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Bedwetting in Kids

Bedwetting is a common issue, affecting millions of children. Learn about causes, how to help your child stay dry at night and when to talk to a healthcare provider.

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Poison Prevention: Keeping Kids Safe

Did you know many common household items can be dangerous for kids? Learn all about common poisonous items, warning signs and what to do in an emergency.

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Pediatric MRI Sedation Frequently Asked Questions

Should your child have an MRI with or without anesthesia? Our experts answer all of your questions about anesthesia to help you understand what factors to consider when making a decision. 

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Millennial Parenting Statistics: Navigating Modern Parenthood in Today’s World

Millennials are rewriting the parenting playbook, ushering in a new era of open communication and emotional intelligence with their kids.

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When Do Babies Start Crawling?

Crawling is an exciting new development for babies. Our Lurie Children's expert explains everything that parents need to know.

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How to Help a Child with a Fear of Visiting Santa Claus

Some children might be excited to sit on Santa's lap, but others might be afraid and that's perfectly normal. Here are some ways parents can look out for their kids this holiday season.

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The Impact of Childhood Bullying and How to Talk to Kids About It

Childhood bullying is an all-too-common experience that can have both immediate and long-term, dangerous consequences. Hear from a mental health expert on what signs might indicate bullying, how to talk with kids about it, and more.

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Back-to-School Success Tips for Parents

Whether you're dreading hectic school-day schedules or excited for kids to be back in the classroom, the transition back to school can be a stressful time for children and parents. Consider some of these tips from our pediatric experts on how parents can best prepare the entire family for school days. 

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Bottle Feeding Babies FAQ for Parents

New and expectant parents have a lot of questions. Get answers to common newborn bottle feeding questions, including how much milk newborns need and breastfeeding positions.

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Suicide Risk Factors, Communication and Prevention for Kids & Teens

Suicidal ideation can be a scary and daunting subject to experience with kids and teens, but experts tell us that knowing how to identify the risk factors and communicate with a child can make all the difference in potential outcomes.  

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How to Promote & Improve Healthy Brain Development in Children

Audrey Brewer, MD, MPH answers commonly asked questions about childhood brain development and what families can do to reinforce and support it.

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Tips to Prepare Your Children to Return to School After COVID-19

Dr. Lisa Simons provides eight ways to help prepare your child for getting back to the classroom.

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