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  • Lead Poisoning for Parents


    Long-term exposure to lead can cause serious health problems, particularly in young kids, so it's important to find out whether your child might be at risk for lead exposure.

  • Household Safety: Preventing Poisoning for Parents


    From fertilizer to antifreeze and medicines to makeup, poisonous items are throughout our homes. Here's how to protect your kids from ingesting a poisonous substance.

  • Pica for Parents


    Some young kids have the eating disorder pica, which is characterized by cravings to eat nonfood items.

  • Childproofing and Preventing Household Accidents for Parents


    You might think of babies and toddlers when you hear the words "babyproofing" or "childproofing," but unintentional injury is the leading cause of death in kids 14 and under.

  • Medical Care and Your 4- to 5-Year-Old for Parents


    Regular well-child exams are an important part of keeping kids healthy and up to date on immunizations against serious diseases. Find out what to expect at the doctor's office.

  • Taking Care of Your Grandchildren for Parents


    When you take care of your grandkids, you're probably excited to put your own parenting experience to good use. But there are a few childcare basics to brush up on.

  • Home Sweet Home for Parents


    Guidance on childproofing and keeping kids safe at home.

  • Can Lead Affect My Unborn Baby? for Parents


    Find out what the experts have to say.

  • Medical Care and Your 2- to 3-Year-Old for Parents


    Regular well-child exams are essential to keeping kids healthy and up-to-date with immunizations against dangerous diseases. Here's what to expect at the doctor's office.

  • Medical Issues in Adoption for Parents


    Considering adoption? Here are some things to know about the health and medical care of an adopted child, before, during, and after the adoption.