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What are the rules for car seats?

Most convertible seats have limits that permit children to ride rear-facing for 2 or more years.

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How do I deal with a child who screams constantly?

Early childhood mental health expert Leandra Godoy, PhD, helps a reader cope with a child who screams constantly.

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My stepdaughter won’t listen to me!

Child psychologist Eleanor Mackey helps a reader whose stepdaughter won’t listen to him.

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What is the best way to wean an 18-month-old off breastfeeding?

Lactation expert Dr. Sahira Long answers a reader’s question about weaning a toddler.

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Q&A: Why does my child need the HPV vaccine?

The HPV vaccine, also known by the brand name Gardasil 9, helps protect against certain types of HPV that can lead to cancer.