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My child was just diagnosed with learning disabilities. Will they hold him back?
Is acetaminophen really safe to use? There's been so much negative news about it lately, I'm not sure I should be giving it to my family.
I used to give my son a decongestant whenever he was sick, but now my pediatrician says I shouldn't. Why? It made him feel better!
My toddler likes to sit in the "W" position, and people keep telling me it's bad for his physical development. Is that true?
My 3-year-old son always pees on the potty, but he'll only poop in his diaper. Nothing seems to work. How can I get him over this hurdle?
My daughter has developed rituals. Is this an early sign of OCD?
Can my 2-year-old have too much milk?
Could my toddler have a yeast infection?
Reasons why your child drools when she gets older
Effective remedies for your child's warts

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