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  • How to Take Your Child's Temperature for Parents

    All kids get a fever from time to time. Here's how to take your child's temperature, safely and accurately.

  • Fevers for Parents

    Fevers happen when the body's internal "thermostat" raises the body temperature above normal. This is often the body's way of fighting infections.

  • What's a Fever? for Kids

    What are fevers? Why do kids get them? Get the facts on temperatures and fevers in this article for kids.

  • Too Sick for School? - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents

    Find out when it's smart to keep your child home from school, and more.

  • Food Safety for Teens

    Learn why food safety is important and how you can avoid the spread of bacteria when you are buying, preparing, and storing food.

  • Common Childhood Infections - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents

    From diarrhea to cold sores, find out about infections many kids get.

  • Treatment - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents

    How to care for your child with the flu.

  • When Your Baby’s in the NICU for Parents

    Learn what a NICU visit will be like for your little one, what you can do to help, and how to find support for yourself.

  • Emergencies - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents

    First aid and other guidance for emergency situations.

  • Outdoor Water Safety for Parents

    Swimming in an open body of water (like a river, lake, or ocean) is different from swimming in a pool. Here are some tips based on the type of water.