Search

close   X

kidshealth library

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.

Health Videos

Asthma: Parents Talk (Video)

Hear what parents have to say about raising kids with asthma.

Caring for Your Child's Teeth (Video)

Good oral health starts even before your child's first tooth comes in. Learn how to instill good habits that will last a lifetime.

Cerebral Palsy: Ira's Story (Video)

Ira has cerebral palsy (CP), but it doesn't interfere with his love of sports or his dream of being a broadcaster. Check out this video.

Cerebral Palsy: Parents Talk (Video)

Get advice from parents raising kids with cerebral palsy. Learn what works, what doesn’t, and what helped these families the most.

Cerebral Palsy: Shannon's Story (Video)

Shannon has cerebral palsy, which limits many abilities. But her wheelchair and her communication device give her the freedom to explore, and a voice to be heard.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): How YOU Can Stop the Spread

Why is social distancing important? Find out how to keep yourself and other people healthy.

Does My Child Need an Antibiotic? (Video)

Antibiotics are powerful medicines that can help kids feel better -- but only when they have certain illnesses. Find out if an antibiotic is right for your child.

Dwarfism: Emily's Story (Video)

Emily was born with a type of dwarfism. In this video, she talks about the challenges of being a little person, and how she overcomes the many hurdles she faces.

Helping Your Toddler Sleep (Video)

Many parents struggle to get their toddlers to sleep. Get advice on how you can encourage sleep and promote habits that last a lifetime.

How the Ears Work (Video)

The ears gather sounds from our environment and turn them into messages for the brain to decode. Learn more in this video about the ears.