Port-Wine Stains for Parents
For most kids, these birthmarks are no big deal — they're just part of who they are. Read about port-wine stains, how to care for them, and, if necessary, what treatments are available.
Sturge-Weber Syndrome for Parents
Sturge-Weber syndrome is a problem with the way blood vessels grow in the skin, eyes, and brain. When a baby is born with a port-wine birthmark on the face, doctors will look for other signs of Sturge-Weber.
Birthmarks for Parents
Birthmarks that babies are born with, or develop soon after birth, are mostly harmless and many even go away on their own, but sometimes they're associated with certain health problems.
What's a Birthmark? for Kids
Birthmarks, also known as hemangiomas, get their name for one reason: They are marks on the skin of a lot of newborn babies! Find out more about birthmarks in this article for kids.
Sclerotherapy for Parents
Sclerotherapy is a procedure in which medicine is injected into blood vessels or lymph vessels to make them close. It's used to treat vascular malformations.
CLOVES Syndrome for Parents
CLOVES syndrome is a very rare genetic disorder that causes vascular, skin, spinal, and bone or joint abnormalities.
Health Problems of Preemies - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents
Sometimes premature babies are born with health problems. Learn more about some of those problems here.
Newborn Health Conditions - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents
Learn about health conditions, like jaundice, that newborns can have.
Heart & Blood Vessels - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents
Learn about conditions that may affect the heart and circulatory system.
Looking at Your Newborn: What's Normal for Parents
When you first meet your newborn, you may be surprised by what you see. Here's what to expect.