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health & safety topics

Your child's health and safety is our top priority. Please search our resource library for information on health, nutrition, fitness, injury prevention and other important topics.

Growth & Development


Learn how speech and language skills develop, and what red flags to watch for.

Feeding & Eating

Info on breastfeeding, formula feeding, food allergies, and more.

Growing Up

Learn about puberty, development, and more.


Here are age-by-age guides to your child's growth and development.

Learning & Play

Age-related guidelines for playing with your baby and encouraging learning.

Medical Care

Age-by-age guides on the health care your child needs, including info on vaccines and well visits.


Learn how fine and gross motor skills develop, and red flags to watch for.


Learn how your baby develops the senses of sight, sound, touch, and taste.

Sexual Development

Here's what to expect as your child matures and approaches puberty.


How much sleep do kids need? Find out their age-by-age sleep needs, and learn about common sleep problems.