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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.

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A to Z: Interrupted Aortic Arch

Read about this condition in which the aorta has developed in a way that divides it into two parts and interrupts the proper flow of blood.

A to Z: Interventricular Septal Defect

Learn about congenital heart defects and conditions that affect the heart and circulatory system.

A to Z: Intestinal Malabsorption

Learn about gastrointestinal problems and conditions that affect the digestive system.

A to Z: Intestinal Malrotation

Malrotation is twisting of the bowel that happens when a baby's intestines don't develop properly in the uterus. It can be a medical emergency.

A to Z: Intracerebral Hemorrhage

See: Hemorrhage, Intracerebral.

A to Z: Intussusception

Intussusception is a problem with the intestine in which one portion of the bowel slides into the next.

A to Z: Iridocyclitis

Learn more about conditions of the eyes and factors that may contribute to vision loss.

A to Z: Iritis

Learn more about conditions of the eyes and factors that may contribute to vision loss.

A to Z: Iron-Deficiency Anemia

Iron-deficiency anemia occurs when there aren't enough healthy red blood cells in the bloodstream to carry oxygen to the body's tissues.

A to Z: Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common intestinal disorder that can cause cramps, gas, bloating, diarrhea, and constipation. It is sometimes called a "nervous stomach" or a "spastic colon."