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Infections in Kids

Children are notorious for spreading germs and disease. Find out the truth about daycares. Learn age-appropriate tips for teaching your kids proper hygiene to prevent infections.

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Infectious Diseases during Pregnancy - Risks to baby
Serious birth defects and even fetal death can occur following some infections in pregnant women. Find out which infectious diseases can lead to long-term defects and whether or not you should be tested for them.

Disease-Free Daycares
Daycare centers don't have to be germ centers. Find out why child care centers and preschools are common sources of infectious diseases. Learn some tips for keeping your child's daycare center free of nasty germs and infections

The Truth About Daycares
Find out the truth about daycare-associated infections and what causes them. Did you know there are even some health-related benefits for children who attend daycare centers and preschools? Keep reading to find out more!

Common Kids' Infections (0 to 12 years)
Get quick summaries of common infectious diseases in kids (ages 0 to 12 years) and how to diagnose, treat, and prevent them.

When to Call the Pediatrician

Caring for a Child with the Flu

Kids and Cough Medications

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