Your Toddler's Health

Your Toddler's Health Making sure their child is healthy is a top priority for many parents. In this section, read up on some of the main health concerns for toddlers. Learning about the latest developments in health care can help give you the parenting skills you need to ensure your child's health.

Autism and Asperger Syndrome are often at the forefront of parents' thoughts during the toddler years. This is because symptoms of these disorders tend to become more apparent after the age of one. But no matter what anyone tells you, bad parenting does not cause autism or asperger's. Read more about these development disorders to find out what you signs to look out for in your child as well as what treatment options are available.

Ear infections are a common health problem during the toddler years. In fact, it is estimated that the majority of children will have at least one ear infection by the time they're three-years-old. Learn how to identify the signs of an ear infection and find out just what you should do if your toddler develops an ear infection.

Every parent knows how upsetting it can be when their toddler isn't feeling well. But when your child has croup cough, you may find yourself suffering through sleepless night or, worse, end up in an emergency room. Read more about this common ailment and what you should do if your toddler catches it.

A very common childhood ailment, chicken pox will most likely affect your child at some point in her life. Learn more about this highly contagious illness and what you can do to relieve your little one's symptoms if she catches the virus.

A recent concern for moms has been the link between the decongestant pseudoephedrine and illness in toddlers and infants, and in a few cases, death. Learn more about the side effects of pseudoephedrine and what the symptoms of pseudoephedrine overdose are.