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  • Birth Defects for Parents

    Some birth defects are minor and cause no problems. Others can be serious and require lifelong treatment.

  • Feeding Your Newborn for Parents

    These guidelines on breastfeeding and bottle feeding can help you know what's right for you and your baby.

  • Auditory Neuropathy Spectrum Disorder (ANSD) for Parents

    Some kids have hearing loss due to auditory neuropathy spectrum disorder (ANSD), a problem in the transmission of sound from the inner ear to the brain.

  • Looking at Your Newborn: What's Normal for Parents

    When you first meet your newborn, you may be surprised by what you see. Here's what to expect.

  • Ear Anomalies for Parents

    An ear anomaly is when the size or shape of the outer, middle, or inner ear is different than usual. It can change how the ear looks and how a child hears.

  • Maple Syrup Urine Disease for Parents

    Maple syrup urine disease (MSUD) is a rare metabolic disorder that some babies are born with.

  • Bonding With Your Baby for Parents

    Bonding, the intense attachment that develops between you and your baby, is completely natural. And it's probably one of the most pleasurable aspects of infant care.

  • Severe Combined Immunodeficiency for Parents

    Severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) is an immune deficiency that can be successfully treated if it's found early.

  • Congenital Hypothyroidism for Parents

    Some babies are born with a thyroid gland that didn't develop correctly or doesn't work as it should. This is called congenital hypothyroidism.

  • Newborn Health Conditions for Parents

    Learn about health conditions, like jaundice, that newborns can have.