Family Resources: Health Library

Nationwide Children’s Hospital is a leading pediatric care facility. Please use our A-Z listing below to find information about the disease, condition, procedure or test you need.

Is Organic Food Right for Your Baby?

Should your baby “go organic?” Learn about the pros and cons, and how to make your own organic baby food.

12 Weeks to a Heart-Healthy Lifestyle

Heart disease is a killer, but you can do plenty to reduce your risk and prolong your life. Research shows that making lifestyle changes can decrease your risk of heart disease and help you control it if you already have it.

13 Reasons Why Breastfeeding Is Best

With each new research study, the list of breastfeeding benefits grows. If still undecided about whether to breastfeed, here are several more reasons to say yes.

3 Proven Ways to Protect Your Pregnancy

Every day before and leading up to your pregnancy, you took care to treat your body right. Find out what 3 strategies you employed then work now that you’re expecting.

4 Steps to Avoid Backpack Injuries

Heavy backpacks can cause back, neck, and shoulder pain, as well as posture problems.

4 Tips To Stay Accountable To Your Fitness Goal

Is working out one of your new year’s resolutions, but you’re already fearing your usual excuses? Here are some tips to hold you accountable.

5 Home Safety Threats You Might Overlook

For safety's sake, look through your home often. Keep an eye out for not-so-obvious hazards.

5 Pregnancy Myths

Don’t fall for old wives’ tales about weight gain, travel, low-tech births, and other things to expect while you’re expecting. Get the truth regarding these common myths.

5 Tips for New Caregivers

Becoming a caregiver often means making big changes in your own life. These tips can help you adjust to your challenging new role.

6 Healthy Habits that Will Help Your Teen

When teens skimp on sleep and spend too much time sedentary, it can affect their overall health, their behavior, and even how well they do in school.

6 Ways to Master Your Job Search

Being out of work is always a frustrating situation. There are some specific strategies to help you rise above other job candidates.

7 Tips to Enjoy (Not Dread) Holidays with Your Family

These tips can help you enjoy holidays with your family without feeling drained.