Learn important details in regard to atopic dermatitis in babies and the pros and cons to using medication versus treating naturally.
To day care or not to day care — that isn't just a parenting question, but also a nice source of "mommy war" mud-slinging. Here's why you shouldn't feel guilty about sending your child to day care. From a mom who didn't.
Day care can be a very positive addition to a child's life, but your little one will probably need some time to get used to spending time away from you. How can you help your child adjust to attending a day care center?
If detected and treated before the child is six months old, developmental dysplasia of the hip shouldn’t cause significant delays when it comes to learning to walk. Well-child care visits play an enormous role here.
Is your child's potential day care a valuable addition to their life, or a house of horrors you'll regret sending them to for the rest of your life? Don't wonder — know. Here's how to vet candidate day care centers.
Flat feet in children shouldn't be a reason for parental concern as most pediatricians claim it's normal to have fallen arches even by the age of five. Delayed walking is caused by underlying neuromuscular conditions and lack of motor skills.
Most children take their first steps when they’re about a year old, but the age can vary from nine to 18 months and still be considered healthy and normal. Intoeing shouldn’t cause bigger complications and delays in learning to walk.
Rickets caused by vitamin D deficiency is a serious condition that can be prevented with adequate supplementation. It is an example of extreme deficiency in vitamin D, which occurs rarely, but when it does, it can be months before it is obvious.
When a child doesn't walk by the time he's 18 months old, it is considered a delayed walking. Delay doesn't necessarily mean that something is wrong, but there are possible underlying reasons and diseases that have to be ruled out by a professional.
There's a saying among older generations that a baby can never be too fat, which couldn't be further from the truth. Being overweight or obese brings many difficulties and health complications, not only to adults, but to children as well.