Pediatrics is a branch of medicine that deals with infants, children and adolescents and their diseases. A child's physician provides not only medical care for children who are acutely or chronically ill but also preventive health services for healthy children. This category includes news on childhood diseases and illnesses, parenting tips, learning and development, social skills, breastfeeding and infant care.
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Researchers at Bournemouth University and Queen's University Belfast have discovered that music therapy reduces depression in children and adolescents with behavioural and emotional problems.
The risk of type 2 diabetes and other metabolic disorders may be higher for children born to mothers who had low levels of vitamin B12 in pregnancy.
What are the symptoms of a multiple gestation pregnancy and what prenatal care is available? Learn about the risks, complications, and delivery options.