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Topics followed by * (asterisk) are available in Spanish. Brief versions of topics have a reading level no higher than 4th grade.

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C   [Top]
Calcium
    calcium needs for children and teens
    cow's milk
    sources of in food
    vitamins and minerals
Calming-down skills, teaching
Camp checkup form
Cancer
    brain tumors
    Hodgkin lymphoma
    leukemia
    overview
    resource list
    Wilms' tumor
Candidiasis, vulvovaginal (teen version) *
Canker sore
    brief parent version *
    complete parent version
    teen version
Caput in newborn *
Car safety seat
    children over 1 year old
    guidelines for choosing and using *
    illustration
    infant
Car sickness
    parent version *
    teen version
Car travel
    with a baby
    with children
Carbon monoxide detectors
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
    illustration
    text
Caries, dental
    parent version *
    teen version
Carotenemia *
Cast care
Cat scratch disease *
Cavity, tooth
    parent version *
    teen version
Celiac disease, resource list
Cellulitis
    admission and discharge instructions
    general guidelines
Cephalohematoma in newborn *
Cerebral palsy
    diagnosis and treatment *
    resource list
Cervical adenitis
Chalazion
Cheating
Checkup
    by age
        2 weeks *
        month  2 *
        month  4 *
        month  6 *
        month  9 *
        month 12 *
        month 15 *
        month 18 *
        year  2 *
        year  2 1/2 *
        year  3 *
        year  4 *
        year  5 *
        year  6 *
        year  8 *
        year 10 *
        year 11-12 *
    for camp, form
    for sports participation, form
Chemical burn *
Chemical in eye *
Chest pain *
Chest percussion
Chickenpox
    brief version *
    complete version
Child abuse
    emotional
    physical
        effects of family violence on children
        shaken baby syndrome *
    resource list
    sexual
        parenting sexually abused child
        protecting children
Child care
    adjustment
    babysitter guidelines
    ensure safe day care
    finding and choosing
    form for medicines *
    instruction form for babysitters
    questions to ask about
        infant/toddler center-based child care
        infant/toddler family child care
        infant/toddler in-home child care
        preschool center-based child care
        preschool family child care
        preschool in-home child care
        school-age center-based child care
        school-age family child care
        school-age in-home child care
Childhood diabetes *
Childproofing the home
Chlamydia
    in females (teen version) *
    in males (teen version) *
Choking
    general guidelines *
    illustration of back blows and abdominal thrusts *
    illustration of first aid for baby *
    prevention of *
Cholesterol
    screening
        parent version
        teen version
    treatment for high levels
        parent version
        teen version
Choosing a mental health therapist
Cigarettes
    how to quit smoking
    smoking (teen version)
Circumcision
    care *
    pros and cons *
Cleft lip and cleft palate
    overview
    surgery
Clothing for newborns
Coccyx injury
Cognitive development and discipline *
Coitus interruptus (withdrawal, as method of birth control) (teen version) *
Cold
    baby
    brief parent version *
    complete parent version
    teen version
Cold sore
    brief parent version *
    complete parent version
    teen version
Colic
    (see also Crying baby)
    brief version *
    complete version
    resource list
Colitis, resource list
Collapsible bag spacer used with a metered-dose inhaler
    illustration
    text *
Collarbone fracture
Color blindness
Communication with your child
Concussion
    brief version *
    complete version
    prevention *
Condom (teen version) *
Condylomata acuminata (teen version) *
Congenital torticollis
Congestion
    ear *
    nose
        brief parent version *
        complete parent version
        teen version
    sinus
        brief version *
        complete version
Conjunctivitis
    bacterial
        brief parent version *
        complete parent version
        teen version
    illustration *
    viral infection
        parent version *
        teen version
Consent form authorizing treatment of a child
Constipation
    general guidelines
        brief parent version *
        complete parent version *
        teen version
    how to give an enema
    with soiling
        general guidelines *
        note to child
        note to school staff
Contact dermatitis
Contagious periods of infection
Contraceptive methods
    birth control pills (teen version) *
    condom (teen version) *
    Depo-Provera (teen version)
    diaphragm (teen version) *
    intrauterine device (IUD) (teen version) *
    natural family planning (teen version) *
    overview (teen version) *
    spermicide (teen version) *
Convulsions
    with fever
        brief version *
        complete version
    without fever
        admission and discharge instructions
        general guidelines *
Cost of a new baby
    cost of staying at home vs. working
    overview
Costochondral separation
Cough
    baby
    brief parent version *
    complete parent version
    teen version
    whooping cough (pertussis)
    whooping cough prevention in teens
Counseling -- See Therapy
Cow's milk allergy *
Coxsackie A-16 virus
    brief version *
    complete version
CPR
    illustration
    text
Crab lice (teen version) *
Cracked skin *
Cradle cap *
Cramps
    abdominal
        brief version *
        complete version
    leg *
    menstrual
        brief teen version *
        complete teen version
Crib, climbing out of
Crohn's disease, resource list
Cromolyn, medicine for asthma *
Croup
    admission and discharge instructions
    general guidelines
        brief version *
        complete version *
Crutches, how to use
    illustration *
    text *
Crying baby
    colic
        brief version *
        complete version
    crying at night *
    diary
        chart
        text
    possible causes
    resource list
    waking to be fed at night *
Cryptorchidism (undescended testicle)
Cut
    general guidelines
        brief parent version *
        complete parent version
        teen version
    sutured wound care and suture removal
        brief version *
        complete version
Cyst, eyelid
Cystic fibrosis
    airway clearance techniques
    diagnosis and treatment
    resource list
Cystitis
    brief parent version *
    complete parent version
    teen version
D   [Top]
Dacryostenosis (blocked tear duct)
    brief version *
    complete version
Damaging property
Dandruff
    parent version *
    teen version
Dark circles under the eyes
Dark, fear of, resource list
Day care
    adjustment
    babysitter guidelines
    ensure safe day care
    finding and choosing
    form for medicines *
    instruction form for babysitters
    questions to ask about
        infant/toddler center-based child care
        infant/toddler family child care
        infant/toddler in-home child care
        preschool center-based child care
        preschool family child care
        preschool in-home child care
        school-age center-based child care
        school-age family child care
        school-age in-home child care
DDH (dislocated hip in babies)
Deafness
    general guidelines *
    resource list
Dealing with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder *
Death
    general guidelines to help a child cope
    preparing children for death of a loved one
    resource list
        general
        grandparent
        parent
        pet
Deep coughing
Dehydration *
Dental care
    cavities
        parent version *
        teen version
    preventing bacterial endocarditis
    resource list
    when and why to visit the dentist *
Dentist visit
    resource list
Depo-provera (teen version)
Depression
    in children and teens *
    postpartum *
    resource list
Dermabond skin adhesive, caring for
Dermatitis
    atopic
        brief version *
        complete version
    contact
Development, how young children learn *
Development, normal
    0 to 2 weeks *
    2 weeks *
    month  2 *
    month  4 *
    month  6 *
    month  9 *
    month 12 *
    month 15 *
    month 18 *
    year  2 *
    year  3 *
    year  4 *
    year  5 *
    year  6 *
    year  7 *
    year  8 *
    year  9 *
    year 10 *
    year 11 *
    years 12 to 14 *
    years 15 to 17 *
    years 18 to 20 *
Developmental disability, resource list
Developmental dysplasia of the hip
Developmental stimulation *
Diabetes mellitus
    diet
        bedtime snacks
        constant carbohydrate meal plan
        counting carbohydrates meal plan
        daytime snacks
        exchange list *
        exchange meal plan
        food management (overview) *
    exercise
        exercise record
        importance of *
        letter to coach
        preventing low blood sugar
    glucagon injections
    hemoglobin A1C test
    hypoglycemia
    insulin
        drawing up and giving
        injection site rotation, illustration
        insulin pumps
        types and activity
        types and activity, illustration
    ketoacidosis
    ketone testing
    resource list
    school concerns
    self blood glucose monitoring
    serum glucose test
    type 1 *
    type 2 *
Diaper
    safety in pools
    types
    washing
Diaper rash
    brief version *
    complete version
Diaphragm, vaginal (teen version) *
Diaries for data collection
    behavior
        chart
        text
    crying
        chart
        text
    encopresis
        chart
        text
    food
        daily diet
        symptoms
    pain
        chart
        text
    sleep
        chart
        text
    vomiting
        chart
        text
    wetting, daytime
        chart
        text
Diarrhea
    admission and discharge instructions *
    age 1 to 3 years, toddlers *
    age 3 to 12, children *
    age birth to 1 year, breast-fed infants *
    age birth to 1 year, formula-fed infants *
    age teen years *
    associated with swimming
    caused by antibiotic *
    general guidelines *
    rotavirus
Diet
    calcium
        calcium needs for children and teens
        cow's milk
        sources in food
    fast food *
    food diary chart
    for constipation
        brief parent version *
        complete parent version *
        teen version
    for diabetes
        bedtime snacks
        constant carbohydrate meal plan
        counting carbohydrates meal plan
        daytime snacks
        exchange list *
        exchange meal plan
        food management *
    for diarrhea
        BRAT diet
        breast-fed infants *
        children (age 3 to 12) *
        formula-fed infants *
        general guidelines *
        teen version *
        toddler (18 months to 3 years) *
    for food allergies
        cow's milk *
        egg
        peanut
        soy
        tree nut
        wheat
    for vomiting
        brief parent version *
        complete parent version
        teen version
    for weight loss
        parent version *
        teen version
    healthy
        food pyramid illustration *
        for children
        for teens
        Nutrition Facts label, illustration
        nutrition labels, how to read
    healthy snacks *
    helping teens with weight *
    low-fat, to lower cholesterol level
        parent version
        teen version
    meal planning *
    nutrition labels, how to read
    picky eaters *
    resource list
    school lunches
    sugar and sweets
        parent version
        teen version
    vegetarian
        overview
        sources of some essential nutrients
    vitamins and minerals
    weight management for teens
Digestive system, illustration *
Diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis (DTP) vaccine
    reactions
    schedule *
Directions
    ignoring
    teaching your child to follow
Disability
    learning
        overview
        resource list
    physical
        resource list
Discharge instructions
    care
        cast care
        crutches *
        gastrostomy care
        post-sedation
        skin adhesive
        splint care
        suture care
        tracheostomy
            humidifying and suctioning
            warning signs
    general form
    medical
        anaphylactoid purpura
        asthma *
        bacteremia
        bacterial meningitis
        bronchiolitis *
        cellulitis
        croup
        diarrhea *
        intussusception
        kidney infection
        mononucleosis
        pneumonia
        seizures without fever
        sinus infection *
    surgical
        adenoid surgery
        ear tube surgery
        hydrocele
        inguinal hernia
        pyloric stenosis
        tonsil and adenoid surgery
        umbilical hernia
Discipline
    basics *
    how young children learn *
    techniques
        adolescents *
        job grounding
        spanking *
        time-out *
        when time-out doesn't seem to work *
    toddler
Dishonesty
    cheating in school
    general guidelines
    resource list
Divorce
    effects on children (by age)
    helping children cope *
    resource list
    single parenting
Doctor visits
    (see also Forms)
    comforting your child
    making visits easier
    preparing to call the doctor *
    resource list
Down syndrome
    general guidelines
    resource list
Dressing
    poking, stalling
    refusal
    teaching skills
Drooling rash *
Drooling, excessive
Drowning prevention and first aid
Drug abuse
    marijuana
        parent version
        teen version
    resource list
Drug rash
Dry skin *
Dry, stuffy nose
    brief parent version *
    complete parent version
    teen version
Duchenne muscular dystrophy
Ductal dependent heart lesions
Dysarthria (stuttering) *
Dysfluency *
Dyslexia, resource list
Dysmenorrhea
    brief teen version *
    complete teen version

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