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  • Growth - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Severe Combined Immunodeficiency for Parents


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

  • Newborn Health Conditions - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


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

  • 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.

  • Cystic Fibrosis for Parents


    Cystic fibrosis (CF), a genetic disorder that particularly affects the lungs and digestive system, makes kids who have it more vulnerable to repeated lung infections.

  • Cystic Fibrosis and Nutrition for Parents


    In addition to extra calories, kids with cystic fibrosis have some specific nutritional needs. Find out ways to help your child with CF grow healthy and strong.