Calcium for Parents
Milk and other calcium-rich foods help build strong, healthy bones. But most kids and teens don't get enough calcium. Here's how to make sure that yours do.
Calcium for Teens
Your parents were right to make you drink milk when you were little. It's loaded with calcium, a mineral vital for building strong bones and teeth.
Urine Test: Calcium for Parents
A urine calcium test can help monitor or determine the cause of kidney stones and other kidney diseases, or detect overactivity or underactivity in the parathyroid glands.
3 Ways to Build Strong Bones for Parents
We build almost all our bone density when we're kids and teens. Kids with strong bones have a better chance of avoiding bone weakness later in life. Here's how parents can help.
Vitamin D for Parents
Vitamin D is needed for strong bones, but is hard to come by because it's found in few foods. Here's how to make sure kids get enough vitamin D.
Week 34 for Parents
Your baby is probably in position for delivery — your health care provider can tell you if your baby is positioned head- or bottom-first.
Eating During Pregnancy for Parents
To eat well during pregnancy, your extra calories should come from nutritious foods that contribute to your baby's growth and development.
Find out what the experts have to say.
Lactose Intolerance for Teens
If you have lactose intolerance, you're not alone. Millions of Americans have the condition. Check out these tips on dealing with lactose intolerance.
Nutrition Guide for Toddlers for Parents
While growth slows somewhat during the toddler years, it's a new era where kids will eat and drink more independently.