Fetal Growth and Development

The baby growing inside you is changing and developing every day. Get a glimpse into this amazing process.

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Monitoring Growth

By measuring your growing abdomen, your baby's rate of growth is assessed and any concerns are addressed. See a sample growth chart.

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Take Those Vitamins

Folic acid and other vitamins are essential to the healthy growth and development of your baby. Here's why.

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Your Baby's Life Line

The placenta is the life support system for your baby. Find out how it works.

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Worrying About Birth Defects

Chances are great that you have a perfectly healthy baby, but worrying about problems is normal. Here's how to assess your risk.

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7 Home Remedies to Soothe Cold & Flu Symptoms
The AAP does not recommend giving over-the-counter cough and cold medicines to children under 4, so treating children's cold and flu symptoms naturally can be the best course of action. Read about some home remedies that might help.

Kindergarten Readiness App Wins Gold
Our Kindergarten Readiness app won the Gold Award of Excellence in the educational category at the 2014 Communicator Awards. This valuable checklist comes with games and activities to help your child practice the essential skills she needs for kindergarten. Download the Kindergarten Readiness app today!

11 Awesome Thanksgiving Games & Activities for Families
Looking for fun Thanksgiving Day activities for the whole family? Check out 11 kid-friendly indoor and outdoor activities that will bring your family together in the spirit of the holiday.

Find Today's Newest & Best Children's Books!
Looking for newly released books for your child? Try our new Book Finder tool to search for new books by age, type, and theme, and create reading lists for kids!

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