Children's Health Matters: Overview

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Children can have a myriad of healthcare issues beginning at the time of birth and lasting through adolescence.

During the first few days of life, the newborn is examined by a doctor and monitored by the hospital staff (although hospital stays have become shorter). Throughout the infant's first year, he or she may experience many milestones including sitting up, recognizing others, and walking. Some problems may occur, however, in which case a visit to the doctor may be necessary. Some of these conditions may include, but are certainly not limited to, feeding and bowel problems, seizure disorders, infections, birth defects, phobias, and learning disabilities. In addition, children must visit a doctor to receive a series of innoculations.

View sub-topics at right to learn more about some specific children's health problems and some of their common causes.

See Also

  1. Autism: Overview
  2. Birth Defects
  3. Birth Injuries
  4. Blue Baby Syndrome: Overview
  5. Colic: Overview
  6. Kernicterus: Overview
  7. Malrotation
  8. Mental Retardation: Overview
  9. Neonatal Hypoglycemia
  10. Premature Infants: Overview
  11. Pyloric Stenosis: Overview
  12. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS): Overview
  13. Altace / Ramipril
  14. Androstenedione (Andro)
  15. Carbamate Exposure: Overview
  16. Corticosteroids
  17. Daisy BB Guns
  18. DEHP: Overview
  19. Dover Township, New Jersey
  20. Perchloroethylene
  21. Terbutaline / Brethaire: Overview
  22. Treadmill: Overview
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