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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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Tailbone injury
Talking
    communication with your child
    fear of (selective mutism)
Tay-Sachs disease
TB skin testing *
Tear duct, blocked
    brief version *
    complete version
Teen issues
    (see also Birth control)
    (see also Sexually transmitted disease)
    anorexia nervosa
    bulimia
    marijuana
        parent version
        teen version
    menstrual cramps
    menstrual period, late or missed
    parenting, resource list
    pregnancy prevention *
    prevention of sexually transmitted disease *
    puberty for boys *
    puberty for girls *
    rebellion, dealing with *
    smoking
    weight management
    whooping cough prevention
Teeth
    bruxism
    cavities
        parent version *
        teen version
    dental care for children *
    in newborn *
    injury
        brief version *
        complete version
    prevention
        baby bottle tooth decay *
        tooth decay *
    teething
        brief version *
        complete version
    toothache
        parent version *
        teen version
Teething
    brief version *
    complete version
Television
    movies, fear from
    reducing the negative impact *
Temper tantrums
    overview *
    teaching your child coping skills
Temperature, how to measure
    brief version *
    complete version
    illustration, axillary *
    illustration, oral *
Temporary authorization to consent to treat a child, form
Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis)
    diagnosis and treatment (teen version) *
    illustration *
Testicle
    undescended in newborn
    varicocele
Testing an infant's self-calming skills
Tetanus booster after injury *
Thalassemia
Theophylline, medication for asthma
Therapy
    how to choose a therapist
    kinds of mental health therapists
Thermometers
Threats or hurtful comments
Throat, illustration *
Thrush
    brief version *
    complete version
Thumbsucking
    book list
    general guidelines *
    habit reversal training
Tibial torsion in newborn *
Tick bite
    brief version *
    complete version
Tics
    habit reversal training
    overview *
    Tourette's syndrome
Tight hips in newborn *
Tight tongue *
Time-out
    guidelines when time-out doesn't seem to work *
    technique for discipline *
Tinea capitis (ringworm of the scalp)
    brief version *
    complete version
Tinea corporis (ringworm)
    brief version *
    complete version
Tinea cruris (jock itch)
    brief parent version *
    complete parent version
    teen version
Tinea pedis (athlete's foot)
    brief parent version *
    complete parent version
    teen version
Tinea versicolor (multicolor ringworm)
Tobacco
    how to quit smoking
    smoking (teen version)
Tobacco smoke
    and asthma
    secondhand *
Toddler discipline
Toe injury
    brief version *
    complete version
Toenail infection (onychomycosis)
Toenail, ingrown
    brief parent version *
    complete parent version
    teen version
Toilet training
    (see also Bed-wetting)
    (see also Soiling)
    basics *
    problems, prevention of
    resistance or refusal *
    resource list
Tongue injury *
Tongue-tie *
Tonsil and adenoid
    illustration of tonsils and adenoids *
    surgery *
    surgery discharge instructions
Tonsillitis
    brief parent version *
    complete parent version
    teen version
Tooth decay
    baby bottle tooth decay, prevention *
    prevention *
Tooth grinding
Toothache
    parent version *
    teen version
Torn nail
    brief version *
    complete version
Torticollis, congenital
Tourette's syndrome
    habit reversal training
    overview
Toxic synovitis
Toy
    attachment, resource list
    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)
Tracheitis
    brief parent version *
    complete parent version
    teen version
Tracheomalacia
Tracheostomy
    care
        humidifying and suctioning
        warning signs
    illustration
        placement of tube
        suctioning
    overview
Tracheotomy
    illustration
        placement of tube
    overview
Train travel, with a baby
Trained night crier *
Trained night feeder *
Trampoline safety
Transfusion, blood (in newborn)
Transient synovitis
Transient tachypnea of the newborn (TTN)
Transportation, emergency *
Travel
    shots for
    with a baby
    with children
Tree nut allergy
Trichomonas (teen version) *
Trichotillomania, habit reversal training
Tube, ear
    illustration
    surgery
    surgery discharge instructions
Tube, feeding (gastrostomy)
Tuberculosis skin testing *
Tumor
    brain
    hemangioma
Turner syndrome
TV --  See Television
Twitches
    habit reversal training
    overview *
    Tourette's syndrome
Tympanostomy (ear tube surgery)
    illustration
    surgery
    surgery discharge instructions
Type 1 diabetes mellitus *
Type 2 diabetes mellitus *
U   [Top]
Ulcer, mouth
    brief parent version *
    complete parent version
    teen version
Umbilical catheters in newborns
Umbilical cord
    bleeding *
    delayed separation *
    granuloma
    newborn care *
    oozing *
Umbilical granuloma
Umbilical hernia
    discharge instructions
    general guidelines *
Underachiever, school *
Undescended testicle
Upper respiratory infection
    baby
    brief parent version *
    complete parent version
    teen version
URI -- see Cold
Urinary system, illustration *
Urinary tract infection (UTI)
    brief parent version *
    complete parent version
    teen version
Urinary tract, X-ray (voiding cystourethrogram) *
Urination
    (see also Bed-wetting)
    (see also Toilet training)
    frequency and urgency
Urine specimen, instructions for collecting
    teen version
Urine, blood in
Urticaria (hives)
    brief parent version *
    complete parent version
    teen version
V   [Top]
Vaccination
    childhood vaccination schedule *
    for travel
    hepatitis A *
    influenza shot
    reactions
Vagina
    (see also Sexually transmitted disease)
    bacterial vaginosis (teen version) *
    discharge in newborn *
    foreign body in *
    irritation and itching of
        brief version *
        complete version
    yeast infection (teen version) *
Valved holding chamber with metered-dose inhaler
    illustration *
    parent version *
    teen version
Varicella
    brief version *
    complete version
Varicocele
VCUG (voiding cystourethrogram) *
Vegetarian diet
    overview
    sources of some essential nutrients
Venomous fish sting *
Ventilation tube in ear
    illustration
    surgery
    surgery discharge instructions
Vibratory heart murmur *
Video games
Violence in family, effects on children
Viral conjunctivitis
    parent version *
    teen version
Viral hepatitis
Viral infections *
Viral meningitis *
Vision loss, partial *
Visual impairment *
Visual impairment, resource list
Vitamins and minerals
Voiding cystourethrogram (VCUG) *
Vomiting
    diary
        chart
        text
    general guidelines
        brief parent version *
        complete parent version
        teen version
Vulvitis (caused by soap)
    brief version *
    complete version
W   [Top]
Walker, baby
Wart
    genital (teen version) *
    on hands, feet
        brief parent version *
        complete parent version
        teen version
Water, fear of, resource list
Watery eye
    brief version *
    complete version
Weaning
    from bottle to cup *
    from breast to bottle *
    from breast to cup *
    how to prevent problems *
    reluctance or resistance *
Web-surfing safety
Weight
    food diary chart
    helping teens with weight *
    helping your child gain weight
    obesity in children *
    overeating in infants and toddlers *
    overweight children
    weight management for teens
Weight gain, newborn *
Weight reduction
    parent version *
    resource list
    teen version
Well child visit
    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 *
West Nile virus *
Wetting
    daytime
        diary for data collection
            chart
            text
    nighttime
        brief parent version *
        complete parent version
        teen version
    toilet training resistance or refusal *
Wheat allergy
Wheelchair, resource list
Whining
Whooping cough (pertussis)
Whooping cough prevention in teens
Wilm's tumor
Withdrawal, as a method of birth control (teen version) *
Work excuse form for parent *
Working mother *
Working parents, resource list
Wound
    care of sutures
        brief version *
        complete version
    care with skin adhesive
    infection (skin)
        brief version *
        complete version
    puncture
        brief parent version *
        complete parent version
        teen version
Wrist fracture
Y   [Top]
Yeast infection, vaginal (teen version) *
Yellow eyes *
Z   [Top]
Zoster

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