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Teething

Find out what you can expect and how you can soothe and clean your baby’s gums when their primary teeth first start to appear.

Lyme disease

Lyme disease is an infection that is transmitted by deer tick. Find out about the signs, symptoms and risk factors and how a doctor can help.

Moles

Moles are common skin growths that form when skin colour cells build up under the skin. Learn how they affect the body and how to identify and prevent potentially harmful moles.

Speech problems

Discover the causes of speech problems, the signs and symptoms at different ages, when to see a doctor and what treatment is possible.

Eye examinations: Find out how your child’s vision and eye health are tested.

Celiac disease: Discover the causes of this disease and how a gluten-free diet can help.

Giving eye drops: Learn when and how to give eye drops safely to your child.

Skin inspection: Find out how to inspect the skin carefully for any new or larger moles.

Asthma: Use this colourful guide to teach your child how to manage their asthma.

How the Body Works:
The Eye

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