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Parenting Articles from Children's Hospital Colorado Experts

Anterior and Posterior Fontanelle Closures

Learn about anterior and posterior fontanelle closures, bulging and sunken fontanelles, and special considerations for premature babies from our experts.

Developmental Milestones for Babies in the NICU

How are development milestones different for babies born early or who have a longer stay in the NICU? Our experts provide some general guidance on what to expect from your NICU baby, when.

Parents' Top 7 Sleep Questions Answered

Seeing your child struggle to get a good night’s sleep can be unsettling. Read on to see some of parents’ top sleep questions answered.

Frequently Asked Questions About Raising Bilingual Children

The population of Colorado, and the U.S. as a whole, is becoming more culturally diverse. A Children’s Colorado speech-language pathologist answers parents’ most commonly asked questions about their children learning two or more languages.

First Year Doctor Visits: A Guide

Babies need a lot of doctor visits. Seven of them, to be exact, all within the first year of life. Pediatrician Dr. Dan Nicklas breaks them down, visit by visit.

The Teen Brain (Yes, It's in There)

Cognitive control supports the ability to put aside short-term gratification in pursuit of a goal. It matures as we age. But in adolescence, our reward centers mature much faster.

Parent Toolkit: Dealing With Medical Issues in Children by Ages and Stages

Learn how to help your child deal with ongoing medical issues based on his or her developmental age, from the pediatric experts at Children's Hospital Colorado.

Babies, Toddlers and Hearing Loss

Hearing impairment is one of the most comment birth defects in the U.S. Luckily it can be managed if detected early.

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