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  • Group B Strep
    Group B Strep

    Group B streptococcus (also known as GBS, group B strep, or baby strep) is a common bacteria found in the vagina and rectum.

  • Infants and Diarrhea - Signs, Symptoms And What To Do
    Infants and Diarrhea - Signs, Symptoms And What To Do

    Diarrhea is defined as frequent, loose bowel movements. It can be dangerous because it can lead to dehydration. Signs and symptoms of dehydration include:

  • Infants and Cradle Cap - Signs, Symptoms And What To Do
    Infants and Cradle Cap - Signs, Symptoms And What To Do

    Cradle cap is also known as: Infantile/Neonatal Seborrhoeic Dermatitis

  • Infants and Ear Infections - Signs, Symptoms And What To Do
    Infants and Ear Infections - Signs, Symptoms And What To Do

    Ear infections,also know as Otitis Media, are very common. They can be caused by viruses or bacteria.

  • Infants and Febrile Seizures - Signs, Symptoms And What To Do
    Infants and Febrile Seizures - Signs, Symptoms And What To Do

    Seizures associated with a fever typically occur in young children and usually are not dangerous for the child.

  • After Exposure to an Illness - Infants and Babies
    After Exposure to an Illness - Infants and Babies

    After exposure to any illness, remember to sterilize pacifiers/bottles and clean all toys that child has come in contact with.

  • Infant Fevers And How To Treat Them
    Infant Fevers And How To Treat Them

    The American Academy of Pediatrics encourages parents to not look at a fever as an illness but as a child’s physiological defense system to invading bacteria and viruses. As the body temperature increases, bacteria and virus are not able to replicate.

  • Common Childhood and Baby Illnesses, Ailments, and Skin Conditions
    Common Childhood and Baby Illnesses, Ailments, and Skin Conditions

    Childhood is a time in which immature immune systems are developing and becoming stronger.

  • Infant Eczema: Signs, Symptoms and Preventing Flare-ups
    Infant Eczema: Signs, Symptoms and Preventing Flare-ups

    Eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis, is a common skin condition in infants and is considered an allerg

  • Preparing for Infant Poisoning
    Preparing for Infant Poisoning

    Call Poison Control at 1-800-222-1222.
    If your child is not breathing, call 911 immediately.