Every family looks forward to a healthy pregnancy and to the birth of a healthy newborn. For some, there may be unexpected challenges along the way because an expectant mother has a high-risk pregnancy.
New Car Seat Laws: What It Means for Your Family. Set to go into effect in 2017, children are required to rear-face until age 2. The new law does not apply to children who weigh more than 40 pounds or are 40 inches or taller.
Even if you have a very responsible teen, the fact that they don’t have experience driving makes them a bigger risk. Driving is dangerous for all teens, and parents can require them to prove they are ready.
Dyslexia is a fancy word for a developmental reading disability. It’s quite common and it has nothing to do with intelligence. There is a misperception that children with dyslexia see things backwards.
Babies and Breastfeeding: learn about the benefits of breastfeeding an infant.
Kids and Obesity: an improved diet can go a long way toward overcoming this major health concern.
Kids and Surgery: learn what to ask about your child’s surgery and post-operative care.
Kids and the Flu: Find out what you should look out for to identify this seasonal respiratory infection.
Learn about the research that aims to unlock the mysteries of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs).
The experts at CHOC Children's and CHOC Children's at Mission Hospital in partnership with the Orange County Register have developed this site to provide you with the information you need to help keep your children healthy. From immunizations to broken bones, we're here to provide answers to some of parenting's most common, and not-so-common, questions.
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CHOC Children's is affiliated with the UC Irvine School of Medicine