Conditions We Treat

Failure to Thrive In Infants

Failure to Thrive (FTT) describes an infant or child who does not gain weight at the expected rate. The two kinds of FTT are organic and non-organic. Medical problems such as diarrhea or vomiting may be the cause of organic FTT.

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Falls

Detailed information on falls and preventing injuries and death in children

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Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP)

Familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP), previously known as Gardner syndrome, is an inherited colorectal cancer syndrome characterized by the development of numerous adenomas throughout the digestive tract. Other organs of the body can be affected as well. FAP can be passed from one generation to the next or occur as a new genetically driven disorder.

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Family Support for Autism Spectrum Disorder

Having a child with autism spectrum disorder can be hard on the entire family. That's why it's so important to have a good support system in place. Read on to learn more.

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Fanconi Anemia

Fanconi anemia is a blood disorder in which the bone marrow doesn’t make enough blood cells or makes abnormal types of blood cells.

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Febrile Seizures

In some children, fever of 100.4˚ F or higher can bring on a seizure or a convulsion called febrile seizures. febrile seizures usually do not last long and do not cause brain damage, learning disabilities or epilepsy.

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Fecal Incontinence

Fecal incontinence is a very common problem in children. Soiling can be caused by medical conditions like chronic constipation or congenital conditions that may disrupt bowel control.

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Feeding Disorders

Feeding disorders are characterized by extreme food selectivity by type, texture, brand, shape or color.

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Feeding Guide for the First Year

It's important to feed your baby a variety of healthy foods at the proper time. Solid foods should not be started before 4 months of age.

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Feeding Your Child with Cystic Fibrosis

Children with cystic fibrosis often have poor weight gain. This can happen even when they get enough calories. Read on for details on how to make sure your child gets enough nutrients--and what to do if your child isn't gaining weight.

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Female Growth and Development

Detailed information on female physical development

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Female Physical Development

Detailed information on female physical development

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Helping Hands Patient Education Materials

Written and illustrated by medical, nursing and allied health professionals at Nationwide Children's Hospital, Helping Hand instructions are intended as a supplement to verbal instructions provided by a medical professional. The information is periodically reviewed and revised to reflect our current practice. However, Nationwide Children's Hospital is not responsible for any consequences resulting from the use or misuse of the information in the Helping Hands.