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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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I   [Top]
Ibuprofen, dosages for fever or pain *
Idiopathic arthritis
Ignoring instructions
Illness, long-term, keeping a family routine during
Illustrations
    ankle sprain *
    asthma (narrowing of bronchioles) *
    asthma action plan *
    baby feeding chart
    body mass index for boys
    body mass index for girls
    breast-feeding positions *
    breast-feeding, latching on *
    choking (baby), first aid *
    conjunctivitis *
    CPR
    crutches, how to use *
    diabetes, injection site rotation
    digestive system *
    ear *
    exercise record chart for diabetes
    exercises for low back pain *
    food pyramid *
    fracture types
    heart (cross section) *
    Heimlich maneuver *
    insulin types and activity
    lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow) *
    lymph nodes and vessels *
    medicines for fever and pain relief chart *
    metered-dose inhaler with collapsible bag spacer, how to use
    metered-dose inhaler with valved holding chamber, how to use
    metered-dose inhaler, how to use *
    Nutrition Facts label
    Osgood-Schlatter disease *
    patellofemoral pain syndrome (runner's knee) *
    peak flow record chart
    poison ivy and poison oak *
    respiratory system *
    scoliosis
    sinuses (location of) *
    skin, cross section *
    stye
    sugar content of high-carb foods (chart)
    temperature, how to measure axillary *
    temperature, how to measure oral *
    throat, tonsils, and adenoids *
    tracheostomy, suctioning
    urinary system *
    ventilation tube in ear
Immunization
    for travel
    hepatitis A *
    influenza shot
    reactions
    schedule *
Impetigo
    brief version *
    complete version
Incentives for motivating children
Incubation period of infections
Independent play
    increasing attention span during play
Infant -- See Newborn
Infant car safety seat, using
Infant massage
Infected sore (impetigo)
    brief version *
    complete version
Infection
    frequent *
    hepatitis C
    HIV
    incubation periods
    newborn
    prevention *
    viral
Infectious mononucleosis
    admission and discharge instructions
    general guidelines
        brief parent version *
        complete parent version
        teen version
Influenza
    general guidelines
        brief parent version *
        complete parent version
        teen version
    reactions to vaccine
    shot
Ingrown toenail
    brief parent version *
    complete parent version
    teen version
Inguinal hernia, discharge instructions
Inhaler, metered-dose
    (see also Asthma, medication)
    how to use
        illustration *
        parent version
        teen version
    use with a collapsible bag spacer
        illustration
        text
    use with a valved holding chamber
        illustration
        parent version
        teen version
Innocent heart murmur *
Insect bite
    brief version *
    complete version
Instructions
    for baby sitters
    for improving wearing of glasses
    ignoring
    teaching your child to follow
Insulin
    drawing up and giving
    injection site rotation, illustration
    types and activity
    types and activity, illustration
Insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus *
Interrupting others
Intestinal infection (necrotizing enterocolitis) in premature infant
Intestinal problems -- See Abdominal problems
Intoeing
Intrauterine device (teen version) *
Intraventricular hemorrhage in newborn (IVH)
Introducing bottle to breast-fed baby
Intussusception
    admission and discharge instructions
    general guidelines
Iris, color of, newborn *
Iron deficiency anemia
    brief version *
    complete version
Itching
    ear *
    genital (jock itch)
        brief parent version *
        complete parent version
        teen version
    insect bite
        brief version *
        complete version
    unknown cause
Itchy ear *
IUD (teen version) *
J   [Top]
Jammed finger
    brief version *
    complete version
Jaundice
    general guidelines *
    newborn
        brief version *
        complete version
Jealousy
    resource list
    sibling rivalry toward newborn *
Jellyfish or Portuguese man-of-war sting *
Job grounding as a method of discipline
Jock itch
    brief parent version *
    complete parent version
    teen version
Joint problems and procedures
    anaphylactoid purpura
        admission and discharge instructions
        general guidelines
    injury
    juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
        diagnosis and treatment
        resource list
    tennis elbow (teen version) *
    transient synovitis
Juvenile diabetes *
Juvenile idiopathic arthritis
Juvenile plantar dermatosis *
Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
    diagnosis and treatment
    resource list
K   [Top]
Kawasaki disease
Ketone testing
Kidney infection
    admission and discharge instructions
    general guidelines
        parent version
        teen version
Kindergarten, resource list
Knee
    fracture
    Osgood-Schlatter disease
        illustration *
        text *
    patellofemoral pain syndrome (runner's knee)
        illustration *
        text (for teens) *
Knock-knees
Knuckle, skinned
    brief version *
    complete version
L   [Top]
Labels
    Nutrition Facts illustration
    reading food labels
Labial adhesions
Laceration
    general guidelines
        brief parent version *
        complete parent version
        teen version
    sutured wound care and suture removal
        brief version *
        complete version
Lactose intolerance
Lanugo (body hair) on newborn *
Laryngitis *
Lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow)
    diagnosis and treatment (teen version) *
    illustration *
Laundry, baby clothes and diapers
Layette
    clothing needs
    diapers (reusable vs. disposable)
    equipment and supplies
Lazy eye *
Lead poisoning, screening and prevention
    brief version *
    complete version
Learning disabilities
    overview
    resource list
Left-handedness
Leg cramp or pain *
Leg, broken
Legg-calve-perthes disease
Legs, bowlegs and knock-knees
Let-down reflex in breast-feeding
Leukemia
Leukotriene antagonists
Lice
    crab (teen version) *
    head
        brief version *
        complete version
Lice, pubic (crab) *
Limb pain or swelling *
Lip
    injury *
    swollen from allergic reaction
Liver disease
    biliary atresia
Liver infection
    hepatitis A
    viral hepatitis
Low back pain
    exercises
        text *
Low blood sugar
Lumbar puncture in newborn
Lunches, school
Lung problems and procedures
    asthma
        (see also Asthma)
        action plan *
        brief parent version *
        parent version *
        teen version
    bronchiolitis
        brief version *
        complete version *
        discharge instructions *
        preventing with Synagis
    cough
        brief parent version *
        complete parent version
        teen version
    CPR
        illustration
    cystic fibrosis
    illustration of respiratory system *
    oxygen therapy
    passive smoking *
    pneumonia
        admission and discharge instructions
        general guidelines
            brief parent version *
            complete parent version
            teen version
    whooping cough
Lying
    general guidelines
    resource list
Lyme disease
Lymph node
    cervical adenitis
    illustration of lymph nodes and vessels *
    swollen
        brief version *
        complete version
M   [Top]
Malaria, shots for protection when you travel
Malassezia furfur
Mantoux test for tuberculosis (TB) *
Marijuana
    parent version
    teen version
Marine animal bites *
Martin-Bell syndrome
Massage, infant
Mastitis
Masturbation in preschoolers *
Mattery eye
    brief parent version *
    complete parent version
    teen version
Meal planning
Measles
    general guidelines *
    vaccine
        rash *
        reactions
        schedule *
Measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) vaccine
    rash *
    reactions
    schedule *
Medical procedures, comforting your child during
Medicine
    (see also Asthma)
    first aid kit *
    for fever and pain relief *
    form for medicines needed at school or day care *
    help with swallowing
    home medicine chest *
    overuse
    phenobarbital
    preventing unnecessary use of antibiotics
    safe use
Meningitis
    bacterial
        admission and discharge instructions
        general guidelines
    in newborn
    viral
Menstrual cramps
    brief teen version *
    complete teen version
Menstrual period
    late or missed (teen version)
    puberty for girls *
Mental health professionals
Mental illness
    (see also Psychological problems)
    resource list
Mental retardation
    Down syndrome
    fragile X syndrome
    general guidelines *
    resource list
Metered-dose inhaler (MDI)
    how to use
        illustration *
        parent version
        teen version
    use with a collapsible bag spacer
        illustration
        text
    use with a valved holding chamber
        illustration
        parent version
        teen version
Methylphenidate
Middle ear fluid
Migraine headache
Milia *
Miliaria *
Milk
    calcium needs for children and teens
    pros and cons of cow's milk in diet
    sources of calcium in food
Milk allergy
Milk ejection reflex
Milk, instructions for making high-calorie milk *
Misbehavior -- See Behavior; Discipline
Molding of newborn head *
Mole *
Molluscum contagiosum
Mongolian spots *
Mononucleosis
    admission and discharge instructions
    general guidelines
        brief parent version *
        complete parent version
        teen version
Mother working outside the home
    general guidelines *
    resource list
Mother, new parent
Motion sickness
    parent version *
    teen version
Mountain sickness
Mouth problems and procedures
    bad breath *
    canker sore
        brief parent version *
        complete parent version
        teen version
    cleft lip, cleft palate
    cold sore
        brief parent version *
        complete parent version
        teen version
    geographic tongue
    herpangina *
    herpetic gingivostomatitis
    impetigo
        brief version *
        complete version
    lip, swollen (allergic reaction)
    mouth injury
        brief version *
        complete version
    teeth injuries
    teething
        brief version *
        complete version
    thrush
        brief version *
        complete version
    tongue-tie *
    tonsil and adenoid surgery *
    tooth decay prevention *
    tooth grinding (bruxism)
    toothache
        parent version *
        teen version
Mouth ulcer
    brief parent version *
    complete parent version
    teen version
Movies, fears from
Moving
    helping a child adjust
    resource list
Mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome
Mumps *
Murmur
    innocent *
Muscle
    injury
        brief version *
        complete version
    pain or strain *
Muscular dystrophy
N   [Top]
Nail biting
    habit reversal training
    overview
Nail infection
Nap refusal
Nasal CPAP (used in respiratory distress syndrome)
Nasal irrigation
Nasolacrimal duct obstruction
    brief version *
    complete version
Natural family planning (teen version) *
Nausea *
Nebulizer
Neck pain
    acute *
    cervical adenitis
Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) in premature infant
Nedocromil, medication for asthma
Negative, stubborn toddler *
Neurofibromatosis
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)
    appearance, normal *
    bottle (formula) feeding
        brief version *
        complete version
    breast-feeding
        brief version *
        complete version
    circumcision
        care and problems *
        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) *
    sick, URI
    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
Newborn anemia
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 *
Nursery school, resource list
Nursery, special care (SCN)
Nut allergy
    peanut
    tree nut
Nutrition
    calcium needs
    fast food
    helping teens with weight
    meal planning
    overweight child
    school lunches
    snacks *
    weight management for teens
Nutrition -- See Diet
Nutrition, resource list

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