others take their time -- or need more time.
Do you know when your child should start speaking and developing language skills?
What would childhood be without time to play? Play, it turns out, is essential to growing up healthy.
The family meal is often touted and encouraged for its social and health benefits, but a Cornell University study questions the nature of this association.
Maybe the numbers on the scale aren't alarming, but that doesn't mean that healthy-weight children get a pass on exercising, according to a study.
Boys: Growth chart for 2-20 years - Stature-for-age (height) and weight-for-age percentiles
Girls: Growth chart for 2-20 years - Stature-for-age (height) and weight-for-age percentiles