Health Topics for Parents and Patients

The pediatricans at Pediatric Associates of Cincinnati know that as a parent, you have many questions about your child's development and well-being. Here we have links to many common questions and health topics that you can explore on your own.

Choosing a Pediatrician

  1. Choosing a Pediatrician (AAP)
  2. Visiting the Pediatrician (AAP)
  3. You and Your Pediatrician (AAP)

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Infant Care and Development

  1. Eating for Two: Your Diet And Breastfeeding (AAP)
  2. Warming Formula or Breast Milk (CCHMC)
  3. Bottle Feeding (CCHMC)
  4. Baby Bottle Tooth Decay (AAP)
  5. Benefits of and Getting Started with Breastfeeding (AAP)
  6. Introducing Solid Foods (AAP)
  7. Developmental Milestones - 1 Month Old (AAP)
  8. Developmental Milestones - 3 Months Old (AAP)
  9. Developmental Milestones - 7 Months Old (AAP)
  10. Developmental Milestones - 12 Months Old (AAP)
  11. Sleep Guidelines for Infants (AAP)
  12. Sleep Patterns (CCHMC)
  13. A Parent's Guide to Safe Sleep (PDF) (AAP)
  14. Reflux Precautions (CCHMC)
  15. Colic (CCHMC)
  16. Teething and Dental Hygiene (AAP)
  17. Circumcision Information for Parents (AAP)
  18. Treating Diaper Rash (AAP)
  19. Undescended Testis (CCHMC)
  20. Crying: How to Soothe Your Baby (CCHMC)
  21. Umbilical Cord Care (CCHMC)
  22. Jaundice (AAP)
  23. Car Seat Safety Guide (AAP)

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Wellness

  1. Children and Sleep (Source: National Sleep Foundation)
  2. How can I help my child develop good dental habits? (AAP)
  3. Your School-Age Child's Teeth (AAP)
  4. Do Your Skin a Favor: Skip the Tan (AAP)
  5. Eczema and Dermatitis (AAP)
  6. UV Index Guide (Source: EPA)
  7. Protecting your child in the sun (AAP)
  8. Fun in the Sun (AAP)
  9. Bathing and Skin Care (CCHMC)
  10. Common MIsconceptions about Immunizations (CDC)
  11. What would happen if we stopped vaccinations? (CDC)
  12. Vaccine Safety: The Facts (AAP)
  13. The Vaccine Schedule: Why is it like that? (AAP)
  14. What is in a Vaccine: Vaccine Ingredients (AAP)
  15. Centers for Disease Control Immunization Web Site (CDC)
  16. Immunizations Schedule for Children (PDF) (AAP)
  17. Why does my child need to be vaccinated? (AAP)

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Early Childhood Development

  1. Developmental Milestones - 2 Years Old (AAP)
  2. How can I keep my child from wetting the bed? (AAP)
  3. When is the right time to start toilet training? (AAP)
  4. My child is way past toilet training, but he still soils his underwear. What should I do? (AAP)
  5. What are some effective discipline Techniques (AAP)
  6. General Principles of Discipline (CCHMC)
  7. What's the best way to get a child to stop sucking his thumb or using a pacifier? (AAP)
  8. How can I help my child to read? (AAP)
  9. Temper Tantrums (AAP)
  10. Talking with your child about sex (AAP)

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Teens/Adolescents

  1. Acne (CCHMC)
  2. Treating Acne (AAP)
  3. Puberty (AAP)
  4. Puberty: Adolescent Female (CCHMC)
  5. Puberty: Adolescent Male (CCHMC)
  6. Teen Sexuality (ACOG/Medem)
  7. Talking with your teen about sex (AAP)
  8. Preventing Inhalant Abuse (AAP)
  9. Tobacco, Drugs and Adolescents (AAP)
  10. Preventing Alcohol Abuse (AAP)
  11. Talking to teens about drugs (AAP)
  12. Adolescent Mental Health (CCHMC)
  13. Anorexia (CCHMC)
  14. Bulimia (CCHMC)
  15. Teen Driving Agreement (AAP)
  16. Relationship Development (CCHMC)

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Common Illnesses and Treatments

  1. Question and Answers on Acute Otitis Media (AAP)
  2. Acute Diarrhea (CCHMC)
  3. Treating Diarrhea (AAP)
  4. Treating Bronchioloitis (AAP)
  5. Bronchiolitis (CCHMC)
  6. Bronchiolitis -- Essential Facts (CCHMC)
  7. Constipation (AAP)
  8. Head Lice (AAP)
  9. Head Lice and Nits (CCHMC)
  10. What is Croup? (AAP)
  11. Urinary Tract Infection (AAP)
  12. Sore Throat (AAP)
  13. Colds (AAP)
  14. Flu (Influenza) (AAP)
  15. Conjunctivitis/Pink Eye (CCHMC)
  16. Fever of Uncertain Source (in a 0-60 Day-Old) (CCHMC)
  17. Fever-Related Seizures (CCHMC)
  18. Fever Questions and Answers (AAP)
  19. Suctioning the Nose with a Bulb Syringe (CCHMC)
  20. Common Over-the-Counter Medications (AAP)
  21. Cough and Cold Remedies for Children Under Two (CCHMC)
  22. Treating Coughs and Colds (AAP)
  23. Childhood Infections (AAP)
  24. Administering Liquid Medicine (AAP)

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Asthma and Allergies

  1. Food Allergies (AAP/Medem)
  2. Asthma Medications (AAP)
  3. Avoiding Asthma Triggers (PDF) (AAP)
  4. What is Asthma? (PDF) (AAP)
  5. What causes allergies? (AAP)
  6. Food Allergies (AAP)
  7. Allergy Tips (AAP)
  8. Second-Hand Smoke Dangers (CCHMC)

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Sports-Related Injuries

  1. Head Injury (AAP)
  2. Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tear (CCHMC)
  3. Cuts and Lacerations (AAP)
  4. Sprains in Children (AAP)
  5. Fractures in Children (CCHMC)
  6. Hand Fracture (CCHMC)

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Safety and Injury Prevention

  1. Infant Passenger Safety: Guidance for Parents (AAP)
  2. Car Safety Seat Checkup (AAP)
  3. Car Seat Safety Guide (AAP)
  4. Child Seat Safety Guide (CCHMC)
  5. Helmet Habits (AAP)
  6. Bicycle Training (AAP)
  7. About Bicycle Helmets (AAP)
  8. Bicycle Safety: Myths and Facts (AAP)
  9. Fire Prevention and Planning (AAP)
  10. Fire Safety (AAP)
  11. Fireworks (CCHMC)
  12. Life Jackets and Life Preservers (AAP)
  13. Home Water Hazards for Young Children (AAP)
  14. Pool Safety for Children (AAP)
  15. Water Safety for Your School-age Child (AAP)
  16. Water Safety Questions and Answers (AAP)
  17. Lawn mower safety (AAP)
  18. Safety Tips for Home Playground Equipment (AAP)
  19. Protect your child from poisoning (AAP)
  20. Choking Prevention (AAP)
  21. Choosing a Pet (AAP)
  22. Buying safe toys for your child (AAP)
  23. Baby-sitting Checklist and Reminders (AAP)

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Other Medical Topics

  1. Hypertension (High Blood Pressure) (AAP)
  2. Sleep Apnea (AAP)
  3. Anemia (AAP)
  4. Eczema and Dermatitis (AAP)
  5. High Blood Pressure (AAP)
  6. ADHD (CCHMC)
  7. ADHD Frequently Asked Questions (AAP)
  8. What is ADHD? (AAP)
  9. Anorexia (CCHMC)
  10. Obesity (CCHMC)
  11. Fever-Related Seizures (CCHMC)
  12. About Childhood Obesity (AAP)

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