Immunization Schedule

The immunization schedule is a series of vaccinations recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The schedule is designed to protect infants, children, adolescents, and adults from vaccine-preventable diseases. Vaccinations are typically given at certain ages and intervals; however, the schedule can vary depending on individual circumstances. Pediatric Immunization Schedule Mnemonics | … Read more

Infant Torticollis

Infant torticollis is a condition that affects babies when the muscles in their neck are tight and cause the head to tilt to one side. It can be mild or severe, and it can occur on one or both sides of the neck. Torticollis is more common in boys than girls, and it usually develops … Read more

Intraventricular Hemorrhage in Newborns

A new study has found that a significant number of newborns are suffering from intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH), a type of bleeding in the brain. This condition can lead to serious health problems, including cerebral palsy, intellectual disability, and even death. The study, which was conducted by researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, … Read more

Jaundice in Newborns

Jaundice is a common condition in newborns that causes yellowing of the skin and eyes. It’s usually harmless and goes away on its own within a few weeks. In some cases, jaundice can be a sign of a more serious health problem. If your baby has jaundice, call your doctor right away. What is Jaundice … Read more

Laundering Your Baby’S Clothes

When your baby first comes home, you want to keep their clothes clean and fresh. But how do you know which laundry detergent is best for your little one? And what about all of those other chemicals in your laundry room? Here’s a guide to help you navigate the world of laundering your baby’s clothes. … Read more

Meconium Aspiration Syndrome (Mas)

Meconium aspiration syndrome (MAS) is a serious condition that can occur when a newborn inhales meconium, the sticky, greenish substance that first passes through the gastrointestinal tract after birth. Inhaling meconium can cause lung damage and other health problems. MAS is more likely to occur in babies who are born prematurely or who have certain … Read more

Medical Care And Your 1- to 2-Year-Old

Your 1- to 2-year-old is growing and changing every day. It’s important to make sure they are getting the medical care they need to stay healthy and thrive. Here’s what you need to know about medical care for your 1- to 2-year-old. Well-child visits One of the most important things you can do for your … Read more

Medical Care And Your 1- to 3-Month-Old

When you bring your 1- to 3-month-old baby in for a checkup, the doctor will ask about your baby’s eating, sleeping and elimination habits. The doctor will also check your baby’s weight and length and head circumference. Your baby will likely have his or her first immunizations at this visit. A Guide to Your Baby's … Read more

Medical Care And Your 4- to 7-Month-Old

As your baby grows, her medical needs will change. During the fourth to seventh months, your little one will need less frequent doctor’s visits. However, you should still be on the lookout for any changes in her health or development. Here’s what you can expect from your baby’s medical care during this time. Developmental Stages … Read more

Medical Care And Your 8- to 12-Month-Old

Your 8- to 12-month-old is growing and changing every day. As your baby becomes more active, you may have questions about his or her health and safety. Here are some tips on how to keep your little one healthy and safe. Medical care for your 8- to 12-month-old includes well-baby checkups, immunizations, and screenings. Well-baby … Read more