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Why isn't my baby teething?

My baby is 9 months old and does not have any teeth yet. Is this normal?

Why does my child get the hiccups so often?

What causes a child to have the hiccups? My daughter often gets them, and she gets very irritated--and I hate to say it, but I'm a little annoyed with them as well. We use home...

Is popcorn healthy for kids?

My son loves popcorn and is practically addicted to it. He only would want the movie butter popcorn, which I know contains plenty of sodium. Do you think that this is a safe...

How should I increase my child's immunity after jaundice?

My son had jaundice just after he was born. Now, he's 7, and since then he has been falling sick quite often. Is there anything that I can do to boost his immunity?

Is there anyway to prevent chicken pox?

My son is 5 years old and has chickenpox, even though he was vaccinated. I have a small baby at home who was also vaccinated, but I am afraid he will get it too. Is there any...

Is there a certain baby formula that is better than others?

My baby is 6 months, and I am trying to find the best formula for her. Is there a certain formula that is better than others?

What supplements should I give my 3 year old after recovering from a viral infection?

My daughter is 3 years old and was down with a bad viral infection last week. She still is very fatigued and crying that she does not feel well. What supplements can I give her...

Are preservatives in infant food safe?

I was in the market buying infant food for my baby. However, there are a number of preservatives that left me worried. Is it safe for babies to have these preservatives?

Why is my baby refusing food?

Since my baby was sick with a cold, she has been refusing food. Is this normal? It has been going on for over a week now.

How is bedwetting problem treated in older children?

My son is 8 years old and still wets his bed. We have been making sure that he doesn't have a lot of water before he sleeps and if he goes to the bathroom before he wakes up,...

What is a safe laxative for a 5 year old?

My son has been constipated for the last 2 days, and his doctor told us to wait it out. Is there a laxative that is safe to give a 5 year old?

How long does it take for bronchitis to go away?

My son has had bronchitis for about 3 weeks now. Even after completing his medication he still has some symptoms. How long does it normally take for bronchitis to go away?

Why is my daughter getting a fever without any infection?

My 8 year old daughter has had a fever for the last 2 days without any evident infection. We had the tests done which seem to be negative. What could be wrong?

Is a WBC count of 4,500 in a 3 year old concerning?

My 3 year old daughter has the flu, and we had some tests done. The blood test report indicated a WBC of 4,500. The doctor said it is fine, but I feel nervous. Should I be concerned?...

What is the treatment for impetigo for a 4 year old child?

My son is 4 years old and has impetigo. What would be the most effective treatment?

My daughter talks with a lisp. Can this be corrected?

My daughter makes a hissing sound when she talks, sort of like a lisp. Can this issue be corrected with treatment?

Why is my child's body always so hot?

My daughter is 3 years old but I feel like her body is always very hot. Is this normal? What could be causing this?

Will my son require anesthesia before his CT scan?

My son is 2 years old, and his doctor would like him to have a CT scan after hurting his head. Will he be put under anesthesia for the scan?

My son's leukocyte count is high. What does it mean?

A recent blood test indicated that my son's leukocyte count is quite high. What does it mean? Should I be worried about this?

What does an increased platelet count in my child mean? Is it a reason for worry?

My son has been experiencing fatigue and headaches and the doctor has sent us to get blood work since he believed that this was a little abnormal. Once the results came back,...

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