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.

search by topic

Talking to Your Child About Puberty

Talking to kids about puberty is an important job for parents, especially because kids often hear about sex and relationships from unreliable sources. Here are some tips.

Talking to Your Child's Doctor

Building a relationship with your child's doctor requires communication and reasonable expectations.

Teaching Kids Not to Bully

Whether bullying is physical or verbal, if it's not stopped it can lead to more aggressive antisocial behavior - and interfere with a child's success in school and ability to form and sustain friendships.

Toxic Synovitis

Read about this temporary inflammation of the hip joint that affects young children.

Ultrasound: Infant Hip

Doctors order a hip ultrasound when they suspect a problem called developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH).

X-Ray Exam: Hip

A hip X-ray can help find the cause of symptoms such as limping, pain, tenderness, swelling, or deformity in the hip area. It can detect broken bones or a dislocated joint.

X-Ray Exam: Pelvis

A pelvis X-ray can help find the cause pain, swelling, or deformity in the pelvic, hip, or upper leg regions, and can detect broken bones.