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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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E   [Top]
Ear problems and procedures
    ear congestion *
    ear fluid (middle ear)
    ear infection prevention
    ear injury (trauma) *
    earache
    earwax problems
        brief version *
        complete version
    foreign body in ear *
    hearing loss *
    illustration of ear *
    infection
        brief parent version *
        complete parent version
        teen version
    itchy ear *
    pierced-ear infection
        brief parent version *
        complete parent version
        teen version
    pulling at ear *
    swimmer's ear
        brief parent version *
        complete parent version
    ventilation tube surgery
        discharge instructions
        illustration
        overview
Ear tube, surgery
Earache
Early morning riser
Early puberty
    boys
    girls
Earpits in newborn *
Earwax problems
    brief version *
    complete version
Eating concerns
    anorexia nervosa (teen version)
    appetite slump in toddlers *
    bulimia nervosa (teen version)
    how to feed your baby *
    misbehavior
    overeating and overweight infants and toddlers *
    picky eating *
    sippy cups
    weaning
        (see also Weaning)
        how to prevent problems *
        reluctance or resistance *
Eating disorder
    anorexia nervosa (teen version)
    bulimia nervosa (teen version)
    resource list
Economics of a new baby
    cost of staying at home vs. working
    overview
Eczema
    brief version *
    complete version
Egg allergy
Elbow
    broken
    nursemaid's elbow
        illustration
        text *
    tennis
        diagnosis and treatment *
        illustration *
Elective mutism
Electric eel shock *
Electrical shock, prevention of *
Emergency
    (see also First aid)
    comforting your child during medical procedures
    first aid
    symptoms to watch for *
    transportation *
Emotional abuse
Emotions, resource list
    anger
    jealousy
    shyness
Encopresis
    diary for data collection
        chart
        text
    enema, how to give
    from constipation (toilet-trained child) *
    from stool holding (not toilet trained) *
    incentives for motivating children
    note to child
    note to school staff
    toilet training resistance or refusal *
    without constipation *
Endocarditis, bacterial, antibiotics for prevention
Enema, how to give
Engorgement, breast
    newborn *
    nursing mother
Enteral nutrition
Enuresis
    alarms
    general guidelines
        brief parent version *
        complete parent version
        teen version
    resource list
Environmental control and asthma
Epicondylitis, lateral (tennis elbow)
    diagnosis and treatment *
    illustration *
Epilepsy
    admission and discharge instructions
    general guidelines *
    resource list
Epistaxis (nosebleed)
    brief parent version *
    complete parent version
    teen version
Epithelial pearls in newborn *
Epstein-Barr virus
    brief parent version *
    complete parent version
    teen version
Erections in newborn *
Erythema infectiosum
    brief version *
    complete version
Erythema toxicum *
Excessive drooling
Exchange list, diabetes *
Exchange meal plan, diabetes
Excuse
    from gym
    from school *
    from work form, parent *
Exercise
    diabetes
        exercise record
        importance of exercise *
        letter to coach
        preventing low blood sugar
    for children *
    for low back pain
        text *
    for teens
    kids and sports
Exercise-induced asthma
Eye problems and procedures
    allergy
        brief parent version *
        complete parent version
        teen version
    chemical in eye, first aid *
    color blindness
    dark circles under eyes
    eyelid, lump on
    foreign body in eye *
    glasses, helping children adjust
    infection
        bacterial (with pus)
            brief parent version *
            complete parent version
            teen version
        illustration *
        viral (without pus)
            parent version *
            teen version
    injury (trauma) *
    irritation
        parent version *
        teen version
    lazy eye (amblyopia) *
    partial vision loss *
    stye
        illustration
        text
    tear duct, blocked
Eyelid, lump on
F   [Top]
Facial nerve weakness (Bell's palsy)
Fainting *
Family
    (see also Sibling)
    adoption
    divorce, impact on children *
    making the most of family time
    mother working outside the home *
    records, medical and official
    remarriage, helping children cope
    resource lists about relationships
        divorce
        general
        grandparents
        middle sibling
        oldest sibling
        only child
        parents
        sibling of newborn
        sibling rivalry
        youngest sibling
    single parenting
    spending quality time with your child
    stepparenting or blended families
    violence in family, effects on children
Family planning -- See Birth Control
Fast food *
Father, new parent *
Fear
    R-rated movies
    resource list
        animals
        dark
        general
        separation
        storms
        water
    separation anxiety
Febrile seizures
    brief version *
    complete version
Fecal smearing
Feeding
    (see also Breast-feeding)
    (see also Diet)
    (see also Weaning)
    baby feeding chart month by month *
    food allergies
    formula feeding
        brief version *
        complete version
    how to feed your baby *
    overeating and overweight infants and toddlers *
    picky eating *
    premature infant
    sippy cups
    solid foods, for infants *
    weaning
        preventing problems *
        reluctance or resistance *
Feet turned in, up, or out in newborn *
Feet, flat
Female pelvis, illustration *
Fetal alcohol syndrome
Fever
    drug dosages for relief *
    general guidelines
        brief parent version *
        complete parent version
        teen version
    in a neutropenic child
    myths and facts *
    temperature, methods for measuring
        brief version *
        complete version
        illustration, axillary *
        illustration, oral *
    with seizures
        brief version *
        complete version
Fever blister
    brief parent version *
    complete parent version
    teen version
Fifth disease
    brief version *
    complete version
Fifth metacarpal fracture
Fighting
    (see also Bullying)
    physical
    sibling quarrels
Finger
    boxer's fracture
    fracture
    injury overview
        brief version *
        complete version
    sprain
Fingernail
    biting
    infection
        brief version *
        complete version
        onychomycosis
    torn
        brief version *
        complete version
Fire alarms for the home (heat and smoke detectors)
First aid
    altitude sickness, severe
    bite, animal or human *
    bleeding, severe *
    burn
        chemical *
        thermal (brief version) *
        thermal (complete version)
    chemical in eye *
    choking *
    convulsions
        with fever (brief version) *
    CPR
        illustration
        text
    dehydration *
    drowning
    emergencies
    fainting *
    first aid kit *
    foreign body
        in ear *
        in eye *
        in nose *
        in vagina *
        swallowed *
    fracture
    heat reactions *
    marine animal bites and stings *
    poisoning *
    seizures
        with fever (complete version)
        without fever *
    severe allergic reaction *
    sliver *
    snakebite *
    spider bite or scorpion sting *
    sprain
    stridor with croup *
    tooth, permanent and knocked out
Flat feet
Flattened head syndrome, in newborns
Flattened nose in newborn *
Flatulence
Flu
    general guidelines
        brief parent version *
        complete parent version
        teen version
    H1N1 (swine) flu *
    influenza vaccine
    reactions to shot
Fluoride *
Folded-over ears in newborn *
Fontanel, on newborn
Food
    (see also Breast-feeding)
    (see also Diet)
    (see also Eating concerns)
    allergies, general guidelines
        at school
        complete version
        testing
    diary, daily diet
    diary, symptoms
    fast food *
    formula
        brief version *
        complete version
    helping your child gain weight
    how to feed your baby *
    Nutrition Facts illustration
    reading labels
    solid, for infants *
Food allergy
    cow's milk *
    egg
    food symptom diary (chart)
    general guidelines
        brief version *
        complete version
    peanut
    soy
    tree nut
    wheat
Food poisoning, giardiasis
Food pyramid illustration *
Forceps or birth canal trauma *
Forearm fracture
    diagnosis and treatment
    illustration
Foreign body
    in ear *
    in eye *
    in nose *
    in skin (sliver) *
    in vagina *
    swallowed *
Foreskin
    care and problems *
    decision to circumcise *
Forms
    admission and discharge instructions
    authorization to consent to treat a child
    camp checkup
    excuse from gym
    excuse from school *
    information for babysitters
    letter about osteogenesis imperfecta
    letter to coach about diabetes
    medicines needed at school or day care *
    sports participation checkup
    work excuse for parent *
Formula feeding
    brief version *
    complete version
    feeding chart month by month *
    high-calorie, instructions for making *
    how to feed your baby *
Fracture
    ankle
    collarbone
    elbow
    fifth metacarpal
    finger
    first aid
    forearm
        diagnosis and treatment
    illustration, types of
    knee
    leg
    rib
    wrist
Fragile X syndrome
Freckles *
Friends
    bullying
    fighting
    mistreating
    resource list
        bullying
        dilemmas
        imaginary
        making friends
Frostbite *
Functional heart murmur *
Fungal infection of fingernail or toenail
G   [Top]
Gas, excessive
Gastroenteritis
    admission and discharge instructions *
    breast-fed infants *
    children (age 3 to 12) *
    formula-fed infants *
    general guidelines *
    teen version *
    toddler (18 months to 3 years) *
Gastroesophageal reflux (GE reflux) in infants
    brief version *
    complete version
Gastrointestinal diseases, resource list
Gastrointestinal problems  (see Stomach and intestinal problems)
Gastrostomy, instructions for care
Gavage feedings, premature infant
General anesthesia
Genetic disorder
    cystic fibrosis
    Down syndrome
    fragile X syndrome
    osteogenesis imperfecta
    sickle cell anemia
    sickle cell trait
    Tay-Sachs disease
    Turner syndrome
Genital herpes (teen version) *
Genital problems and procedures
    circumcision care *
    circumcision pros and cons *
    foreskin care and problems *
    injury *
    masturbation in preschoolers *
    undescended testicle
    vagina, foreign body in *
    vaginal irritation and itching
        brief version *
        complete version
    warts (teen version) *
Geographic tongue
German measles *
Giardiasis
Gifted child, resource list
Glasses
    helping children adjust
    resource list
Glucagon injections
Glucose
    blood test for
    self blood glucose monitoring
Gonorrhea
    in females (teen version) *
    in males (teen version) *
Grandparents, resource list
Granuloma, umbilical
Growing pains *
Growth chart
    body mass index for boys
    body mass index for girls
Growth delay or disorder
Growth, normal
Gum, inflamed
    brief parent version *
    complete parent version
    teen version
Gym excuse
Gynecomastia (benign type)

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