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  • Keep Kids Safe During Contact Sports

    Each year, more than 2.6 million children visit the emergency room for both recreation and sports-related injuries. To help kids and teens prevent injury, make sure they follow these rules. 

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  • How to Make the Move from Crib to Bed

    Sooner or later your child will simply be too big for his or her crib. Most children will move to a bed by age 2.

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  • Watch that Backpack Load

    When your children act as if they are carrying the weight of the world on their shoulders, maybe you should check their backpacks. Overloaded packs can put stress on muscles and soft tissues.

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  • 5 Home Safety Threats You Might Overlook

    You're a careful parent who steers children away from things that could harm them. So, for safety's sake, look through your home often. Keep an eye out for not-so-obvious hazards, like window blinds and household chemicals.

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Pregnancy and Newborns
Pregnancy & Newborns
Pregnancy is an exciting time for parents-to-be. You want to know as much as you can about your developing baby and how your actions will affect his health. Use this information to help you make informed decisions from conception through delivery.
Children's Health
Children's Health
You want the best for your child, from good nutrition to effective discipline to a breadth of life opportunities.
    INTERACTIVE TOOLS

    You just learned about the flu and how the flu vaccine works. You thought about your reasons for getting a flu vaccine. Below are your answers from the questions you just considered, and your next steps.

    The more active you are, the more calories you burn. Running or jogging, for instance, burns more calories than bowling.

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      This video shows the steps for taking your child’s temperature under the arm.