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  • Vaginitis in Children for Parents


    Vaginitis is redness, soreness, or swelling in and around the vagina. It's common in girls of all ages, and usually can be treated at home.

  • Encouraging a Healthy Body Image for Parents


    A healthy and positive body image means liking your body, appreciating it, and feeling grateful for its qualities and capabilities. Parents can help kids develop a healthy body image.

  • Talking to Your Child About Periods for Parents


    Kids reaching puberty should already know what's going to happen to their bodies. Here are some tips for talking to your daughter about menstruation.

  • Your Child's Weight for Parents


    "What's the right weight for my child?" is one of the most common questions parents have. It seems like a simple one, but it's not always easy to answer.

  • Endocrine System for Parents


    The glands of the endocrine system and the hormones they release affect almost every cell, organ, and function of our bodies.

  • Effects of Cancer Treatment on Fertility for Parents


    While some cancer treatments have little to no effect on reproductive health, others are more likely cause temporary or permanent infertility.

  • Female Reproductive System for Parents


    Learning about the female reproductive system, what it does, and the problems that can affect it can help you better understand your daughter's reproductive health.

  • Scheuermann's Kyphosis for Parents


    Scheuermann's kyphosis is a condition affecting the upper back that makes it rounded so it looks hunched over.

  • Blood Test: Luteinizing Hormone (LH) for Parents


    A luteinizing hormone (LH) test measures the level of this hormone in the bloodstream. LH plays an important role in sexual development.

  • Blood Test: Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH) for Parents


    Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) plays an important role in sexual development. An FSH test to measure the level of FSH in the bloodstream may be done if a boy or girl appears to be entering puberty earlier or later than expected.