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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.

Vial marked with HPV vaccine

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.

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Q&A: How do I get my child to play with their older friends?

Psychologist Eleanor Mackey answers a reader’s question about helping her daughter play with her friends.

Bottle with pills and label Growth hormone

Q&A: What are the benefits and side effects of growth hormone?

For patients whose body does not produce enough growth hormone, administration of growth hormone has multiple positive effects.