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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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Nail biting
    habit reversal training
    overview
Nail infection
    onychomycosis
    paronychia
Nap refusal
Nasal irrigation
Nasolacrimal duct obstruction
    brief version *
    complete version
Natural family planning (teen version) *
Nausea *
Nebulizer
    illustration
    text
Neck pain
    acute *
    cervical adenitis
Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) in premature infant
Nedocromil, medicine for asthma *
Negative, stubborn toddler *
Neurofibromatosis
Neutropenia and fever
New father, concerns *
New mother, concerns
    appearance, fatigue, pain
    support and emotions *
    working outside the home *
Newborn
    (see also Breast-feeding)
    (see also Premature baby)
    anemia
    appearance, normal *
    bottle (formula) feeding
        brief version *
        complete version
    breast-feeding
        brief version *
        complete version
    circumcision
        care *
        pros and cons *
    clothing
    colic
        brief version *
        complete version
    congenital muscular torticollis
    cradle cap *
    diaper rash
    equipment and supplies
    first weeks at home *
    flattened head syndrome
    jaundice
    premature infant
    reflexes and behavior, normal *
    screening tests *
    sibling rivalry with *
    sick (symptoms) *
    skin care and bathing
        brief version *
        complete version *
    skin, rashes and birthmarks *
    sleep patterns
    sleep position *
    soft spot on head
    spitting up
        brief version *
        complete version
    umbilical catheters
    upper respiratory infection
Newborn screening tests *
Nicotine
    how to quit smoking
    smoking (teen version)
Night awakenings by older infants
    trained night crier *
    trained night feeder *
Night terrors *
Nightmares *
Nighttime feedings, phasing out
Non-steroid anti-inflammatory asthma medicines *
Nonspecific vaginitis *
Nose injury *
Nose problems and procedures
    colds
        brief parent version *
        complete parent version
        teen version
    foreign body in nose *
    hay fever
        brief parent version *
        complete parent version
        teen version
    injury *
    nasal irrigations
    nosebleed
        brief parent version *
        complete parent version
        teen version
    sinus congestion
        brief version *
        complete version
    sinus infection
        admission and discharge instructions *
        general guidelines
            brief parent version *
            complete parent version
            teen version
Nosebleed
    brief parent version *
    complete parent version
    teen version
Nursemaid's elbow
    illustration
    text *
Nursery school, resource list
Nursery, special care (SCN)
Nut allergy
    peanut
    tree nut
Nutrition
    calcium needs
    fast food *
    healthy eating
    helping teens with weight *
    meal planning *
    overweight child
    resource list
    school lunches
    snacks *
    vitamins and minerals
    weight management for teens
O   [Top]
Obesity -- See Overweight
Obsessive-compulsive disorder, resource list
Online safety for kids
Only child in family, resource list
Onychomycosis (fungal nail infection)
Oral contraceptives (teen version) *
Oscillating PEP
Oscillating positive expiratory pressure
Osgood-Schlatter disease
    illustration *
    text *
Osteogenesis imperfecta (brittle bones)
    complete parent version
    letter for parents
Osteosarcoma (bone cancer)
Otitis externa (swimmer's ear)
    brief parent version *
    complete parent version
    teen version
Otitis media (middle ear infection)
    brief parent version *
    complete parent version
    teen version
    with effusion
Overweight
    body mass index for boys
    body mass index for girls
    children who are overweight
    helping teens with weight *
    obesity in children *
    overeating in infants and toddlers *
    resource list
    weight reduction
        parent version *
        teen version
Oxygen therapy
P   [Top]
Pacifiers for babies
Pain
    abdominal
        brief version *
        complete version
    back
        parent version *
        teen version
    bone, muscle, and joint
        brief version *
        complete version
    chest *
    diary
        chart
        text
    drug dosages for relief *
    headache
        brief parent version *
        complete parent version
        teen version
    limb *
    neck, acute *
Parental relationships, resource list
Parenting
    (see also Behavior; Discipline)
    adoption
    childproofing the home
    day care, helping your child adjust
    divorce, helping children cope *
    economics of a new baby
    mother working outside the home, advice for *
    moving, helping child adjust
    new father *
    new mother *
    problems of early parenthood
    remarriage, helping children cope
    resource lists
        adoption
        divorce
        family relationships
        general
        moving
        parental relationships
        parenting teenagers
        remarriage and stepparenting
        sibling of newborn
        working parents
    sex education for young children
    sexually abused child
    sibling rivalry with newborn *
    single parenting
    sleep problems, prevention from 6 months to 2 years *
    sleep problems, prevention from birth to 6 months *
    stepparenting
    toddler discipline
    toy safety
        child (age 6 to 9 years)
        infant (0 to 18 months)
        preschooler (3 to 6 years)
        toddler (age 18 months to 3 years)
Paronychia (fingernail infection)
    brief version *
    complete version
Partial vision loss *
Parvovirus (fifth disease)
Passive smoking
    effect on children *
    effect on children with asthma
Patellofemoral pain syndrome (runner's knee)
    illustration *
    text (Teen Version) *
Peak flow meter
    parent version
    record chart
    teen version *
    using the zone system
    using the zone system (for teens) *
Peanut allergy
Pediculosis capitis (head lice)
    brief version *
    complete version
Pediculosis pubis (crab lice) (teen version) *
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) (teen version) *
Pelvis, illustration
    female *
Penis
    circumcision care *
    decision to circumcise *
    foreskin care and problems *
Perthes disease
Pertussis (whooping cough)
Pertussis prevention in teens
Pervasive developmental disorder
    autism *
    overview *
    resource list
Pes planus (flat feet)
Pets
    death of, resource list
    mistreating
Pharyngitis (sore throat)
    brief parent version *
    complete parent version
    teen version
Phenobarbital
Phenylketonuria (PKU)
    newborn screening test *
    overview
Physical abuse
    effects of family violence on children
    parenting sexually abused child
    protecting children from sexual assault
    shaken baby syndrome *
Physical disability, resource list
Physical fighting and spitting
Physical punishment *
Physician visits
    (see also Forms)
    comforting your child
    making visits easier
    preparation for calling a physician *
    resource list
Physiologic heart murmur *
Picky eaters *
Pierced-ear infection
    brief parent version *
    complete parent version
    teen version
Pigeon toe
Pimple *
Pink eye -- See Conjunctivitis
Pinworm
    brief version *
    complete version
Pityriasis alba
Pityriasis rosea
PKU (phenylketonuria)
Play
    independent
    social play
    sports and children
    toy safety and materials
        child (age 6 to 9 years)
        infant (0 to 18 months)
        preschooler (3 to 6 years)
        toddler (age 18 months to 3 years)
Pneumonia
    admission and discharge instructions
    general guidelines
        brief parent version *
        complete parent version
        teen version
Pneumothorax in newborn
Poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac
    brief parent version *
    complete parent version
    illustration *
    teen version
Poisoning
    general guidelines *
    prevention *
Poisonous plants
Poking and stalling about dressing
Polio vaccine
    reactions
    schedule *
Pool safety, diarrhea
Portuguese man-of-war or jellyfish sting *
Position for sleep for young infants *
Positional plagiocephaly
Positive expiratory pressure therapy
Postinfectious arthritis
Postnasal drip
    brief version *
    complete version
Postpartum blues *
Postpartum breast engorgement
Postpartum depression *
Postural drainage
Precocious puberty
    boys
    girls
Precordial catch syndrome *
Pregnancy prevention (teen version) *
Premature baby
    anemia
    apnea
    care of infant weighing less than 3 pounds
    infection
    intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH)
    resource list
    respiratory distress syndrome (RDS)
    transient tachypnea (TTN)
Preparation for calling a physician *
Preschool
    preparing for the first day
    resource list
Prevention
    aggressive behavior
    animal bites *
    baby walker injuries
    bicycle safety
    burns *
    childproofing the home
    choking *
    diarrhea from contaminated pool water
    drowning
    ear infection
    electrical shock *
    flu shot
    head injury *
    heat reactions *
    heat, smoke, and carbon monoxide detectors
    hot water temperature
    immunizations
        travel
    lead poisoning
    passive smoking *
    poisoning *
    pregnancy *
    sexually transmitted disease *
    sleep problems, 6 months to 2 years *
    sleep problems, birth to 6 months *
    spoiled children
    suffocation of infants and toddlers *
    sunburn
        brief parent version *
        complete parent version
        teen version
    tooth decay *
    trampoline injuries
    whooping cough in teens
Pseudostuttering *
Psychotherapy
    how to choose a therapist
Puberty
    for boys *
    for girls *
    precocious
        boys
        girls
Public places
    rules and discipline for misbehavior
    teaching good behavior
Pulling at ear *
Puncture wound
    brief parent version *
    complete parent version
    teen version
Punishment -- See Discipline
Purpura, anaphylactoid
    admission and discharge instructions
    general guidelines
Pyelonephritis (kidney infection)
    admission and discharge instructions
    general guidelines
        parent version
        teen version
Pyloric stenosis
    discharge instructions
    general guidelines
Q   [Top]
Quality time with your child
Quarrels, sibling
R   [Top]
R-rated movies
Rash
    antibiotics *
    caused by drugs
    chickenpox
    cradle cap *
    diaper
        brief version *
        complete version
    heat (miliaria) *
    measles (rubeola) *
    measles vaccine *
    newborn rashes and birthmarks *
    roseola *
    scarlet fever
    unknown cause (with itching)
    unknown cause (without itching)
RAST test (for food allergy)
Reactive airway disease -- See Asthma
Reading
    selecting books (based on age)
    suggested reading activities
Reading disability, resource list
Rebellion, adolescent *
Red eye
    bacterial infection
        brief parent version *
        complete parent version
        teen version
    from irritation
        parent version *
        teen version
    viral infection
        parent version *
        teen version
Redirecting a child's activities
Regurgitation by infants
    brief version *
    complete version
Remarriage
    helping children cope
    resource list
    stepparenting
Resource list
    adjusting to school
    adoption
    allergies
    anger
    asthma
    attention deficit disorder
    autism
    bath
    bed-wetting
    bedtime
    blanket/toy attachment
    bullying
    cancer
    cerebral palsy
    child abuse
    crying baby
    cystic fibrosis
    death
    death of a grandparent
    death of a parent
    death of pet
    dentist visit
    depression and mental illness
    developmental disabilities
    diabetes
    diet and nutrition
    dishonesty
    divorce
    doctor visits
    Down syndrome
    eating disorders
    entering school
    epilepsy
    family relationships
    fear of animals
    fear of storms
    fear of the dark
    fear of water
    fears, general
    friends, dilemmas
    friends, imaginary
    friends, making
    gastrointestinal diseases
    gifted child
    grandparents
    head injury
    hearing loss
    hospitalization
    hydrocephalus
    jealousy
    juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
    middle sibling
    moving
    oldest sibling
    only child
    overweight child
    parental relationships
    parenting
    parenting teens
    physical disability
    premature baby
    preschool
    reading disability
    scoliosis
    self-esteem
    separation anxiety
    sex education
    sharing
    short height
    shyness
    sibling of newborn
    sibling rivalry
    speech problems
    spina bifida
    stepparenting
    substance abuse
    tall height
    thumbsucking
    toilet training
    visual impairment
    working parents
    youngest sibling
Respiratory distress syndrome (RDS)
Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)
    admission and discharge instructions *
    diagnosis and treatment
    preventing with Synagis
Respiratory system, illustration *
Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP)
Rewards for motivating children
Reye's syndrome *
Rh incompatibility
    brief version *
    complete version
Rheumatic fever
Rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile
    diagnosis and treatment
    resource list
Rhinitis
    allergic
        brief parent version *
        complete parent version
        teen version
    caused by colds
        brief parent version *
        complete parent version
        teen version
Rhythm method of birth control (teen version) *
Rib injury
Ring caught on swollen finger
Ringworm
    on foot (tinea pedis)
        brief parent version *
        complete parent version
        teen version
    on groin (tinea cruris)
        brief parent version *
        complete parent version
        teen version
    on neck, back, shoulders (tinea versicolor)
    on scalp (tinea capitis)
        brief version *
        complete version
    on skin (tinea corporis)
        brief version *
        complete version
Ritalin, pros and cons
Roseola *
Rotavirus
Routine, keeping when a child is seriously ill
RSV
    admission and discharge instructions *
    diagnosis and treatment
    preventing with Synagis
Rubella *
Rubeola *
    (see also Measles)
Runny nose
    caused by allergies
        brief parent version *
        complete parent version
        teen version
    caused by colds
        brief parent version *
        complete parent version
        teen version

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