Condition Center: Healthy Development
Many parents watch eagerly as their children hit important milestones—smiling, crawling and speaking. Though most developmental milestones are cons...
Breastfeeding is scientifically proven to provide health benefits to both mother and baby, so why aren't more women doing it?
Researchers have been trying to figure out what causes autism for years. And with some new evidence, they might be a little closer to solving the puz...
Regardless of whether a mother smokes, a grandmother who once did may affect her grandchildren's health.
The teen years can be a challenge for both kids and their parents. But keeping an eye on early-maturing teen girls may make a difference.
Want your kids to choose healthy foods over processed snacks? It may be helpful to know what fruits kids reach for most.
It seems that socioeconomic status has the potential to affect much more than what a person can buy or own.
Getting kids to eat their fruits and veggies at school can be difficult. But it may just be a matter of time.
Nearsightedness in children is a major problem in some areas of the world. But there may be a simple solution.
Between online TV streaming, social media mania and video games galore, it's not hard to whittle away hours in front of a screen. But for teens, all ...
Fast-food companies have long used toys to sell kids' meals. But a new law may soon turn the tables.
New moms are often told that breastfeeding promotes a baby's health and, in most cases, that’s true.
Getting your little one to drift off to dreamland can be a nightmare for many parents, but not to worry! A new children's book is here to help.
There's no doubt that having a healthy mind and body is good for kids. Combining different types of health care may help.
Picky eaters can be a nightmare for parents at mealtime. But for some kids, it may be more than just a phase.
Kids may now need to drink their milk for more reasons that just to "grow up big and strong."
The latest news on child and adolescent health in the US is a mix of 'good' and 'could-be-better'.
Despite most clinical and government guidelines advising against it, drinking while pregnant may still be common in some western countries.