Infant and toddler health

By Mayo Clinic Staff

New parents and those who've had children for a while often have questions about infant and toddler health. Which vaccines do children need? What's the best way to take a child's temperature? What happens at well-child exams? What's the latest in infant and toddler health?

The more parents know about infant and toddler health, the more at ease they can feel caring for their children. If you have questions about your child's health, start by asking your child's health care professional. Remember, nothing is too small when it comes to your child's health.

Find out how to reach your child's health professional between visits. Questions about infant and toddler health can come up at any time. Knowing how to get help can help ease your mind.

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Aug. 23, 2023

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