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  • Health Problems of Preemies - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Sometimes premature babies are born with health problems. Learn more about some of those problems here.

  • Costello Syndrome for Parents


    Costello syndrome is a very rare disorder that affects multiple organ systems. It causes causes problems that affect a child's heart, muscles, bones, skin, brain, and spinal cord.

  • Growth - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Here are age-by-age guides to your child's growth and development.

  • Gastrostomy Tube (G-Tube) for Parents


    Some kids have medical problems that prevent them from being able to take adequate nutrition by mouth. A gastrostomy tube (also called a G-tube) delivers nutrition directly to the stomach.

  • Newborn Health Conditions - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Learn about health conditions, like jaundice, that newborns can have.

  • Severe Combined Immunodeficiency for Parents


    Severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) is an immune deficiency that can be successfully treated if it's found early.

  • Alpha Thalassemia for Parents


    Alpha thalassemia is a blood disorder in which the body has a problem producing alpha globin, a component of hemoglobin, the protein in red blood cells that transports oxygen throughout the body.

  • Celiac Disease for Parents


    Kids who have celiac disease, a disorder that makes their bodies react to gluten, can't eat certain kinds of foods. Find out more - including what foods are safe and where to find them.

  • Preventing Premature Birth Content List - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Babies who are born premature - before 37 weeks of pregnancy - can have health problems that last their whole lives. Learn ways to prevent early labor and have a healthy pregnancy.

  • Cerebral Palsy Center Content List - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Cerebral palsy (CP) is a disorder that affects muscle tone, movement, and motor skills. Learn how to care for a child with CP.