Condition Center: Infant

Understanding How Preemies Grow

Sometimes babies arrive earlier than expected. They may also arrive a lot smaller than expected. What does this mean for their development?

High Chairs May Mean Farther Falls

Since toddlers' high chairs are higher than regular chairs and are often used in kitchen and dining areas where the floors are hard, falls from a hig...

When Babies Don't Get Vitamin K

The more that has been learned about the first few days of a baby's life, the more doctors understand about how to keep newborns healthy. But parents...

Reducing Your Baby's Risk of SIDS

It's every parent's nightmare: you lay your baby down to sleep, and she never wakes up. But sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is rare, and there ar...

Vaccinated Teens May Protect Babies

A baby who catches whooping cough often requires hospitalization. Only babies over 2 months old can receive the vaccine for this illness. But  i...