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Lyme Disease in Children

Lyme Disease in Children

Lyme disease in children's a real medical issue in the Delaware Valley. Learn how to check for and prevent the tick-borne infection.

June 2014
Giving Birth in Philadelphia

Giving Birth in Philadelphia

Philadelphia-area trends in giving birth include fewer C sections, doula support and postpartum pampering.

April 2014
Signs of Asthma in Children

Signs of Asthma in Children

Signs of kids' asthma and how to treat them. Plus, make an Asthma Action Plan.

April 2014
Top Trends in Kids' Dental Health

Top Trends in Kids' Dental Health

Area dentists give parents tips about good kids' dental hygiene and talk about the top trends in pediatric dentistry.

February 2014
Afraid of the Doctor?

Afraid of the Doctor?

How to help kids deal with their fear of needles and going to the pediatrician

January 2014
Safe Swaddling

Safe Swaddling

Learn to swaddle your baby in a safe, hip-healthy way.

January 2014
Juvenile Arthritis: Never Too Young

Juvenile Arthritis: Never Too Young

300,000 American kids suffer from juvenile idiopathic arthritis, yet the condition is often misdiagnosed as growing pains. Learn to tell the difference.

December 2013
Avoiding the ER

Avoiding the ER

Urgent care centers and retail walk-in health centers give families alternatives to the emergency room

September 2013
Physical Developments: Early Puberty

Physical Developments: Early Puberty

Girls are reaching puberty at younger ages than ever. Find out why and how to have "the puberty talk" in age-appropriate ways.

August 2013
Back-to-School Health Checklist and Sports Physicals

Back-to-School Health Checklist and Sports Physicals

MetroKids back-to-school health checklist includes immunizations, easy sports physicals, hearing and vision tests and safety checks for footwear and backpacks

July 2013

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Autism and Sensory Processing Disorder

Autism and Sensory Processing Disorder

What overlap exists between these two diagnoses?

Early Intervention for Children with Autism

Early Intervention for Children with Autism

Experts discuss the importance of identifying autism early and choosing the right therapy for your child to build toward future successes.

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In This Issue

What to Expect at the First Orthodontist Visit

What to Expect at the First Orthodontist Visit

When to take your child to the orthodontist and what to expect when you go.

The Dangers of Coats + Car Seats

The Dangers of Coats + Car Seats

Make sure your child's bulky winter clothing doesn't interfere with her car seat's ability to restrain her in an accident.

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Medical

What to Expect at the First Orthodontist Visit

What to Expect at the First Orthodontist Visit

When to take your child to the orthodontist and what to expect when you go.

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Music Reviews

Kids' Music: 2016 Grammy Nods, New Releases and Spanish-language CDs

Kids' Music: 2016 Grammy Nods, New Releases and Spanish-language CDs

Discover Grammy-nominated children's albums, several Spanish-language and bilingual CDs and two catchy new releases from popular artists.

Go Skiing with the Kids

Go Skiing with the Kids

At what age can kids learn to ski? What about lessons? Should you rent or buy their equipment? Local ski experts answer your questions.

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Family Fun Features

Family Guide to Black History Month

Family Guide to Black History Month

A roundup of venues in the Delaware Valley where families can celebrate and learn about influential African Americans throughout history.

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Photo Galleries

2016 Super Camp Fair Wrapup

2016 Super Camp Fair Wrapup

The 8th Annual MetroKids Super Camp Fair, held Jan. 31 at the Conshohocken (PA) Marriott, attracted hundreds of families who met with camp representatives and started planning their summer adventures.

2016 Super Camp Fair Wrapup

2016 Super Camp Fair Wrapup

The 8th Annual MetroKids Super Camp Fair, held Jan. 31 at the Conshohocken (PA) Marriott, attracted hundreds of families who met with camp representatives and started planning their summer adventures.

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Education

College Access for All Students

College Access for All Students

Tips on college preparation for first-generation college students and other students from families with limited college experience.

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Secondary Education

College Access for All Students

College Access for All Students

Tips on college preparation for first-generation college students and other students from families with limited college experience.

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Mom Matters

Connect with Your Spouse

Connect with Your Spouse

Follow these tips to stay connected with your spouse, even when family and work obligations create distractions.

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Parenting

The Dangers of Coats + Car Seats

The Dangers of Coats + Car Seats

Make sure your child's bulky winter clothing doesn't interfere with her car seat's ability to restrain her in an accident.

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