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Topic Index - Growth and Development

Growth and Development Home

The Growing Child

The Growing Child: Newborn

The Growing Child: 1 to 3 Months

The Growing Child: 4 to 6 Months

The Growing Child: 7 to 9 Months

The Growing Child: 10 to 12 Months

The Growing Child: 1-Year-Olds

The Growing Child: 2-Year-Olds

The Growing Child: 3-Year-Olds

The Growing Child: Preschool (4 to 5 Years)

The Growing Child: School-Age (6 to 12 Years)

The Growing Child: Adolescent (13 to 18 Years)

Health Maintenance

Play

Stages of Play

Infant Play

Toddler Play

Preschool Play

Dental Health

Anatomy and Development of the Mouth and Teeth

Prevention of Oral Problems

Dental Health Overview

Brushing and Toothpaste

Flossing

Fluoride

Mouthguards

Common Dental Problems and Concerns

Thumb Sucking

Tooth Decay (Caries or Cavities)

Nursing Bottle Caries

Teething

Dental Procedures

Orthodontics / Braces

Fillings

Sealants

Wisdom Teeth Extraction

Sleep

Healthy Sleep Habits

Infant Sleep

Nightmares and Night Terrors

Television and Children

Healthy Lifestyles

Exercise

Healthy Diets Overview

Weight Management

Discipline

General Principles of Discipline

Time-Out

Temper Tantrums

Lying and Stealing

Immunizations

Overview of Immunizations

Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis (DTaP)

Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR)

Polio (IPV)

Haemophilus Influenzae Type b (Hib)

Hepatitis B (HBV)

Varicella (Chickenpox)

Pneumococcus

Nutrition

Infant Nutrition

Feeding Guide for the First Year

Failure to Thrive

Toddler Nutrition

Preschooler Nutrition

School-Aged Child Nutrition

Adolescent Nutrition

Hearing, Speech, and Language

Age-Appropriate Hearing Milestones

Age-Appropriate Speech and Language Milestones

Signs of Problems in Speech, Language, and Hearing Development

Hearing Loss

Hearing Loss in Babies

Types of Hearing Tests

Vision

Vision Overview

Age-Appropriate Vision Milestones

Eye Examinations and Visual Screening

Types of Visual Screening Tests

Problems With Vision

Health Promotion and Common Problems

Infant

Crying

Diapers / Diaper Rash

Fever in a Newborn

Measuring a Baby's Temperature

Gastrointestinal Problems

Seborrheic Dermatitis (Cradle Cap)

Toddler

Constipation

Diarrhea

Separation Anxiety

Temper Tantrums

Toilet-Training

Preschool (4 to 5 Years)

Biting

Encopresis (Holding Bowel Movements)

Stuttering

Thumb Sucking

School-Age (6 to 12 Years)

Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Autistic Disorder

Learning Disorders

School Refusal

Urinary Incontinence (Enuresis)

Scoliosis

Kyphosis

Adolescent (13 to 18 Years)

Female Growth and Development

Puberty: Adolescent Female

Breast Health

Anatomy of the Breasts

Normal Breast Development

Breast Conditions

Breast Self-Examination

Gynecological Health

Anatomy of the Female Pelvic Area

Menstrual Cycle: An Overview

Menstrual Disorders

Amenorrhea

Dysmenorrhea

Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)

Gynecological Infections

Recognizing Urologic or Gynecologic Problems

Pap Test

Vaginitis

Vulvitis

Male Growth and Development

Puberty: Adolescent Male

Overview of the Male Anatomy

Physical Examination: Adolescent Male

Care of the Uncircumcised Penis

Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Safer Sex Guidelines

Acne

Eating Disorders

Anorexia Nervosa

Bulimia Nervosa

Mood Disorders

Overview of Mood Disorders

Major Depression

Dysthymia

Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depression

Substance Abuse / Chemical Dependence

Glossary

Online Resources

Last reviewed: 3/19/2011