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AsthmaAsthmaAsthmaAEnglishRespiratoryChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)LungsLungsConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2018-01-19T05:00:00Z000Landing PageLearning Hub<p>Asthma affects the lungs and can cause your child to feel short of breath, have tightness in their chest and experience coughing and wheezing. Learn more about what asthma is, how it is diagnosed and how it can be controlled.</p><p>Asthma is a condition that affects the lungs and can cause your child to feel short of breath, have tightness in their chest and experience coughing and wheezing. With good asthma control, your child can go on to live a normal and healthy life. Learn more about what asthma is, how it is diagnosed and how it can be controlled. You will also learn about the medicines used to treat asthma and the different devices used to give them.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Asthma: An overview</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Asthma is a condition that affects your child's lungs. It is the most common chronic illness in children. Early diagnosis and treatment of asthma is helpful to control asthma symptoms or prevent further asthma episodes.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=785&language=English">Asthma: An overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1470&language=English">What is asthma?</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1471&language=English">Asthma: Making a diagnosis</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Asthma medicines</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Asthma medicines help to keep your child's asthma under control and make symptoms less severe. Learn about the different types of asthma medicines and the different devices that are used to give them.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1472&language=English">Asthma medicines</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1473&language=English">Asthma: Controller medicines</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1474&language=English">Asthma: Reliever medicines</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1475&language=English">Asthma: Oral steroids</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1476&language=English">Asthma: Using a metered-dose inhaler (MDI) with a spacer</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1477&language=English">Asthma: Using a metered-dose inhaler (MDI) without a spacer</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1478&language=English">Asthma: Caring for the metered-dose inhaler (MDI) and spacer</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1479&language=English">Asthma: Using a Diskus inhaler</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1481&language=English">Asthma: Using a nebulizer and compressor</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1480&language=English">Asthma: Using a Turbuhaler</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Controlling your child's asthma</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn about triggers that could make your child's asthma worse and the warning signs to look out for. Find out how an asthma action plan and diary can help manage your child's asthma, and how a peak flow meter helps to monitor their asthma.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1482&language=English">Controlling your child's asthma</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1487&language=English">Asthma action plan</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1485&language=English">Asthma and exercise</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1488&language=English">Asthma diary</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1484&language=English">Asthma triggers</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1483&language=English">Asthma warning signs</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1486&language=English">Using a peak flow meter to monitor asthma</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Living with asthma</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>If your child has well-controlled asthma, they should be able to go to school or day care regularly and participate in activities. Also find the answers to some frequently asked questions about asthma and some suggestions for further reading.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1489&language=English">Asthma in school</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1491&language=English">Asthma resources</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1490&language=English">Asthma: Frequently asked questions</a></li></ol></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/asthma_learning_hub.jpgasthmahubasthmahub
Autism spectrum disorderAutism spectrum disorderAutism spectrum disorderAEnglishNeurologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NABrainConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2018-01-19T05:00:00Z000Landing PageLearning Hub<p>Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a set of behavioural and developmental problems. Learn how ASD is diagnosed, what kind of program may work for your child and what resources are available.</p><p>Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a specific set of behavioural and developmental problems and the challenges that go with them. Because ASD is a spectrum each child will have their own combination of characteristics that will give them a unique social communication and behaviour profile. Learn how ASD is diagnosed, what kind of program may work best for your child and what types of resources are available.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Overview</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Autism spectrum disorder is the name used for a specific set of behavioural and developmental problems that affect your child’s communication, social, and play skills and interests.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1493&language=English">What is autism spectrum disorder?</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1494&language=English">Characteristics of autism spectrum disorder</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1495&language=English">Characteristics of Asperger syndrome</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn how autism spectrum disorder is diagnosed with DSM-5, what to expect after diagnosis of ASD, and how to start helping your child.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1132&language=English">Diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1497&language=English">Adjusting to a diagnosis of ASD</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1498&language=English">After a diagnosis of ASD</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1499&language=English">Telling others about your child's ASD</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Developing an ASD program for your child</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find out how to choose the most effective programs and services for your child.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1500&language=English">Developing an ASD program for your child</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Resources for autism spectrum disorder</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find a community of online resources to start putting supports in place for your child and family. Use these to create your own list of resources that apply to your child’s specific needs.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1501&language=English">Resources for autism spectrum disorder</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1502&language=English">Financial support for autism spectrum disorder</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1503&language=English">Multi-service agencies for autism spectrum disorder</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1504&language=English">Behavioural resources for autism spectrum disorder</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1505&language=English">Communication resources for autism spectrum disorder</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1506&language=English">Sensory and motor services for autism spectrum disorder</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1507&language=English">Social and recreational services for autism spectrum disorder</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1508&language=English">Family support and respite services for autism spectrum disorder</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1509&language=English">School services for autism spectrum disorder</a></li></ol></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/autism_learning_hub.jpgAutism,autismspectrumdisorderautism
BabyBabyBabyBEnglishNABaby (1-12 months)NANANACaregivers Adult (19+)NALanding PageLearning Hub<p>Your baby will go through many changes in their first year of life. Find out how their nutrition needs change and how you can support their physical development, communication and transition to other caregivers.</p><p>Your baby will go through many changes in their first year of life. Find out how their nutrition needs change as they start on textured foods and how you can support their physical development, communication and transition to other caregivers.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Feeding and nutrition</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find out if your baby is getting enough nutrition, how to phase out nighttime feeding and how to introduce new food textures.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=440&language=English">Breastfeeding</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=634&language=English">Breastfeeding: How do you know your baby is getting enough milk?</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=443&language=English">Expressing breast milk occasionally for your healthy baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=444&language=English">Formula feeding when you cannot provide breast milk for your baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=633&language=English">Babies: Phasing out nighttime feedings</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=497&language=English">Introducing solids</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=498&language=English">Nutrition as your baby gets older</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=635&language=English">Feeding your baby: Weaning</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=31&language=English">Sensitive gag reflex: Transition to textured foods</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=514&language=English">Failure to thrive</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Caring for your baby</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn about routine healthcare, including tummy time, dental and skin care and easing teething pain.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=494&language=English">Bath time for babies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=448&language=English">Crying</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=433&language=English">Diapers</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=432&language=English">Holding and dressing your baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=434&language=English">Skin care, nail care and dental care</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=447&language=English">Sleep time</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=304&language=English">Teething</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=296&language=English">Tummy time: Helping your baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1986&language=English">Immunizations</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Health issues<br></h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Discover how to manage skin conditions, constipation and infections and how to prevent serious events such as sudden infant death syndrome.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=506&language=English">Health issues in your baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=710&language=English">Babies: How can you tell if your baby is ill?</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=454&language=English">Behaviour changes</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=461&language=English">Circumcision</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=295&language=English">Colic</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=6&language=English">Constipation</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=7&language=English">Diarrhea</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=26&language=English">Diaper rash</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=508&language=English">Ear infection and sore throat</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1&language=English">Febrile seizures</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=30&language=English">Fever</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=24&language=English">Flattened head syndrome (positional plagiocephaly)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=513&language=English">Pinworm infestations</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=465&language=English">Premature babies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=507&language=English">Respiratory problems</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=511&language=English">Skin conditions</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=460&language=English">Sudden infant death syndrome</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Your baby's development</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find out how to support your baby's communication and thinking skills as well as their emotional and social development.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=502&language=English">Attachment</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=488&language=English">Learning to think: Cognitive development</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=481&language=English">Physical development of babies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=487&language=English">Social and emotional development of babies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=499&language=English">Temperament</a></li></ol></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/baby_landing_Page.jpgYourBabyAgesandStages
Back to schoolBack to schoolBack to schoolBEnglishNAPreschooler (2-4 years);School age child (5-8 years);Pre-teen (9-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANAHealthy living and preventionCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2018-01-19T05:00:00Z000Landing PageLearning Hub<p>From homework tips to keeping kids active, our back to school tips will help you prepare for a fun and successful year ahead.</p><p>To most parents, September means one thing: time to send kids back to school. From homework tips, to dealing with bullying, to keeping kids active and healthy, our back to school tips will help you and your child prepare for a fun and successful year ahead.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Learning</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Academics are the main reason that kids go to school. Here, find helpful tips on everything from homework help to teaching your child math skills.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=651&language=English">Reading and writing milestones</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1903&language=English">Reading problems: How to help your child</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=722&language=English">Mathematics milestones</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1899&language=English">Mathematics: How to help your child</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=649&language=English">Spatial reasoning skills: How to foster in children</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Screen time</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>These days we all spend a lot of time in front of electronic devices. Find out about the impacts of too much “screen time” and how to set limits.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=643&language=English">Screen time: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=644&language=English">How to help your child set healthy screen time limits</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Relationships</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn how to help your kids navigate some of the more difficult aspects of relationships with their peers on and off of school grounds.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Bullying</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=303&language=English">Bullying</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=736&language=English">Cyberbullying part one</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=737&language=English">Cyberbullying part two</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=738&language=English">Cyberbullying: Talking to your children</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Sex</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=716&language=English">Sex education: What children should learn and when</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=718&language=English">Sex education for children: Why parents should talk to their kids about sex</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=717&language=English">Sex education for children: Eight tips for parents</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Mental health</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>While in school, kids may struggle with social and academic pressures that affect their mental health. Here are some tips to help them cope.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=18&language=English">Anxiety: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=19&language=English">Depression: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=289&language=English">Self-harm in children and teens: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=291&language=English">Suicide in children and teens: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=625&language=English">Promoting a positive body image</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=626&language=English">Resilience</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=630&language=English">Self-efficacy in children</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1964&language=English">Self-efficacy: How to foster in children</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Physical health</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Good physical health can help your child to feel great and achieve better academic success. 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Blood and marrow transplantBlood and marrow transplantBlood and marrow transplantBEnglishHaematology;Immunology;OncologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodyImmune systemConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2018-01-19T05:00:00Z000Landing PageLearning Hub<p>A blood and marrow transplant (BMT) replaces the bone marrow system with healthy stem cells. A BMT may be done because there are too few blood stem cells, the blood cells do not work properly or it may be part of cancer treatment.</p><p>A blood and marrow transplant (BMT), replaces your child’s bone marrow system with healthy blood stem cells. Your child may need a BMT because they have too few blood stem cells, their blood cells do not work properly or it may be part of a cancer treatment. Learn how a BMT works, the reasons for having a BMT, where the blood stem cells for the transplant come from, the types of medicines your child will have to take and about the various medical procedures involved.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">About blood and marrow transplants</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn about blood and marrow transplants, the different types and why they are sometimes needed. Find information about bone marrow, the immune system and blood stem cells. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1510&language=English">About blood and marrow transplants</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1511&language=English">Bone marrow and the immune system</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1512&language=English">What is a blood and marrow transplant?</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1513&language=English">Reasons for a blood and marrow transplant</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1514&language=English">Deciding about a blood and marrow transplant</a></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>The blood and marrow transplant team</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1515&language=English">The blood and marrow transplant team</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1516&language=English">The blood and marrow transplant nursing team</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1517&language=English">Medical and surgical teams for blood and marrow transplants</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1518&language=English">Family support team for blood and marrow transplant</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1519&language=English">Child life specialists for blood and marrow transplant</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1520&language=English">Dietitians for blood and marrow transplant</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1169&language=English">Pharmacists</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1522&language=English">Other team members of a blood and marrow transplant</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Preparing for a blood and marrow transplant</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Preparing for a blood and marrow transplant can be emotionally and physically challenging. 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Also learn about possible complications and potential feeding and nutrition issues. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Protective isolation for blood and marrow transplant</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1537&language=English">Protective isolation for blood and marrow transplant</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1538&language=English">Children with immune deficiencies and blood and marrow transplant</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Child's daily routine after the blood and marrow transplant</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1539&language=English">Child's daily routine after the blood and marrow transplant</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1540&language=English">Blood and marrow transplant tests</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1541&language=English">Blood counts and blood and marrow transplant</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1542&language=English">Daily care after a blood and marrow transplant</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1543&language=English">Activities after a blood and marrow transplant</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1544&language=English">Exercise and movement after a blood and marrow transplant</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Feeding and nutrition for blood and marrow transplants</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1545&language=English">Feeding and nutrition for blood and marrow transplants</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1546&language=English">Foods to avoid on a low-bacteria diet</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1547&language=English">Safe food handling and preparation after a blood and marrow transplant</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Blood and marrow transplant complications and their treatment</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1548&language=English">Blood and marrow transplant complications and their treatment</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1549&language=English">Bleeding after a blood and marrow transplant</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1550&language=English">Infections after a blood and marrow transplant</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1551&language=English">Nausea and vomiting after a blood and marrow transplant</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1552&language=English">Mucositis after a blood and marrow transplant</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1553&language=English">Pneumonia after a blood and marrow transplant</a></li><li 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class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find resources to help you know what you need to do and what to expect when your child comes home from the hospital. Learn about what precautions should be taken when coming in to contact with others and how to ease the transition back to school. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1561&language=English">Going home after a blood and marrow transplant</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1562&language=English">Caring for your child at home after a blood and marrow transplant</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1563&language=English">Child's daily routine after a blood and marrow transplant</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1564&language=English">Activity and contact with others after a blood and marrow transplant</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1565&language=English">Returning to school after a blood and marrow transplant</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Blood and marrow transplant: Looking ahead</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>After a blood and marrow transplant many people go on to lead normal lives. Learn about self-care and transitioning into adulthood. Also learn about possible late effects of both allogeneic and autologous transplants. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1566&language=English">Blood and marrow transplant and self care</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1567&language=English">BMT: Transitioning into adulthood</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1574&language=English">Social and emotional effects after a blood and marrow transplant</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1575&language=English">Blood and marrow transplant resources and links</a></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Late efects after an allogeneic transplant</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1568&language=English">Late efects after an allogeneic transplant</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1569&language=English">Chronic graft-versus-host disease</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1570&language=English">Weight gain after a blood and marrow transplant</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1571&language=English">Bone health after an allogneic blood and marrow transplant</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1572&language=English">Other late effects after an allogeneic blood and marrow transplant</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Late effects after an autologous transplant</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1573&language=English">Late effects after an autologous transplant</a></li></ol></li></ol></div> <br>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/BMT_learning_hub.pngBMT,bloodmarrowtransplantbmt
Brain tumoursBrain tumoursBrain tumoursBEnglishNeurology;OncologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BrainBrainConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2018-01-19T05:00:00Z000Landing PageLearning Hub<p>A brain tumour is any abnormal group of cells in the brain. Learn about the different types of brain tumours and how they are graded. Also learn how different types of tumours are diagnosed and how each is treated.</p><p>A brain tumour is any abnormal group of cells in the brain. Brain tumours are rare in children with about 300 cases diagnosed in Canada each year. Learn about the different types of brain tumours and how they are graded. Also learn how different types of tumours are diagnosed and how each is treated.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Overview</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>A tumour (or growth) is an abnormal group of cells. Learn the causes and symptoms of brain tumours and who is involved in the care and treatment of a child with a brain tumour.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1306&language=English">Brain tumours: An overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1307&language=English">An overview of the brain</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1319&language=English">Signs and symptoms of brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1320&language=English">The brain tumour health care team</a></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Types of brain tumours</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1308&language=English">Types of brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1309&language=English">Low grade gliomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1310&language=English">Optic and hypothalamic gliomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1311&language=English">Diffuse pontine gliomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1312&language=English">High grade gliomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1313&language=English">Ependymomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1314&language=English">Medulloblastomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1315&language=English">Rhabdoid tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1316&language=English">Craniopharyngiomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1317&language=English">Germ cell tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1318&language=English">Other tumour types</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Diagnosis of brain tumours</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Diagnosis is an important stage in understanding what is happening with your child. A diagnosis will help the treatment team choose the most effective treatment for your child.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1321&language=English">Understanding the diagnosis of a brain tumour</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1322&language=English">Categorizing brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1346&language=English">Informed consent for brain tumours</a></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Diagnostic procedures for brain tumours</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1335&language=English">Brain biopsy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1333&language=English">Computerized tomography (CT scan) for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1337&language=English">Electroencephalogram (EEG) for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1336&language=English">Lumbar puncture for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1334&language=English">Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1332&language=English">Brain tumours and neurological examinations</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1338&language=English">Other diagnostic procedures for brain tumours</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Diagnosis of brain tumours</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1323&language=English">Diagnosis of low grade gliomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1324&language=English">Diagnosis of optic and hypothalamic gliomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1325&language=English">Diagnosis of diffuse pontine gliomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1326&language=English">Diagnosis of high grade gliomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1327&language=English">Diagnosis of ependymomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1328&language=English">Diagnosis of medulloblastomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1329&language=English">Diagnosis of rhabdoid tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1330&language=English">Diagnosis of craniopharyngiomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1331&language=English">Diagnosis of germ cell tumours</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Treatment of brain tumours</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn about the types of available treatments for brain tumours and some advantages and disadvantages of complementary and alternative therapies and clinical trials.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1347&language=English">Treatment of brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1348&language=English">Brain tumours: Making decisions about your child's care</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1384&language=English">Mental health and brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1383&language=English">Complementary and alternative therapies for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1386&language=English">Clinical trials for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1387&language=English">Research and treatment protocols for brain tumours</a></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Low grade gliomas</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1356&language=English">Treatment of low grade gliomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1349&language=English">Pre-surgery for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1350&language=English">Anaesthetic for brain tumour surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1351&language=English">Surgery for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1352&language=English">After surgery for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1357&language=English">Chemotherapy for low grade gliomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1353&language=English">Radiation for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1354&language=English">Steroids for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1355&language=English">Ventriculostomy and shunts for brain tumours</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Optic and hypothalamic gliomas</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1358&language=English">Treatment of optic and hypothalamic gliomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1349&language=English">Pre-surgery for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1350&language=English">Anaesthetic for brain tumour surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1351&language=English">Surgery for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1352&language=English">After surgery for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1359&language=English">Chemotherapy for optic and hypothalamic gliomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1353&language=English">Radiation for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1355&language=English">Ventriculostomy and shunts for brain tumours</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Diffuse pontine gliomas</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1360&language=English">Treatment of diffuse pontine gliomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1361&language=English">Chemotherapy for diffuse pontine gliomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1353&language=English">Radiation for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1354&language=English">Steroids for brain tumours</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>High grade gliomas</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1362&language=English">Treatment of high grade gliomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1349&language=English">Pre-surgery for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1350&language=English">Anaesthetic for brain tumour surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1351&language=English">Surgery for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1352&language=English">After surgery for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1363&language=English">Chemotherapy for high grade gliomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1353&language=English">Radiation for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1354&language=English">Steroids for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1355&language=English">Ventriculostomy and shunts for brain tumours</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Ependymomas</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1364&language=English">Treatment of ependymomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1349&language=English">Pre-surgery for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1350&language=English">Anaesthetic for brain tumour surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1351&language=English">Surgery for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1352&language=English">After surgery for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1365&language=English">Chemotherapy for ependymomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1353&language=English">Radiation for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1354&language=English">Steroids for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1355&language=English">Ventriculostomy and shunts for brain tumours</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Medulloblastomas</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1366&language=English">Treatment of medulloblastomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1349&language=English">Pre-surgery for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1350&language=English">Anaesthetic for brain tumour surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1351&language=English">Surgery for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1352&language=English">After surgery for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1367&language=English">Chemotherapy for medulloblastomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1353&language=English">Radiation for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1354&language=English">Steroids for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1355&language=English">Ventriculostomy and shunts for brain tumours</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Rhabdoid tumours</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1368&language=English">Treatment of rhabdoid tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1349&language=English">Pre-surgery for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1350&language=English">Anaesthetic for brain tumour surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1351&language=English">Surgery for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1352&language=English">After surgery for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1369&language=English">Chemotherapy for rhabdoid tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1353&language=English">Radiation for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1354&language=English">Steroids for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1355&language=English">Ventriculostomy and shunts for brain tumours</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Craniopharyngiomas</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1370&language=English">Treatment of craniopharyngiomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1349&language=English">Pre-surgery for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1350&language=English">Anaesthetic for brain tumour surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1351&language=English">Surgery for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1352&language=English">After surgery for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1353&language=English">Radiation for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1355&language=English">Ventriculostomy and shunts for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1371&language=English">Intracystic therapy for craniopharyngiomas</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Germ cell tumours</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1372&language=English">Treatment of germ cell tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1349&language=English">Pre-surgery for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1350&language=English">Anaesthetic for brain tumour surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1351&language=English">Surgery for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1352&language=English">After surgery for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1373&language=English">Chemotherapy for germ cell tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1353&language=English">Radiation for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1355&language=English">Ventriculostomy and shunts for brain tumours</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Other tumour types</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1374&language=English">Treatment of other tumour types</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1349&language=English">Pre-surgery for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1350&language=English">Anaesthetic for brain tumour surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1351&language=English">Surgery for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1352&language=English">After surgery for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1375&language=English">Chemotherapy for other tumour types</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1353&language=English">Radiation for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1354&language=English">Steroids for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1355&language=English">Ventriculostomy and shunts for brain tumours</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Complications and side effects</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1376&language=English">Complications and side effects of brain tumour procedures</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1380&language=English">Complications from central lines for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1378&language=English">Complications from feeding tubes for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1377&language=English">Complications from brain tumour surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1399&language=English">Seizures and brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1379&language=English">Side effects of chemotherapy for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1381&language=English">Side effects from radiation for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1382&language=English">Complications from ventriculostomy and shunts for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1385&language=English">Brain tumour recurrence</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Palliative care</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1388&language=English">Palliative care for brain tumours: Factors to consider</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1390&language=English">Palliative care for brain tumours: Managing your child's care</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1391&language=English">Palliative care for brain tumours: Preparing for the end</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1389&language=English">Palliative care for brain tumours: Preparing your family</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1392&language=English">Palliative care for brain tumours: Grieving</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1393&language=English">Losing a sibling to a brain tumour: Helping a child deal with grief</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">At home</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Your child will need care and support from you and the treatment team during and after treatment. This includes care for your child at home after surgery, medications, and clinic visits.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1394&language=English">Going home after brain tumour surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1395&language=English">Caring for your child at home after brain tumour surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1396&language=English">Clinic visits and brain tumours</a></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>What to watch for</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1397&language=English">Fever during brain tumour treatment</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1398&language=English">Neutropenia during brain tumour treatment</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1399&language=English">Seizure and brain tumours</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Nutritional issues</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1400&language=English">Nutritional issues with brain tumours and treatment</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1404&language=English">Gaining too much weight during brain tumour treatment</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1401&language=English">Losing weight during brain tumour treatment</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1403&language=English">Swallowing problems during brain tumour treatment</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Rehabilitation</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1406&language=English">Occupational therapy after brain tumour surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1405&language=English">Physiotherpay after brain tumour surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1407&language=English">Speech therapy after brain tumour surgery</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Learning and education</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1410&language=English">Brain tumour diagnosis and advocating for your child in school</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1411&language=English">Back in the classroom after brain tumour treatment</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1409&language=English">Neuropsychological assessments for children with brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1408&language=English">When brain tumour treatment affects Learning</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Coping</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1412&language=English">Coping with the brain tumour and its treatment</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1340&language=English">Helping your child cope with a brain tumour</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1343&language=English">Coping with the pain of brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1341&language=English">Behaviour changes and brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1342&language=English">Brain tumours and self image</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1417&language=English">Caring for a child with a brain tumour</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1344&language=English">Brain tumours: Helping siblings cope</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1345&language=English">Brain tumour: You and your other caregivers</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Looking ahead</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Read about possible long-term effects of brain tumours and brain tumour therapy and what to expect from family life and follow-up visits after brain tumour treatment ends.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1419&language=English">Brain tumours: Looking ahead</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1420&language=English">After brain tumour treatment ends</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1421&language=English">Follow-up visits after brain tumour treatment</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1423&language=English">Physical and sensory effects after brain tumour treatment</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1422&language=English">Quality of life for brain tumour survivors</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1433&language=English">Brain tumour resources</a></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Growth and development</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1429&language=English">Adrenal gland effects brain tumours and treatment</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a 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Breast feedingBreast feedingBreast feedingBEnglishDevelopmentalNewborn (0-28 days);Baby (1-12 months)NANAHealthy living and preventionCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2018-01-19T05:00:00Z000Landing PageLearning Hub<p>Find information for parents about breastfeeding. In addition find information about expressing breast milk, feeding a baby in hospital, weaning and introducing solids. Also learn about feeding and nutrition problems in babies.</p><p>Find information for parents about breastfeeding and how to troubleshoot breastfeeding problems. In addition find information about expressing (pumping) breast milk, feeding a baby in hospital, weaning and introducing solids. Also learn about digestive system disorders, and feeding and nutrition problems in babies.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Breastfeeding overview</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Read about the benefits associated with breastfeeding and breast milk, and find tips for helping your baby latch on successfully.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=440&language=English">Breastfeeding</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=439&language=English">Feeding and nutrition of newborn babies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=634&language=English">Breastfeeding: How do you know your baby is getting enough milk?</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1972&language=English">Breastfeeding: Test weighing your baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=442&language=English">Medications and alcohol in breastfeeding</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Bottle-feeding, formula feeding and breast pumping</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;">Learn how to pump and store breast milk for when you are unable to breastfeed. If you cannot breastfeed or provide breast milk, read about types of formula and how much to give your baby.<p></p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=443&language=English">Expressing breast milk occasionally for your healthy baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=719&language=English">Formula feeding when you cannot provide breastmilk for your baby</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Feeding aids</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Feeding aids help you to make sure your baby gets the nutrients they need when you are having trouble breastfeeding or your baby needs more to gain weight.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1979&language=English">Finger feeding your baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1988&language=English">Lactation aid</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Feeding older babies</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find tips for weaning your baby from breastfeeding by phasing out nighttime feedings and introducing cups and solid foods.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=633&language=English">Babies: Phasing out nighttime feedings</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=635&language=English">Feeding your baby: Weaning</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=497&language=English">Introducing solids</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=498&language=English">Nutrition as your baby gets older</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Feeding and nutrition problems in babies</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn how to manage spitting up, vomiting, constipation and diarrhea, and when to see a doctor about these symptoms or about abnormal-looking stool.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=457&language=English">Spitting up and vomiting</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=458&language=English">Constipation and diarrhea in newborns</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=4&language=English">Abnormal-looking stool</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=514&language=English">Failure to thrive</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=31&language=English">Sensitive gag reflex: Transition to textured foods</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=968&language=English">​Cleft lip and cleft palate: Spoon feeding and cup drinking</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Digestive system disorders in babies</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Some babies are born with digestive system disorders that can cause symptoms that inhibit eating and healthy weight gain. Learn more about digestive problems in babies.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1770&language=English">Congenital malformations of the gastrointestinal tract</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=817&language=English">Gastroesophageal reflux disease</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1804&language=English">Immature gastrointestinal tract</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2&language=English">Pyloric stenosis</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Feeding a sick baby</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Read about breastfeeding or expressing milk for your newborn when your baby has to stay in the hospital after birth or needs to be admitted to the hospital after being home.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1971&language=English">Breastfeeding your hospitalized baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1843&language=English">Breastfeeding premature babies in the NICU</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1845&language=English">Breast milk: Expressing for your hospitalized baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2457&language=English">Nasogastric tube (NG tube): Feeding your child</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1842&language=English">Feeding and nutrition for premature babies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1197&language=English">Energy boosting during baby's first year</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1684&language=English">Feeding a baby with a heart condition</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Troubleshooting breastfeeding problems</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn about breast disorders that can interfere with breast feeding, common causes of pain during breast feeding, and how to prevent soreness.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=441&language=English">Breast changes and conditions</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1911&language=English">Breastfeeding problems: Sore nipples</a></li></ol></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/breast_feeding_learning_hub.jpgbreastfeedinghealthyliving
BurnsBurnsBurnsBEnglishPlasticsChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)SkinSkinConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2018-01-19T05:00:00Z000Landing PageLearning Hub<p>Find resources that provide information about burns in children from how to give first aid to how you can help your child in the hospital. Also find information the prevention of burn injuries and pain management.</p><p>Resources providing information about burns in children from how to give first aid to how you can help your child in the hospital. Also find information on safety and the prevention of burn injuries. Finally learn about pain management in children and what you can do to help.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Preventing burn injuries</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>The best way to treat a burn injury is to prevent it from happening. Learn a​bout common causes of bur​n injuries in children and how to prevent them.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1959&language=English">Burn prevention: Campfires and fireworks</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1116&language=English">Burns: Household safety and prevention</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1939&language=English">Burns: Winter safety</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1962&language=English">Scald prevention</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=308&language=English">Sun: Protecting your child's skin</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Treating burn injuries</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Small, minor burns can be treated at home. Larger, deeper burns or burns in a sensitive area may need to be treated in hospital or at an outpatient clinic.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1131&language=English">Burn injuries: Helping families cope</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1187&language=English">Burn injuries: Information for parents with a child staying in hospital</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1176&language=English">Burns: Caring for your child at home after discharge from hospital</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1175&language=English">Burns: Caring for your child at home between outpatient visits</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1045&language=English">Burns: First aid</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1177&language=English">Burns: Scar management techniques</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=768&language=English">Sunburn</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Burn injuries and pain management</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Burns are painful. Options for pain management include medications, physical treatments and psychological treatments.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3010&language=English">Common types of pain problems</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1253&language=English">Pain at home: Taking care of your child</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1259&language=English">Pain: How to talk to kids about their pain</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3012&language=English">Pain management for common childhood pain and injuries</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2997&language=English">Pain medicines</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1258&language=English">Pain relief: Comfort kit</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3003&language=English">Physical treatments for pain management</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3007&language=English">Psychological treatments for pain management</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Video</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>View videos about different topics such as prevention, first aid, caring for your child after a burn and knowing when to take your child to the hospital.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ogxz00d67cs">Scald and burn prevention</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=obfjLP8e_dY">Scald and burn prevention (Portuguese)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dvjd6TkbtNo">Scald and burn prevention (Punjabi)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CQtW0o3obqY">Scald and burn prevention (Mandarin)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kwsiqf-1DzM">Burn first aid</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HOv-97JaygI">When to take my child to the hospital?</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CbWO5ToCccc">Simple burn care at home</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gkq3RsVemtM">Crazy creams: Facts about burn healing</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IZP_9VIgcnw">How to care for your child's healing skin after a burn</a></li></ol></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/burns_learning_hub.jpgburnsburns
Community paediatricsCommunity paediatricsCommunity paediatricsCEnglishNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+) CaregiversNA2018-03-22T04:00:00ZLanding PageLearning Hub<p>Find articles that will help parents and families answer some of their most common questions. Find general information followed by some of the more common concerns that parents and families have in a child's first and second year of life.</p><p>Find articles, in multiple languages, that will help parents and families answer some of their most common questions. Find general information for all age groups followed by some of the more common concerns that parents and families have in a child's first and second year of life.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Health information for children and families</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Some health issues are common across all ages. From early childhood to adolescence, we’ve collected information on some of the most common everyday health problems facing families.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=804&language=English">Allergies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=785&language=English">Asthma: An overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1476&language=English">Asthma: Using a metered-dose inhaler (MDI) with a spacer</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=962&language=English">Blocked tear duct</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=765&language=English">Bronchiolitis</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=12&language=English">Colds (viral upper respiratory infections)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=295&language=English">Colic</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=838&language=English">Concussion</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=6&language=English">Constipation</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=774&language=English">Cough</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=17&language=English">Croup</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=776&language=English">Dehydration</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=26&language=English">Diaper rash</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=7&language=English">Diarrhea</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=8&language=English">Ear infection</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=773&language=English">Eczema (atopic dermatitis)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1112&language=English">Eczema: Coping with eczema</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=30&language=English">Fever</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1&language=English">Febrile seizures</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=756&language=English">Fifth disease</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=763&language=English">Influenza (flu): An overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=755&language=English">Herpangina and hand foot and mouth disease</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=29&language=English">Headache</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=766&language=English">Head injury</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=964&language=English">High fibre diet</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=789&language=English">Hives</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=778&language=English">Nasal congestion</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=749&language=English">Nosebleed</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=782&language=English">Pink eye</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=784&language=English">Pnuemonia</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=764&language=English">Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=757&language=English">Roseola</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=748&language=English">Sore throat</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=11&language=English">Strep throat</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=447&language=English">Sleep time for babies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=306&language=English">Sleep problems</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=783&language=English">Viral respiratory infection (VRI)</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">0-12 months of age</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>In their first year, children have very specific health needs. Articles in this section provide information on feeding, general health, safety and development for new babies under a year old.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Feeding</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=634&language=English">Breastfeeding: How do you know your baby is getting enough milk?</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=514&language=English">Failure to thrive</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=635&language=English">Feeding your baby: Weaning</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=444&language=English">Formula feeding</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=719&language=English">Formula feeding when you cannot provide breast milk for your baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=498&language=English">Nutrition as your baby gets older</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=633&language=English">Phasing out nighttime feedings</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1457&language=English">Understanding your baby's feeding cues</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>General health</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=418&language=English">Baby blues and postpartum depression</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=454&language=English">Behavior changes in babies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=461&language=English">Circumcision</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=458&language=English">Constipation and diarrhea in newborns</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=448&language=English">Crying in babies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=26&language=English">Diaper rash</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1892&language=English">Development of speech and language</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=966&language=English">Fever and thermometers</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=804&language=English">Allergies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=24&language=English">Flattened head syndrome</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=967&language=English">Foreskin care</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=710&language=English">How can you tell if your baby is ill</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=453&language=English">Health issues in your newborn baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1986&language=English">Immunization schedule</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=308&language=English">Sun exposure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=304&language=English">Teething and dental care</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=296&language=English">Tummy time</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=491&language=English">Well baby visits</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Safety</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1116&language=English">Burns safety around the house</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=495&language=English">Car seat safety</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1117&language=English">Carbon monoxide and smoke detectors</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Development</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=651&language=English">Encourage reading/talking</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=489&language=English">Learning to think: The first six months</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=490&language=English">Learning to think: The next six months</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=481&language=English">Physical development of babies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=487&language=English">Social and emotional development of babies</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">13-24 months of age</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>As your child continues to grow, you might face new parenting challenges. These articles focus on some of the common issues parents begin to face in their child’s second year.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=637&language=English">Appetite slump in toddlers</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=636&language=English">Toilet training</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3&language=English">Soiling</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=714&language=English">Disciplining your child</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=301&language=English">Anger management</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=18&language=English">Anxiety</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=303&language=English">Bullying</a></li></ol></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/paeds_learning_hub.jpgpaeds
Connected CareConnected CareConnected CareCEnglishNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+) CaregiversNALanding PageLearning Hub<p>This learning hub is intended for community health-care providers and the Connected Care Paediatric Education Program. You will be able to access handouts on tracheostomy care, feeding tubes, vascular access devices, and subcutaneous injections.</p><p>This learning hub is intended as a resource for community health-care providers and the Connected Care Paediatric Education Program. You will be able to access multilingual handouts on tracheostomy care, G and GJ tubes, NG tubes and vascular access devices.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">G and GJ tubes</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>G and GJ tubes are feeding devices that give liquid nutrition, medications and other fluids directly into a child's stomach or small intestine. Learn more about this feeding method and why a child may need a feeding tube in this section.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Overview</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2822&language=English">Making the decision to get a feeding tube</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2536&language=English">G/GJ tubes: Corflo PEG tube</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3387&language=English">G/GJ tubes: Corflo PEG J tube</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2535&language=English">G/GJ tubes: Mic-Key low-profile GJ tube</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2905&language=English">G/GJ tubes: Caring for your child and their G tube</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2908&language=English">G/GJ tubes: Balloon G tubes</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>G and GJ tube management</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3039&language=English">G/GJ tubes: What to do if your child's feeding tube is blocked</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2910&language=English">G/GJ tubes: What to do if your child's feeding tube is pulled out</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3041&language=English">G/GJ tubes: What to do if your child's feeding tube moves</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3037&language=English">G/GJ tubes: Preparing for a permanent tube removal</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3036&language=English">G/GJ tubes: Removing a balloon type feeding tube</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3042&language=English">G/GJ tubes: After tube removal</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Stoma and skin care</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2906&language=English">G/GJ tubes: Common skin problems related to feeding tubes</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2907&language=English">G/GJ tubes: Hypertonic salt water soaks</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2909&language=English">G/GJ tubes: Using silver nitrate to treat granulation tissue</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Nasogastric tubes (NG tubes)</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>A nasogastric (NG) tube is inserted through the nostril, passing liquid feeds through the throat down into the stomach. This tube can feed children who cannot take food safely or ingest sufficient nutrients by mouth. This section explains how to manage NG tubes.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=984&language=English">Nasogastric (NG) tube: How to insert your child's NG tube</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2457&language=English">Nasogastric (NG) tube: Feeding your child</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2456&language=English">Nasogastric (NG) tube: Common problems</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Vascular access devices</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Vascular access devices are special intravenous lines that let children receive medicines without frequent needle insertions. Learn how central venous lines, peripherally inserted central catheters and ports help children who need IV therapy for a long time.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Central venous line</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=52&language=English">Central venous line (CVL)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1236&language=English">CVL insertion: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1232&language=English">CVL removal: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC)</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1012&language=English">Peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1244&language=English">PICC insertion: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1240&language=English">PICC removal: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Port</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1014&language=English">Port</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1231&language=English">Port-A-Cath insertion: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Tracheostomy care</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>A tracheostomy is a surgical procedure to make an opening into the trachea. Learn about the different parts of a tracheostomy tube, how to safely care for and properly change your child’s tube and clean their equipment.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/trachvent">Tracheostomy and ventilation manual for family caregivers</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3264&language=English">Tracheostomy and tracheostomy tube: How they help your child</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2466&language=English">Tracheostomy: How to care for your child's stoma</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2469&language=English">Tracheostomy: How to suction your child's tracheostomy tube</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2467&language=English">Tracheostomy: How to change your child's tracheostomy tube</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2470&language=English">Tracheostomy: What to do in an emergency</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2468&language=English">Tracheostomy: How to prepare for safe travel</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Subcutaneous injections</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Subcutaneous injections are injections given into the fatty layer below the skin. Learn more about subcutaneous injections including how to give at home and the medications enoxaparin and tinzaparin.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Overview</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=998&language=English">Subcutaneous injections: Injecting at home</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Enoxaparin</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=129&language=English">Enoxaparin</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=993&language=English">Enoxaparin: Injecting at home</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Tinzaparin</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=253&language=English">Tinzaparin</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=994&language=English">Tinzaparin: Injecting at home</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><br>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/health_tech_jr_learning_hub.pngconnectedcareconnectedcare
DermatologyDermatologyDermatologyDEnglishDermatologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)SkinSkinConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2018-01-19T05:00:00Z000Landing PageLearning Hub<p>Information about common skin conditions such as eczema, diaper rash, sunburn, warts, head lice, hair loss, birthmarks and more. Also learn about first aid and everyday care so your child can have healthy hair, skin and nails.</p><p>Information about common skin conditions such as eczema, diaper rash, sunburn, warts, head lice, hair loss, birthmarks and more. Also learn about first aid and everyday care so your child can have healthy hair, skin and nails.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Skin disease</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Many skin​ diseases can be present at birth or may develop over time. Learn about the many different types of skin diseases such as eczema and neurofibromatosis; how some are caused by genetic disorders, others are acquired and yet others have no known cause.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=770&language=English">Acne (acne vulgaris)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=798&language=English">Alopecia areata (hair loss)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=773&language=English">Eczema (atopic dermatitis)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1112&language=English">Eczema: Coping with eczema</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1113&language=English">Eczema: School and activities</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1114&language=English">Eczema: Seasonal changes</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=866&language=English">Genetics of neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=799&language=English">Hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=868&language=English">Medical care for your child with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=916&language=English">Morphea</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=917&language=English">Morphea of the face</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=864&language=English">Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1124&language=English">Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1): Genetic counselling</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1305&language=English">Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1): Genetic testing</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=865&language=English">Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1): How is it diagnosed?</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1123&language=English">Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1): Resources</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=867&language=English">Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1): Treating health complications</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2296&language=English">Vitiligo</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Skin inflammation (rash)</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Skin inflammation and rashes are common. Inflammation is a response by your child’s body to something harmful or irritating. Inflamed skin can be red, swollen and painful. Most skin inflammations and rashes are not serious and others need further investigation.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=791&language=English">Ampicillin or amoxicillin rash: Caring for your child's rash</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=26&language=English">Diaper rash</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=802&language=English">Heat rash (miliaria)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=913&language=English">Henoch-Schonlein purpura</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=789&language=English">Hives</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2297&language=English">Keratosis pilaris</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2298&language=English">Pityriasis rosea</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=769&language=English">Poison ivy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2299&language=English">Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation and hypopigmentation</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2300&language=English">Pyogenic granuloma</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2301&language=English">Urticaria pigmentosa</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Infections and infestations</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Skin infections can be caused by bacteria, fungi and viruses. The treatment your child receives will depend on the type of infection your child has. Skin problems caused by a bite or an infestation are usually temporary and treatable and rarely have complications.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=792&language=English">Boils (abscesses)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=801&language=English">Cellulitis</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=760&language=English">Chickenpox (varicella)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=793&language=English">Cold sores (herpes simplex)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=756&language=English">Fifth disease (erythema infectiosum)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=767&language=English">Fingernail infection (paronychia)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2302&language=English">Folliculitis</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=794&language=English">Fungal infections</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=795&language=English">Head lice</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=755&language=English">Herpangina and hand foot and mouth disease</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=25&language=English">Human papilloma virus (HPV) and genital warts</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=796&language=English">Impetigo</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2303&language=English">Ingrown toenail</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=800&language=English">Insect bites</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=909&language=English">Lyme disease</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=752&language=English">Measles</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=28&language=English">Molluscum contagiosum</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=27&language=English">Pierced ear infection</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=757&language=English">Roseola</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=758&language=English">Rubella</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=797&language=English">Scabies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=751&language=English">Scarlet fever</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1921&language=English">Tick bites</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=787&language=English">Tinea versicolor</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=788&language=English">Warts</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Birthmarks</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Birthmarks are coloured areas of skin that are present at birth or soon after. Most are common and are usually harmless. Common types of birthmarks include vascular birthmarks and pigmented birthmarks. Moles if present at birth are also considered birthmarks.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2304&language=English">Café-au-lait macules (CALMs)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=786&language=English">Hemangiomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2305&language=English">Moles (acquired nevi)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=455&language=English">Skin conditions and birthmarks in newborns</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Treatments and wound healing</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Treatment options for skin, hair and nails range from learning how to properly take care of and clean your child’s skin to antibiotics, ointments, creams and even sometimes surgery. Taking proper care of wounds and scrapes is important for the skin to heal.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=772&language=English">Pressure sores</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2464&language=English">Skin biopsy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2465&language=English">Skin biopsy: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1191&language=English">Wound care</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">First-aid and everyday care</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Proper care of your child’s skin is important. Learn about everyday care for your child so that they can have healthy skin, hair and nails. Some of the topics include caring for cuts and scrapes, sun protection, dry skin and skin care for newborns.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=770&language=English">Acne (acne vulgaris)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1046&language=English">Cuts and scrapes in children: First aid</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=803&language=English">Dark circles under the eyes </a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=433&language=English">Diapers</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=790&language=English">Dry skin</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=967&language=English">Foreskin care in children</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1981&language=English">Handwashing</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=799&language=English">Hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2305&language=English">Moles (acquired nevi)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=27&language=English">Pierced ear infection</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=434&language=English">Skin care, nail care, and dental care for newborns</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=455&language=English">Skin conditions and birthmarks in newborns</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=308&language=English">Sun: Protecting your child's skin</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=768&language=English">Sunburn</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1191&language=English">Wound care</a></li></ol></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/dermatology_learning_hub.jpgdermatologydermatology
DiabetesDiabetesDiabetesDEnglishEndocrinologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)PancreasPancreasConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2018-01-19T05:00:00Z000Landing PageLearning Hub<p>This resource contains information, illustrations and animations to help you understand diabetes, from symptom recognition, to diagnosis, treatment and long-term outcomes. Learn about managing and living with diabetes on a daily basis.</p><p>This resource contains information about diabetes, from symptom recognition, to diagnosis, treatment and long-term outcomes. Learn about managing and living with diabetes on a daily basis. Throughout the resource you will find many illustrations and animations to help you understand the condition, its management and long-term consequences.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">What is diabetes?</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Diabetes is a chronic condition that occurs when the body is not able to use sugar as energy. Find out more about the different types of diabetes and their causes such as genetic factors, environmental events, diseases or medications.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1717&language=English">What is diabetes?</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1718&language=English">Types of diabetes</a></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Type 1 diabetes</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1719&language=English">Type 1 diabetes</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1720&language=English">Management of type 1 diabetes</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Type 2 diabetes</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1721&language=English">Type 2 diabetes</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1722&language=English">Management of type 2 diabetes</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Balancing blood sugar levels</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Diabetes management requires balancing the amount of sugar that enters the body through food with physical activity and potential diabetes medication. Learn about monitoring and controlling of blood sugar levels in this section.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1723&language=English">Balancing blood sugar levels</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1724&language=English">Measuring blood sugar levels</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1725&language=English">Monitoring blood sugar levels</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1726&language=English">Handling high and low blood sugar levels</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1727&language=English">Diabetic ketoacidosis</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Insulin in diabetes management</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Some children with diabetes need insulin to help manage their condition. Insulin is a chemical messenger (hormone) that helps the body use sugar as energy. Learn more about the different types of insulins and injection devices to deliver it.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Overview</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1728&language=English">Insulin in diabetes management</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Understanding insulin</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1729&language=English">Understanding insulin</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1730&language=English">Buying and storing insulin</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Insulin injections</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1731&language=English">Insulin injections</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1732&language=English">Pens and cartridges</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1733&language=English">Insulin pumps</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1734&language=English">Other devices for insulin injections</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1735&language=English">Selecting the injection site</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Insulin regimen</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1736&language=English">The insulin regimen</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1737&language=English">Changing insulin requirements</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1738&language=English">Insulin dose adjustment on a multiple daily routine</a></li> <li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3021&language=English">Insulin dose adjustment on a TID or BID insulin routine</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3022&language=English">Insulin dose adjustment when using an insulin pump</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Questions</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1739&language=English">Tips and questions about insulin</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Maintaining a healthy diet</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Keeping a healthy diet benefits everyone, not only children with diabetes. This section will help you understand what foods hide sugar, plan meals and snacks, and integrate this new diet in your family’s daily life.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Overview</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1740&language=English">Maintaining a healthy diet</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1741&language=English">Meal planning for children with diabetes</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>The meal plan</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1742&language=English">Setting up the meal plan</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1743&language=English">Meal planning with consistent carbohydrate intakes</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1744&language=English">Meal planning with changing carbohydrate intakes</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Management</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1745&language=English">Avoiding high and low blood sugar episodes</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1746&language=English">The glycemic index</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1747&language=English">Eating out and special occasions</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1748&language=English">Food issues at different ages</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Adjusting to illness and activity<br></h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Changes in your child’s routine can disturb their blood sugar levels and contribute to health issues. Illness, which increases stress, and exercise, which speeds up insulin activity, can contribute to rocketing or dropping blood sugar levels.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Overview</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1749&language=English">Adjusting to illness and activity</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Sick day</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1750&language=English">Diabetes and sick day management</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1751&language=English">Insulin injection management during illness</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1752&language=English">Sick days and insulin pumps</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Exercise</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1753&language=English">Diabetes and exercise</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Hemoglobin A1c</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>The hemoglobin A1c test (also called A1c test) measures the average blood sugar level over a three-month period. It can tell you how well your child’s blood sugar levels are overall controlled.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Overview</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1754&language=English">Hemoglobin A1c</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1755&language=English">What is a good A1c reading?</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Living with diabetes</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Diabetes can affect your child's life at home, at school and on vacation. With effective management and support your child should be able to participate in many of the same activities as other children or teenagers their age.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Overview</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2509&language=English">Living with diabetes</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2510&language=English">Effective management of diabetes care at home</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2511&language=English">The diabetes team</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Growth and development</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2512&language=English">Growth and development</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2513&language=English">Infants, toddlers and preschoolers with diabetes</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2514&language=English">School-aged children with diabetes</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2515&language=English">Teenagers with diabetes</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2516&language=English">Thrill-seeking and risky behaviour in teenagers</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Management</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2517&language=English">Diabetes in the classroom</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2518&language=English">Diabetes and vacations</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Looking ahead</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2519&language=English">Transitioning to adult health care</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Complications of diabetes</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Diabetes can lead to health complications such as eye disease, kidney problems or thyroid problems. Controlling blood sugar levels and eating well can help prevent complications.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Overview</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2520&language=English">Complications of diabetes</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Complications</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2521&language=English">Screening for complications</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2522&language=English">Eye damage and diabetes</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2523&language=English">Kidney disease and diabetes</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2524&language=English">Other late effects of diabetes</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Related conditions</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2525&language=English">Screening for related conditions to diabetes</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2526&language=English">Thyroid diseases and diabetes</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2527&language=English">Celiac disease and diabetes</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2528&language=English">Addison's disease and diabetes</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2529&language=English">Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and diabetes</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2530&language=English">Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and diabetes</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Looking ahead</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2531&language=English">Setting the stage for a healthy future</a></li></ol></li></ol></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/diabetes_learning_hub.jpgdiabetesdiabetes
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Ear, nose & throat disordersEar, nose & throat disordersEar, nose & throat disordersEEnglishOtolaryngologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Ears;Nose;TracheaNose;Nasopharynx;TracheaConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2018-01-19T05:00:00Z000Landing PageLearning Hub<p>Find information about common problems such as ear infections, strep throat, croup and nosebleeds. Also learn about cochlear implants, choanal atresia, adenoid surgery and tonsillectomy.</p><p>Find information about common problems such as ear infections, strep throat, croup and nosebleeds. Also learn about cochlear implants, choanal atresia, adenoid surgery and tonsillectomy and how to care for your child after surgery.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Ear disorders</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn about common disorders of the ear, what signs and symptoms to look out for and how they are treated.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=750&language=English">Earache</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=8&language=English">Ear infection (otitis media)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=833&language=English">Middle ear effusion</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=27&language=English">Pierced ear infection</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=747&language=English">Swimmer's ear (otitis externa)</a></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Ear treatments</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=54&language=English">Cochlear implant</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1974&language=English">Ear cleaning: How to clean your child's ears</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1006&language=English">Mastoidectomy to treat cholesteatoma or ear infection</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1217&language=English">Myringotomy and ear tubes: Care at home after the procedure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1020&language=English">Tympanoplasty: Fixing a hole in your child's eardrum</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Nose disorders</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn about disorders involving the nose and nasal passage, what signs and symptoms to look out for and how they are treated.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1030&language=English">Choanal atresia: Bilateral</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1029&language=English">Choanal atresia: Unilateral</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=749&language=English">Nosebleed</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=832&language=English">Sinusitis</a></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Nose treatments</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1250&language=English">Nasal cautery: Caring for your child at home</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1009&language=English">Nasal polypectomy: Removing nasal polyps</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1248&language=English">Nasal stent after cleft lip surgery: Caring for your child at home</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Throat disorders</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn about disorders involving the throat including the tonsils and adenoids. Learn what signs and symptoms to look out for and how the conditions are treated.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=17&language=English">Croup</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=831&language=English">Enlarged adenoids</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1918&language=English">Obstructive sleep apnea</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=748&language=English">Sore throat and tonsillitis</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=11&language=English">Strep throat</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1031&language=English">Thyroglossal duct cyst</a></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Diagnosis</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1285&language=English">Scoping procedures: Bronchoscopy, laryngoscopy, esophagoscopy and laser surgery</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Throat treatments</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1210&language=English">Adenoidectomy with obstructive sleep apnea: Caring for your child after the operation</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1211&language=English">Adenoid surgery: Caring for your child after the operation</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1019&language=English">Tonsillectomy or tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy with obstructive sleep apnea</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1220&language=English">Tonsil surgery or tonsil and adenoid surgery: Caring for your child after the operation</a></li></ol></li></ol></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/ear_nose_throat_learning_hub.jpgENTentdisorders,ENT
Emergency medicineEmergency medicineEmergency MedicineEEnglishNANANANANATeen (13-18 years) Adult (22+) CaregiversNALanding PageLearning Hub<p>There are many reasons a child may need to go to the Emergency Department. This page highlights common conditions such as cough and injuries such as bone fractures.</p><p>There are many reasons a child may need to go to the Emergency Department. These can range from coughs and fever, to injuries such as bone fractures and ankle sprains. This page highlights some common conditions and injuries that are often treated in the Emergency Department.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Infections</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Most children who contract infections such as fever, colds, or the flu will recover completely and can be treated at home. However, some serious infections will require a trip to the emergency department. Learn how to tell when to take your child to the hospital.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=30&language=English">Fever</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=12&language=English">Colds (viral upper respiratory infections)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=793&language=English">Cold sores (herpes simplex)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=8&language=English">Ear infection (otitis media)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=756&language=English">Fifth disease (erythema infectiosum)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=755&language=English">Herpangina and hand-foot-and-mouth disease</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=912&language=English">Influenza (flu): Protecting your family</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=784&language=English">Pneumonia</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=764&language=English">Respiratory synctial virus (RSV)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=757&language=English">Roseola</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=751&language=English">Scarlet fever</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=11&language=English">Strep throat</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=935&language=English">Urinary tract infection</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Allergic disorders<br></h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>A child’s allergic or anaphylactic reaction can be a scary experience. Find out about the symptoms of an allergic reaction, what can trigger it and how they are treated. Your child should go to the hospital if they have received epinephrine (EpiPen or Allerject).</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=804&language=English">Allergies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=781&language=English">Anaphylaxis: How to recognize and respond to a severe allergic reaction</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=785&language=English">Asthma: An overview</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Ear, nose, throat and eye disorders</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn more about common disorders such as ear infections, pink eye and strep throat and when they require a visit to the emergency department. Although they are not often serious, these disorders can affect your child’s hearing, speech and vision.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Ear disorders</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=8&language=English">Ear infection (otitis media)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=747&language=English">Swimmer's ear (otitis externa)</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Eye disorders</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=782&language=English">Pink eye (conjunctivitis)</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Nose disorders</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=749&language=English">Nosebleed</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Throat disorders</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=831&language=English">Enlarged adenoids</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=748&language=English">Sore throat and tonsillitis</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=11&language=English">Strep throat</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Gastrointestinal disorders</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Gastrointestinal (GI) disorders affect the digestive system and often cause bowel problems and abdominal pain. Some can be treated at home while others may require more specialized treatment in hospital. Learn what to do for a child with a GI disorder.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Common GI disorders</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=6&language=English">Constipation</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=776&language=English">Dehydration</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=7&language=English">Diarrhea</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=907&language=English">Viral gastroenteritis (stomach flu)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=746&language=English">Vomiting</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>General surgery</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=818&language=English">Appendicitis</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=932&language=English">Hernia</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=958&language=English">Intussusception: Before and after surgery</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Genital and reproductive disorders</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Genital and reproductive disorders can include inflammation and infection in the genitals and may require emergency attention. Learn more about these disorders, how to prevent them, and when to see a doctor.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=885&language=English">Labial agglutination</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=887&language=English">Vulvovaginitis</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1125&language=English">Foreskin problems in boys</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Head injuries and brain disorders</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>The nervous system controls the muscles in the body, interprets information and transmits thoughts and emotions. Conditions such as concussions and seizures can affect the nervous system. Learn the signs and symptoms and when to take a child to the emergency department.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=766&language=English">Head injury and concussion</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=838&language=English">Sport-related concussion</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=29&language=English">Headache</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=779&language=English">Fainting</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2060&language=English">Signs and symptoms of seizures</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1&language=English">Febrile seizures (Convulsions caused by fever)</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Lung and breathing disorders</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Lung and breathing disorders such as asthma, bronchiolitis and pneumonia affect the respiratory system. Your child may need to go to hospital if they have trouble breathing. Find out more information about these conditions, including diagnosis, treatment and prevention.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=785&language=English">Asthma: An overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1476&language=English">Asthma: Using a metered-dose inhaler (MDI) with a spacer</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=765&language=English">Bronchiolitis</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=12&language=English">Colds (viral upper respiratory infections)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=774&language=English">Cough</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=17&language=English">Croup</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=784&language=English">Pneumonia</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=764&language=English">Respiratory synctial virus (RSV)</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Mouth and tooth disorders</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Teething can be uncomfortable for most children. However, some mouth and tooth disorders can be painful and make it difficult for your child to eat and drink. Find out how you can help your child and which dental issues should be looked at by a doctor.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1994&language=English">Teeth: Dental care for children</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=304&language=English">Teething</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Newborns</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Many newborn issues, including colic and diaper rash, do not usually require medical attention. However, if these issues persist, it may be necessary to consult your doctor or visit the emergency department. Find out more about these conditions and how to treat them.</p><p></p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=295&language=English">Colic</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=26&language=English">Diaper rash</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=778&language=English">Nasal congestion : How to clear your baby's dry, stuffy nose</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Skin conditions</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Rashes produced by conditions and infections such as hives, herpangina, and scarlet fever usually go away on their own or with appropriate treatment, but certain symptoms should be checked out in the emergency department. Learn what to expect with each condition and how it's treated.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Skin inflammation, rash and bites</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=791&language=English">Ampicillin or amoxicillin rash: Caring for your child's rash</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=789&language=English">Hives</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=800&language=English">Insect bites</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=769&language=English">Poison ivy</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Skin infections and disease</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=793&language=English">Cold sores (herpes simplex)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=773&language=English">Eczema (atopic dermatitis)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=794&language=English">Fungal infections</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=755&language=English">Herpangina and hand-foot-and-mouth disease</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=796&language=English">Impetigo</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=797&language=English">Scabies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=751&language=English">Scarlet fever</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=757&language=English">Roseola</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Sprains, strains and fractures</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Sprains and strains involve injuries to the ligaments, muscle or tendon while fractures affect the bones. Treatment depends on the severity of the injury and may require a cast or sling. 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EpilepsyEpilepsyEpilepsyEEnglishNeurologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BrainNervous systemConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2018-01-19T05:00:00Z000Landing PageLearning Hub<p>A seizure is caused by a sudden electrical disturbance in the brain. Because the brain controls the body, this disturbance affects the body. Find information about different types of seizures, diagnostic procedures and treatment options.</p><p>Epilepsy (seizure disorder) is diagnosed when a child has two or more unprovoked seizures (seizures that are not caused by an acute illness, fever or immediate head injury). A seizure is caused by a sudden electrical disturbance in the brain. Because the brain controls the body, this disturbance affects the body. Find information about epilepsy, including seizure and syndrome descriptions, diagnostic procedures, treatment options, and coping at home and at school.</p><p></p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">About epilepsy</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Epilepsy, or seizure disorder, is a general term for a number of different conditions. Learn about the different types of epilepsy, what can cause seizures and what to do in case of a seizure. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=845&language=English">Epilepsy: An overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1307&language=English">An overview of the brain</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2057&language=English">What causes seizures?</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2058&language=English">Types of epilepsy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=HTBW&language=English">An overview of genetics</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2059&language=English">Genetics of epilepsy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2060&language=English">Signs and symptoms of seizures</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2104&language=English">What to do in case of a seizure</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Understanding epilepsy diagnosis</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Sometimes a diagnosis is made right away, but sometimes it takes a while, especially if your child is very young. Diagnosis may include the type of seizures; whether the seizures are idiopathic, symptomatic or cryptogenic; or if they are a specific epilepsy syndrome. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2061&language=English">Understanding your child's epilepsy diagnosis</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2062&language=English">Coping with the diagnosis of epilepsy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2063&language=English">Prognosis for a child with epilepsy</a></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Types of seizures</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2064&language=English">Types of seizures</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2065&language=English">Absence seizures</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2066&language=English">Tonic, clonic and tonic-clonic seizures</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2067&language=English">Myoclonic seizures</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2068&language=English">Atonic seizures</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2069&language=English">Simple partial seizures</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2070&language=English">Complex partial seizures</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2071&language=English">Status epilepticus</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2072&language=English">Neonatal seizures</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1&language=English">Febrile Seizures</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2088&language=English">Pyridoxine-dependent seizures</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Epilepsy syndromes</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=859&language=English">Infantile spasms</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2073&language=English">Benign partial epilepsy of childhood with centrotemporal spikes (BECTS)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2074&language=English">Temporal lobe epilepsies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2075&language=English">Rasmussen syndrome</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2076&language=English">Childhood and juvenile absence epilepsy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2077&language=English">Juvenile myoclonic epilepsy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2078&language=English">Lennox-Gastaut syndrome</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2079&language=English">Landau-Kleffner syndrome</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2080&language=English">Reflex epilepsy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2081&language=English">Partial epilepsy syndromes</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2082&language=English">Generalized epilepsy syndromes</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2083&language=English">Encephalopathies and progressive epilepsy syndromes</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Diagnostic procedures</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2084&language=English">How epilepsy is diagnosed</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1277&language=English">EEG (Electroencephalogram)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1272&language=English">CT Scan</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1270&language=English">Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2085&language=English">Diagnosing causes of seizures through blood, cerebrospinal fluid and urine tests</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Treatment of epilepsy with medications</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Medications called anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs) are the first choice of treatment for epilepsy. For most children, the first medication tried is successful in controlling their seizures. Learn about the different medications that are used.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2086&language=English">Medications for epilepsy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2089&language=English">Side effects and interactions from anti-epileptic drugs</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2090&language=English">Managing and monitoring anti-epileptic drugs</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2087&language=English">Common anti-epileptic drugs</a></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Common anti-epileptic drugs</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=63&language=English">Acetazolamide</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=90&language=English">Carbamazepine</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=106&language=English">Clobazam</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=107&language=English">Clonazepam</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=123&language=English">Diazepam</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=133&language=English">Ethosuximide</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=145&language=English">Gabapentin</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=168&language=English">Lamotrigine</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=172&language=English">Levetiracetam</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=176&language=English">Lorazepam</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=200&language=English">Nitrazepam</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=215&language=English">Phenobarbital</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=216&language=English">Phenytoin and Fosphenytoin</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=255&language=English">Topiramate</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=258&language=English">Valproate</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=260&language=English">Vigabatrin</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Treatment of epilepsy with surgery</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>If medications fail to control the seizures, another kind of treatment, such as surgery, may be considered. Find information about the different types of surgery that are possible. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2091&language=English">Surgical treatment of epilepsy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2092&language=English">Deciding about epilepsy surgery: Points to consider</a></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Pre-surgical evaluation</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1280&language=English">Evoked Potentials (EP)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2050&language=English">Functional MRI before epilepsy surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2047&language=English">Electroencephalogram (EEG) before epilepsy surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2056&language=English">Invasive electroencephalography (EEG) monitoring before epilepsy surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2049&language=English">Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) before epilepsy surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2051&language=English">Magnetoencephalography (MEG) before epilepsy surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2054&language=English">Neuropsychological assessment before epilepsy surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2052&language=English">Positron emission tomography (PET) scan before epilepsy surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2053&language=English">Single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) scan before epilepsy surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2048&language=English">Epilepsy monitoring unit: Testing with video EEG</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2055&language=English">Etomidate speech and memory (eSAM) test before epilepsy surgery</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Epilepsy surgery</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1108&language=English">Preparing for Surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2093&language=English">What to expect on the day of epilepsy surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2094&language=English">Temporal resection</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2095&language=English">Extratemporal resection</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2096&language=English">Corpus callosotomy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2097&language=English">Hemispherectomy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2103&language=English">Controlling epilepsy with vagus nerve stimulation (VNS)</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Dietary therapies for epilepsy</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Dietary therapy is a type of treatment that can be tried if medications are not working or are causing severe side effects, and for children where surgery is not an option. All forms of dietary therapy involve restricting carbohydrates and increasing fat. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2098&language=English">Dietary therapies for epilepsy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2099&language=English">Ketogenic diet for epilepsy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2100&language=English">Medium-chain triglyceride (MCT) diet for epilepsy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2101&language=English">Modified Atkins diet for epilepsy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2102&language=English">Low glycemic index treatment (LGIT) for epilepsy</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">At home and at school</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Epilepsy involves more than simply trying to manage seizures. Living with epilepsy can be a very stressful experience. Learn about seizure safety, epilepsy and your child’s health, coping with epilepsy as a family, your child’s quality of life and issues related to school. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2104&language=English">What to do in case of a seizure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2105&language=English">How to keep your child safe inside and outside the home</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2106&language=English">Clinic visits for a child with epilepsy</a></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Coping with epilepsy</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2107&language=English">Coping with epilepsy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2108&language=English">Looking after yourself when a child has epilepsy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2109&language=English">Helping your child cope with epilepsy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2110&language=English">Coping with epilepsy as a family</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Epilepsy and quality of life</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2111&language=English">Epilepsy and physical health</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2112&language=English">Epilepsy and learning</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2113&language=English">Epilepsy and behaviour</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2114&language=English">Epilepsy and emotions</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Epilepsy and school</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2115&language=English">Assessing your child's learning needs</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2116&language=English">Epilepsy at school</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1154&language=English">Advocating for your child at school</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Leisure and recreation</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2117&language=English">Epilepsy and travel</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2118&language=English">Epilepsy and sports</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Looking ahead</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find information about some of the specific issues you and your family will face during the transition into adulthood, including the transition to adult epilepsy care; driving; going to college or university; and dating, sexuality and pregnancy. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2119&language=English">Epilepsy: Transition to adult health care</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2120&language=English">Driving with epilepsy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2121&language=English">Epilepsy and college or university</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2122&language=English">Sex and reproduction</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Epilepsy resources and support</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find some information about different types of resources and support. Also learn about clinical trials, research and informed consent. Finally find a series of epilepsy checklists that can be downloaded and printed. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2123&language=English">Epilepsy resources and support</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1267&language=English">Research and clinical trials: An overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1264&language=English">Clinical trials and your child</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1265&language=English">Informed consent for treatment and research</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=9999&language=English">Epilepsy checklists</a></li></ol></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/epilepsy_learning_hub.jpgepilepsyepilepsy
Eye clinicEye clinicEye clinicEEnglishOphthalmologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)EyesNervous systemConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2018-01-19T05:00:00Z000Landing PageLearning Hub<p>Find information about how your eyes work and what happens when you take your child for an eye exam. You can also learn about basic first aid for eye injuries, and different types of eye conditions and how they are treated.</p><p>Find information about how your eyes work and what happens when you take your child for an eye exam. You can also learn about basic first aid for eye injuries, including practical resources that will help you learn to put eye drops or ointment into your child's eyes. You can also read information about different types of eye conditions and how they are treated.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Eye anatomy</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>The eye has many parts that help you see clearly. It provides information to your brain to help it identify colour, shapes and other features around you. Learn how the eyes move, see objects up close and far away and adjust to different light conditions.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1941&language=English">Eye anatomy and function</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Eye care</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Eye care includes regular eye and vision tests and treatment for minor irritations. Learn about your child’s vision care team, what routine eye tests your child can expect and how to help if your child needs eye drops, eye ointment or a patch.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1976&language=English">Eye examination for your child</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=995&language=English">Eye drops: How to put in</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=996&language=English">Eye ointment: How to apply</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=57&language=English">Eye patching</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Diagnostic tests and procedures</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Routine eye exams can identify some eye and vision conditions, but sometimes more detailed tests are needed. Discover how tests such as electrophysiology, ultrasound and special scans detect possible eye problems and how your child can prepare for them.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1647&language=English">Diagnostic imaging</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1260&language=English">Sedation</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1251&language=English">Sedation: Caring for your child at home</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Eye conditions and disorders</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>A range of eye conditions and disorders can affect a child's vision. Some are short-term responses to an infection or allergen, but others can require eye patches, glasses or surgery. Find out about different conditions and disorders and how they are treated.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=835&language=English">Amblyopia</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=962&language=English">Blocked tear ducts</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=837&language=English">Cataract</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=961&language=English">Chalazion</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=512&language=English">Eye conditions in your baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=782&language=English">Pink eye (conjunctivitis)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1032&language=English">Ptosis</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=834&language=English">Retinopathy of prematurity</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=836&language=English">Strabismus</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Eye surgery and after care</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Sometimes surgery is the best treatment for serious eye disorders, including when the eye is severely injured or unbearably painful but has no chance of seeing. Discover what happens during different eye surgeries and how to care for your child afterwards.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=55&language=English">Corneal transplant</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=56&language=English">Enucleation: Removing your child's eye</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=50&language=English">Caring for your child's custom-fitted eye</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1018&language=English">Strabismus surgery</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Eye injuries</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Eye injuries are common in children and can have a range of causes, from dirt entering the eye to a sharp object poking the eyeball. Learn how to help your child stay calm after an injury and how to provide quick and effective treatment.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1042&language=English">Eye Injuries: First Aid</a></li></ol></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/eye_clinic_Learning_hub.jpgeyecliniceyeclinic
FractureFractureFractureFEnglishOrthopaedics/MusculoskeletalChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Arm;LegsSkeletal systemConditions and diseasesAdult (19+) CaregiversNALanding PageLearning Hub<p>Sprains and strains involve injuries to the ligaments, muscle or tendon while fractures affect the bones. Treatment depends on the severity of the injury and may require a cast or sling. Learn about the different types of fractures.</p><p>Sprains and strains involve injuries to the ligaments, muscle or tendon while fractures affect the bones. Treatment depends on the severity of the injury and may require a cast or sling. Learn about the different types of fractures.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Sprains and strains</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find information about what to look for with muscle sprains and strains. Learn how to treat them at home and how to know when to seek medical attention. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=929&language=English">Ankle sprains</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=950&language=English">Limping</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=945&language=English">Muscle Strain</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=930&language=English">Pulled elbow</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=931&language=English">Soft tissue injuries</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Fractures</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find information about different type of fractures and how each is treated. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1179&language=English">Ankle fractures, minor</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2436&language=English">Elbow injury: Supracondylar humerus fracture</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1181&language=English">Forearm fracture</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2437&language=English">Fracture: How to treat a buckle fracture of the distal radius</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1182&language=English">Fractured clavicle (Collarbone)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1184&language=English">Lower leg fracture</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1185&language=English">Upper arm (humerus) fracture</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1186&language=English">Wrist fracture</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Care at home</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find information about how to care for your child at home including care after surgery, caring for their cast, how to use crutches and how to make a sling. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1178&language=English">Cast care: Arm or leg cast</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1048&language=English">Crutches: How to use</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1188&language=English">Hip Spica (Body Cast): Caring for Your Child's Cast</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1252&language=English">Post-operative and post-anaesthetic care: Caring for your child at home</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1036&language=English">Slings: How to make a basic sling</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Pain</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find some information on how to help your child to cope with their pain and how to talk to them about pain. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1652&language=English">Coping with pain</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1259&language=English">Pain: How to talk to kids about their pain</a></li></ol></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/fracture_learning_hub.jpgfracturefracture
Health & wellnessHealth & wellnessHealth & wellnessHEnglishNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANAHealthy living and preventionCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2018-01-19T05:00:00Z000Landing PageLearning Hub<p>Learn about the importance of routine health care. Also find information about the importance of sleep and physical activity and how much your child should be getting.</p><p>Learn about the importance of routine health care including hand washing, eye and ear care, and dental care (includes some practical posters that can be downloaded and printed out). Also find information about physical activity and its benefits, and how much your child should be getting. Finally, learn about the importance of sleep and how you can help your child get a good night's sleep.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Cleanliness and grooming</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find information about basic care for your child from the importance of handwashing to how to take care of your babies skin and nails. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=435&language=English">Bath time for newborn babies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=967&language=English">Foreskin care in children</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1981&language=English">Handwashing</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=434&language=English">Skin care, nail care and dental care for newborns</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Clothes, toys and equipment</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn about the importance of car seat safety for newborns, babies and children. Also find some information about how to keep your nursery safe for your newborn. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=438&language=English">Car seat safety for newborn babies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=495&language=English">Car seat safety for babies and children</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=432&language=English">Holding and dressing your newborn baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=437&language=English">Nursery equipment safety for newborn babies</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Dental care</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn about basic dental care for your child and find information on some common mouth and tooth disorders. There are also some printable resources to use with your child about brushing their teeth, drinking from a cup and drinking water. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=434&language=English">Skin care, nail care and dental care for newborns</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1994&language=English">Teeth: Dental care for children</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=304&language=English">Teething</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1995&language=English">Tooth injury: First aid</a></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Mouth and tooth disorders</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=939&language=English">Canker sores</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=940&language=English">Excessive drooling</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=23&language=English">Oral thrush</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Printable Resources</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/PDF_Dental_care_brush_every_night.pdf">Poster: Brush every night when teeth are in sight</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/PDF_Dental_care_start_a_cup.pdf">Poster: Start a cup as I grow up</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/PDF_Dental_care_water_between_meals.pdf">Poster: Water between meals is more than ideal</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Elimination</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find information on a variety of topics such as toilet training, functional constipation, diarrhea, anal fissure and urinary tract infections. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=4&language=English">Abnormal-looking stool</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=5&language=English">Anal fissure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=820&language=English">Antibiotic-associated diarrhea</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=16&language=English">Bed-wetting (nocturnal enuresis)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=47&language=English">Biofeedback to help your child's bladder control problems</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=48&language=English">Bladder augmentation</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=49&language=English">Bladder retraining</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=6&language=English">Constipation</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=458&language=English">Constipation and diarrhea in newborns</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=433&language=English">Diapers</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=7&language=English">Diarrhea</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=960&language=English">Functional constipation: Your child's treatment plan</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3&language=English">Soiling (encopresis)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=636&language=English">Toilet training</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=935&language=English">Urinary tract infection</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=510&language=English">Urinary tract infections in babies</a></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Resources</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://pie.med.utoronto.ca/htbw/module.html?module=bladder-child">How the Body Works: Bladder</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://pie.med.utoronto.ca/htbw/module.html?module=kidney-child">How the Body Works: Kidneys</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Eye and ear care</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn what is involved in taking care of your child eyes and ears. You can learn how often your child should go for an eye examinations and how to put in eye drops or apply eye ointment. You will also find resources about ear infections. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=962&language=English">Blocked tear ducts</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=750&language=English">Earache</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=8&language=English">Ear infection (otitis media)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1941&language=English">Eye anatomy and function</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=456&language=English">Eye concerns in newborn babies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=995&language=English">Eye drops: How to put in</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1976&language=English">Eye examination for your child​</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=996&language=English">Eye ointment: How to apply</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=782&language=English">Pink eye (conjunctivitis)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=747&language=English">Swimmer's ear (otitis externa)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=424&language=English">The five senses</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Physical activity, sports and fitness</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn how much physical activity your child should be doing, how it will benefit them and how you can promote it in your child. Find information about helmets, concussion and how to manage your child's return to activity after a concussion. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=963&language=English">Concussion: Managing your child's return to everyday activities</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1978&language=English">Finding and keeping a healthy body weight</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=766&language=English">Head injury and concussion</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1966&language=English">Heat-related illness: How to prevent</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1982&language=English">Helmets: How they prevent injury</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1983&language=English">Helmets: How to get your child to wear one</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1950&language=English">Enhancing movement skills in your child</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1953&language=English">Organized sports: A winning formula for children</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=641&language=English">Physical activity: Benefits of exercise for health and wellbeing</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=642&language=English">Physical activity guidelines for children and teens​</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=625&language=English">Promoting a positive body image</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=838&language=English">Sport-related concussion​</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1992&language=English">Sports nutrition</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=308&language=English">Sun: Protecting your child's skin</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1949&language=English">The role of active transportation and child-friendly communities</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Routine health care</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find information about immunizations and when your child should have them. Also learn how you can reduce or eliminate your baby or child's pain during vaccinations. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=36&language=English">Blood work: Helping your child get ready</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1986&language=English">Immunization schedule</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1985&language=English">Immunization "catch-up" for children who have not been fully immunized</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=989&language=English">Pain-free injections in babies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=990&language=English">Pain-free injections in children over one year of age</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=491&language=English">Routine health care for your baby</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Screen time</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn what screen time is and how it affects your child's physical and mental health. Learn how to work with your child to set healthy limits on their screen time. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=643&language=English">Screen time: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=644&language=English">How to help your child set healthy screen time limits</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Sleep</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find information about sleep such as making sleep easier for your newborn and how to help your child or teen get a good night's sleep. Learn about some problems that could be preventing your child from getting a good night's sleep such as night terrors. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Babies</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=633&language=English">Babies: Phasing out nighttime feedings</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=447&language=English">Sleep time for newborns</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=446&language=English">States of alertness in newborns</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Older children</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=645&language=English">Sleep: Benefits and recommended amounts</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=646&language=English">Sleep tips: How to help your child get a good night's sleep</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=647&language=English">Sleep tips: How to help your teen get a good night's sleep ​</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Sleep problems</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=16&language=English">Bed-wetting (nocturnal enuresis)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=305&language=English">Night terrors​</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=306&language=English">Sleep problems</a></li></ol></li></ol></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/health_and_wellness_learning_hub.jpghealthwellnesshealthyliving
HeartHeartHeartHEnglishCardiologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)HeartCardiovascular systemConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2018-01-19T05:00:00Z000Landing Page (Overview)Learning Hub<p>Information about different heart conditions, including congenital heart conditions such as atrial septal defect and patent ductus arteriosus. Also discussed are arrhythmias, blue spells and congestive heart failure.</p><p>Information about different heart conditions, including congenital heart conditions such as atrial septal defect and patent ductus arteriosus. Also discussed are arrhythmias, blue spells and congestive heart failure. Learn about the different medications your child might be given and the possible tests and treatments that are available.</p><p>test change</p>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/heart_learning_hub.pngheart,cardiologyheart
Interventional RadiologyInterventional RadiologyInterventional RadiologyIEnglishOtherChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+) CaregiversNALanding PageLearning Hub<p>Interventional radiology uses image guidance to perform minimally invasive procedures such as biopsies, bone ablation and myelogram. They also insert G and GJ tubes, and central venous access devices.</p><p>Interventional radiology uses image guidance to perform minimally invasive procedures such as biopsies, bone ablation, myelogram and treatment of vascular anomalies. They also insert G and GJ tubes, and central venous access devices.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Procedures using image guidance</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find information about a variety procedures that are done using image guidance and why they are done. Also find information on how to care for your child at home after the procedure.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2439&language=English">Abscess drainage using image guidance</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1221&language=English">Abscess drainage: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2440&language=English">Angiogram using image guidance</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1222&language=English">Angiogram: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1234&language=English">Angioplasty: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2441&language=English">Arthrogram using image guidance</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1235&language=English">Arthrogram: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2442&language=English">Bone ablation using image guidance</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1213&language=English">Bone Ablation: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2444&language=English">Botox injections into salivary glands for the management of excessive drooling using image guidance</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1224&language=English">Botox injections into salivary glands: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2445&language=English">Botox therapy for spasticity in children using image guidance</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1226&language=English">Botox therapy for spasticity in children: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3381&language=English">Chest tube insertion using image guidance</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1228&language=English">Esophageal dilation: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2452&language=English">Joint and tendon steroid injections using image guidance</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1237&language=English">Joint and tendon injections: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3380&language=English">Lumbar puncture using image guidance</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1243&language=English">Lumbar puncture: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2455&language=English">Myelogram using image guidance</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1241&language=English">Myelogram: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2458&language=English">Nephrostomy tube insertion using image guidance</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1218&language=English">Nephrostomy tube: Care at home</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3206&language=English">Sclerotherapy using image guidance</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3207&language=English">Sclerotherapy with bleomycin using image guidance </a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Biopsy</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn about different types of biopsies that are done using image guidance and why they are done. Also find information on how to care for your child at home after the procedure.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2443&language=English">Bone biopsy using image guidance</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1229&language=English">Bone biopsy: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=35&language=English">Kidney biopsy using image guidance</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1238&language=English">Kidney biopsy: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2453&language=English">Liver biopsy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1239&language=English">Liver biopsy: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1242&language=English">Lung biopsy: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3205&language=English">Thyroid biopsy/FNA using image guidance </a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1233&language=English">Thyroid biopsy/FNA: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3385&language=English">Skin and muscle biopsy using image guidance</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3386&language=English">Skin and muscle biopsy: Caring for your child at home after the procedure </a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Cecostomy tubes</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Cecostomy tubes (C-tubes) are placed through the abdomen and into the cecum (first part of the large intestine). C-tubes are placed to help children with fecal incontinence and severe constipation to help them empty their bowels.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3382&language=English">Cecostomy tube insertion using image guidance</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3384&language=English">Cecostomy tube: Changing your child’s dressing</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3383&language=English">Cecostomy tube: Common problems</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Central venous access devices</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Central venous access devices are used when a child requires frequent intravenous therapy over a long period of time. Learn about the different types and how to care for your child after insertion and removal of the device.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=52&language=English">Central venous line (CVL)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1236&language=English">CVL insertion: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1232&language=English">CVL removal: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1012&language=English">Peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1244&language=English">PICC insertion: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1240&language=English">PICC removal: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1014&language=English">Port</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1231&language=English">Port-A-Cath insertion: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1230&language=English">Port-A-Cath removal: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Vascular anomalies</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn about different procedures that are done using image guidance to treat vascular anomalies. Also find information on how to care for your child at home after the procedure.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2448&language=English">Endovenous laser therapy using image guidance</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1227&language=English">Endovascular laser treatment: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1223&language=English">Sclerotherapy: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2473&language=English">Varicocele embolization using image guidance</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1225&language=English">Varicocele embolization: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">G and GJ tubes</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Gastrostomy tubes (G tubes) are placed in the stomach and gastrojejunal tubse (GJ tubes) are places in the small intestine. Both help with feeding by allowing liquid feeds to be given directly into the stomach or small intestine.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Overview</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2822&language=English">Making the decision to get a feeding tube</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2536&language=English">Corflo PEG G Tube</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2535&language=English">Mic-Key low-profile J tube</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2905&language=English">Caring for your child and their G tube</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2908&language=English">Low-profile G tubes (Mic-Key)</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>G and GJ tube management</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3039&language=English">What to do if your child's feeding tube is blocked</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2910&language=English">What to do if your child's feeding tube is pulled out</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3041&language=English">What to do if your child's feeding tube moves</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3037&language=English">Preparing for a permanent tube removal</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3036&language=English">Removing a balloon type feeding tube</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3042&language=English">Post-tube removal</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Stoma and skin care</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2906&language=English">Common skin problems related to feeding tubes</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2907&language=English">Hypertonic salt water soaks</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3040&language=English">Normal saline: How to prepare at home</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2909&language=English">Using silver nitrate to treat granulation tissue</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Nasogastric tubes (NG tubes)</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Nasogastric tubes (NG tubes) are inserted into a nostril and go down to the stomach. Liquid feeds are then able to go directly into the stomach through the tube.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=984&language=English">How to insert your child's NG tube</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2457&language=English">Feeding your child</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2456&language=English">Common problems</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Anaesthesia and pain management</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Many procedures require some form of anaesthesia, whether it is used to numb a specific part of the body or used to help your child fall into a deep sleep so they do not feel anything. Learn about the different types of anaesthesia and how they are used.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3001&language=English">Local anaesthesia</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1260&language=English">Sedation</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1251&language=English">Sedation: Caring for your child at home</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1261&language=English">General anaesthesia</a></li></ol></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/interventional_radiology_learning_hub.jpgIGTIGT
Juvenile idiopathic arthritisJuvenile idiopathic arthritisJuvenile idiopathic arthritisJEnglishRheumatologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Neck;Wrist;Shoulder;Elbow;Knee;Ankle;Hip;BodyImmune systemConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2018-01-19T05:00:00Z000Landing PageLearning Hub<p>Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) is inflammation in the joints of children and teens. It happens because the immune system attacks healthy joints causing inflammation. Learn more about JIA, its symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.<br></p><p>Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) is inflammation in the joints of children and teens. It happens because the immune system is not working normally and it attacks healthy joints causing inflammation. The exact cause for why this happens is not known. Learn more about JIA, its symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">About juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn about the causes and symptoms of arthritis in young people.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1049&language=English">What is juvenile idiopathic arthritis?</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1050&language=English">What causes juvenile idiopathic arthritis?</a></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Types of juvenile idiopathic arthritis in children and teenagers</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1051&language=English">Types of juvenile idiopathic arthritis in children and teenagers</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1052&language=English">Oligoarticular arthritis</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1053&language=English">Polyarticular arthritis</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=918&language=English">Systemic arthritis</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=13&language=English">Enthesitis-related arthritis</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1054&language=English">Psoriatic arthritis</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right 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list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn how blood tests, x-rays, MRIs and bone scans can help diagnose JIA and why a complete evaluation is necessary.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1058&language=English">Diagnosis of JIA</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1059&language=English">Blood tests and JIA</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1060&language=English">Imaging tests (X-rays) and JIA</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1061&language=English">Bone scan and bone density and JIA</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1062&language=English">Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and JIA</a></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> 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href="/Article?contentid=1065&language=English">Treatment of JIA</a></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Medications for juvenile idiopathic arthritis</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1066&language=English">Medications for JIA</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1067&language=English">Taking JIA medications</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1068&language=English">Types of JIA medications</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1069&language=English">Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) for JIA</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1070&language=English">Corticosteroids for JIA</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1071&language=English">Corticosteroid joint injections for JIA</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1072&language=English">Disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs) for JIA</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1073&language=English">Biologic agents for JIA</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1074&language=English">Other questions about JIA medications</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1075&language=English">Medications for JIA pain</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Physical treatments for juvenile idiopathic arthritis </h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1076&language=English">Physical treatments for JIA</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1077&language=English">Exercise and juvenile idiopathic arthritis JIA</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1078&language=English">Physiotherapy for JIA</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1079&language=English">Occupational therapy for JIA</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Other types of care for juvenile idiopathic arthritis</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1081&language=English">Nutrition and JIA</a></li><li 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check-ups for juvenile idiopathic arthritis</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1063&language=English">Regular check-ups for JIA</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1064&language=English">Regular eye exams for JIA</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Teens Taking Charge: Managing JIA online</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find out what to expect from the parents’ section of the Taking Charge: Managing JIA Online Program and the impacts of JIA on the family.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1087&language=English">Teens 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LearningLearningLearningLEnglishNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANAHealthy living and preventionCaregivers Adult (19+)NALanding PageLearning Hub<p>Helpful information for parents to help their child get the most out of school. Learn about academic milestones, bullying and how different types of health conditions and learning disabilities may affect your child at school.</p>​<p>Starting school allows children to build on the skills they have already started developing at home. Find information for parents to help their child get the most out of school, both in and out of the classroom. Learn about academic milestones for children and what you can do to help your child. Find information about how different health conditions and learning disabilities may affect your child at school. Also find resources about bullying and download some tip sheets for parents about bullying in young children.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Academic milestones in children</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn about some typical milestones for children and what to look out for if you suspect your child is not meeting these milestones. Remember that not all children learn at the same pace.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Milestones</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=711&language=English">Cognitive development in school-age children</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=720&language=English">Phonological awareness: What sounds your child can recognize at different ages</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=651&language=English">Reading and writing milestones</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=722&language=English">Mathematics milestones</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=732&language=English">Speech and language milestones</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>When to worry</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=725&language=English">Phonological awareness: When to worry</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=729&language=English">Reading problems: When to worry</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=724&language=English">Mathematics: When to worry</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=734&language=English">Speech and language: When to worry</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Boosting your child's academic skills</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Discover what you can do to help your child meet typical milestones. Also find some resources that may help you and your child. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Reading and writing skills</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=729&language=English">Reading problems: When to worry</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=728&language=English">Reading: How to help your child</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=730&language=English">Reading and writing resources</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=735&language=English">Writing and printing resources</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Math skills</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=724&language=English">Mathematics: When to worry</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=721&language=English">Mathematics problems: How to help your child</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=649&language=English">Spatial reasoning skills: How to foster in children</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=648&language=English">Financial literacy: Teaching kids about money</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=723&language=English">Mathematics resources</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Speech and language skills</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=734&language=English">Speech and language: When to worry</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=731&language=English">Speech and language problems: How to help your child</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=733&language=English">Speech and language: Resources</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=725&language=English">Phonological awareness: When to worry</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=726&language=English">Phonological problems: How to help your child</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=727&language=English">Phonological problems: Resources</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Bullying</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>School or day care is one of the places that bullying may occur. Learn about the different types of bullying, what to look out for and how to help your child. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=303&language=English">Bullying</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=632&language=English">Facial difference: Confronting the challenges of bullying</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=736&language=English">Cyberbullying part one</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=737&language=English">Cyberbullying part two</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=738&language=English">Cyberbullying: Talking to your children</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Helping your child with special needs at school</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Children with health conditions may need special consideration at school. Learn what you need to communicate to your child's school or day care. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Health conditions at school</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1489&language=English">Asthma in school</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1410&language=English">Brain tumour diagnosis and advocating for your child in school </a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=650&language=English">Congenital heart defects: Information for teachers</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1113&language=English">Eczema: School and activities </a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2112&language=English">Epilepsy and learning </a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2116&language=English">Epilepsy at school </a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=652&language=English">Sickle cell disease: A practical guide for teachers</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Learning difficulties at school</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1999&language=English">ADHD: Communicating with your child's school </a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=307&language=English">Dyslexia</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=653&language=English">Learning disabilities at school: An introduction</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Information for teachers</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>If you are a teacher you may be faced with the extra challenge of having a child with a health condition in your classroom. 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LeukemiaLeukemiaLeukemiaLEnglishOncologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodySkeletal muscleConditions and diseasesAdult (19+) CaregiversNA2018-04-03T04:00:00ZLanding PageLearning Hub<p>Information about the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of leukemia. Also learn about the challenges that parents may face while caring for their child during and after treatment.</p><p>This learning hub will help you understand the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of leukemia. It also discusses the challenges that parents may face while caring for their child during treatment and many of the late-term outcomes of leukemia treatment.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">About leukemia</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Leukemia is the general term for cancer of the blood. There are different forms of leukemia; the two most common are acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) and acute myeloid leukemia (AML).</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2825&language=English">About leukemia</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2832&language=English">Blood, marrow and the lymphatic system</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2833&language=English">The leukemia health care team </a></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2826&language=English">Acute lymphoblastic leukemia: An overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2827&language=English">Subtypes of ALL</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2828&language=English">Genes and ALL</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2829&language=English">Signs and symptoms of ALL</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Acute myeloid leukemia (AML)</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2830&language=English">Acute myeloid leukemia: An overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2831&language=English">Subtypes of AML</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=9999&language=English">Signs and symptoms of AML</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Diagnosis</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn the roles of the complete blood count test, bone marrow aspiration, and lumbar puncture in diagnosing leukemia.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2834&language=English">Leukemia: Understanding diagnosis</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2839&language=English">Complete blood count (CBC)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2840&language=English">Lumbar puncture</a></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Bone marrow aspirate and biopsy</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2835&language=English">Bone marrow aspirate and biopsy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2836&language=English">Cell morphology test</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2838&language=English">Immunophenotyping</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2837&language=English">Cytogenetics and molecular tests</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Treating leukemia</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>The goal of treatment is to bring your child into remission. Find treatment options for acute lymphoblastic leukemia and acute myeloid leukemia and precautions to take during treatment.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2841&language=English">Treating leukemia</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2854&language=English">Other considerations during therapy for leukemia</a></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Treating acute lymphoblastic leukemia</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2842&language=English">Treating acute lymphoblastic leukemia</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2843&language=English">Acute lymphoblastic leukemia: Risk categories</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2849&language=English">Chemotherapy for acute childhood leukemias</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2846&language=English">Acute lymphoblastic leukemia: Chemotherapy phases</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2845&language=English">Acute lymphoblastic leukemia: Radiation therapy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2844&language=English">Acute lymphoblastic leukemia: Bone marrow transplant</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2852&language=English">Leukemia: Central venous line</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2853&language=English">Medicines for leukemia</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Treating acute myeloid leukemia</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2847&language=English">Treating aute myeloid leukemia</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2849&language=English">Chemotherapy for acute childhood leukemias</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2851&language=English">Acute myeloid leukemia: Chemotherapy phases</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2848&language=English">Acute myeloid leukemia: Bone marrow transplant</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2850&language=English">Treatment for acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2852&language=English">Leukemia: Central venous line</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2853&language=English">Medicines for leukemia</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Living with leukemia</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn about impacts of leukemia treatment on your child and the family and why good nutrition is an important part of your child’s leukemia therapy.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2855&language=English">Living with leukemia</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2864&language=English">Good nutrition during leukemia treatment</a></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Living with acute lymphoblastic leukemia</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2858&language=English">Parenting a child with leukemia</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2856&language=English">Leukemia and financial issues</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2860&language=English">Helping your child cope with leukemia</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1652&language=English">Coping with pain</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2861&language=English">Leukemia and behavioural changes</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2862&language=English">Self-image and changes to appearance from leukemia </a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2857&language=English">School and leukemia</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2863&language=English">Living with leukemia and helping siblings cope</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Living with acute myeloid leukemia</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2858&language=English">Parenting a child with leukemia</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2856&language=English">Leukemia and financial issues</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2860&language=English">Helping your child cope with leukemia</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2859&language=English">In the hospital</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1652&language=English">Coping with pain</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2861&language=English">Leukemia and behavioural changes</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2862&language=English">Self-image and changes to appearance from leukemia </a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2857&language=English">School and leukemia</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2863&language=English">Living with leukemia and helping siblings cope</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Looking ahead for leukemia survivors</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Depending on factors like your child’s age at diagnosis, gender, and life transitions they experience as a survivor, they may respond differently at different times after completing leukemia treatment.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2865&language=English">Looking ahead for leukemia survivors</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2876&language=English">Social and emotional effects of having leukemia</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2878&language=English">Leukemia relapse</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2877&language=English">Palliative care for children with leukemia</a></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>After treatment ends</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2866&language=English">After treatment ends</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2867&language=English">Self-care after leukemia treatment</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2868&language=English">Leukemia follow-up visits</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2869&language=English">Transitioning into adulthood after leukemia</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Potential late effects of acute lymphoblastic leukemia treatment </h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2870&language=English">Potential late effects of acute lymphoblastic leukemia treatment </a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2871&language=English">Leukemia and weight gain</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2872&language=English">Leukemia and bone health</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2873&language=English">Secondary cancers</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2874&language=English">Leukemia treatment and learning and memory</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2875&language=English">Other late effects of leukemia</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Potential late effects of acute myeloid leukemia treatment </h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2878&language=English">Potential late effects of acute myeloid leukemia treatment </a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2870&language=English">Potential late effects of acute lymphoblastic leukemia treatment </a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2871&language=English">Leukemia and weight gain</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2872&language=English">Leukemia and bone health</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2873&language=English">Secondary cancers</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2874&language=English">Leukemia treatment and learning and memory</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2875&language=English">Other late effects of leukemia</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Potential late effects of acute myeloid leukemia treatment </h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2878&language=English">Potential late effects of acute myeloid leukemia treatment 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Limb lengthening and reconstructionLimb lengthening and reconstructionLimb lengthening and reconstructionLEnglishOrthopaedics/MusculoskeletalChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Arm;LegsBonesConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2018-01-19T05:00:00Z000Landing PageLearning Hub<p>The purpose of limb lengthening and reconstruction surgery is to treat limb length discrepancy, limb deformity and fractures. Learn about the different limb lengthening and reconstruction treatment options.<br></p><div class="asset-video"> <iframe src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/j4-YG1rKubw?rel=0" frameborder="0"></iframe> <br></div><p>The purpose of limb lengthening and reconstruction surgery is to treat limb length discrepancy, limb deformity and fractures. Learn about the different limb lengthening and reconstruction treatment options.<br></p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">About limb lengthening and reconstruction</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Limb lengthening and reconstruction can seem very daunting at first. Learn how this treatment can help your child and about different types of surgery that may be considered.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2537&language=English">Goal of surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2538&language=English">Types of surgery</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">The patient journey</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Surgery is often the first major step in your child's limb lengthening or reconstruction treatment. Find out about the healthcare team who will help your child through their patient journey and what you can expect before, during and after surgery.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2539&language=English">Your child’s patient journey</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2546&language=English">Your child’s healthcare team</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2423&language=English">Coming for surgery at SickKids</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2540&language=English">Your child’s hospital stay after surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2541&language=English">Possible complications after surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2542&language=English">Pin and wire site care</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Typical hardware (fixators or devices)</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Your child may be fitted with an internal or external device to lengthen or correct their limb. Discover the main types of hardware and how to adjust them.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2543&language=English">Taylor Spatial Frame</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2544&language=English">Monolateral rail</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2545&language=English">Motorized intramedullary nail</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Coping with limb lengthening and reconstruction</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Once your child goes home after surgery, they will need to adjust to life with a device. Find out how to handle everyday tasks, such as bathing, dressing and going to school, and cope with any social, emotional and financial aspects of treatment.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2547&language=English">Living with a fixator</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2548&language=English">Managing the impact of limb reconstruction on your family</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Additional Information</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find out what to look for when getting crutches for your child, how to use crutches, and the different parts of the skeleton and how they work.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1048&language=English">Crutches: How to use</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/_layouts/15/Catalog.aspx?Url=https%3A%2F%2Fauthoring%2Eaboutkidshealth%2Eca%2Fakh%2FPages%2FForms%2FEditForm%2Easpx%3FID%3D11264%26Source%3D%2Fakh%2FPages">How the skeleton works</a></li></ol></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/limb_reconstruction_learning_hub.jpglimbslimbs
Maternal & newbornMaternal & newbornMaternal & newbornMEnglishNANewborn (0-28 days)NANANACaregivers Adult (19+)NALanding PageLearning Hub<p>Learn about newborn nutrition, routine care and everyday health issues as well as some common physical and emotional adjustments to life after pregnancy.</p><p>Your baby's first month is an exciting, and sometimes overwhelming, time. Learn about newborn nutrition, routine care and everyday health issues as well as some common physical and emotional adjustments to life after pregnancy.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Overview</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn about your newborn's body and behaviour and how to keep them safe.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=413&language=English">Newborn babies at birth</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=445&language=English">Newborn baby behaviour</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=436&language=English">Newborn baby safety</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Feeding and nutrition</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find out about breastfeeding and other nutrition options for your newborn and how to handle spitting up and vomiting.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=439&language=English">Feeding and nutrition of newborn babies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=440&language=English">Breastfeeding</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=634&language=English">Breastfeeding: How do you know your baby is getting enough milk?</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=442&language=English">Medications and alcohol in breastfeeding</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=444&language=English">Formula feeding when you cannot provide breastmilk for your baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=457&language=English">Spitting up and vomiting</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Caring for your newborn baby</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Discover how to hold and dress your newborn and manage routine care such as bathtime, diaper changes and dental care.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=435&language=English">Bath time for newborn babies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=448&language=English">Crying</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=433&language=English">Diapers</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=432&language=English">Holding and dressing your newborn baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=434&language=English">Skin care, nail care, and dental care for newborn babies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=447&language=English">Sleep time</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=425&language=English">Routine health care for newborn babies</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Common health issues in newborn babies</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn about some common health issues in newborns, including colic, diaper rash, fever and abnormal stool.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=453&language=English">Health issues in your newborn baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=710&language=English">Babies: How can you tell if your baby is ill?</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=4&language=English">Abnormal-looking stool</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=454&language=English">Behaviour changes in babies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=461&language=English">Circumcision</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=295&language=English">Colic</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=458&language=English">Constipation and diarrhea in newborns</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=26&language=English">Diaper rash</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=456&language=English">Eye concerns in newborn babies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=30&language=English">Fever</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=459&language=English">Infection in newborn babies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=455&language=English">Skin conditions and birthmarks</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">You, your baby and your family</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Read about recovery after childbirth and the physical and emotional adjustments to life with a newborn.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=450&language=English">Adjusting to your newborn baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=451&language=English">Relationship stress after having a baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=502&language=English">Attachment</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" 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Mental healthMental healthMental healthMEnglishPsychiatryChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANACaregivers Adult (19+)NALanding PageLearning Hub<p>Learn how to support your child’s wellbeing with activity, sleep and nutrition and how to recognize and manage various mental health conditions.<br></p><p>This hub includes resources for parents on how to support your child's mental health and general wellbeing through physical activity, sleep and nutrition. It also provides information on the signs, symptoms and treatments of different mental health conditions, including anxiety, bipolar disorder, depression, behavioural disorders, anorexia nervosa and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.<br></p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Wellbeing<br></h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>The everyday pressures of growing up can put a strain on any child's mental wellbeing. Find out how physical activity, a healthy sleep routine, screen time limits and balanced nutrition can boost your child's mental health and support them through difficult times.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Physical activity</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=642&language=English">Physical activity: Guidelines for children and teens</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=641&language=English">Physical activity: Benefits of exercise for health and wellbeing</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Sleep</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=645&language=English">Sleep: Benefits and recommended amounts</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=646&language=English">How to help your child get a good night's sleep</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=647&language=English">How to help your teen get a good night's sleep</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Screen time</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=643&language=English">Screen time: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=644&language=English">How to help your child set healthy screen time limits</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Nutrition</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=639&language=English">Nutrition: How a balanced diet and healthy eating habits can help your child's mental health</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Anxiety disorders<br></h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Every child feels anxiety at some point as a natural part of growing up. An anxiety disorder, however, is when anxious feelings interfere with a child's everyday routine. Learn more about the signs, symptoms and range of anxiety disorders and how they ​are treated.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=18&language=English">Anxiety: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=271&language=English">Signs and symptoms</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=270&language=English">Types of anxiety disorders</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=701&language=English">Treatment with medications</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=702&language=English">Psychotherapy and lifestyle changes</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Obsessive compulsive disorder<br></h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) occurs when a person suffers from troubling and intrusive thoughts and/or follows repetitive or strict routines to feel less worried. Learn about the causes, signs and impact of this disorder and how you can help your child.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=285&language=English">Obsessive compulsive disorder: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=288&language=English">Signs and symptoms</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=286&language=English">How OCD affects your child's life</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=709&language=English">Psychotherapy and medications</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=287&language=English">How to help your child at home</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Depression<br></h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Depression is an illness that causes someone to feel deep sadness or a lack of interest in activities that they once enjoyed. Discover how this condition affects a child's mood, sleep, concentration and energy levels, and how it can be treated.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=19&language=English">Depression: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=284&language=English">Signs and symptoms</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=707&language=English">Treatment with medications</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=708&language=English">Psychotherapy and lifestyle changes</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Bipolar disorder</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>When a person has bipolar disorder, they alternate between low and elevated moods for days, weeks or months at a time. Learn about the bipolar disorder spectrum, the symptoms of manic and depressive episodes and how medications, therapy and lifestyle changes can help.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=279&language=English">Bipolar disorder: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=280&language=English">Signs and symptoms</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=704&language=English">Treatment with medications</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=705&language=English">Psychotherapy and lifestyle changes</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Suicide and self-harm</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>A child who experiences thoughts of suicide or self-harm is often suffering from overwhelming emotional pain. Find out how to help your child cope with difficult emotions, how to support and protect your child and where to find professional help.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=291&language=English">Suicide in children and teens: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=289&language=English">Self-harm in children and teens: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=290&language=English">Signs and symptoms of suicide risk</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=293&language=English">How to help your child with difficult emotions</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=292&language=English">How to protect your child from harm</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Eating disorders<br></h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>An eating disorder not only risks your child's health but can also disrupt family life. Find out about the symptoms and treatment of anorexia, bulimia, avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder and binge eating disorder and how you can help your child recover.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Anorexia nervosa</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=268&language=English">Anorexia nervosa: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=269&language=English">Signs and symptoms</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=267&language=English">Medical complications</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=700&language=English">Treatment options</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=266&language=English">How to help your child at home</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Bulimia nervosa</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=282&language=English">Bulimia nervosa: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=283&language=English">Signs and symptoms</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=281&language=English">Medical complications</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=706&language=English">Treatment options</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=294&language=English">How to help your child at home</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID)</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=274&language=English">Avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=275&language=English">Signs and symptoms</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=273&language=English">Medical complications</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=703&language=English">Treatment options</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=272&language=English">How to help your child at home</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Binge eating disorder (BED)</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=277&language=English">Binge eating disorder: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=278&language=English">Signs and symptoms</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=640&language=English">Obesity: Medical complications</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=276&language=English">How to help your child at home</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) involves difficulties with controlling attention and regulating behaviour. Discover the main symptoms of ADHD in children and teens, how the disorder is diagnosed and how to help your child at home and at school.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1922&language=English">Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1923&language=English">Signs and symptoms</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1997&language=English">How to help your child at home</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1999&language=English">Communicating with your child's school</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1998&language=English">Treatment with medications</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Behavioural disorders</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Behavioural disorders include oppositional defiant disorder and conduct disorder. Learn how these disorders differ from typical misbehaviour, how therapy and medications can help and how you can manage problematic behaviour at home.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1924&language=English">Behavioural disorders: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1925&language=English">Signs and symptoms</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2000&language=English">Treatment with psychotherapy and medications</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2001&language=English">How to help your child at home</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is triggered by experiencing or witnessing a terrifying event. Learn about the main symptoms of PTSD, how the condition is diagnosed and how psychotherapy and medications can help your child.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1927&language=English">Post-traumatic stress disorder: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1928&language=English">Signs and symptoms</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2005&language=English">Treatment with psychotherapy and medications</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Brain disorders and mental health</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>A brain disorder includes a condition, illness or injury that affects the brain and how it develops before or after birth. Find out how a brain disorder can affect your child's learning, mood and social skills, how its impact on mental health is assessed and how to help your child cope.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1926&language=English">Brain disorders and mental health: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2002&language=English">Assessing your child for neuropsychological difficulties</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2003&language=English">How to help your child cope</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2004&language=English">Common treatments</a></li></ol></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/Mental_health_landing-page.jpgmentalhealthhealthyliving
NutritionNutritionNutritionNEnglishNutritionChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodyNAConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2018-01-19T05:00:00Z000Landing PageLearning Hub<p>Learn what nutrition is optimal for your child from the time they are born to the time they are a teen. Learn about the different food groups and find information about the different nutrients that food contains.</p><p>Learn about the different food groups and find examples of serving sizes for each group. Find information about the different nutrients that food contains and how much of each you need every day in order to stay healthy. Finally learn what nutrition is optimal for your child from the time they are born, including when you can start introducing solids, to the time they are school-aged, a pre-teen and a teen.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Nutrients and food groups</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Use Canada’s Food Guide and other articles below to learn about the four food groups and how to get your child the vitamins and minerals they need from their food.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1436&language=English">Canada's Food Guide</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1437&language=English">Vegetables and fruit</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1438&language=English">Grain products</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1439&language=English">Milk and alternatives</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1440&language=English">Meat and alternatives</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1441&language=English">Other foods</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1443&language=English">Carbohydrate</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1444&language=English">Protein</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1445&language=English">Fat</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1454&language=English">Other ingredients</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1455&language=English">Food safety</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1442&language=English">Understanding food product labels</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1952&language=English">Nutrition labels: Finding out about the food you eat</a></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Vitamins and minerals</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1446&language=English">Vitamin B12</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1447&language=English">Vitamin D</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1448&language=English">Calcium</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1449&language=English">Folate</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1450&language=English">Iron</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1451&language=English">Magnesium</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1452&language=English">Zinc</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1453&language=English">Other vitamins and minerals</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Nutrition for your baby</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Read about the stages of your baby’s nutrition and how to safely feed your baby solids.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1456&language=English">Nutrition for your baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1457&language=English">Understanding your baby's feeding cues</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1458&language=English">Introducing new food textures to your baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1459&language=English">Pasteurized food and babies</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Nutrition for your toddler or preschooler</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Discover ways of encouraging healthy eating with the help of meal plans and guidance on appetite slumps. Also find information on preventing choking in toddlers and preschoolers.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1460&language=English">Feeding your toddler or preschooler</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1461&language=English">Drinks for your toddler or preschooler</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1462&language=English">Food likes and dislikes</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1463&language=English">Preventing choking in toddlers and preschoolers</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Nutrition for your school-aged child, tween or teen</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Support your child’s changing nutrition needs as they face changing activity levels, growth spurts, and influences from friends, family and media.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1464&language=English">School-aged child, tween and teen meal ideas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1465&language=English">Involving kids in meal time tasks</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1466&language=English">Healthy food and drink choices outside the home</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1967&language=English">Vegetarian child</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1942&language=English">Fast foods: Better choices</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1992&language=English">Sports nutrition</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Health and wellness</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find out why vitamins and minerals are important in your child’s diet and how to make sure they are getting enough. Also discover what fibre, prebiotics, and probiotics do for the digestive system.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1970&language=English">Bone health: The role of calcium and vitamin D </a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1943&language=English">Fat in children's food: What you need to know</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1978&language=English">Finding and keeping a healthy body weight</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=964&language=English">Higher fibre diet</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1916&language=English">Iron: Guidelines to improve your child's intake</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1990&language=English">Prebiotics and probiotics</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1965&language=English">Soy foods in your diet</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Food allergies and sensitivities</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find out how to manage the most common food allergies and sensitivities and when to get your child tested.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=806&language=English">Egg allergy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=807&language=English">Fish allergy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=808&language=English">Milk allergy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=809&language=English">Peanut allergy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=810&language=English">Seafood allergy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=811&language=English">Sesame seed allergy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=805&language=English">Soy allergy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=812&language=English">Tree nut allergy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=813&language=English">Wheat allergy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1993&language=English">Sulphite sensitivity</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1944&language=English">Food allergies and travelling</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Food safety</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn about some of the infections and diseases caused by food poisoning and how handwashing and handling and storing food properly can help you prevent them.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=934&language=English">Diarrhea-associated hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1914&language=English">Food poisoning: Protecting your family </a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=509&language=English">Gastrointestinal infections in babies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1981&language=English">Handwashing</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=907&language=English">Viral gastroenteritis (stomach flu)</a></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Symptoms of food poisoning</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=4&language=English">Abnormal-looking stool</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=776&language=English">Dehydration</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=7&language=English">Diarrhea</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=746&language=English">Vomiting</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Pregnancy and nutrition</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Good nutrition is important for gaining the recommended amount of pregnancy weight, supporting fecal development and reducing the risk of complications during pregnancy and birth.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1989&language=English">Nutrition before pregnancy and during pregnancy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1991&language=English">Pregnancy nutrition: How to ease digestive discomfort through diet</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1980&language=English">Food safety during pregnancy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=361&language=English">Diabetes and pregnancy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=362&language=English">Eating disorders and pregnancy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=365&language=English">Phenylketonuria (PKU) and pregnancy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=857&language=English">Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD)</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Digestive system</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn about the roles of each part of the digestive system, and what good and bad bacteria do for the gut.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1467&language=English">GI tract</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1468&language=English">Liver, gallbladder and pancreas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1469&language=English">Gut flora</a></li></ol></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/nutrition_learning_hub.jpgnutritionhealthyliving
PainPainPainPEnglishPain/AnaesthesiaChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANervesSymptoms;Conditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)PainLanding PageLearning Hub<p>Find information on acute and chronic pain from symptom recognition, to assessment and diagnosis to treatment and long-term outcomes. <br></p><p>Find information on acute and chronic pain from symptom recognition, to assessment and diagnosis to treatment and long-term outcomes. The information has come from many sources and has been adapted in collaboration with the Pain Centre at The Hospital for Sick Children. When reading this information, please remember that every child's situation is unique. If you have specific questions about your own child's care, please speak to your child's doctor.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Overview of pain</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Pain is a part of everyday life. Typically, pain results when we are exposed to situations that are likely to lead to injury or tissue damage. Find out how the body senses different types of pain.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2980&language=English">About pain</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2981&language=English">Types of pain</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2982&language=English">Acute pain</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2983&language=English">Chronic pain</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2984&language=English">Nerve injury pain</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2985&language=English">Other types of pain</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2986&language=English">Myths about pain</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2987&language=English">Consequences of pain</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Assessing and measuring pain</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn how you and your child's healthcare team can assess your child's pain from birth through to the teen years and the factors that affect pain assessment.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2988&language=English">Pain assessment: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2989&language=English">Assessing pain in babies (newborns to one year)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2990&language=English">Assessing pain in toddlers and pre-schoolers</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2991&language=English">Assessing pain in younger school-age children</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2992&language=English">Assessing pain in older school-age children</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2993&language=English">Assessing pain in teenagers</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2994&language=English">Tools for measuring pain</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2995&language=English">Factors affecting pain assessment</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Pain treatment</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Once a pain assessment is complete, your child's healthcare team will recommend a pain management plan. Depending on your child's pain, this plan may include the use of medicines (pharmacology), physical therapies and psychological strategies that can all help relieve pain in children.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2996&language=English">Pain treatment: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2997&language=English">Overview of pain medicines</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2998&language=English">Acetaminophen, aspirin and NSAIDs</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2999&language=English">Opioids for pain</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3000&language=English">Opioids: Safety and side effects</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3001&language=English">Local anaesthetics</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3002&language=English">Adjuvant medications</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3003&language=English">Physical therapies for pain: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3004&language=English">Using heat and cold to treat pain</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3005&language=English">Using exercise and physiotherapy to treat pain</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3006&language=English">Using massage and nerve stimulation to treat pain</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3007&language=English">Psychological strategies for pain: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3008&language=English">Using relaxation to treat pain </a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3009&language=English">Using behavioural strategies to treat pain</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Managing pain at home</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>All children have occasional bumps and bruises or experience pain from teething, colic or common conditions such as ear and throat infections. Some children may also have ongoing painful conditions that need care at home. Find out how you and your child can treat pain at home and deal with the impact of pain on your child's activities.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3010&language=English">Common types of pain problems</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3011&language=English">Pain management plan</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3012&language=English">Pain management for common childhood pain and injuries</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3013&language=English">Impact of chronic pain</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Looking ahead</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Adolescence can be challenging for any teenager. Chronic pain is an additional challenge, as it may interfere with school and time with friends. Learn how to help your teen manage their chronic pain and support them in moving to the adult healthcare system.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3014&language=English">Teenagers and chronic pain</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3015&language=English">Moving from paediatric to adult care</a></li></ol></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/pain_learning_hub.jpgpain
Parenting & life skillsParenting & life skillsParenting & life skillsPEnglishNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANAHealthy living and preventionCaregivers Adult (19+)NALanding PageLearning Hub<p>Learn about attachment, and the social and emotional development of babies. Explore topics such as bullying, anger management, resilience, puberty, sexuality and sleep.</p><p>Having a baby and starting a family is a wonderful experience, but it will also introduce a lot of changes into your life. Learn about attachment, and the social and emotional development of babies. Explore resources about topics such as bullying, anger management, general life skills such as resilience, puberty, sexuality and sleep.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Attachment and emotions</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Attachment is the emotional tie between a baby and their caregiver. Learn about the different types of attachment and how a babies attachment develops over the first year of their life. Also learn about the social and emotional development of your child.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=739&language=English">Attachment part one: The dance of relationship</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=740&language=English">Attachment part two: Patterns of attachment</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=741&language=English">Attachment part three: Attachment across the life span</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=742&language=English">Attachment part four: Caregiver and child influences on attachment</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=743&language=English">Attachment part five: Attachment under adversity</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=744&language=English">Attachment part six: Implications of attachment theory: past, present, and future</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=502&language=English">Attachment and babies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=505&language=English">Attachment: What you can do</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=503&language=English">Development of attachment</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=504&language=English">Your effect on your child's attachment</a></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Emotional development</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=18&language=English">Anxiety: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=625&language=English">Promoting a positive body image</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=19&language=English">Depression: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=302&language=English">Psychological effects of disaster on children</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=487&language=English">Social and emotional development in babies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=713&language=English">Social and emotional development in school-age children</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=499&language=English">Temperament</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=500&language=English">More about temperament</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=501&language=English">Temperament: What you can do</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Bullying</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Bullying can occur anywhere and take on many different forms. Learn about the different types of bullying, what to look out for and how to help your child. Find some resources for parents on how to deal with aggression and bullying in preschoolers. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=303&language=English">Bullying</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=632&language=English">Facial difference: Confronting the challenges of bullying</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=736&language=English">Cyberbullying part one</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=737&language=English">Cyberbullying part two</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=738&language=English">Cyberbullying: Talking to your children</a></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Resources</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://kids.aboutkidshealth.ca/player?title=kids-on-bullying">Just for Kids: Kids on bullying</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/PDF_PN_Tips_Preschool_Aggression.pdf">Parent tip sheet: Aggression in preschoolers</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/PDF_PN_Tips_Preschool_Bullying.pdf">Parent tip sheet: Preschool bullying</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Behaviour management</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find some tips on appropriate types of discipline for children at different ages. Also learn how to manage anger in young children. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=714&language=English">Disciplining your child</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=301&language=English">Anger management for young children</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Life skills</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn how to encourage life skills such as resilience, positive thinking and self-efficacy in your child. Also find out about the importance of creativity and curiosity. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=627&language=English">Creativity: How to raise a creative thinker</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=628&language=English">Curiosity: How nuture the urge to know more</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=629&language=English">Positive thinking: How to foster in your child</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=626&language=English">Resilience</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=630&language=English">Self-efficacy in children</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Parenting</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find some information on adjusting to having a new baby and how this can affect your relationship with your partner. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=450&language=English">Adjusting to your newborn baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=452&language=English">Fatherhood: Having a new baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=451&language=English">Relationship stress after having a baby</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Puberty</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find information about the physical and emotional changes that happen in boy and girls as they go through puberty. Also find some resources that will help explain puberty to your child. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=624&language=English">Puberty in boys</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=623&language=English">Puberty in girls</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=299&language=English">Menstruation</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=300&language=English">Menstruation and developmental disability: Advice for parents of adolescent girls</a></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Resources</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://pie.med.utoronto.ca/htbw/module.html?module=sex-development">How the Body Works: Sex development</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://kids.aboutkidshealth.ca/player?title=puberty">Just for Kids: Puberty</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Relationships and sexuality</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn how to talk to your child about sex and relationships. Find a guide about what information your child should be able understand at different ages. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=716&language=English">Sex education: What children should learn and when</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=718&language=English">Sex education for children: Why parents should talk to their kids about sex</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=717&language=English">Sex education for children: Eight tips for parents</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=345&language=English">Pregnancy in teenagers</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Sleep</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn about the importance of sleep and how to help your child get a good night's sleep. Also find information about problems that could be preventing your child from getting a good night's sleep such as night terrors. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Babies</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=633&language=English">Babies: Phasing out nighttime feedings</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=447&language=English">Sleep time for newborns</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=446&language=English">States of alertness in newborns</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Older children</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=645&language=English">Sleep: Benefits and recommended amounts</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=646&language=English">Sleep tips: How to help your child get a good night's sleep</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=647&language=English">Sleep tips: How to help your teen get a good night's sleep ​</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Sleep problems</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=16&language=English">Bed-wetting (nocturnal enuresis)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=305&language=English">Night terrors​</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=306&language=English">Sleep problems</a></li></ol></li></ol></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/parenting_life_skills_landing-page.jpgparentinghealthyliving
Pre-teenPre-teenPre-teenPEnglishNAPre-teen (9-12 years)NANANACaregivers Adult (19+)NALanding PageLearning Hub<p>As your child enters the pre-teen years, they have more opportunities to express their independence. Find out how to support their mental health, monitor their nutrition, prepare for puberty and handle influences from the media.</p><p>As your child enters the pre-teen years, they have more opportunities to express their independence. Find out how to support their mental health, monitor their nutrition, prepare for puberty and handle influences from the media.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Behaviour issues</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Read about talking to your child and handling any concerns about bullying.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=303&language=English">Bullying</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=736&language=English">Cyberbullying part one</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=737&language=English">Cyberbullying part two</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=738&language=English">Cyberbullying: Talking to your children</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Common health problems</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Discover how to identify and respond to pierced ear infections and sleep disturbances and more serious conditions such as scoliosis.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=27&language=English">Pierced ear infection</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=306&language=English">Sleeping problems</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Mental health</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Read about some common issues such as child and youth anxiety, depression and other mental health concerns and the influence of television, the internet and social media.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=18&language=English">Anxiety</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=19&language=English">Depression</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=20&language=English">Substance abuse</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=643&language=English">Screen time: Overview</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Puberty</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find out about the physical and emotional changes in boys and girls and how they are linked with puberty.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=624&language=English">Stages of puberty in boys</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=299&language=English">Menstruation</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=300&language=English">Menstruation and developmental disability: Advice for parents of adolescent girls</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=623&language=English">Puberty in girls</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Relationships and sexuality</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn how to talk to your pre-teen about sex and relationships and how to help them make safe choices about using the internet and social media.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=716&language=English">Sex education: What children should learn and when</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=718&language=English">Sex education for children: Why parents should talk to their kids about sex</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=717&language=English">Sex education for children: Eight tips for parents</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Routine health in pre-teens</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn about the standard immunizations for pre-teens and how to help a pre-teen make healthy food choices.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1986&language=English">Immunizations</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=338&language=English">Nutrition</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">School and activities</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find out how to continue supporting your child with homework and respond to concerns about ADHD or other conditions that may affect learning.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=653&language=English">Learning disabilities at school: An introduction</a></li></ol></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/Ages_stages_pre-teen.jpgYourPreteenAgesandStages
Pregnancy & babiesPregnancy & babiesPregnancy & babiesPEnglishPregnancyPrenatal;Premature;Newborn (0-28 days);Baby (1-12 months)NANAHealthy living and preventionCaregivers Adult (19+)NALanding Page (Overview)Learning Hub<p>Learn about the importance of a healthy lifestyle before you become pregnant and what to expect each month during pregnancy. Also learn what to expect through your baby's first year of life.</p><p>Learn about the importance of living a healthy lifestyle before you become pregnant and what you can do to prepare for pregnancy. Find resources that cover what to expect each month during pregnancy and some of the complication you may encounter. Also learn what to expect from the time your baby is born through their first year of life.</p>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/PST_baby_sleeping_on_mom.jpgpregnancybabiespregnancybabies
Premature babiesPremature babiesPremature babiesPEnglishNeonatologyPrematureNANAConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2018-01-19T05:00:00Z000Landing Page (Overview)Learning Hub<p>A baby born before 37 weeks of gestation is considered a premature baby and will also usually have a low birth weight. Premature babies will face challenges but with proper medical care, most premature babies develop into healthy children.</p><p>A baby born before 37 weeks of gestation is considered a premature baby. Babies born prematurely usually also have a low birth weight (less than 2500 g (5 lbs 8 oz)). Premature babies will face many challenges but with proper medical care, most premature babies develop into healthy children.</p>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/premature_babies_learning_hub.jpgprematurebabiesprematurebabies
PreschoolerPreschoolerPreschoolerPEnglishNAPreschooler (2-4 years)NANANACaregivers Adult (19+)NALanding PageLearning Hub<p>Even before your child starts school, they may already be in an organized daycare setting. Discover how to handle common pre-school toilet training, discipline and health issues and continue supporting your child’s development.</p><p>Even before your child starts school, they may already be in an organized daycare setting. Discover how to handle common pre-school toilet training, discipline and health issues and continue supporting your child’s development.<br></p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Caring for your preschooler</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn about routine care such as immunizations, nutrition and keeping your child safe in the sun.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1986&language=English">Immunizations</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=308&language=English">Sun: Protecting your child's skin</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=636&language=English">Toilet training</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Sleep and sleeping problems in preschoolers<br></h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find out about the importance of sleep for your preschooler and how to deal with night terrors and other sleep problems.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=633&language=English">Babies: Phasing out nighttime feedings</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=447&language=English">Sleep time</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=446&language=English">States of alertness</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=646&language=English">Sleep tips: How to help your child get a good night's sleep</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=306&language=English">Sleeping problems</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=16&language=English">Bed-wetting (nocturnal enuresis)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=305&language=English">Night terrors</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Discipline and behaviour issues in preschoolers</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Discover how to discipline your child calmly and cope with bullying and angry outbursts.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=301&language=English">Anger management for young children</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=303&language=English">Bullying</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=714&language=English">Disciplining your child</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Common health issues in preschoolers</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn how to manage common issues such as respiratory infections, poor bladder control and diarrhea and more serious concerns such as speech problems or suspected ADHD or autism.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=21&language=English">Autism spectrum disorder</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=12&language=English">Colds (viral upper respiratory infections)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=6&language=English">Constipation</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=7&language=English">Diarrhea</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=8&language=English">Ear infection (otitis media)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1&language=English">Febrile seizures (convulsions caused by fever)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=28&language=English">Molluscum contagiosum</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3&language=English">Soiling (encopresis)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=298&language=English">Speech problems</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Your preschooler's development</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Read how you can best support your preschooler's communication and motor skills and their emotional development.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=502&language=English">Attachment</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=732&language=English">Speech and language milestones</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=720&language=English">Phonological awareness: What sounds your child can recognize at different ages</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=651&language=English">Reading and writing milestones</a></li></ol></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/Ages_stages_pre-school.jpgYourPreschoolerAgesandStages
RehabilitationRehabilitationRehabilitationREnglishOtherChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANon-drug treatmentCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2018-01-19T05:00:00Z000Landing PageLearning Hub<p>There are many reasons your child may need rehabilitation therapy. A therapist can help with things such as feeding problems or hand difference. If you child has a health condition they may need physiotherapy to help them recover.</p><p>There are many reasons your child may need rehabilitation therapy. An occupational therapist can help with things such as feeding problems, brachial plexus palsy or hand difference. If you child has a health condition or has had surgery they may need physiotherapy to help them recover and stay active.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Infant development</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Flattened head syndrome can develop when a baby spends a lot of time on their back. Uneven neck muscles (torticollis) can lead a baby to tilt their head. Find out how occupational therapy and tummy time can prevent and help your child overcome these conditions.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=24&language=English">Positional plagiocephaly (flattened head syndrome)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=972&language=English">Positional plagiocephaly: Treatment with a corrective helmet</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=947&language=English">Torticollis</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=296&language=English">Tummy time: Helping your baby</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Feeding your baby</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Feeding problems can be stressful, especially if there is an underlying medical condition. Learn how an occupational therapist identifies feeding problems and can offer different feeding methods to help your baby eat and drink safely.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=968&language=English">Cleft lip and cleft palate: Spoon feeding and cup drinking</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1684&language=English">Feeding a baby with a heart condition</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2450&language=English">Feeding studies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=719&language=English">Formula feeding when you cannot provide breastmilk for your baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1790&language=English">Nutrition and feeding consultants</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=31&language=English">Sensitive gag reflex: Transition to textured foods</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Congenital conditions</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>A different-shaped hand can present challenges to babies and parents alike. Nerve damage in the upper arm, which can occur during birth, can also affect everyday living skills. Discover how families adapt to these conditions and how they can be treated.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=849&language=English">Brachial plexus palsy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1033&language=English">Brachial plexus operation</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=942&language=English">Congenital hand anomaly (hand difference)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1025&language=English">Pollicization</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Rehabilitation and health conditions</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Long-term health conditions and recovery from surgery can often affect a child’s ability to be physically active. Find out how simple exercises can ease muscle or joint pain, help your child stay active and improve your child’s strength and balance.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1544&language=English">Blood and marrow transplant: Exercise and movement after surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1973&language=English">Cystic fibrosis: Physical activity and exercise</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1048&language=English">Crutches: How to use</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1004&language=English">Exercises for enthesitis and arthritis</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1013&language=English">Heart surgery: Physiotherapy after surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=981&language=English">Incentive spirometry or bubbles: Encouraging deep breathing to clear the lungs</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=946&language=English">Toe walking, idiopathic</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Rehabilitation and brain conditions</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Brain conditions can affect a child's speech, memory and movement, among many other things. Find out how treatments and therapies can help your child if they experience infantile seizures, have a brain tumour or are recovering from a head injury.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1406&language=English">Brain tumours: Occupational therapy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1405&language=English">Brain tumours: Physiotherapy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1407&language=English">Brain tumours: Speech therapy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=766&language=English">Head injury and concussion</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1984&language=English">Head injury prevention in children</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=859&language=English">Infantile spasms</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Pain management</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Pain is an everyday occurrence, but acute (sudden) and chronic (long-term) pain often call for different responses. Find out how different therapies can help your child cope with the pain associated with procedures, treatments or ongoing health conditions.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3005&language=English">Pain management: Exercise and physiotherapy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3004&language=English">Pain management: Heat and cold</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3006&language=English">Pain management: Massage and nerve stimulation</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3003&language=English">Pain management: Physical treatments</a></li></ol></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/rehabilitation_landing_page.jpgrehabilitation,rehabrehabilitation
Safety & the environmentSafety & the environmentSafety & the environmentSEnglishNANANANANACaregivers Adult (19+) Teen (13-18 years)NALanding PageLearning Hub<p>Information for parents about indoor and outdoor safety, car and travel safety, and poison prevention. Also find first aid resources including information about animal bites, insect bites and sunburns.</p><p>Information for parents about indoor and outdoor safety such as scald prevention and how to prevent head injuries in children. There are also resources discussing car and travel safety, and poison prevention. Also find first aid resources including information about animal bites, insect bites and sunburns.<br></p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Cars and travel</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Information to help keep your child safe when they are in a car seat. Also things to keep in mind if you are travelling with a child who has a health condition. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=438&language=English">Car seat safety for newborn babies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=495&language=English">Car seat safety for babies and young children</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2518&language=English">Diabetes and vacations </a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2117&language=English">Epilepsy and travel</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=903&language=English">Fever in a returning traveller</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1944&language=English">Food allergies and travelling</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1266&language=English">Accident benefits after a motor vehicle collision</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Indoor safety</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find out about some of the things in your home that could harm you child and what you can do about them. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1116&language=English">Burns: Household safety and prevention</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1939&language=English">Burns: Winter safety</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1455&language=English">Food safety</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1946&language=English">Holiday safety</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1917&language=English">Lead poisoning</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=437&language=English">Nursery equipment safety for newborn babies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1958&language=English">Poison-proof your home: A guide to keeping your family safe from poisons</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1960&language=English">Radon: Reducing your risk at home</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1962&language=English">Scald prevention</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1963&language=English">Second-hand smoke</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1117&language=English">Smoke and carbon monoxide detectors</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Outdoor safety and activities</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find out about some of the outdoor things and activities that could harm you child and what you can do about them. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1959&language=English">Burn prevention: Campfires and fireworks </a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1912&language=English">Cold weather injuries</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" 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class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=768&language=English">Sunburn</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1921&language=English">Tick bites</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1968&language=English">Water safety</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Poisoning</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn about the different ways your child may come into contact with poison and and what you can do to keep your family safe. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1455&language=English">Food safety</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a 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School Age ChildSchool Age ChildSchool Age ChildSEnglishNASchool age child (5-8 years)NANANACaregivers Adult (19+)NALanding PageLearning Hub<p>Starting school is a landmark in a young child's life. Learn about the typical physical, emotional and communication milestones for school-age children and how to handle issues such as bullying, bladder control and sleep problems.</p><p>Starting school is a landmark in a young child's life. Learn about the typical physical, emotional and communication milestones for school-age children and how to handle issues such as bullying, bladder control and sleep problems.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Overview</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find out how you can support your school-age child's independence, communication and motor skills.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=502&language=English">Attachment</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=732&language=English">Speech and language milestones</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Milestones<br></h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn about the standard physical, social and cognitive (information processing) skills for a typical school-age child.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=711&language=English">Cognitive development in school-age children</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=712&language=English">Physical development in school-age children</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=713&language=English">Social and emotional development in school-age children</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Caring for your school-age child</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Discover how to manage issues such as bullying, discipline, sleep and speech problems and immunizations.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=303&language=English">Bullying</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=714&language=English">Disciplining your child</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1986&language=English">Immunizations</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=306&language=English">Sleeping problems</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=298&language=English">Speech problems</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Common health issues</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Read how to identify and respond to issues such as skin infections, poor bladder control and suspected ADHD or autism spectrum disorder.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=21&language=English">Autism spectrum disorder</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=16&language=English">Bed-wetting (nocturnal enuresis)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=47&language=English">Biofeedback to help your child's bladder control problems</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=49&language=English">Bladder retraining</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=28&language=English">Molluscum contagiosum</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Learning and education</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find out how you can support your child's learning and set fair rules for behaviour and homework.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=653&language=English">Learning disabilities at school: An introduction</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=722&language=English">Mathematics milestones</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=720&language=English">Phonological awareness: What sounds your child can recognize at different ages</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=651&language=English">Reading and writing milestones</a></li></ol></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/Ages_stages_school-age.jpgYourSchoolagechildAgesandStages
ScoliosisScoliosisScoliosisSEnglishOrthopaedics/MusculoskeletalPre-teen (9-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Vertebrae;SpineMuscular system;Skeletal systemConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2018-01-19T05:00:00Z000Landing PageLearning Hub<p>Scoliosis is a sideways curvature in the spine. This curve can lead to changes in your child's shoulders, ribcage, pelvis, waist and the overall shape of their back. Find information about the diagnosis and treatment of scoliosis.</p><p>Scoliosis is a sideways curvature in the spine. This curve can lead to changes in your child's shoulders, ribcage, pelvis, waist and the overall shape of their back. Find information about the diagnosis and treatment of scoliosis and what to expect at home after surgery, and for the long-term.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">About scoliosis</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn what scoliosis means for your teen's health. Learn what causes scoliosis and what the condition looks like. Also get a better understanding of some of the emotional issues your teen might face if they have scoliosis. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2006&language=English">About scoliosis</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2007&language=English">What causes scoliosis?</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2008&language=English">Who gets scoliosis?</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2009&language=English">What does scoliosis look like?</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2010&language=English">Scoliosis and emotional issues</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2011&language=English">Does scoliosis cause pain?</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2012&language=English">Does scoliosis affect the heart and lungs?</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2046&language=English">Scoliosis resources</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Diagnosis of scoliosis</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find information about the different tests used to diagnose scoliosis. These tests include a physical exam, X-rays, CT scan and MRI. Also learn about the various health care team members who will care for your teen during and after diagnosis.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2013&language=English">Understanding diagnosis</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2014&language=English">The physical exam</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2015&language=English">X-rays</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2016&language=English">Computed tomography (CT) scan</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2017&language=English">Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2018&language=English">The health care team</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Treatment of scoliosis with bracing</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn when a spinal brace (spinal orthosis) is used to treat scoliosis. Also learn about the different types of braces that are used, how they are made and how you would wear them. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=974&language=English">Scoliosis: Treatment with a spinal orthosis (spinal brace)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1119&language=English">Undershirts for spinal orthoses</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1118&language=English">Spinal orthosis: Daily wear schedule</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=973&language=English">Scoliosis: Spinal orthosis after thoracoplasty surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=970&language=English">Milwaukee orthosis (cervical thoracic lumbo sacral orthosis)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=975&language=English">Thoracic-lumbo-sacral orthosis (TLSO)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=976&language=English">Unbending orthosis</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Treatment of scoliosis with surgery</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find information and resources about the pros and cons of surgery, and whether surgery is right for your teen. Learn what will happen before, during and immediately after surgery. Also find the answers to some frequently asked questions.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2019&language=English">Treatment</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2020&language=English">What happens if scoliosis is not treated?</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2024&language=English">Surgery in boys</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2025&language=English">Helping your teen decide about surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2036&language=English">FAQs for surgeons</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2037&language=English">Helping your teen cope</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1265&language=English">Informed consent</a></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Risk of surgery</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2021&language=English">Immediate risks of surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2022&language=English">Pros of having or not having surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2023&language=English">Cons of having or not having surgery</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Preparing for surgery</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2026&language=English">Preparing for surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2027&language=English">What to avoid before surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2028&language=English">What to do before surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2029&language=English">Arriving at the hospital</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>During surgery</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2030&language=English">During surgery</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>After surgery</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2031&language=English">After surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2032&language=English">Monitoring</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2033&language=English">Personal care</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2034&language=English">Leaving the hospital</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2035&language=English">Needing a brace after surgery</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">At home</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn what will happen once your teen is home after the surgery. Find resources about recovery, pain management, your teen’s return to regular activities and the need for clinic visits. Also find information about some of the complications which you should watch for.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2038&language=English">At home</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2039&language=English">Recovering from surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1652&language=English">Pain management</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2040&language=English">Returning to regular activities</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2041&language=English">Clinic visits</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2042&language=English">Complications to watch for</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Looking ahead<br></h2></div></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/scoliosis_landing_page.jpgscoliosisscoliosis
Special diets & feeding methodsSpecial diets & feeding methodsSpecial diets & feeding methodsSEnglishNutrition;Allergy;MetabolicChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodyDigestive systemConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2018-01-19T05:00:00Z000Landing PageLearning Hub<p>Find general information about breastfeeding and transitioning to solid foods, as well as information about different food allergens. Also learn about special diets for specific health conditions.<br></p><p>Find general information about breastfeeding and transitioning to solid foods, as well as information about different food allergens. Also learn about special diets for health conditions such as diabetes, epilepsy, cancer treatment and kidney disease. Also find information about feeding methods for children with cleft lip and palate or sensitive gag reflex.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Special feeding for babies</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Newborn babies, both full-term and premature, have unique nutritional needs. Read more about the different ways your child can get important nutrients for their first year of life, whether they are feeding at home or in the hospital.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=440&language=English">Breastfeeding</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=634&language=English">Breastfeeding: How do you know your baby is getting enough milk?</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=443&language=English">Expressing breast milk occasionally for your healthy baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1971&language=English">Breastfeeding your hospitalized baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1845&language=English">Breast milk: Expressing for your hospitalized baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1843&language=English">Breastfeeding premature babies in the NICU</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1768&language=English">Feeding methods and nutritional requirements for premature babies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1684&language=English">Feeding a baby with a heart condition</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1988&language=English">Lactation aid</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=719&language=English">Formula feeding when you cannot provide breastmilk for your baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=514&language=English">Failure to thrive</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=635&language=English">Feeding your baby: Weaning</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=968&language=English">Cleft lip and cleft palate: Spoon feeding and cup drinking</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=498&language=English">Nutrition as your baby gets older</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=497&language=English">Introducing solids</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1979&language=English">Finger feeding your baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=31&language=English">Sensitive gag reflex: Transition to textured foods</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=457&language=English">Spitting up and vomiting</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">G and GJ tubes</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Gastrostomy tubes (G tubes) are placed in the stomach and gastrojejunal tubse (GJ tubes) are places in the small intestine. Both help with feeding by allowing liquid feeds to be given directly into the stomach or small intestine.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Overview</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2822&language=English">Making the decision to get a feeding tube</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2536&language=English">Corflo PEG G Tube</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2535&language=English">Mic-Key low-profile J tube</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2905&language=English">Caring for your child and their G tube</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2908&language=English">Low-profile G tubes (Mic-Key)</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>G and GJ tube management</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3039&language=English">What to do if your child's feeding tube is blocked</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2910&language=English">What to do if your child's feeding tube is pulled out</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3041&language=English">What to do if your child's feeding tube moves</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3037&language=English">Preparing for a permanent tube removal</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3036&language=English">Removing a balloon type feeding tube</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3042&language=English">Post-tube removal</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Stoma and skin care</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2906&language=English">Common skin problems related to feeding tubes</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2907&language=English">Hypertonic salt water soaks</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3040&language=English">Normal saline: How to prepare at home</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2909&language=English">Using silver nitrate to treat granulation tissue</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Nasogastric tubes (NG tubes)</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Nasogastric tubes (NG tubes) are inserted into a nostril and go down to the stomach. Liquid feeds are then able to go directly into the stomach through the tube.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=984&language=English">How to insert your child's NG tube</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2457&language=English">Feeding your child</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2456&language=English">Common problems</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Energy boosting</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>If your child has a health condition, they may need to follow a special diet to help them get the right balance of nutrients. Learn about a sample of special diets that can help manage health conditions or reduce the side effects of some medications.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1199&language=English">Kidney disease and energy boosting</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1197&language=English">Energy boosting during baby's first year</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1198&language=English">Energy boosting for teens and kids over one year old</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Special diets</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Sometimes children who have a specific condition or are taking a certain medications will need to follow a special diet. These diets, for example, could increase or decrease the amount of a nutrient that is needed or it could limit the amount of fluids a child drinks.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1196&language=English">Chylothorax: Minimal fat diet</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1193&language=English">High-magnesium diet</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1194&language=English">High-potassium diet</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1546&language=English">Low-bacteria diet guidelines</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1201&language=English">Prednisone: What to eat while you are taking prednisone </a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1200&language=English">Restricting fluids</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Food allergies and sensitivities</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>A food allergy is the immune system's response to a protein found in food. A food sensitivity is the digestive system's difficulty in processing a food or chemical. Find out how to manage the most common allergies and sensitivities and when to get your child tested.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=806&language=English">Egg allergy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=807&language=English">Fish allergy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=808&language=English">Milk allergy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=809&language=English">Peanut allergy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=810&language=English">Seafood allergy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=811&language=English">Sesame seed allergy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=805&language=English">Soy allergy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=812&language=English">Tree nut allergy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=813&language=English">Wheat allergy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1993&language=English">Sulphite sensitivity</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1944&language=English">Food allergies and travelling</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Bowel conditions and diseases</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>The bowel, which includes the large and small intestine, plays a vital role in digesting food and helping the body fight infection. Discover the common symptoms that can occur when the bowel is damaged or diseased and how they can be treated and managed.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=4&language=English">Abnormal-looking stool</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=458&language=English">Constipation and diarrhea in newborns</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=817&language=English">Gastroesophageal reflux disease</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=821&language=English">Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=823&language=English">Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and nutrition</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2639&language=English">What's the difference between IBD and IBS?</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=816&language=English">Celiac disease</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=924&language=English">Ulcerative colitis</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=923&language=English">Crohn's disease</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=959&language=English">Anorectal malformation</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1204&language=English">Anorectal malformation diet page</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=830&language=English">Hirschsprung disease</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1205&language=English">Hirschsprung disease diet page</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1975&language=English">Eating after EA/TEF repair</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=983&language=English">Antegrade continence enema (MACE)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1263&language=English">Bowel management program for fecal incontinence</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=6&language=English">Constipation</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2449&language=English">Distraction during enema</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1027&language=English">Ostomy</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Metabolic disorders</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>A metabolic disorder is a genetic disease that prevents the body from digesting some substances, usually because it lacks an essential enzyme. Learn about the most common metabolic disorders and how a special diet can help ease symptoms.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=938&language=English">Metabolic disorders: PKU, MSUD and nutrition</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1133&language=English">PKU transitions in the early years</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1134&language=English">PKU transitions in the middle years</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1135&language=English">PKU transitions in the teenage years</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1136&language=English">Non-fasting guidelines for children with metabolic disorders</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Health conditions and nutrition</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Although many health conditions that have a nutritional component are related to the bowel or are metabolic, there are some that are not. There are numerous health conditions or treatments for diseases where nutrition plays an important role.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1545&language=English">Blood and marrow transplant: Feeding and nutrition</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1400&language=English">Brain tumours: Nutritional issues</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=968&language=English">Cleft lip and cleft palate: Spoon feeding and cup drinking</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2098&language=English">Epilepsy: Dietary therapies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1081&language=English">JIA: Healthy eating</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2864&language=English">Leukemia: Good nutrition during treatment</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1741&language=English">Diabetes: Meal planning for children</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1683&language=English">Heart conditions and nutrition</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1768&language=English">Premature babies: Feeding methods and nutritional requirements </a></li></ol></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/special_diets_landing_page.jpgfood,specialdietsspecialdiets
Summer tipsSummer tipsSummer tipsSEnglishNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANAHealthy living and preventionCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2018-01-19T05:00:00Z000Landing PageLearning Hub<p>Check out tips to keep your family safe while playing in the sun or water, travelling, preparing a summer feast or exploring nature.<br></p><p>Summer is a time to take a break from routine and make the most of the sunshine. Check out tips to keep summertime safe and stress-free for you and your family, whether playing in the sun or water, travelling, preparing a summer feast or exploring nature.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Sun</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Keep your child safe in the summer sun with these tips to protect their skin, keep them hydrated and shield them from heat stroke.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=308&language=English">Protecting your child's skin</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=768&language=English">Sunburn</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1966&language=English">Heat-related illness: How to prevent</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1915&language=English">Heat-related illness in young athletes</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1114&language=English">Eczema: Seasonal changes</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Water</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Whether your child is a strong swimmer or doggy paddler, check out these tips for a safe, cooling dip in the water during the heat.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1968&language=English">Water safety and drowning prevention</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1919&language=English">Recreational water illnesses: Prevention and precaution</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=747&language=English">Swimmer's ear (otitis externa)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1044&language=English">CPR in a baby (0 to 12 months): First aid</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1041&language=English">CPR in a child (from age 1 to puberty): First aid</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Outdoors</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Help your child stay active and free of injury while they play outside and go exploring during long, hot summer days.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1983&language=English">Helmets: How to get your child to wear one</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1982&language=English">Helmets: How they prevent injury</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1957&language=English">Playground safety</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Nature</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Help your child enjoy all that nature has to offer with these tips on plant safety, insect bites and staying safe near campfires and fireworks.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1956&language=English">Plant safety</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=769&language=English">Poison ivy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=800&language=English">Insect bites</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1959&language=English">Burn prevention: Campfires and fireworks</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1921&language=English">Tick bites</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=909&language=English">Lyme disease</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Nutrition</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Use these tips to minimize the risk of allergic reactions and prepare safe and enjoyable summer time meals with family and friends.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1961&language=English">Safe outdoor meals</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1944&language=English">Food allergies and travelling</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1914&language=English">Food poisoning: Protecting your family</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1455&language=English">Food safety</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Travel</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>No matter where your family goes this summer, use these tips to create a healthy and happy holiday and resolve any health issues.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=903&language=English">Fever in a returning traveller</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2518&language=English">Diabetes and vacations</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2117&language=English">Epilepsy and travel</a></li></ol></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/summer_safety_landing_page.jpgsummersafetysummersafety,healthyliving
TeenTeenTeenTEnglishNATeen (13-18 years)NANANACaregivers Adult (19+)NALanding PageLearning Hub<p>The teen years can be challenging for your child, and for you. Learn how you can guide your teenager to follow nutrition guidelines, develop good sleep habits, manage their mental health and make safe lifestyle decisions.</p><p>The teen years can be challenging for your child, and for you. Learn how you can guide your teenager to follow nutrition guidelines, develop good sleep habits, manage their mental health and make safe lifestyle decisions.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Common health problems</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn about health conditions such as sleep problems, headaches and sexually transmitted infections.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=29&language=English">Headache</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=25&language=English">Human papilloma virus (HPV) and genital warts</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=27&language=English">Pierced ear infection</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=306&language=English">Sleeping problems</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Mental health</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn how to support your teen if they are experiencing anxiety, depression or bullying and how to support a healthy, safe use of social media.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=18&language=English">Anxiety</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=303&language=English">Bullying</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=19&language=English">Depression</a></li><li 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Tracheostomy and ventilation manual for family caregiversTracheostomy and ventilation manual for family caregiversTracheostomy and ventilation manual TEnglishRespiratoryChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Lungs;TracheaRespiratory systemNon-drug treatmentCaregivers Adult (19+)NALanding PageLearning Hub<p>This manual provides instruction on caring for your child's tracheostomy tube and ventilation needs when your child leaves the hospital.</p><div class="intro-img"> <img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/TrachLTV_family_Milestones_map.jpg?RenditionID=10" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /> </div><p>This learning hub hosts a manual that lets you review all the tracheostomy and long-term ventilation knowledge and skills you will learn in the hospital before your child goes home.</p><p>We have also developed a parent pathway to show the important steps in your child’s care before and after tracheostomy surgery. <a href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/PDF_TrachLTV_famMilestones.pdf">Download and print the pathway PDF</a>, if you wish, and use it to write down any questions and answers that may come up​.<br></p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">1. Introduction to the respiratory system<br></h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>The first step in learning how to manage your child’s tracheostomy tube needs is to understand how the body breathes air in and out. This section guides you through the different parts of the respiratory system and how they work together​.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2911&language=English">Anatomy and physiology of the respiratory system</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2912&language=English">Typical breathing, heart rate and temperature ranges in children</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">2. Infection control</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Your child has a condition that requires a tracheostomy tube, so it is vital to minimize the risk of infections. This section outlines how to identify and respond to the signs of an infection and how proper handwashing and mouth care can help keep your child safe.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2913&language=English">Infection control: General knowledge</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2914&language=English">Infection control: Hand hygiene and mouth care</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">3. Tracheostomy tube management</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Your child’s tracheostomy tube is now a vital part of their airway. Learn about the different parts of a tracheostomy tube, how the tube can affect your child’s health and how to safely and effectively change your child’s tube and clean their equipment.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2915&language=English">Tracheostomy management: General knowledge</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2916&language=English">Tracheostomy tube types and parts</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2917&language=English">Changing a tracheostomy tube</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2918&language=English">Cleaning common tracheostomy equipment</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2919&language=English">Cleaning metal or silver tracheostomy tubes</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2920&language=English">Protecting your child's airway while bathing</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">4. Humidifiers<br></h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Warming and humidifying (adding water to) the air your child breathes in can help thin out mucus and let your child breathe more easily. Find out about different types of humidifiers, how they work and how often they should be changed.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2921&language=English">Humidifiers: General knowledge</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2922&language=English">Heat and moisture exchanger (large volume nebulizer)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2923&language=English">Non-heated humidifier</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2924&language=English">Heated high flow humidifier</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2925&language=English">Heated humidifier</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2926&language=English">Sterilizing water for your child's humidifier</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">5. Secretions and suctioning</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Secretions (mucus) are produced in the nose, mouth and trachea and need to be cleared regularly to help your child breathe. Discover how to prepare and clean suctioning equipment and supplies, do different types of suctioning and troubleshoot problems.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2927&language=English">Secretions and suctioning: General knowledge</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2928&language=English">Suction machines, catheters and depth</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2929&language=English">Preparing suctioning equipment and supplies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2930&language=English">How to perform nasal suctioning</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2931&language=English">How to perform oral suctioning</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2932&language=English">How to perform tip suctioning</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2933&language=English">How to perform tube suctioning</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2934&language=English">How to perform deep suctioning</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2935&language=English">Cleaning suctioning equipment and troubleshooting problems</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">6. Stoma care</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>The stoma is the opening through which your child’s tracheostomy tube is inserted into their airway. It is important to keep this area clean and dry to prevent infections. Find out how to care for your child’s stoma and prevent skin breakdown at the stoma site.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2936&language=English">Caring for your child's stoma</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">7. Mechanical ventilation</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Mechanical ventilation uses a ventilator to move air into your child’s lungs through a tracheostomy tube when they cannot breathe well on their own. Learn about ventilator parts, settings and alarms and how to safely connect a ventilator to the tracheostomy tube.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2937&language=English">Mechanical ventilation: General knowledge</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2938&language=English">Types and modes of mechanical ventilation</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2939&language=English">Ventilator settings and alarms</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2940&language=English">Ventilator parts: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2941&language=English">Parts of the Philips Respironics 200 ventilator</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2942&language=English">Ventilator breathing circuits: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2943&language=English">Ventilator circuits: Tests and cleaning</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">8. Manual ventilation</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Manual ventilation lets you give air to your child through a manual resuscitation bag, for example after suctioning or if there is a problem with your child’s ventilator. This section explains how to perform manual ventilation and clean and test the bag.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2944&language=English">Manual ventilation: General knowledge</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2945&language=English">How to use a manual resuscitation bag</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2946&language=English">Caring for and cleaning a manual resuscitation bag</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">9. CPR<br></h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>In most cases, unless there is a heart condition, a child will need cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) because of an underlying breathing emergency. Learn how to identify and prevent breathing emergencies and how to do CPR for a child with a tracheostomy tube.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2947&language=English">CPR: General knowledge</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2948&language=English">CPR: How to perform chest compressions</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2949&language=English">How to perform CPR for a child with a tracheostomy</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">10. Feeding and nutrition</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>When a child has a tracheostomy tube, they may not be able to swallow food and drink like other children. Find out how to tell if your child has swallowing difficulties and how to work with your child’s team to make sure your child gets the nutrients they need.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2950&language=English">Feeding when a tracheostomy tube is in place</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">11. Medications and vaccines</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Your child may need to regularly take medications for their lungs once they leave the hospital. Discover what you need to know about your child’s medications before they go home and how to deliver medications through a tracheostomy tube with a puffer or nebulizer.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2951&language=English">Medications and vaccines: General knowledge</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2952&language=English">Giving medication through a meter dose inhaler</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2953&language=English">Giving medication through a nebulizer</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">12. Community living</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>As you care for a child with a tracheostomy tube, you will rely on the support of your personal network and a range of healthcare and equipment providers. Organizing your contacts and travel arrangements in advance can help make things easier.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2954&language=English">Your community support network</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2955&language=English">Travelling safely with your child</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">13. Emergency planning</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Having an emergency plan in place not only helps your child but also helps you feel more in control when serious difficulties arise. Learn what to do in case of a fire or a power failure and which healthcare information to record for emergency services teams.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2956&language=English">Planning for medical emergencies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2957&language=English">Preparing for a long-term power failure</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">14. Oxygen</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Home oxygen therapy is oxygen that is provided through a machine at home when your child leaves hospital. This section describes different home oxygen systems, how to give oxygen to your child at home and how to transport and organize supplies when travelling.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2958&language=English">Oxygen therapy: General knowledge</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2959&language=English">Types of home oxygen therapy systems</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2960&language=English">Giving oxygen to your child</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2961&language=English">Travelling when your child uses home oxygen therapy</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">15. Oxygen saturation monitoring</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Oxygen saturation is the amount of oxygen in your child’s red blood cells. An oximeter can monitor this to help you make sure your child is getting enough oxygen. Find out how to use and clean an oximeter and what to do if your child’s oxygen levels are low.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2962&language=English">Oxygen saturation monitoring: General knowledge</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2963&language=English">How to monitor your child's oxygen saturation levels</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">16. Pulmonary clearance</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Coughing is the body’s natural way to clear secretions from the lungs. If your child’s cough is weak, pulmonary clearance helps to strengthen it so they can clear their secretions. Discover how to safely perform the main types of pulmonary clearance techniques.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2964&language=English">Pulmonary clearance: General knowledge</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2965&language=English">Chest physiotherapy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2966&language=English">Lung volume recruitment</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2967&language=English">CoughAssist</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2968&language=English">Manual assisted cough method</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">17. Communication</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>When a child has a tracheostomy tube, most of the air from their lungs bypasses their vocal folds. This can affect their ability to speak. Find out how a speaking valve can help your child, when and how to use a speaking valve and how to fix common problems.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2969&language=English">Communicating when a tracheostomy tube is in place</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2970&language=English">How to use a speaking valve</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">18. School readiness</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>School offers an important opportunity to learn, make friends and spend time outside the home. Learn how to make sure your child’s school environment is safe, which equipment your child needs at school and how to prepare for possible emergencies.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2971&language=English">Preparing your child for school</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">19. Diaphragmatic pacing<br></h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Diaphragmatic pacing is another way to provide mechanical ventilation to your child. This section describes the surgery to place the electrodes and receivers under your child’s skin as well as how to perform pacing safely and fix any equipment problems.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2972&language=English">Diaphragmatic pacing: General knowledge</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2973&language=English">How to use diaphragmatic pacing with your child</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">20. Additional information</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>In this section, you can learn about the approximate costs of equipment and supplies and the type of funding available through Ontario’s Assistive Devices Program. You can also find a checklist to remind you when to clean or replace your child’s supplies.<br></p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2974&language=English">Equipment funding and costs</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2975&language=English">When to clean and replace trach-vent supplies</a></li></ol></div> <br>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/trach_vent_learning_hub.jpgtrachvent
TransplantTransplantTransplantTEnglishGastrointestinal;UrologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Kidneys;LiverKidneys;LiverProceduresAdult (19+) CaregiversLanding PageLearning Hub<p>Welcome to the transplant learning hub. Here you will find information for parents and teens on adjusting to life with a transplant organ whether waiting for surgery or managing a transplant for a number of years.</p><p>Welcome to the transplant learning hub. Here you will find information for parents and teens on adjusting to life with a transplant organ whether waiting for surgery or managing a transplant for a number of years.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Impact of an organ transplant</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>There are many questions to answer when a child is diagnosed with a serious health condition. This section describes how a child's transplant can affect you, your family and your finances and how you can find support throughout the transplant journey. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2432&language=English">Impact of a transplant on your teen</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2430&language=English">Impact of a child's transplant on parents and caregivers</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2431&language=English">Impact of a child's transplant on siblings</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2429&language=English">Impact of a child's transplant on finances</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2427&language=English">Getting support from your network</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Letting your teen become more independent</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Growing children need to learn some important skills for adulthood, especially if they have a long-term health condition. This section describes the factors that help your teen become more independent and what to do if you are concerned about their wellbeing and self-care.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2425&language=English">How a teen becomes more independent</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2433&language=English">Managing concerns about your teen's wellbeing</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2428&language=English">Supporting your teen to develop new healthcare skills</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2434&language=English">Motivating your teen to develop new skills</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2435&language=English">What to do when your teen is not learning new healthcare skills</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2426&language=English">How hospitals support teen independence</a></li></ol></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/transplant_learning_hub.jpgtransplanttransplant
Tube feedingTube feedingTube feedingTEnglishGastrointestinal;OtherChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Abdomen;Stomach;Small IntestineDigestive systemNon-drug treatmentAdult (19+) CaregiversNA2018-03-26T04:00:00ZLanding PageLearning Hub<p>Tube feeding is a method for providing nutrition to a child if they are unable to take food by mouth. Find out about the most common tube feeding options, how to use and take care of the equipment and how to handle common problems.</p><p>Tube feeding is a method for providing nutrition to a child if they are unable to take food by mouth. Find out about the most common tube feeding options, how to use and take care of the equipment and how to handle common problems.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">G and GJ tubes</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Gastrostomy tubes (G tubes) are placed in the stomach and gastrojejunal tubse (GJ tubes) are places in the small intestine. Both help with feeding by allowing liquid feeds to be given directly into the stomach or small intestine.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Overview</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2822&language=English">Making the decision to get a feeding tube</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2536&language=English">Corflo PEG tube</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3387&language=English">Corflo PEG J tube</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2535&language=English">Mic-Key low-profile GJ tube</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2905&language=English">Caring for your child and their G tube</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2908&language=English">Balloon G tubes</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>G and GJ tube management</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3039&language=English">What to do if your child's feeding tube is blocked</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2910&language=English">What to do if your child's feeding tube is pulled out</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3041&language=English">What to do if your child's feeding tube moves</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3037&language=English">Preparing for a permanent tube removal</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3036&language=English">Removing a balloon type feeding tube</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3042&language=English">Post-tube removal</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Stoma and skin care</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2906&language=English">G/GJ tubes: Preventing and managing infection</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3018&language=English">G/GJ tubes: Sensitivity and irritation</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3019&language=English">G/GJ tubes: Granulation tissue</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3020&language=English">G/GJ tubes: Managing a leaking stoma</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2907&language=English">Hypertonic salt water soaks</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3040&language=English">Normal saline: How to prepare at home</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2909&language=English">Using silver nitrate to treat granulation tissue</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Nasogastric tubes (NG tubes)</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Nasogastric tubes (NG tubes) are inserted into a nostril and go down to the stomach. Liquid feeds are then able to go directly into the stomach through the tube.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=984&language=English">How to insert your child's NG tube</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2457&language=English">Feeding your child</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2456&language=English">Common problems</a></li></ol></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/tube_feeding_learning_hub.jpgtubefeedingtubefeeding
UrologyUrologyUrologyUEnglishUrologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Kidneys;Bladder;Penis;Testicle;UrethraRenal system/Urinary systemConditions and diseasesAdult (19+) CaregiversNA2018-03-19T04:00:00ZLanding PageLearning Hub<p>Urology covers the entire urological and genital systems. These systems include the kidneys, bladder and genitals. Learn about some of the conditions that are seen, the tests that are used to diagnose them and how they are treated.</p><p>Urology covers the entire urological and genital systems for children. These systems include the kidneys, bladder and genitals. Learn about some of the conditions that are seen, the tests that are used to diagnose them and how they are treated.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Bladder</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn about bladder procedures such as Botox injections into the bladder, a Mitrofanoff, ureteral reimplant surgery and a vesicostomy. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1026&language=English">Botox: Injecting into the bladder</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1007&language=English">Mitrofanoff</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1008&language=English">Mitrofanoff: Catheterization and care</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1284&language=English">Post-void residuals: Checking how well your child's bladder is emptying</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1021&language=English">Ureteral reimplant surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1208&language=English">Ureteral Reimplant: Caring for your child at home</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=935&language=English">Urinary tract infection (UTI)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=510&language=English">Urinary tract infections in babies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1024&language=English">Vesicostomy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://youtu.be/oixH2bH3C0s">Video: Urology transition: Moving from SickKids to adult care</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Bladder control problems</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find out about bladder control problems and read about bladder retraining to learn how to help your child solve this issue. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=16&language=English">Bed-wetting (nocturnal enuresis)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=47&language=English">Biofeedback to help your child's bladder control problems</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=48&language=English">Bladder augmentation</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=49&language=English">Bladder retraining</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=636&language=English">Toilet training</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Catheters</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn about different types of catheters and how and why they are used. Also learn how to take care of your child with a catheter at home. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=978&language=English">Clean intermittent catheterization (CIC): Step by step instructions for boys </a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=979&language=English">Clean intermittent catheterization (CIC): Step by step instructions for girls </a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1007&language=English">Mitrofanoff</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1008&language=English">Mitrofanoff: Catheterization and care</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1246&language=English">Urinary catheter: Care at home</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1218&language=English">Nephrostomy tube: Care at home</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2458&language=English">Nephrostomy tube insertion using image guidance</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Genital conditions and procedures</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find out information about circumcision and hypospadias and how they are treated and what you can do to help your child. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=888&language=English">Buried penis in children</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=461&language=English">Circumcision in newborns</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=297&language=English">Newborn circumcision: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=883&language=English">Hypospadias</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1215&language=English">Hypospadias repair: Taking care of your child at home after the operation </a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Groin, scrotum and testicles</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find out information about hernias and undescended testicles and how they are treated and what you can do to help your child. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=932&language=English">Hernia</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1207&language=English">Hernia repair: Care for your child after the operation</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1010&language=English">Orchidopexy: Surgery for undescended testicles</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=884&language=English">Undescended testicle</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Kidney</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn about kidney procedures such as nephrectomy, nephrostomy tube insertion, pyeloplasty and shock wave lithotripsy. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1209&language=English">Nephrectomy: Caring for your child at home</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1218&language=English">Nephrostomy tube: Care at home</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2458&language=English">Nephrostomy tube insertion using image guidance</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1016&language=English">Pyeloplasty</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1219&language=English">Pyeloplasty: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2463&language=English">Shock wave lithotripsy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=935&language=English">Urinary tract infection (UTI)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=510&language=English">Urinary tract infections in babies</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Tests</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Read about some of the tests your child may have to help diagnose a problem with their bladder or kidneys. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1273&language=English">Cystoscopy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1269&language=English">Flow rate test</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" 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