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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 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
    appetite slump in toddlers *
    how to feed your baby
    misbehavior
    overweight, prevention in infants *
    picky eating *
    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
    overview
    worksheet for cost of staying at home vs. working
Eczema
    brief version *
    complete version
Egg allergy
Elbow
    broken
    nursemaid's elbow *
    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
    fear (menu)
    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
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
    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
Excuse from school
Excuse from work form, parent
Exercise
    diabetes
        exercise record
        importance of exercise *
        preventing low blood sugar
    for children
    for low back pain
        text *
    for teens
    kids and sports
    letter to coach about diabetes
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, tips for improving wearing
    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) *
    stye
        illustration
        text
    tear duct, blocked
Eyelid, lump on
F   [Top]
Facial nerve weakness (Bell's palsy)
Fainting *
Family
    (see also Sibling)
    adoption
    divorce, overview of coping and 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
    overweight, prevention in infants *
    picky eating *
    premature infant
    solid foods, for infants *
    weaning
        preventing problems *
        reluctance or resistance *
Feet turned in, up, or out in newborn *
Feet, flat
Fetal alcohol syndrome
Fever
    drug dosages for relief *
    general guidelines
        brief parent version *
        complete parent version
        teen version
    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
    fracture
    fracture, fifth metacarpal
    injury overview
        brief version *
        complete version
    sprain
Fingernail
    biting
    infection
        brief version *
        complete version
    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) *
        with fever (complete version)
        without fever *
    CPR
        illustration
        text
    dehydration *
    drowning
    emergencies
    fainting *
    foreign body
        in ear *
        in eye *
        in nose *
        in vagina *
        swallowed *
    fracture
    heat reactions *
    kit *
    marine animal bite *
    poisoning *
    severe allergic reaction *
    sliver *
    snakebite *
    spider or scorpion bite *
    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
    reactions to shot
    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
    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
    general guidelines
        brief version *
        complete version
    peanut
    soy
    tree nut
    wheat
Food poisoning, giardiasis
Food pyramid illustration *
Forceps or birth canal trauma *
Forearm fracture
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
    camp checkup
    excuse from gym
    excuse from school
    letter about osteogenesis imperfecta
    letter to coach about diabetes
    medicines needed at school or day care *
    sports participation checkup
    temporary authorization to consent to treat a child
    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
    elbow
    fifth metacarpal
    finger
    first aid
    forearm
    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 *
G   [Top]
Gardnerella vaginitis *
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 Abdominal problems
Gastrostomy, instructions for care
Gavage feedings, premature infant
Genetic disorder
    cystic fibrosis
    Down syndrome
    fragile X syndrome
    osteogenesis imperfecta
    sickle cell anemia
    sickle cell trait
    Turner syndrome
Genital herpes (teen version) *
Genital problems and procedures
    circumcision care and problems *
    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
Genital warts (teen version) *
Geographic tongue
German measles *
Giardiasis
Gifted child, resource list
Glasses
    instructions for improving wearing
    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)
H   [Top]
Habit reversal training
Hair loss *
Halitosis *
Hand, foot, and mouth disease
    brief version *
    complete version
Hay fever
    brief parent version *
    complete parent version
    teen version
Head deformity, newborn
Head injury
    general guidelines
        brief version *
        complete version
    prevention *
    resource list
Head lice
    brief version *
    complete version
Headache
    brief parent version *
    complete parent version
    migraine
    teen version
Health Supervision Visits -- See Well child visits
Hearing loss
    general guidelines *
    resource list
Heart and blood vessels, procedures for
    CPR
        illustration
Heart illustration (cross section) *
Heart murmur
    innocent *
Heat cramps *
Heat detectors
Heat exhaustion *
Heat rash *
Heat reactions
    description and treatment *
    prevention *
Heatstroke *
Height
    predicting adult height
    resource list
        short height
        tall height
Height, growth delay or disorder
Heimlich maneuver
    choking *
    illustration *
Helmets, bicycle
Hemangioma
Hematuria
Hemoglobin A1c test
Hemophilus influenza type b vaccine (Hib)
    reactions
    schedule *
Henoch-Schoenlein purpura
    admission and discharge instructions
    general guidelines
Hepatitis
    hepatitis A
    hepatitis A vaccine *
    reactions to Hep A and B vaccine
    vaccine schedule *
    viral
Hepatitis C in children
Hernia
    inguinal, discharge instructions
    overview
    umbilical
        discharge instructions
        general guidelines *
Herpangina *
Herpes simplex
    cold sore
        brief parent version *
        complete parent version
        teen version
    genital herpes (teen version) *
Herpes zoster
Herpetic gingivostomatitis
Herpetic whitlow
Hiccups *
High calorie foods
Hip dysplasia
HIV and children
Hives
    brief parent version *
    complete parent version
    teen version
Hoarseness *
Hodgkin's disease
Hodgkin's lymphoma
Home medicine chest *
Home nebulization treatments
Homework problems *
Hospitalization
    helping a child cope with
    keeping family routine during
    of small premature infant
    resource list
Hot water heater, burn prevention
Hotels, with a baby
Human papillomavirus *
Hurting another child
Hydrocele, surgery discharge instructions
Hydrocephalus
    caused by intraventricular hemorrhage of newborn
    overview
    resource list
Hymenal tags in newborn *
Hyperactive child
    ADHD overview *
    dealing with *
    methylphenidate, pros and cons
    resource list
Hyperalimentation fluids given to premature infants
Hypoglycemia
Hypothyroidism
Hypothyroidism, newborn screening test

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