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Posted by: Rose Schroedl, PhD , Ilana Moss, PhD on Mar 30, 2018

Toilet training is a big milestone for children but can also be a nerve-wracking time for parents. Understanding the process is important and so is recognizing when it might be beneficial to reach out for professional help.

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700 Children’s features the most current pediatric health care information and research from our pediatric experts – physicians and specialists who have seen it all. Many of them are parents and bring a special understanding to what our patients and families experience. If you have a child – or care for a child – 700 Children’s was created especially for you.

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Teaching Kids a Second Language: Can It Cause a Speech Delay?

Dec 14, 2017

Some people may mistakenly believe that raising a child in a bilingual household (meaning they speak more than one language) puts them at risk for language delays or a “silent period” when they might not speak at all. Read More

The Joys and Dangers of Slime

Jul 24, 2017

There’s something strangely satisfying with slime. Maybe it’s the texture or the colors or the sound it makes as fingers poke and squeeze and stretch. If you aren’t familiar with this craze oozing across the internet, stop reading and check out CraftySlimeCreator on Instagram. Go. Read More

Speech and Communication Development - Birth to 3 Years

May 22, 2017

Speech and language understanding is the foundation for developing expressive communication skills, but every child will develop communication in his or her own unique way. Following general milestones will help you see if your child is on the right track. Read More

What to Expect at Your Child's Well-Child Appointment

Dec 21, 2016

Kids grow up so quickly and because your child is growing at a fast pace, it’s important to keep an eye on their wellness each year. By scheduling a yearly well-child check, you’re ensuring your child’s health is assessed by a pediatrician you can trust. Read More

Dear Santa, Take Magnet Toys Off Your List

Dec 09, 2016

The holidays are coming. Children are happily making their lists for Santa and parents are busy buying gifts, hoping to choose toys that will spark their children’s creative spirit. But with some of these toys there is a danger, especially for smaller children. Read More

5 Thanksgiving Traditions to Start with Your Kids

Nov 18, 2016

Thanksgiving is full of traditions – turkey, pumpkin pie, and of course, quality time with family and friends. If you’re looking to add or begin new traditions, here are 5 you can start to spice up the holiday. Read More

Parenting at Mealtime: There's an App for That

Sep 30, 2016

Keeping up with nutrition trends is as hard as keeping up with your kids. The list of recommendations changes constantly and leaves most of us confused about what is right for our family. We all want our children to eat healthy, well-balanced diets, but then there is reality. Read More

Choosing a Stroller: Best Tips to Keep Your Child Safe

Sep 23, 2016

Parents with young children have so many decisions to make and so many pieces of “equipment” to get. One of the bigger decisions is choosing a stroller that fits both your baby and your family’s lifestyle. There are many different options out there and it can get overwhelming. Read More