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When to Take a Toddler to the Emergency Room With a Fever

When you touch your toddler’s forehead and it feels like she’s burning up, it’s natural to hit the parent panic button and wonder if you need to make a visit to the emergency room. In most cases, though, a fever by itself doesn’t warrant an emergency room visit. Knowing how to measure and treat your child’s fever can help you avoid a trip to the hospital and get your toddler the relief she needs.

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How to Stop a Child From Nose Picking

Nose picking is one of the most common and annoying habits your child can develop. Your child might start picking his nose because it’s itchy, infected, irritated or just because he’s curious. But once he starts, you’ll need to nip the habit in the bud if you don’t want to deal with increased nasal infection and potential nosebleeds — both consequences of too-frequent picking.

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Anxiety Attacks During Pregnancy

Pregnancy can be a wonderful time in your life, but it can be a frightening and nerve-wracking experience for some women. For some women, it can even cause anxiety attacks. If you’re one of them, don’t worry — pregnancy anxiety is totally normal, and doesn’t mean you’re going to be a terrible mother or that you don’t want your baby. It does mean that you need to discover what’s causing your anxiety and learn how to deal with it.

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Back Acne During Pregnancy

By the time you’re a few months into your pregnancy, you’ll know whether you’re one of the lucky few who have the legendary pregnancy glow or whether you’ll spend the next six months battling acne, like you did back in high school. If you’re plagued with pregnancy breakouts on your back and shoulders, they’ll most likely disappear a few months after your baby’s birth, but a few basic steps will help you avoid unsightly spots.

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Toddler Rosacea

Few things are cuter than a rosy-cheeked toddler, but in some cases, those bright red cheeks may be the sign of a more serious underlying condition. Though it’s fairly rare, some toddlers can develop rosacea, a skin disorder more common in older people. Knowing how to recognize and treat this condition can help ensure that your child’s skin problem doesn’t become a major issue.