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Caring for Your Family

Keeping your family healthy is part of being a good parent. Healthy children learn and grow better, and healthy parents can keep up with their kids. Regular medical and dental care helps your family stay healthy. Getting help for emotional issues and using technology wisely are also ways you can take care of your family.

Looking Ahead to the Toddler Years

    Before you know it, your baby will become a toddler. The toddler stage starts around age 1, and at this time your child’s brain is still developing very…

    Finding and Using Health Care

      There are different ways to get health care and different ways to pay for it. You can learn about them, and then feel confident about seeing a doctor when you…

      About Viruses

        Viruses are a kind of germ. There are millions of viruses in the world, but only a small number of them can make people sick. Our bodies learn to recognize…

        About Vaccines

          Vaccines can reduce your worry about your family getting sick. Vaccines are medicines that prevent serious diseases, like measles, whooping cough, tetanus and…

          Oral Health

            Healthy teeth are important, even for babies. Between 6 months and 3 years, children get 20 baby teeth. Even though baby teeth eventually fall out, they help…

            Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs

              Frequent use of alcohol, tobacco, drugs and even some prescription medicines can lead to health problems for you and your family. They can expose your baby to…

              Emotional Health

                We all feel stressed or upset sometimes. If the feelings do not go away in a short while, or if you feel you cannot cope, get help. Young children can also…

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