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Prenatal & Parenting
Getting books from health care providers will soon be a routine part of regular pediatric checkups.
Foram Mankodi, M.D., began seeing patients at the Belle Plaine clinic July 13.
Vaccinations are an important way to keep your child safe and healthy. Some parents have opted out of having their children vaccinated because of a fear that immunizations lead to autism. A 2015 study dispels the myth.
Social media is a fun and easy way for kids to connect with friends. Because kids younger than the legal age of 13 are starting to join in, it’s important to teach them that even though social media is fun to use, there also are risks.
Texting and social media can be a great way for kids to connect. However, they also can be avenues for bullying.
A new school year is a great time to revisit goals and re-establish good habits — for kids and their parents.
Does your child have difficulty focusing on an activity or seem impulsive in behavior? When symptoms are severe enough and cause ongoing problems in more than one area of your child’s life, it could be a sign of a neurobehavioral disorder, such as ADHD.
We’ve all been there. Your toddler is having a meltdown in the middle of the grocery store aisle. What do you do now? Truth be told, there is no perfect way to handle your child’s temper tantrum. These tips may offer some techniques you haven’t tried yet.
A child’s confidence depends on hearing certain messages, and parents are in the best position to send them. Confident children know their own goodness, and that they are worthy of being loved and belonging with their friends and family.
This year, Mayo Clinic celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Mayo Clinic Eugenio Litta Children’s Hospital. However, Mayo Clinic’s history in caring for children, both locally and across the region, began long before the creation of the children’s hospital.
Questions about bullying are pretty universal, but what about answers? Well, they are a little more complex.
Learn how getting kids in the kitchen can also get them to try new things.
In the aftermath of gun violence in schools in the last decade, many parents are asking “How do I help my child feel safe?” or “How do I reassure myself that my child is safe?”
What are the signs and symptoms that someone you love might be "cutting"? And what can you do?