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When should I take my child for her first gynecological exam?

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) recommends visiting an obstetrician-gynecologist (OB/GYN) for the first time between ages 13-15.

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Preparing your child for her first period

If your child is approaching her first period it’s important to provide her with reliable information, because understanding her body will help her make good decisions about health.

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Help! My toddler refuses to sleep but she clearly needs a nap

Sleep expert Dr. Daniel Lewin provides advice to a reader whose toddler refuses to nap at naptime since she stopped breastfeeding.

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Will lack of sleep affect growth because of nighttime growth hormone deficiencies?

Teens are known for not getting enough sleep, but will this lack of sleep affect their growth? Find out in this Q&A with sleep expert Dr. Daniel Lewin.

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Guiding children with autism through puberty

It can be challenging to know what to discuss with your child and how to best support them through this stage.