Baby Medical Questions and Answers - Site Search

You can use this page to navigate the Baby Medical Questions and Answers site and find the information you want quickly.

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If you have questions about your baby or toddler, this site is for you.

Pages contain answers to common questions asked by parents about the health of their infants and toddlers.

The buttons on the navigation bar all relate to symptoms but you may want information on a disease or symptom. Enter the disease or symptom in the search box and you will be directed to the correct page, without having to go through the navigation bars.

For example, if you want information on ear infections, type in "ear infections" and click on the Search button. 

Alternatively, you could go to the Ear Nose Throat page and there is a link there.

If you use UK (British) spelling or want to compare US and UK spelling, click here Enter the US spelling in the search box.

If your don't find the answers to your questions about your baby or toddler already on the site, Ask Dr Maud.

Remember that the medical advice given on this site is of a general nature and is intended for educational purposes and is not a substitute for a full medical history and examination from your doctor. So although the answers to questions will be correct for most babies and toddlers, there may be features in your child that mean the answers don't apply - seeing your doctor for a full medical examination will be necessary.


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To search the Baby Medical Questions and Answers site, put a question in the search box above.


You can also search the Trip Database that contains up to date medical evidence for various conditions and has patient leaflets to explain illnesses.

TRIP stands for Turning Research into Practice - it is an international resource for evidence based medicine and has answers to many questions about medical conditions.

TRIP Database


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Dr Maud MD (MBChB, FRACP, FRCPCH), a specialist pediatrician, provides health information and medical advice for parents of babies and toddlers. Read more about Dr Maud.



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