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Should You Pick Up Babies Every Time They Cry?

A recent study says 'yes,' you should pick babies up every time they cry, and a local pediatrician confirms that it's the best practice for ages 0-6 months.

Cradle Cap and Babies

Why does cradle cap affect so many infants, and what should parents do to effectively treat it? Find help and advice here.

Names Parents Give Private Parts When Talking to Kids

The cutesy names parents give private parts when talking to kids are commonplace. After all, it can feel less awkward in the moment. But does it really benefit kids?

Why Are Fewer Kids Going to the Pediatrician?

Research reveals that fewer kids are going to the pediatrician along with other recent trends in pediatric care. Find out about the changes and what they mean.

What is the Difference Between M.D. and D.O.?

When choosing a pediatrician for your child, will you pick an M.D. or a D.O.? What's the difference between the two? We answer these questions and more.

Study: Despite Risks, Doctors Don’t Talk to Kids About Gun Safety

A recent study found physicians aren’t necessarily following the recommendations for this talk. Plus, tips for keeping your kids safe.

Kids and Burns: What You Should Know and How to Treat Them

Two top Children’s Hospital of Michigan physicians explain burn types and what to do if your child gets one.

Hospitals With Birthing Centers in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Are you trying to find a close, comfortable and low-stress environment to naturally birth your baby? Browse this list of local hospitals with birthing centers to find the right place for you.

Preparing Kids for Puberty

It's a time of major changes for your son or daughter. Here's what's going on in that transition to young adulthood – and how parents can help.

How to Build Vocabulary in Toddlers

Have a child just learning how to talk? Here are 10 tips on how to build vocabulary in younger kids.

How to Prevent Diaper Rash

Plus tips on how to treat diaper rash – straight from a local pediatric nurse practitioner.

Study Finds Herpes-Autism Link

A local pediatrician weighs in on what parents should know about this research regarding the herpes-autism link.
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What Every Parent Should Know About Developmental Delays

You have a new baby in your life. But how will you know if your child is developing normally? An expert from the Autism Alliance of Michigan offers some insight.

MSU Research Reports Sagging Areas in Pandemic Teaching

A survey from Michigan State University’s Education Policy Innovation Collaborative found teachers are struggling to find students and maintain attendance during virtual school.

Michigan Science Center Welcomes New Earth. Wind. Weather. Exhibit

Detroit's science hub is set to teach kids the wonders of our planet's weather systems with its latest exhibit.

The Importance of Teaching Kids Financial Literacy

Knowing how to handle money responsibly is a key skill. An expert with Macomb County's Michigan State University Extension Center explains why and how to teach it.

Letterboxing in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor for Families

Here's everything you need to know to get started on this unique, kid-friendly pastime. Plus, check the roundup for a few spots for letterboxing for kids.