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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.

Healthy Eating & Your Family

Strategies for Feeding a Preschooler

During the preschool years, kids are more willing to cooperate. So it's a great time to teach them about healthy food choices in new and exciting ways.

Toddlers at the Table: Avoiding Power Struggles

By anticipating problems and offering choices, you can teach your toddler healthy eating habits and avoid power struggles about food.

Vegetarianism

Vegetarian diets have become more popular, and many parents may wonder if kids can safely follow a vegetarian diet and still get all the nutrients necessary for growing up healthy and strong.

Vitamin D

Vitamin D is needed for strong bones, but is hard to come by because it's found in few foods. Here's how to make sure kids get enough vitamin D.

Your Child's Weight

"What's the right weight for my child?" is one of the most common questions parents have. It seems like a simple one, but it's not always easy to answer.