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Warmth and Temperature Regulation

Premature and low birthweight babies may be too immature to regulate their own temperature, even in a warm environment. Even full-term and healthy newborns may not be able to maintain their body temperature if the environment is too cold.

Weight Management and Adolescents

For overweight children 7 and older, the initial goal is to keep them from gaining more weight. Changes in eating habits and exercise are gradually introduced to trim pounds.

What Vaccines Should You and Your Family Have?

Specific vaccine recommendations vary depending on your age, where you live, and the risk factors you have.

What You Can Do to Prevent Child Abuse

Child abuse can happen in any family and in any neighborhood. Studies have shown that child abuse crosses all boundaries of income, race, ethnic heritage and religious faith.

Yeast Infection

Yeast is a fungus normally found inside your body and on your skin. When too much yeast grows, it can cause infection. Antifungal creams or oral medicines are used to treat it.

Your Baby and Breastfeeding

Think there’s only one way to breastfeed? You can position your baby in several ways during feeding time that can be comfortable for both of you.