Includes another comprehensive list of the stages of child development. Describes baby milestones and infant milestones form birth to five years of age. Also provides information on developmental delay and what parents can do to augment their child’s development.
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Provides a month-by-month list of the stages of child development, from baby milestones to infant milestones up to five years of age. Also describes what parents can do to encourage proper linear development.
Provides detailed generic and prescription drug information for parents, students and professionals. Information on prescription and generic drugs includes medical uses, how to administer the medication, precautions, drug side effects and more. Find information on the drug Paxil, Lipitor, Zoloft or thousands more and the possible dangers in administering these drugs to children. Site offers prescription and generic drug identification and features such as a medical dictionary and encyclopedia.
Site’s Childhood Illness Index contains an alphabetical listing of childhood diseases, including chicken pox, thrush and ear infections. More specific information is also available, such as tips on fussy babies, and sleep problems.
Offers child immunization on specific vaccines such as chicken pox vaccine, pneumonia vaccine, and H. influenza b (flu) vaccine -- side effects, risks involved, disease information and other facts are provided. Features include video resources in Parents section, an immunization schedule and PDF files with printer-friendly formats.
An article stressing the need for dental hygiene in children and providing statistics regarding common dental problems among youth. Offers recommendations regarding appropriate dental health care that children should be receiving.