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  • Your Child's Immunizations: Chickenpox Vaccine for Parents


    Find out when and why your child needs to get this vaccine.

  • Chickenpox for Parents


    Chickenpox used to be common in kids, causing a very itchy red rash all over the body. But the good news is that a vaccine can prevent most cases.

  • Your Child's Immunizations for Parents


    Immunizations protect kids from many dangerous diseases. Find out what vaccines your child needs to grow up healthy.

  • Immunization Schedule for Parents


    Which vaccines does your child need and when? Use this immunization schedule as a handy reference.

  • Word! V for Kids


    Learn the meanings of medical and health terms that start with V.

  • First Aid: Chickenpox for Parents


    Chickenpox (varicella) has become less common in the U.S. due to the chickenpox vaccine, but it can easily spread from one person to another.

  • 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 Care and Your 8- to 12-Month-Old for Parents


    As your baby becomes more independent, you may have questions about how to prevent bumps and bruises. Here are some other topics you'll cover with your doctor.

  • Medical Care and Your 1- to 2-Year-Old for Parents


    The toddler months might continue to bring colds, bruises, and other minor emergencies, but you'll also find yourself dealing with your toddler's emerging independence.

  • Medical Care and Your 13- to 18-Year-Old for Parents


    Regular visits help your teen's doctor keep track of changes in physical, mental, and social development. The doctor can also help your teen understand the importance of choosing a healthy lifestyle.