Toddler Health

JustMommies Tools

Baby Name Finder

FIND ALPHABETICALLYFIND BY ORIGIN
» Top Baby Boy Names » Top Baby Girl Names

Pregnancy Calendar

Track your pregnancy day by day.

Enter your due date:

Ovulation Calendar

Find your most fertile days.

Average cycle length:

From the Message Boards

JustMommies Welcome Center

Unsettling Symptoms from My Three Year Old

Hi guys! This is my first post ever in a chatroom, so please forgive me if I don't do this right! :) I am a 31 year old mom of four children, ages 12, 9, 6 and 9. About a year ago, my (then 2 year old) daughter developed a lump on the right side of her neck, about the size of a pea. It moves around when you touch it and usually doesn't hurt. I did take her to the doctor and her pediatrician said that I should not be concerned but to just watch it and make sure it doesn't grow or become lod...

Moms of Toddlers

Looking for input on 2yo "zoning" out

Sorry I don't know if this is even the right place to post this, but was wondering if anyone had any insight on what is going on with my son. He turned two in December and for a couple months he has been doing this thing where he completly stops what he is doing and seems to zone out. He does this mid play, at dinner while he is walking etc. I get right in front of him and wave my hand in front of his face and call his name, then he does this weird thing where his eyes get really wide neck gets ...

» Check out the friendliest message board for moms and moms-to-be!

How to Handle When Your Child Swallows An Object

By Laura Leavitt

It can be scary, but you can definitely handle your child's surprise object-eating.
» Read more

Six Myths About Twins

By Laura Leavitt

Twins capture the curiosity of the world. From the Spearmint gum twins to Mary Kate and Ashley, seeing double brings amusement and assumptions. Just like anything else, the idea of twins carry a lot of fables with the facts. Parents of multiples need to field a lot of questions and misconceptions. Here
» Read more

Getting a Shot: Vaccine & Immunizations Update

By Laura Leavitt

Children can be well protected by the immunizations available now against deadly diseases.
» Read more

Dealing with Kids' Stomach & Intestinal Infections

By Laura Leavitt

Kids are pretty miserable when they get infections.
» Read more

Tips for Kids with Lactose Intolerance

By Laura Leavitt

Lactose intolerance is rough on your child's digestive system til you identify it.
» Read more

Obamacare: How Health Reform Affects Your Kids' Coverage

By Laura Leavitt

The new ACA changes can help your kid's coverage if you understand what is offered.
» Read more

The Sugar Myth: Does Sugar Really Make Kids Hyper?

By Patty Malowney

Understanding the effect of sugar can help you choose when to regulate and allow it.
» Read more

Febrile Seizures in Babies: What You Should Know

By Laura Leavitt

Febrile seizures can be scary, but knowing the most important symptoms can help you react with the right next step.
» Read more

Early Warning Signs of Autism

By Laura Leavitt

The more you understand warning signs, the more you can understand your child's need.
» Read more

What is Nursemaid's Elbow?

By JustMommies staff

Nursemaid's elbow or annular ligament displacement/radial head subluxation is an injury to the ligament that keeps the radius and ulna (bones of the forearm) in position. Nursemaid's elbow is a common injury that occurs in children under 3 but can occur at any age. It occurs when a strong force is
» Read more