Conditions We Treat

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The Dying Process

Understanding the physical and mental changes the body goes through as death happens, may help ease some fears and misconceptions about death.

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The Genetics of Cystic Fibrosis

Detailed information on the genetics involved in cystic fibrosis.

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The Growing Child

Detailed information on the growth and development of a child

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The Growing Child- Teenager (13 to 18 Years)

The teen years are a time of growth spurts, puberty changes, and emotional and social development. Here's what you need to know.

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The Growing Child: 1 to 3 Months

At this stage of growth, your baby will gain 1-1/2 to 2 pounds in weight and more than an inch in height each month.

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The Growing Child: 10 to 12 Months

Your child now says da-da and ma-ma, and possibly 2 other words, as well. He or she can also make a simple gesture, such as shaking the head.

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The Growing Child: 1-Year-Olds

Your child is a toddler now and very active! He or she can climb stairs while holding on and play with push and pull toys.

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The Growing Child: 2-Year-Olds

Speech at this age is becoming clearer. Your child has a vocabulary of 200 to 300 words and can tell his or her age and name.

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The Growing Child: 3-Year-Olds

Most 3-year-olds have lost the rounded tummy of a toddler. Your child can use a spoon well and can wash and dry his or her hands.

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The Growing Child: 4 to 6 Months

This age is very social, and babies begin moving in much more purposeful ways.

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The Growing Child: 7 to 9 Months

A baby of this age rolls over easily from front to back and back to front, and bounces when supported to stand.

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The Growing Child: Newborn

A helpful look at what to expect with your newborn—from your baby's growth and reflexes to crying and emotional 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.